Hong Kong presents itself as an international city for jobs but the economy moving to China has greatly impacted jobs for all including local Permanent Residents. I fear for the upcoming job prospects for the Hong Kong students of today.
- Looking for job in Hong Kong: 20 meetings per week and business cards craze (jobseekerabroad.wordpress.com)
- Occupy Central and the Hong Kong China Daily edition (humanrightchild.wordpress.com)
- 香港民怨沸騰的主因 The major cause of discontent in Hong Kong (humanrightchild.wordpress.com)
- Hong Kong’s Millionaires Sprouting Like Dandelions (world.time.com)
Valentine, a Swiss young woman, now lives and works in her home country. But before she came back to Switzerland, she spent over six months in Hong Kong where she looked for a job. Despite the fact she didn’t find her dream job, it seems she learned a lot from this experience. She is our first “job-seeker-abroad” to share with us her experience of job hunting. Thank you Valentine!
JobSeekerAbroad (JSA) Where were you before going to Hong Kong?
Valentine: I was in Scotland doing a master degree.
JSA: What decided you to leave for Hong Kong?
Valentine: I was very curious about working and leaving in Asia and particularly Hong Kong. I did not have anything keeping me in Europe at this time. It was a good timing to start a new experience and go away from Europe!
JSA: What is the official language in Hong Kong and which…
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