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China Job Ads for Tech and Government Roles Discriminate Against Women

China Job Ads for Tech and Government Roles Discriminate Against Women

China job ads for technology firms and government agencies discriminate against women by advertising for “men only” roles and touting the attractiveness of their fdale dployees as benefits, a report has claimed. A report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) looked at more than 36,000 job advertisdents posted on social media, company websites and recruitment platforms between 2013 and 2018. They concluded that sexist recruitment practices have lead to a decrease in the proportion of women working in top tech and government roles. Some companies and agencies had published ads for “male only” or “men... Read More>>
Misconceptions I had About Chinese People Before Moving to China

Misconceptions I had About Chinese People Before Moving to China

Humans aren’t very good at getting to grips with differences, so on moving to China I found myself hit with a sedingly natural tendency to generalise those around me. There are many reasons for stereotypes and why they persist – some certainly make more sense than others – but stereotypes, like syphilis, are not things we should  spread around. It’s way too easy to put everyone in the same box. When you first move to China you’ll see a Chinese person spit on the street and decide all Chinese people hock loogies just the same. In no time you’ll be thinking that spitting mus... Read More>>
10 Chinese idiomatic sentences to speak like a real Chinese (+ bonus ...

10 Chinese idiomatic sentences to speak like a real Chinese (+ bonus ...

10 Chinese idiomatic sentences to speak like a real Chinese (+ surprise) Words like OMG, selfie and LOL are now entered in our online lexicon and if you add some phrases in English, they can make your English a little more ' native '.Now consider this: 709,580,000 are internet users in China with an increase of 6.27% year-over-year: How many slang expressions like those exist in China?... Read More>>