For those of us that’ve chosen to go into the business, finance, consulting, hedge fund, private equity etc. route .. it may be useful to know some lingo before interviews or the first day on the job like synergies. If you’re thinking “what?” or “hmm .. I think that means __” I’ll save you the time [...]
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Oh, email lingo. You write in all these business, formal terms like “we appreciate your understanding and apologize for the inconvenience.” Ever find yourselves scratching your head thinking, I wonder what’s the most professional way I need to put this? Well, fear not about what to write, I’ve made a list of all the common [...]
Top Foreign Companies’ Names You Don’t Know in Chinese List: Ferrari, Hennessy, Goldman Sachs, Rolex and More!
Ever wonder if you’d still be able to ask where the closest “Starbucks” is or “Nike” store in China? How about ordering hamburger once you found the closest “McDonald’s”? Knowing how to say these worldwide company names can be extremely useful since sometimes, it doesn’t really sound the same in Chinese. Luckily, some companies like [...]
For you moguls out there, our post today covers business Chinese vocabulary list covers job titles and positions. Enjoy! Corporate Chairman of the Board —— dǒngshìhuìzhǔxí —— 董事会主席 President of the Board —— dǒngshìzhǎng —— 董事长 Vice President of the Board —— fù dǒng shì zhǎng —— 副董事长 Board Director —— dǒngshì —— 董事 [...]
It’s always worth learning another great way to compliment someone. And it’s always satisfying (at least for me) to encounter a new chengyu (Chinese idiom) that’s vivid and usable in many situations. Our chengyu today fits the bill: 蒸蒸日上(zhēng zhēng rì shàng). 蒸蒸日上(zhēngzhēngrìshàng) generally means to be rising or improving each day, and its characters evoke the [...]
It seems like everyone is interviewing for a job in China these days. And such interviews are often in Chinese. One word will separate the winners from the not-quite-winners: “experience.” There are two words for it in Chinese – 经验(jīngyàn) and 经历(jīnglì) – don’t mix them up! 经历 and 经验 are essentially interchangeable in cases [...]
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