Beijing’s Job Rate 1:100,000? China’s Brutal Job Market—Masters Jobless Upon Graduation!

Beijing’s Job Rate 1:100,000? China’s Brutal Job Market—Masters Jobless Upon Graduation!

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A female international student, who graduated from a world-renowned university with a master's degree, has been back in China for nearly a year and found that she couldn't get a job. The fierce competition in the job market exceeded her expectations. She wants to stay in a city she likes and hopes to find a decent job with room for growth, which is proving to be even more difficult.
In 2024, the number of Chinese college graduates is expected to reach 11.8 million, setting a new record. The employment situation for college students remains severe. Some believe the Chinese government has been covering up the true scale of youth unemployment for decades. The reality of job recruitment is that hundreds or even thousands of people are competing for a single position. Some say that in Beijing, 100,000 people are vying for one mid-to-high-level position.

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