29 min

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 036: Keoni Everington Learn Chinese Insights Podcast

    • Language Learning

In this episode I interview Keoni Everington, an American now working in the media business in Taiwan.

Listen to find out:

- What got him interested in learning Chinese 20 years ago
- What it was like learning Chinese in Ohio
- How he benefited from guanxi early on
- What it was like moving from Ohio to Beijing in 1994
- How he overcame the difficult living conditions back then
- All the different jobs he had along the way, and how he progressed through them
- His secret to getting jobs that he may not be directly qualified for
- The advantages and disadvantages between working for Chinese companies versus western ones
- What he wishes he had done differently career wise
- What he recommends more foreigners do to expand their career paths
- An alternate approach you could use to work at a specific company

In this episode I interview Keoni Everington, an American now working in the media business in Taiwan.

Listen to find out:

- What got him interested in learning Chinese 20 years ago
- What it was like learning Chinese in Ohio
- How he benefited from guanxi early on
- What it was like moving from Ohio to Beijing in 1994
- How he overcame the difficult living conditions back then
- All the different jobs he had along the way, and how he progressed through them
- His secret to getting jobs that he may not be directly qualified for
- The advantages and disadvantages between working for Chinese companies versus western ones
- What he wishes he had done differently career wise
- What he recommends more foreigners do to expand their career paths
- An alternate approach you could use to work at a specific company

29 min