I had worked abroad before, but never in Asia, so in early 2013 I decided to start looking for a teaching job in China.
Some friends recommended me to check Dave`s ESL café website for jobs in Asia, but even if I found many offers, the recruiting agencies were mainly Chinese and many of the schools were no name Chinese language centers that couldn`t provide me with a work visa.
I was growing frustrated with the lack of quality of the interviewers and of their job offers, when one day I came across Gold Star TEFL and everything changed overnight.
Jim, the interviewer, knew what he was talking about, and understood perfectly the dilemmas of a new comer to China, he had contacts with big name language schools across Asia and I received several good offers and signed for a job within days.
Soon after, I was ready to go! I worked in Shijiazhuang, a city close to Beijing for one year, and then moved to Shanghai to a new position that Gold Star helped me find, so now I`m teaching university students and I love it, both the job and the city!