China suffers from a shortage of top talent, despite its enormous pool of university graduates, with 7.3 million more expected in 2014
Western companies aren’t always the employer of choice in China anymore. State-owned enterprises and private companies are bidding for home-grown talent.
The brightest workers in China get promoted quickly. On average, it takes 15 years for someone to move
from intern to CEO in China, compared with 25 years outside China, according to Aon Hewitt.