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Old 06-29-2010, 10:07 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Chinese companies "renting" white guys...

Found this over at the BMW forum.
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/BUSINESS...id=UZDyEJI5ksy

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For a day, a weekend, a week, up to even a month or two, Chinese companies are willing to pay high prices for fair-faced foreigners to join them as fake employees or business partners.

Some call it "White Guy Window Dressing." To others, it's known as the "White Guy in a Tie" events, "The Token White Guy Gig," or, simply, a "Face Job."

And it is, essentially, all about the age-old Chinese concept of face. To have a few foreigners hanging around means a company has prestige, money and the increasingly crucial connections -- real or not -- to businesses abroad.

"Face, we say in China, is more important than life itself," said Zhang Haihua, author of "Think Like Chinese." "Because Western countries are so developed, people think they are more well off, so people think that if a company can hire foreigners, it must have a lot of money and have very important connections overseas. So when they really want to impress someone, they may roll out a foreigner."
Or rent one.

Last year, Jonathan Zatkin, an American actor who lives in Beijing, posed as the vice president of an Italian jewelry company that had, allegedly, been in a partnership with a Chinese jewelry chain for a decade.
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Old 06-29-2010, 10:16 PM   #2
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How can I sign up for this job!?
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Old 06-29-2010, 10:28 PM   #3
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Old 06-29-2010, 11:52 PM   #4
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heres my resume (if thats how its spelled lol)

ethnicity: White
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so am i hired?!?!?!













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Old 06-29-2010, 11:55 PM   #5
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Old 06-30-2010, 01:25 AM   #6
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Old 06-30-2010, 01:37 AM   #7
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heres my resume (if thats how its spelled lol)

ethnicity: White
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so am i hired?!?!?!

lol, my resume looks similar to yours..... I wonder which one of us will get the job


heres my resume (if thats how its spelled lol)

ethnicity: White
sex:Yes please


so am i hired?!?!?!





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Old 06-30-2010, 01:50 AM   #8
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White guys only, huh? Racists.
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Old 06-30-2010, 08:34 AM   #9
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lol, my resume looks similar to yours..... I wonder which one of us will get the job


heres my resume (if thats how its spelled lol)

ethnicity: White
sex:Yes please


so am i hired?!?!?!





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Ditto....sorry I am lazy but it all fits...
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