Work and Live in China Blog

If you’re thinking about traveling to China for your next holiday, or even move here for at least a year to teach English as a second language, you probably have lots of questions, such as where in China should you go? Or how much does it cost to live in China? What places to visit? So let us take you on a (virtual) journey with our blog to explore the wonderful country of China.

Citizens from Many European Countries Can Now Return to China
On August 10, the Chinese Embassy in Denmark announced that citizens of the following European countries can now return to China: Albania, Ireland, Estonia, Austria, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Belgium, Iceland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poland, Denmark, Germany, France, Finland, Netherlands, Montenegro, Czech Republic, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Romania, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, Serbia, Cyprus, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain,
Working in China in 2020 Guide
China is by all standards, the world’s largest economy, and it doesn’t look this is stopping soon because it is still growing. With extensive markets, the demand for labor is continually on the rise; this has made China one of the most sought-after places to work. Interested in working in China? Read on to find
Beijing lockdown tightens as new coronavirus outbreak spreads
Authorities in Beijing have locked down residential compounds and fired officials over a new Covid-19 outbreak, as health officials warned the risk of the outbreak worsening was “very high”. On Monday, authorities announced 49 new cases, 36 of which were linked to the Xinfadi seafood supermarket in Beijing’s southern Fengtai district. The wholesale market was
5 Common Cultural Mistakes Foreigners Make When Working in China
You’re always going to come across cultural differences when working in any foreign country. Some of these are obvious, while others are so subtle you might not even realize you screwed up. Below is an overview of some of the most common and innocuous mistakes foreigners make when working in China. 1. Contradicting your boss in front of
6 Tips for Achieving a Work-Life Balance in China
Say what you like about China, but if anyone’s statement is true, it’s that people here work hard. Whereas in the West employees generally clock in at 9 am and out again at 5 pm, here in China people often work until the job is done, whether that means into the night or on weekends.
8 Survival Tips for Your First Job in China
So you’ve got a job in China. It’s a brand new opportunity that’s no doubt pretty scary and pretty exciting. No matter how qualified you are or how hard you work, there are some important things you need to know. Here are 8 survival tips for your first job in China. 1. Speak Chinese Whether you’re completely
4 Ways to Navigate Cultural Differences When Living in China
Whether you’ve lived in China for a while or are just visiting, you’ll likely come across some pretty stark cultural differences. Identifying these differences is important, but even more so is learning to deal with them, either on a personal or professional level. Without further ado, here are four ways to navigate cultural differences when living in China.

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