Seeing is believing - so goes the popular adage, but in the case of Jones Lang LaSalle's graduate trainee programme, seeing is learning - with site visits and fieldwork being an integral part of the learning process. Graduate trainees have the chance to visit the new properties with which the company is working, and do fieldwork around Hong Kong and, sometimes, the region. Last year, 30 graduate trainees (who joined in different years) visited the Guangzhou office and the Jones Lang LaSalle-managed Asian Games Stadium.
"Training doesn't always happen in the classroom. We visited the LHT Tower in Central, Chinachem's The Lily residential development [in Repulse Bay], and we even went to Lamma Island to see CLP Power's windmills," says Natalie Chan, assistant management surveyor in property management, who joined in July as a management trainee.
Six of the 13 trainees who will join the company'