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Job Market for Laowai
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ID: 1042 Upper Intermediate
Plenty of foreigners come East in pursuit of the finer things in life: tailored clothes, chauffeurs, and pretentious villas. But if you don't have any special skills, you may find job-hunting in China is like panning for gold in the Yellow River-- more silt than gilt. Listen to this podcast, learn Mandarin, and start your job-hunt today!
Mon Dec 01 2008 | Jenny , John
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|招人||zhāorén||to be hiring|
|离职||lízhí||to leave your job|
|跳槽||tiàocáo||to switch jobs|
Xiǎo Fāng ，nǐ men gōngsī zuìjìn zài zhāorén ma ？
Xiao Fang, is your company hiring right now?
zài zhāo a 。wǒmen gōngsī yīzhí dōu yǒurén lízhí ，yě yīzhí dōu zài zhāorén 。zěnme ？nǐ xiǎng tiàocáo a ？
Yes, they are looking for people. Our company has a lot of turnover, and so they are always looking for people. How come? Are you looking to get a better job?
bù shì 。wǒ yǒu yī ge Měiguó péngyou ，xiǎng zhǎo gōngzuò ，ràng wǒ bāngmáng wèn wen 。
No. I have a friend from the States that is looking for work. He got me to ask around for him.
o ，shì zhème huí shì 。nà tā xiànzài zài gàn shénme ？Zhōngwén zěnmeyàng ？
Oh, that's what it is. So what is he doing now? How is his Chinese?
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