Finding work in Shanghai
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Finding work in Shanghai

Shanghai frequently tops the list of the most desirable destinations for expats in China — in no small part thanks to the number of work options available in the city. Shanghai is the largest and most cosmopolitan in China and a world-class harbour of business and...
The Shanghai labour market
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The Shanghai labour market

Shanghai is China’s leading economic powerhouse, the centre of its financial and commercial activity, and the country’s most prosperous city. It is also Chinas biggest port and its technology hub. It, thus, comes as no surprise that the city offers plenty of work opportunities in a...
The workplace etiquette in Shanghai
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The workplace etiquette in Shanghai

Shanghai is China’s most international city and the one with the highest number of expat residents. Thus, your employers and colleagues will probably be well aware of the potential cultural differences and will not expect you to fit in perfectly with the local ways. However, it...
Discover Shanghai
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Discover Shanghai

Famous for its skyscraper skyline and its vibrant urban history, Shanghai is China’s main financial and business hub. With a population of over 25 million people and up to 9 million overseas tourists visiting the city every year, the city is busy, cosmopolitan and very popular...
Professional networking in Shanghai
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Professional networking in Shanghai

Shanghai is a great city for professional development. With a variety of work opportunities to explore in almost every sphere, the city is the number one destination for young professionals in China, and that includes expats. The concept of ‘guanxi’ Once in China, you will probably be...
Social networking in Shanghai
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Social networking in Shanghai

Meeting people in Shanghai, whether locals or expats, will be substantially easier than in any other city in China. Due to the city’s cosmopolitan nature, you will find more people here speaking English and its also the number one destination for expats in China. With that, building...
Networking etiquette in Shanghai
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Networking etiquette in Shanghai

Shanghai is China’s most international city and, yet, the country’s deepest Confucian traditions still influence social interactions to this day. The unspoken rules of networking in China are entirely different from those in the West but creating and maintaining social and professional relationships will be essential aspects...
Adjusting to the local culture and lifestyle in Shanghai
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Adjusting to the local culture and lifestyle in Shanghai

Continuously voted the best city for expats in China, Shanghai is one of the country’s most modern, diverse, and cosmopolitan cities. Yet, it’s also a city with a rich cultural and historical heritage and learning about the Shanghai’s past, customs and traditions would be not only...
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