Whichever crossroads you are at - You must arm yourself with as much information as you can stand.
Moving to China including the following:-
- City location
- Health Insurance
- Culture Shock
- Health and Sanitary products
Either before or after moving to China you may be looking to begin working in China and this can be difficult or easy, it depends on you. Whether you be a top executive, teacher, engineer or whatever back home, you will almost certainly need to create your own connections and develop your plan plan for finding a job. Start with the agencies, look for connections and try to forge relationships.
Here are some simple quick start ideas for work when moving to China:-
Use online websites like http://jobs.echinacities.com.
EChinaCities is an already established successful website in China that provides a classifieds style job list. It is geared up for foreigners looking for work in China.
You will find sections for all the larger tier 1,2 and 3 cities in China. Both full or part-time employment openings are listed on the site.
If you have a suitable skill you might try looking for online work as a freelance worker through outsourcing web sites like Odesk Hire me on oDesk or Elance Looking for work? Sign up at Elance and search over 30,000 jobs today.
Here the sky is the limit, article writing, graphic design, web site design, all manner of opportunities await and what's really great, you might be doing something you really enjoy and get paid in the process.
100's if not 1000's are now employed in China in the teaching sector of work.
Many are teaching English otherwise known as ESL, providing you have the base requirements further qualifications can be obtained through either residential or day learning. You can even obtain some certifications online. Teach English in China will give a greater insight.
One way to find these teaching jobs is through the universities back home. Also there are plenty of web resources available including http://jobs.echinacities.com.