Chinese find graduates of foreign universities ‘harder to manage’
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