ESL Job Tips

How to Make Your Chinese Boss Angry

Although I risk a vehement chorus of disagreement for saying so, my Chinese bosses have been relatively easy to please.

Yes, their constant requests to appear at business dinners or be photographed in school advertisements can be annoying, but in general I have found Chinese bosses do not ask for so much from their foreign teachers.

Of course, there are ESL teachers in China who still manage to drive their bosses crazy. How? Often, they are just plain bad teachers who think they can get away with anything.

Here are some actions (or lack thereof) which are sure to annoy your Chinese boss:

  1. Showing up late to class — No matter how much your Chinese boss likes you, he or she is not going to appreciate a tardy teacher.
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