followed by Baidu and ByteDance, according to the employment-oriented social networking platform LinkedIn.
The ranking list is based on feedback from LinkedIn’s more than 40 million users in China, taking fo
ur aspects into consideration — interest in the company, engagement with employees, job demands and employee retention.
Qualified companies must have had at least 500 employees as of Feb 1, 2018, and demonst
rate flat or positive employee growth over the following 12 months, based on LinkedIn’s data.
Among the top 25 companies to work for in 2019, 15 of them are technology companies, as the results showed.
Here is the top 10 list for best employers in China.
A traditional craft maker in Qinzhou, a city in South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous
region, found a clue to boost popularity of its more-than-1,300-year-old workmanship. That is tourism.
Long Shaorong, vice-general manager with Qinzhou Nixing Pottery Arts Co Ltd, bets big on
tourism to beef up sales of Nixing pottery, one of the top four potteries in China, which originates from Tang Dynasty.
of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, announced it will employ more than 100,000 delivery
men in the next three years, with an aim to help their average wages increase by more than 20 percent.
According to Cainiao, its parcel pick-up services within two hours has cov
ered 284 cities across the country, which means the company’s logistics network has not
only covered first-tier cities, but also third and fourth-tier cities and even rural areas.
Industry insiders said JD is facing rising labor costs, and Cainiao’s intention of hiring more
couriers will intensify competition in the country’s logistics and delivery sector.
“Although JD Logistics is beefing up its presence in third-party delivery business and takin
g steps to motivate staff’s enthusiasm, it still lags behind courier companies such as SF Holding, YTO Expre
ss, STO Express and Yunda Express,” said Lu Zhenwang, CEO of Shanghai-based Wanqing Consultancy.
Prisons last year, 93 percent of inmates in the US are men. The nation’s incarceration rate peaked at 1,000 inma
tes per 100,000 adults during the three-year period between 2006 and 2008; the number was 310 in 1980.
When men are confined to jail or prison, or when a criminal record trails
them following their release, they may become less attractive candidates for marriage.
A 2018 study conducted by the University of Nicosia in Cyprus, based on an
analysis of 13,429 responses on Reddit, a popular social media website in the US, shows that th
e most frequent reasons that men indicated for being single included poor looks, low self-esteem and confidence, low
effort, not interested in relationships, no available women and poor flirting skills.
“To be honest, sometimes I do get lonely, but it’s never strong enough to make me think I wish I had someone,” said Martin W
est, a 34-year-old self-employed small business owner in New York. “I do enjoy relationships, but being single has some perks th
at a relationship can’t give you – so much disposable income, so much freedom in every aspect, no conflict or drama.”