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Bad Leader

bad leaders

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

trustworthy talent

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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China Country Leader Recruitment – Sales – 9 Ideas

China country leader recruiting

Many technology companies that have outsourced manufacturing need China Country Leader Recruitment as need someone to manage their sales development in China. This position is critical to all your work in China, and no company takes it lightly, but too many use the method they used elsewhere to hire, and the costs add up fast. […]

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Doing M&A in China – Avoiding the HR Trap

doing M&A in China

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?

China expat hiring

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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