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He Xi (middle), born in 1990, from Shandong, on Feb. 18, 2013. He Xi and two fellows worked in an electronics factory in Shanghai for two years with a monthly income of about 2,000 yuan. She intended to find a job with a starting salary of 3,000 yuan.

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Hong Qixiang from Henan helps his brother recruiting workers on Feb 16 in front of Yiwu labor market, Zhejiang. Hong, born in 1992, learns graphic design in a technical school and after graduation makes design in his brother's factory in Yiwu.  

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Geng Bintao, born in 1992, from Shangqiu of Henan, on Feb.18, 2013. Geng had worked on engine assembly in an auto factory at his hometown for half a year. He came to Shanghai to look for a job 3 days ago. After visiting several labor markets he found that assembler's salary didn't reach his expectations. He said besides the salary, he paid more attention to the working environment and break time. He would not consider a job in which you need to do constant overtime work or do harm to his health.

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Yang Xiuqin(left), born in 1990, from Fuyang of Anhui, on Feb, 18, 2013. Yang used to sew in a clothing factory in Suzhou. She worked 12 hours a day with a monthly income of 3,800 yuan. Then she found a new job as a telephone receptionist in a labor market. The job offered basic monthly income of 2,800 yuan with 8 hours work per day. Yang thought it was a relatively easy work where she could use the spare time to study something new.

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seneca Post time: 2013-2-21 15:02
In a nutshell: Many of them are immature and totally unprepared for their lives as wage-earners. Peo ...

I can't agree with you more. Different from their parents and grandparents, the new generation of migrant workers want to work less but earn more. But due to poor educational background and hukou restrictions, they find it hard to integrate into the lives of cities where they work.

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seneca Post time: 2013-2-21 15:30
Dear Linda,

I am glad you agree with me. What I was saying, though, is that today's young jobseek ...

But it is not all their faults. The problem is that we live in a society driven by the worship of money.

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they should turn themselves into skilled workers, not merely depend on their hands to earn their lives.

production lines erode their creativities, though production volume can be greatly increased.

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