Archive for September, 2014

China Business Folly: Following Inc. Magazine to Bankruptcy?

Never thought I would get advice leading to China Business Folly in Inc.  Inc. Magazine has an article up that demands a response. See the whole crazy article here.  It is called  “Best Hires For Each Stage in Your Business Life Cycle. ” Everyone has a bad day and certainly this is a regrettable article […]

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Posted in: China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Leadership, Team Development, Uncategorized

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What Do You See?

Western businessmen in China often think more simply than Chinese people. Note this research discovery from 2005 that I have never forgotten. Shown a photograph, North American students of European background paid more attention to the object in the foreground of a scene, while students from China spent more time studying the background and taking […]

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Posted in: China, China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Chinese Culture

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Why China Hiring Background Checks? Part II

China Hiring Background Checks Required? Dan Harris on China Law Blog gives a hearty yes.  He here said what his China firm is seeing. I have pasted on how he sees our experience in finding 15 out 15 were materially lying in the recruiting process. I suspect many are surprised by the above, but I can […]

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Posted in: China, China Recruitment - Getting Good People, System

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Why China Hiring Background Checks?

China hiring background checks, also known as pre-employment background screening, are not emphasized in most companies here in China.  To see the legal issues in China hiring background checking, check here.  It is a lot more trouble than a cursory  background check, but our business knows it is important because of what we find out and because […]

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Posted in: China, China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Featured

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China Success, China Failure: A Tale of Two US Companies in China

Your China success is from your employees. Your failure is about you. Good to Great found in research that great leaders look in the mirror when things go bad and look out the window to thank someone when things go well. Such an important research discovery. When are we looking in the mirror, and when are […]

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