China's post-pandemic recovery has not been smooth sailing. Massive lockdowns in several of the country's major cities due to its unbending zero-COVID policy brought further disruptions to an economy already struggling with multiple headwinds, including a deepening property crisis, global economic slowdown and intensifying geopolitical tensions.

Despite all the bad news, China's economy rebounded at a faster-than-expected pace in Q3.

Find out about Mainland China's employment trends in Q3 2022 in our Job Market Index Q3 2022 - Mainland China report!