How We Can Help You

If you have a job with a Chinese language requirement, or you are looking to find a role using your Mandarin/Cantonese language skills within an international environment then People First can help!

People First has been recruiting Mandarin and Cantonese speakers since 1997 and we consistently receive a high volume of referrals from candidates and clients alike.


People First Team China has two WeChat accounts:

teamchinapf (Tuesday) pfteamchina (Thursday)

which provide details on new vacancies, industry updates and China related UK news twice a week. Please scan the QR codes above to follow them.

Our Clients

People First works with a wide range of Chinese and international companies from SMEs to blue chips, usually on an exclusive or preferred basis.

Our Candidates

Quite simply, our candidates are some of the best in the business. We have access to an extensive pool of Mandarin and Cantonese speaking candidates, from graduates through to experienced professionals. Please see some of our candidate and client testimonials.

Our Team

  • A dedicated, individual service, navigating you through the recruitment process in Mandarin.
  • An in-depth understanding of the market for Chinese speaking professionals
  • Experience supporting Chinese start-up businesses in London.
  • Guidance on writing job descriptions, interview protocol, attracting and retaining talent and recruitment legislation.
  • An active presence in the Chinese business community in London
  • Informative seminars about UK employment and recruitment 

Our Roles

All roles requiring a Chinese language skill, from entry to director level, including:-

  • Finance and Banking (Compliance, Risk, Relationship Managers, Front, Middle and Back Office)
  • Accounts (ACCA, CIMA, ACA, AAT)
  • HR
  • PA, Secretarial and Administration
  • Sales and Marketing
  • IT and Help Desk
  • Telecoms
  • B2B/C Customer Services, Call Centre and Travel,
  • Research, Localisation and Translation