At a job fair in a mid-level Shanghai hotel called Huaxia, more than a hundred job hunters mill around dozens of booths set up by eager employers.
Some recruiters are so fired up, they’re grabbing job seekers in the hallways outside.
“You looking for a job?” a woman calls out to bewildered job seekers.
“Come and see what we have,” another man says.
March and April are a busy time for recruiters. Some companies want to expand their business following the Lunar New Year and they need more workers. At the same time, some employees are looking for a change.