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Q: Can I do anything to further to help me find part time work, as I don't speak Manderin

2 years 47 weeks ago in  General  - Shenzhen

 
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Firstly, I'd suggest that you brush up on your English if you want a part time teaching job then I would find somewhere to live with great security so that you can't be arrested in the wee hours for working illegally.

I hope this helps wink

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I say learn skills. Take online classes on database software or excel.

 

So what you speak mandarin fluently?...unless they want to explicitly be "the foreigner guy" at a shitty little local company if you don't have real business skills no one is going to hire you regardless.

 

Learn skills, as in get better at them than you can find in the local job market, show a ton of initiative to get ahead and maybe there will be an opportunity here for you. Otherwise just get a job teaching english and make do with that.

 

I don't know what else to say...no one is going to trust an expat with any real responsibility unless they can do something special. 

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are you a foreign worker or student?

you say nothing about yourself or your background.

if you are a foreign (legal) worker, it is illegal to work a second job.

if you are an illegal foreign worker, don't come crying here: get yourself legally employed

if you are a student contact your university for the terms of your student visa and if you are allowed to work (i don't think you are)

if you are looking for legal work, you will have to leave the country to get the correct official documents to apply for a Z visa

if you are looking to work illegally, you are on your own

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A: I'm prepared to give the guy some slack. He asked a few shifty questio
A:I'm prepared to give the guy some slack. He asked a few shifty questions in 2012 then went dormant for 5 years and suddenly appears asking newbie questions. A bit suss but who knows, he could just be a moron. Benefit of the doubt given.

This link should answer your questions: http://lawandborder.com/faq-new-china-visa-law/ -- iWolf