Three years into the coronavirus pandemic, many young Chinese from elite universities are setting aside career dreams for stability. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Three years into the coronavirus pandemic, many young Chinese from elite universities are setting aside career dreams for stability. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
China jobs

For China’s elite graduates, career dreams take a back seat to stability in coronavirus-hit job market

  • The economic uncertainty brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has made top Chinese graduates more risk averse in their job aspirations
  • This year, a record 10.76 million college students are set to graduate, adding pressure to a job market economists are calling the most challenging yet

Three years into the coronavirus pandemic, many young Chinese from elite universities are setting aside career dreams for stability. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Three years into the coronavirus pandemic, many young Chinese from elite universities are setting aside career dreams for stability. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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