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See You on the Flipside, China

Exciting news, I accomplished one of my goals!  Specifically, don’t get deported.  Haha, but really, I accomplished many of my goals this summer.  I accomplished more than I thought was in my ability.  I gained a deep understanding about the … Continue reading

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We’re New Here

SmartTrans Technology has four main areas of business: SmartPay, Digital Marketing, E-commerce, and Development.  SmartPay is a service unique to SmartTrans and offers secure payment options as its partnered with AliPay, WeChat Pay, UnionPay, and is used on all three … Continue reading

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They come from a land Down Under

With my Australian born company, I got the best of both worlds.  Half of the office is ex-pats and the other half are all native Chinese; this has allowed me to experience both cultures simultaneously and understand how they interact … Continue reading

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“Wanna get lunch?” “YUP”

It all starts with a cup of coffee.  I was worried coming to China that coffee shops would be few and far between, but I should have known near the bustling business district there’s a café on every corner.  Bless.  … Continue reading

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Technological Bliss

  When I got the email saying I would be placed with SmartTrans Technology my non-technological heart seized up, I won’t lie. Computers are…not my thing, to say the least. Luckily, the Beijing office is all about the people while … Continue reading

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Girl Meets Job

With only a vague email and several fruitless Internet search results, I had no idea what was in store for me at SmartTrans. Subsequently, I had no goals in mind save: don’t get deported and don’t embarrass yourself. So far … Continue reading

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“Sorry I Can’t Make It, I’m in a Meeting”

To be honest, don’t even form expectations for China before coming here because you’ll only frustrate yourself. The conglomeration of weird tidbits I’ve heard about China from the news, friends, and articles didn’t at all align with the reality of … Continue reading

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