Forgive the bluntness of your relatives, Chinese New Year gatherings are meant to be as loud as the firecrackers after all. Boisterous aunties and high-spirited uncles love to know what is going on with your life, and they mean well. What’s a personal question or two? This year, LinkedIn shares a few tips on how to cleverly maneuver around sensitive topics while keeping the exuberant mood alive.
“How’s work / Are you working? / What do you do exactly?”
LI’s tip: “Think about your LinkedIn profile headline, and make it memorable – For example, if you are a software developer for an online brokerage, try saying ‘I build programs and systems to help investors like you trade online’.”