The Cultural Differences Of Native Nationalities In Hong Kong

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In the society at this moment, Hong Kong new graduate hard to seek a job much less the ethnic minorities who live in Hong Kong more hard to find a job? Nowadays, many ethnic minorities who immigrate to Hong Kong. The ethnic minorities most come from South Asian such as India, Pakistan and Nepal. The descendants of a few of native nationalities can speak fluent and idiomatic Chinese language but the national minority lives in poverty who still face several difficulties in the labor market. Language barriers are the huge issue obstruct the national minority to find a job. Chinese language proficiency is a core requirement for some jobs, for instance, the civil servant. Many of ethnic minorities who are not native born and bred as well …show more content…
Companies to deny ethnic minority’s cover letter because of the racial discrimination reason. Owing to the cultural difference between ethnicity, the most common form of discrimination against the ethnic minority are related to seeking employment and job placement. South Asians in Hong Kong regarding have a grumpy impression and negative side perception . In Hong Kong, many employers deem no difference between ethnic minority and great scourges (M). Some woman who comes from Muslim countries might even dress according to the Islamic dress code as like as scarf and the man might keep the long beard as a sign of religious belief. Because of the religious and personal’s apparel, employers refuse to recruitment the ethnic minority. As a result, the ethnic minority get caught up in the cycle of …show more content…
Some construction companies use Cantonese language contracts of employment but the ethnic minority can’t understand the contracts. However, ethnic minority need to earn their living to support their family and the type of work’s choice is limited. Even though the ethnic minority don’t understand the substance of the contract, they still sign the contract. The ethnic minority will be more than other colleagues Multi-opportunity to get “3D” work more than Chinese counterparts, which is dangerous, difficult and dirty work. In Hong Kong, ethnic minority’s academic qualifications are often not recognized. The ethnic minority will not receive the appreciation they deserve and think that their promotion opportunities are little. Consequently, ethnic minority suffers losses to endure unequal treaty or unfairness in silence. Ever since a long time ago, ethnic minority unemployment rate is very high and they often unable to obtain protection under basic labor laws, including compensation for work accident and Mandatory Provident Fund. The median monthly income from initial employment of the working ethnic minorities was 3600 dollars in Hong Kong. The income is meager so it’s hard to get rid of poverty. How can we address the problem of unemployment among ethnic

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