How I Telecommute with China without Going Insane

How I Telecommute with China without Going Insane

I’ve been working with GoEast remotely for about 2 years now. It’s not easy. There’s a 12 hour time difference, a huge language difference, and a work culture difference that you need to overcome to fit in and be productive. If you just started telecommuting with China it can be overwhelming and frustrating at times. 

Be calm, fellow noob! I’ve been through it. Here are some of my experiences telecommuting and dealing with the little quirks that comes with it.

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Chinese Community Websites for Advanced Learners

Chinese Community Websites for Advanced Learners

When your Chinese is good enough for you to dive into Chinese websites, a whole new world will open up to you. You will begin to understand how real Chinese people express themselves about matters that concern their daily lives including western cultures, (western) politics and 老外 (Lǎowài: foreigner). You can finally skip the textbook conversations with your Chinese teachers and other foreign classmates, and embrace how Chinese people use their language online — the lingoes, abbreviations of proper nouns, the curse words, etc. If you’re at that level here are a few online Chinese communities to get you started

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