Chi­nese find grad­u­ates of for­eign uni­ver­si­ties ‘harder to man­age’

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Chi­nese em­ploy­ers rate grad­u­ates of for­eign uni­ver­si­ties highly but fear that they are harder to man­age and less loyal, a study sug­gests.

A sur­vey of 350 em­ploy­ers that re­cruit over­seas-ed­u­cated Chi­nese grad­u­ates, pub­lished by the Bri­tish Coun­cil on 6 De­cem­ber, found that 86 per cent of re­spon­dents felt that this in­ter­na­tional ex­pe­ri­ence made job can­di­dates more at­trac­tive.

Grad­u­ates of for­eign uni­ver­si­ties were per­ceived as more highly skilled than grad­u­ates of Chi­nese in­sti­tu­tions, and in par­tic­u­lar were re­garded as more cre­ative and bet­ter at com­mu­ni­cat­ing.

How­ever, 48 per cent of re­spon­dents said they felt that lo­cal grad­u­ates were eas­ier to man­age, and

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