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Chinese Values Hiring

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Chinese values hiring is on my mind today. Last week was the 800th Anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. It started a process that led to rule of law in the West. China has never had a Magna Carta moment. They might need less than 800 years once that moment is crossed, but […]

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Trustworthy Talent in China

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Trustworthy Talent® is our company’s total focus.  We have even trademarked it as we guess it will continue to get hotter for us and the broader community.     We have not seen anyone using this phrase except an IT compliance leader. He knows no compliance plan can work without hiring Trustworthy Talent in the first […]

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Doing M&A in China – Avoiding the HR Trap

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Doing M&A in China takes all the thinking you can muster. Everyone does legal and financial due diligence. Too few do HR due diligence. Further, their thinking on HR after the purchase will not make most nearly as successful as they should be. Doing M&A in China is a huge HR challenge. Integration is the […]

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China-US Relations

China-US relations

China-US Relations surely are often not great, but never as bad as when the US targeted and bombed the Chinese embassy in Belgrade killing 3 Chinese people in 1999. The morning after the bombing, the local police office in the city I lived in called me to see if I was alright. I knew nothing […]

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Hiring China Expats As a Last Option?

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Hiring China Expats has always been low on business owners’ lists. This quote from China US Focus is a good measure of what I also see. They are less willing to offer higher priced expat packages. On top of that, local Chinese talent educated in the West is increasingly available, and in most cases local […]

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What is a China Recruiter?

I admit that I make pains to explain to customers that we are not China Recruiters. What I mean is our whole viewpoint and methodology are distinct from the industry. Here is a quote from LinkedIn to illustrate one point. In sum, lying in the recruiting industry – for some firms – is standard operating […]

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