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China’s people are highly educated, so where is the ‘talent dividend’? For many fresh graduates, ‘settling for an opportunity’ is the safer bet, even if it means their degrees go unused in practice.
With no internships and their degrees earned mostly online, what are 11.58 million students to do when recruiters say employers will ‘just wait for the next batch of graduates’?
With youth joblessness reaching a record high, some universities are again trying to pad the employment figures among graduates by pushing students into freelancing and entrepreneurships.
Chinese Vice-Premier Hu Chunhua pushes for more effective recruitment initiatives nationwide, and he says greater job creation should occur by any means possible, even as businesses struggle to survive amid zero-Covid.
China’s broader urban unemployment rate eased slightly to 5.5 per cent in June, continuing trend after touching two-year-high mark in April, but youth unemployment rate soared to 19.3 per cent.
About 17,000 jobs listed on universities’ portal, with average starting pay rising to HK$18,336 a month.
Amid growing concerns about instability and overwork in the private sector, some fresh grads reject US$63,000 job offers at tech giants to take lowly, albeit stable, civil service jobs working as cyber police.
Skyrocketing living costs and mounting uncertainties in China’s job market make the situation unbearable for those who desire security and reasonable working hours that the private sector may not offer.
Analysts point to several factors that are draining number of blue-collar workers, and a mismatch between jobs and skills could prevent jobless rate from falling further.
One scam saw victims use their own funds to place orders on phoney shopping apps, money that would disappear instead of returning the promised commissions; others found themselves on the hook for loans they were unaware had been taken out in their name
A new report by Douyin says about 20.97 million live-streamers in China generated income via gifts from fans, advertisement contracts and product sales, among other income sources, in the past year.
China’s largest banks have already been leaned on by Beijing to prop up the economy. They’ve been told to pump cash out to small and medium-sized businesses and forgo profits by lowering interest rates and providing relief on trillions of yuan of troubled loans.
With the domestic economy still struggling to recover after pandemic lockdowns and a broad decline in consumption, many struggling workers have turned to part-time jobs such as street vending and construction.
Almost 9 million people will graduate and enter the job market this year at a time of great uncertainty.
Reclusive youngsters trying to change suffer a setback as pandemic closes help centres.
Mandatory quarantine restrictions end freedom to live in Shenzhen, work in Hong Kong
Redundancy can be an opportunity for education, rebranding, and exploring another industry. Once the shock is over, use the time to turn the loss into an opportunity.
City’s No 2 official Matthew Cheung and finance chief Paul Chan present grim outlook on their blogs.
Employers accused of stringing workers along, who don’t receive severance or long-service payments because they have not been dismissed, yet they can’t seek other full-time jobs.
Whether you are looking for a life partner or a new professional path, there are rules that apply in both areas that make you more likely to achieve your goal
The subject line communicates who you are and what you want, as well as showing off your qualifications and helping you stand out
Workers in protest-hit travel and dining sectors in constant state of worry over employment as fewer visitors see closures of restaurants and shops.
Japan has offered myriad opportunities for young South Koreans struggling to secure a foot on the career ladder in recent years, but diplomatic tensions between the two neighbours threaten to derail the plans of some jobseekers.