PKUAANC CD and EnE Club: Job Search Tips from an ex-Google Recruiter
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)
Palo Alto, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
PKUAANC CD and EnE Club @ Perkins Coie
Job Search Tips from an ex-Google Recruiter
-presented by Tom (Qi) Zhang, YouHire LLC, former senior HR& talent acquisition expert at Tencent America
The PKUAANC CD (Career Development) team and EnE club (Entrepreneur and Executive club) are presenting a free seminar on “Job Searching” with Tom (Qi) Zhang, former senior HR& talent acquisition expert at Tencent America and senior talent scout member at Google International Staffing Team.
Outline of the seminar will be:
1. What are the common job search channels?
2. What are the most useful job boards online?
3. Is networking/referral the most effective way to get a job？
4. What is a good resume?
5. Should I follow the 1-page rule on my resume?
6. What are the hot skills in today's job market?
7. What are the common mistakes in resume writing?
8. The more resumes you submit, the higher chance to get a job. Is it true?
9. How to prepare for a job interview?
10. When is the best time to negotiate an offer?
The session will be interactive and audience's participation is highly encouraged.
Tom (Qi) Zhang
Tom (Qi) Zhang is the Founding Partner at YouHire LLC that is specialized in recruiting US based talent for Chinese companies. YouHire clients include Tesla Motors, Haier, UCWeb, AutoNavi, Dianping, etc. Tom has extensive experience in recruiting technology, product and leadership positions. Previously, Tom worked as a senior HR& talent acquisition expert at Tencent America. Prior to Tencent, Tom was a senior talent scout member at Google International Staffing Team, supporting Dr. Kai-Fu Lee, former President of Google China. Tom is also familiar with employee relationship, benefits & compensation, HR/labor laws both in China and the US. Tom received his PhD degree from Zhejiang University.
About Perkins Coie LLP
Perkins Coie is a leading global full-service law firm, with over 900 attorneys and 19 offices throughout the U.S. and in Beijing, Shanghai, and Taipei. Among many highly ranked practice areas, its Venture Capital practice received the sole “Law Firm of the Year” award from U.S. News in 2011, its Patent practice received the sole “Law Firm of the Year” award from U.S. News in 2012, and its Patent/Patent Litigation practices have been consistently ranked as among the top 10 by Corporate Counsel,Intellectual Asset Management, and other leading trade magazines. Founded in 1912 in Seattle and having served Boeing for nearly a century, Perkins Coie celebrated its centennial anniversary in 2012. Perkins Coie's website is at http://www.perkinscoie.com.
When & Where
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California (PKUAANC)
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California (PKUAANC) is a non-profit organization ( IRS 501 (c)(3) ) dedicated to connecting Peking University alumni in Northern California. In the spirit of the treasured legacy of Peking University - Science and Democracy, PKUAANC organizes social, academic and business activities with the purpose of assisting the professional and personal growth of our alumni, promoting communication between people in America and China.
PKUAANC was officially founded in May 1992 with the efforts of many alumni. Over the years, PKUAANC has grown into an influential Chinese organizations in the Bay area, thanks to the endless efforts of many alumni and the past terms of PKUAANC officers.
Our website is http://www.pkuaanc.org/