In China nowadays, more and more single Chinese women oppose their parents and grandparents traditional thoughts in favor of choosing the life they...
Chinese for Business
The cyber-slang “Leftover Women” is harsh and difficult to hear. Yet, it is collected into Chinese MOE dictionary in 2006 as a new word. For some parents in China, daughters being married is so important that they do their best to encourage the daughters to reach the goal: getting married.
How to Find a Job in China Guide :
More and more foreigners realize their “Chinese dream” by moving to the Middle Kingdom whether for language purpose or professional opportunities. Indeed, China fascinates people from all over the world because of its rich and profound culture.
Since China is becoming more and more open to the world, Chinese language programs and job opportunities for foreigners are increasing year after year. In this article, we will list for you the best websites to find a job in China.
Last year, on the 11th of November 2017, my teacher arrived late for the class. Her reason? 双十一 (shuāng shí yī), which is translated to the “double eleven”. What was originally celebrated as Singles’ Day, has become now the world’s biggest e-commerce holiday.
A mobile game about a traveling frog is a huge hit in China, despite being available in Japanese.
Disney has chosen Liu YiFei, who also goes by Crystal Liu, to play Hua Mulan. Apparently the search was intensive, as THR reports that casting directors visited five continents and saw over 1,000 candidates to find the perfect actress. Not only did the role require English and Mandarin speaking skills, but also called for “credible martial arts skills” and “star quality.”
Networking is important to any professional who wants to make the most of
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In 2016, a wave of anger swept across the globe as millions of jobs in manufacturing disappeared. While globalization was often blamed, even in China, the country that has perhaps benefitted the most from global trade in recent years, the same trend faces its working class with up to 77 percent of jobs reported to be at risk to automation. The Chinese government is supporting this shift toward automation as the solution to the country's loss of competitive advantage in cheap labor, which has been diminished by a growing middle class and aging population. In Guangdong province, a manufacturing hub, municipal governments have approved a 150-billion-dollar plan to realize Xi Jinping's proposed "robot revolution" in manufacturing. As China transitions from a manufacturing to a service economy with the help of industrial robotics, questions remain as to how the government will manage to reskill the millions of people who currently rely on manufacturing jobs and supply them with middle-class incomes.
Learning how to use Chinese well can help you develop trust with your boss or manager by demonstrating that you are invested in Chinese culture and in working in a Chinese company. While it's not necessary to be fluent to be successful in China, knowing the right phrases and when to say them can go a long way towards developing your relationship with boss (老板 lǎobǎn), manager (经理 jīnglǐ), or "leaders" (领导 lǐngdǎo), as lower-level supervisors are sometimes called. Success in many industries in China is dependent on relationships, so do your best to make the most of
While some foreign professionals in China are fluent in Mandarin to the point where they can give speeches and presentations in Chinese, there are also expats who do well in first-tier Chinese cities without speaking much Chinese. Since each person's career path is different, it is difficult to say just how much Chinese is going to help you make the most of the job experience in China. However, any effort made at learning Chinese can help you in a business context in China, as it demonstrates that you are invested in the country and are making an effort to understand the needs and attitudes of those you are working with.