Coronavirus pandemic leaves China’s over-35s with uncertain job prospects

//Coronavirus pandemic leaves China’s over-35s with uncertain job prospects

Coronavirus pandemic leaves China’s over-35s with uncertain job prospects

For some Chinese workers, celebrating their 35th birthday is starting to feel like a curse.Amid the frenzied competition for jobs stirred up by the economic impact of the pandemic, a growing number of employment ads are imposing age limits of 35 – leaving many Chinese nearing middle age feeling uncertain about their future.Complaints about age discrimination in the job market – including for positions in the civil service – have flooded Chinese social platforms, and state media even have a name…

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By | 2021-02-08T22:00:14+00:00 February 8th, 2021|Business|Comments Off on Coronavirus pandemic leaves China’s over-35s with uncertain job prospects