Most job hunters in China measure their success by whether or not they find employment. They say to themselves and others, “I’ll know my search was good when I get a job.”
But truly skilled job seekers adopt a different mindset. They know that it is less stressful to take things one step at a time. They know that their immediate objective is to generate as many meetings and interviews as possible. And they know that by doing this, and adjusting things based on what they learn, the offers will surely come. If this is true everywhere in the world, it is even more important in China, where networking effectively is critical and can make a big difference in finding the next job.
These expert job seekers face each day with the perspective that they are on an Interview Hunt, not a job hunt. Here are their proven approaches:
Smart job seekers spend more time worrying about of getting lots of interviews and meetings, and they spend less time worrying about getting a job. This is super important in China.