What are the dos and don'ts of finding a job in Taiwan?

Hello everyone,

Where is the best place to start when looking for a job in Taiwan? Is it better to job-hunt by directly contacting the company of your interest, or should job-seekers rely on a recruitment agency, for example?

Are there any unique aspects that job-seekers should consider when preparing their CV/résumé and cover letter? Should a photo be included?

Do you have any tips on interview conduct in Taiwan? Are there any particulars, such as greetings or behavioural customs?

In you opinion, is knowledge of the local language or a regional language necessary to successfully apply for a job? What level of the language should job-seekers have mastered?

Thank you for sharing your experience.


I haven't tried to look for a job here. Have you google search for the information you need?  I just came here this May, everything is so new to me, so sorry for not able to advise you more. However, a certain level of Mandarin speaking and writing is a must for living in Taiwan. Are you just planning or have decided to come here?

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