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7 Useful Tips to Apply for Jobs in China

With recessionary constraints impacting the job placements in western companies, China continues to expand. This nation has become globe’s fastest growing economy. The job market in China is highly competitive which means job hunters have to take diligence and search in the right avenues. The main language spoken here in Chinese, which is important to learn before you get hired by any of the Chinese brands. Average working hours are 40 per week, with Saturday and Sunday off. As a foreigner, you have to learn how to navigate this land’s sophisticated social processes for finding the right pad.

This article will address the must remember tips to find a job in China:

#1: Update Your Resume

Begin the process by updating your resume; several options are available to ascertain the resume styles.

  • Visit eurochinajob to find out the Chinese format of resume. Your resume should have prominent sections; “personal details”, “career objectives”, “summary of qualifications”, “educational background”, “previous experience”, “languages of grip”, “computer skills”, “expected salary”, and “references”.
  • Jobera.com provides details about writing a cover letter and resume that match the international job markets.
  • Demonstrate correct use of English language concepts by using complete sentences in your Chinese resume.

 

#2: Apply for Work Permit Timely

Make sure you’ve applied for work permit at China Embassy during the months of June-September when the employment applications are considered the most. Your visa application should accompany the following basic documents;

  • Original passport with one year of remaining validity and blank visa pages.
  • One completed visa application form attached with three coloured passport-size pictures against a light blue background.
  • Proof of your resident country’s legal stay.

 

#3: Know the Visa Fees

Visa fee differs from country to country; however, below table can give an overview:

Entries

U.S. Citizens

Citizens of Third Countries

Single Entry

$140

$30

Double Entries

$140

$45

Multiple Entries for 6 Months

$140

$60

Multiple Entries for 12 Months or more

$140

$90

Source of Table: China Embassy

#4: Submit Resume at Multiple Sources

Get your resume visible online at marketplaces and multinational job database. Chinahot is a viable source for job hunters to find the right employment in China. Access over 250 job postings at this website, or visit Gradlinkuk to apply for available positions before your ticket confirmation.

#5: Show Patience

If the company of your desire has no opening, submit your resume to be considered in future, and wait for an interview call with patience. International Recruiters is a brilliant website that provides multiple jobs to both fresh and experienced graduates in China, England, Canada and America.

#6: Travel before Applying for Work Visa

Take some time to travel as a tourist to China before applying for work visa. Undoubtedly, city will play a significant role in your performance. Do necessary research about which cities have the multiple workplaces for international candidate.

 

#7: Commercial Cities are Ideal for Businessmen

If you’ve planned to conduct own business, a commercial zone in the capital city will be ideal. For job seekers, it is important to develop better understanding of career options. Once you’re here as a visitor, apply in person to various brands.

 

The decision of finding a job in China opens up bundles of opportunities. It takes only an open mind to pursue a successful career in this land of dreams.

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