7 Steps to Make $100 Online Today

7 Steps to Making $100 Online

Nobody starting out down the entrepreneurial path has any clue what he or she is doing. It’s simply not possible. On the entrepreneurial path, you can really only learn by doing. Sure, we all read Venturebeat and scour Paul Graham’s essays to attempt to stand upon the shoulders of giants before us. Ultimately, though, we…

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How Omate Raised $1 Million on Kickstarter

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Welcome to Career Hack’s new series: Kickstarter Success Stories. In this series, we will be sharing the victories and lessons from entrepreneurs who have successfully funded their ventures on Kickstarter. Today we are thrilled to bring you Laurent Le Pen of Omate, a Hong Kong and Shenzhen based Smartwatch company. Laurent, thanks for joining us…

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How to Work for The Swire Group

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Do you want to work for the Swire group? This UK-based company has many opportunities for people with many different disciplines. They also have many international operations, so if you’re interested in an international career, the Swire Group is a good choice. We will be analyzing how to work for the Swire Group, looking at…

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Motherland: Manifesto for the Third Culture Kid

Third Culture Kid

“Where are you from?” “New York.” “No, I mean where are you REALLY from?” “Queens, New York?” “No, I mean, what are you, Indian or Mexican or something?” If you are an immigrant or the child of immigrants, you’ve had this conversation so many times that you’ve lost count. Depending on your mood when you…

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Useful Skills You Can Develop as a Humanities Major


35,000 hours and 25,000 dollars. That’s roughly the average of what people spend on earning their BA’s. Not to mention the beer, sweat and tears. And hangovers. That’s all fine, if you’ve got a STEM degree. Then you can safely venture out into the world, feeling assured that your skills will be put to good…

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How to Motivate Yourself and Overcome Fear


Most people do not understand success. Most people understand what the end result of success looks like. They understand trophies, wealth, attractive partners, entourages and fans, and the glamor that follows. People hear about that 28 year old who sold his mobile app to Facebook or Google for $500M USD and champion him as “the…

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Getting a Job in Taiwan

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Different Types of Residency in Taiwan All right, before we go any further, it’s important to go over the different kinds of residency in Taiwan. Some are better than others when it comes to making money and paying off debt, so this is important. Non-Resident – These are people who fly under the radar. They…

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Living on a Budget in Shanghai


In many ways, Shanghai’s Pudong airport, the primary landing spot for newly arrived expatriates in China, is the Ellis Island of our generation.  Droves of individuals from the United States and elsewhere are flocking to mainland China to escape the dreary economic landscape of the West。 Shanghai is generally the first stop for students, interns,…

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The Essential Guide to Studying Abroad: How to Do It Right


At Career Hack we fervently believe that our generation should get out of the country and explore international opportunities. Although the media reports that unemployment figures are going down, many of us working at Starbucks or Kinkos with a bachelors feel like someone may be massaging those statistics. Why should you study abroad? There will…

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Taming Asia’s Tiger Moms: What You Need to Know


Since Amy Chua’s famous coining of the term, tiger mom has become a keystone of our vernacular. All of us have seen one in action at some point – or even had one as our own mother. Here in China’s burgeoning education industry, you’ll find yourself in the thick of it. While private, for-profit education…

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