CICC 中Y意 2024 Edition of Mentorship Program

The Young Professionals Network (中Y意) of the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Gi Group Holding is glad to invite you to join its Second Edition of the Mentorship Program “Career Development for China”.

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The program is designed to help undergraduates and graduate students to start building a professional career and compete in the Chinese Job Market.

Our Mentor from Gi Group Holding expert team Daniele Merlerati, Chief Regional Officer APAC, Switzerland, Baltics, will provide coaching on career development in China and will give tips on how to start and shape your career.

It will be an engaging and tailor-made format that will allow you to interact directly with the expert, to develop and improve soft skills that will be useful to navigate today’s challenges.

The Mentorship Program is organized in two Zoom online sessions, on February 23rd and March 1st, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

Please note that the number of seats for this program is limited to 25.



  • Session I (February 23rd, 4:00-6:00 pm): Career Plan for China
  • Session II (March 1st, 4:00-6:00 pm): All the Skills You Need for the Chinese Job Market


I Session: Career Plan for China                  

  • What is a career plan
  • The importance of carrier plan vs hopping and improvisation
  • Career plan in the Chinese working environment 
  • Changes and outcomes
  • Are MBA and Ph.D. the right choices?


II Session: All the skills you need for the Chinese Job Market                           

  • Sectors of interest China
  • Sectors of interest Europe/Global
  • Demographic trends
  • How to get the right skills
  • Suggested skills for Fresh Graduates
  • How to prepare a good CV and job interview



Daniele Merlerati, Chief Regional Officer APAC, Switzerland, Baltics at Gi Group Holding

Daniele Merlerati, in Gi Group Holding since 2007, joined the Group as Branch Manager in Italy and quickly climbed his career reaching the role of Country Manager in 5 countries, including China from 2010 to 2012. Since 2013 he has been following the APAC area and in 2019 he assumed the role of Regional Head APAC Switzerland and Lithuania. With his international experience of the labour market in 13 countries, Mr Merlerati is very active in mentoring young talents.


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Session I: Friday,  February 23rd

Session II: Friday, March 1st  

Time: 4:00-6:00 pm
Place: Online Via Zoom (link will be shared before the event)
Language: English 

Event Fee: 

  • CICC Members: 160 RMB (Two-Day Pass); 
  • Non-Members: 260 RMB (Two-Day Pass)
  • Early Birds Tickets: SOLD OUT

N.B.: The two sessions are part of the same program and cannot be purchased separately.

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