Talent Spot | Five Common Mistakes when Doing Business with China

If you display feelings of appreciation and excitement as part of your business etiquette, try to restrain that impulse. It is best to maintain composure when dealing with Chinese business people, the most you can do is use kind words, politeness or a faint smile. No matter how grateful you are, do not bring a gift and do not tip in a restaurant – they will not be received with joy!

Talent Spot | Business Culture and Etiquette in China

If you display feelings of appreciation and excitement as part of your business etiquette, try to restrain that impulse. It is best to maintain composure when dealing with Chinese business people, the most you can do is use kind words, politeness or a faint smile. No matter how grateful you are, do not bring a gift and do not tip in a restaurant – they will not be received with joy!

Talent Spot | Top 10 challenges of doing business in China

China’s rise as a consumer economy has long been suspected, but recent figures have confirmed that the once export-orientated powerhouse is now much more internally focussed, creating ample opportunities for companies looking to expand abroad.

Talent Spot | Skill Shortage Meets Talent Surplus

Retention strategies and hiring for future potential are keys to recruiting success in the APAC region. Being that the APAC region is home to nearly 60 per cent of the world’s population, it should be no secret that Asia is a fertile hiring ground. But as with any large and underutilised talent pool, recruiting Asian candidates can come with its own unique set of challenges. This is especially true in China. In the current job market, recruiters may find that job seekers in China have an altogether different set of skills, needs, and job preferences than job seekers further west, or even potential hires in other Asian countries.

Talent Spot | Five tips for success of Doing business in China

As western countries remain mired in financial turmoil, business people are looking to get a foothold in China, hoping to tap its growth and expanding middle class. Solid economic expansion, coupled with a rapid market transformation and a series of government reforms, mean China -- the world's second-largest economy -- is no longer just a country for low-cost manufacturing. It is also an increasingly attractive destination to do business.

Talent Spot | Xi calls for joint efforts to turn Belt and Road into path for peace, prosperity

President Xi Jinping called for joint efforts to build the Belt and Road into a road for peace, prosperity, openness, innovation and civilization on Sunday.

Talent Spot | 8 tips for doing business in China

China presents a massive opportunity for British entrepreneurs setting up a business – but where do you start? World First offers some tips for success from those who know…

Talent Spot | Doing business in China and investing in China guide

A wealth of experience and practical advice, whether you're entering the China market for the first time or growing your existing business Now more than ever is the time to do business in China. But how can businesses best take advantage of the opportunities China represents?

Talent Spot | Top 10 Talent Trends in China for 2017

China’s go-global campaign will drive demand in 2017 for internationally-minded candidates who have experience in the facilitation of companies finalising overseas acquisitions and investment deals. This is just one of the top 10 talent trends for 2017.

Talent Spot | Narrowing talent recruitment gap between local and foreign companies in China

For foreign firms in China, the business environment just got even tougher. Homegrown Chinese companies are now going head-to-head with multinationals when it comes to recruitment of top talent, salaries and career opportunities, new research shows.

Talent Spot | How To Recruit For Your Startup In China

With a population of 24 million, you’d think recruiting in Shanghai would be easy. Unfortunatley, that’s not always the case, especially for startups. Wiredcraft has been recruiting for more than seven years in Shanghai. This past year we’ve seen our biggest growth, yet - with over 15 awesome marketers, developers, designers, operations expers joining our staff - essentially doubling our team. Now, we want to share our best practices for recruiting in China. The tips below can provide some insightful viewpoints and ideas for you to customize your own recruiting methods to fit your team and your needs.

Talent Spot | The 3 Business Culture of Doing Business in China

It is easy to underestimate the role that the State continues to play in Chinese business. Despite the rapid expansion of the private sector, many large Chinese businesses in strategic sectors remain state-owned and, in addition, apparently private firms also often turn out to have an element of state control. The state factor can have a significant influence on the way a company does business, so you should make yourself aware of the wider political (in both the small and large “p” senses of the word) milieu that your Chinese partner or customer operates in. This knowledge will give you a greater understanding of where the Chinese side is “coming from”.

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