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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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Bad Leader

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Bad leaders say things like, “You are overqualified.”  Why do I say that?  Bad leaders are afraid of people who could take their job or even steal their glory. I saw a quote  here that made me smile on LinkedIn Pulse. Bad leaders don’t want people to rise up higher than them. Good leaders train […]

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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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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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Emotional Intelligence Versus Emotional Maturity – in China?

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Emotional Intelligence versus Emotional Maturity, what do you need? Your China Candidates are working somewhere else now, and you hope they are learning something that will help you. They worked for a Fortune 500 company, so they learned highly professional skills and behavior? Well, if you mean that professional behavior is political talk then you […]

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