White Collars Feel Blue – Jeff Pan

From China Daily:

At the forefront of those benefiting from China’s rapid economic growth, the white collars are supposed to be happy. In fact, many are downright blue.

Their salaries are going up, but they aren’t getting promoted. They are feeling less happy, and their personal lives are deteriorating.

…”The so-called ‘white collars’ are nothing more than migrant workers with college degrees,” said Winnie Wang, a young employee working with a major PR company in Shanghai. The term “” usually refers to people who spend most of their time facing computers in offices in China. Being a usually means making a living with brainpower, not physical strength. They are not factory workers or farmers, yet they are not bosses, either. ….[Full Text]

February 10, 2007 4:54 PM
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