Unorthodox Thoughts on My next Career Chapter in Hong Kong
Given the social movement happening in 2019. And following up with the “Vigorous” measures for COVID in Hong Kong. There is a clear high trend of emigration. People start to second-think if they would like to continue their career/network building in Hong Kong as before.
The Giants are Leaving
Statistics show that Expats are leaving, and international companies are putting Singapore as a better Asia office than Hong Kong.
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Factors like these never strike Hong Kong in my life. And at the same time, I started my job searching recently. There are interviews that inspire me and put extra thought into my next career chapter.
- Where do I want to be in?
- What culture do I want to work in?
- How should I equip myself?
I have breakdown my thoughts been going through my job searching in the article. So, stay a while and listen!
Before everything starts
I was just as lost as everyone who quit a job. I search for jobs with the experience I had and look for the best package possible.
I am fortunate enough to get openings from various places. Some of them inspire me of choosing the “right” decision for my pursual of lifestyle.
To summarize, here are 4 offers given to me (In Chronological Order),
- The Well-off Typical Job
A Project Manager position in a Hong Kong well-established corporate. A “9 by 5” job and almost no OT time and yet not a lot of things happening in the corporate.
— It provides a REALLY market competitive package.
- The Down to Earth Job
A Cloud Transformation Lead position in a well-funded organisation in Hong Kong. The organisation owns one of the highest active user base Apps in Hong Kong (Runner up of LeaveHomeSafe…