This is the third installment of my “Land of Flexible Truths” essay series. You might want to first check out Part 1 “It’s Very Clean But You Better Wash It First” and Part 2 “If You Can’t Beat Them Join Them”.
Take Advantage of the “Fake Foreigner” Job Opportunities
Many foreigners in China complain about the low salaries, especially if they work as English teachers. The teaching experience in itself can be quite enjoyable, but I suggest you don’t think of your English teaching job as a way to make money (especially if you work at a University), but instead view your compensation being the work visa and the ability to still have lots of free time. There are many ways to make extra money in China, but I will focus on what I dub the “fake foreigner job”, or what some call “face job” or “monkey job”.