Hiring Professionals in China: A Practitioner's Guide

Posted: 25 Nov 2011

Date Written: November 23, 2011


This note outlines how leading professional service firms operating in China revise their standard hiring practices to fit local challenges and customs. Based on interviews with professionals in a number of established accounting, strategy consulting, and executive search firms presently operating in China, it explores best practices they use to hire exceptional professionals who will succeed in building high quality client relationships, delivering appropriately innovative thinking, and helping their firms grow and improve performance - all within China's unique political and cultural context.

Suggested Citation

Gardner, Heidi K., Hiring Professionals in China: A Practitioner's Guide (November 23, 2011). HBS Case No. 411-029, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1963912

Heidi K. Gardner (Contact Author)

Harvard Law School ( email )

1563 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

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