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The 10 Best Jobs in China for Americans (2020)

Are you an American thinking about getting a job in China? With many people seeking global opportunities, China has become a hot-spot for American professionals in many sectors.  The chance to live somewhere new and experience a new culture while enriching your career is something you shouldn’t pass up. There are numerous opportunities to grab in China, if you just know where to look. Plus…
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8 Best Overseas Jobs for Americans

Working overseas? Not as difficult as you might think Sometimes, staying in the same job in America can be a stressful life and the wanderlust is far too strong to resist. There is a desire in you to leave everything behind to explore the world, one corner at a time.
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10 Things I Wish I Knew About Teaching in China

I worked and lived in China for three years, and learned a lot that I wouldn’t have expected about the workforce and education in China. Here are 10 things I wish I knew before teaching English in China. 1. Naptime is very important Chinese people value nap time a lot. This means that most offices will have 12:00-1:00 lunch, then 1:00-2:00 optional nap at your desk. This is awesome because you…
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The Truth About Teaching English in China

You’ve probably already read around a few guides about teaching English in China, the truth is, there are always things that are unexpected or unheard of when you are actually there. If you are wondering, read on to find out more, from a real teacher’s life…
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Education in China: How does it work?

The education in China is best characterized by a strict primary & secondary education as well as a relatively flexible tertiary education. That means primary schools and secondary schools have stringent rules, whereas universities in China encourage creativity more…
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How to Prepare for Teaching in China to Maximise Your Impact

Before heading to China, I had been teaching for just two years. My experience had always been in summer schools or through singing, games and activities, and I soon came to learn when I arrived, that teaching in China would be a life-changing experience not only for myself, but also for my development as a teacher.  Teaching at a private school My first 4 months were spent in a school on the…
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Things You Don’t Know About Chinese Work Culture

Why you should learn Chinese work culture? Whether you are working in China, or planning to start a business in China, it’s important to understand the Chinese work culture. The work culture over in China is slightly different than it is in the United States, or other…
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15 Benefits of Teaching English in China After College

Graduated from university and looking for next steps? Try thinking outside the box! Students spend years in school and that is even before they make the choice to attend university to obtain their degree. While many of those college students know what they want to major in…
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7 Challenges of Working in China as A Foreign Teacher

Teaching English in China can be rewarding, but there are also quite a few challenges you might face. After all, you will be living in a totally new country where you don’t know anyone at first. Every day, there might be several new things that you have to get used to. Remember that what doesn’t kill you make you a stronger person? Below are 7 challenges you might face teaching in…
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