Updated: Sep 6
China's young generation prefer to stay home.
Coronavirus or COVID-19 killed the possibility of a standard all-day work day with the privilege of private ventures and content creations on social media. Presently, China's childhood are embracing a better approach to get by everyday.
The parents or guardians of these children are supportive of their decisions whether they decide on being there full time for them or staying with them as much as possible, at the same time, doing what they like for a living.
Basically, grown-ups in their 20s and 30s are moving back home to reside with their folks, performing family undertakings, helping at home, assisting their elders to exercise and taking them shopping, in return with the expectation of complimentary board and a regularly scheduled pay which are very convenient.
These grown-ups are moving back home with their family, as they are being worn out or jobless. The unemployment rate has climbed up over the months in China.
Presently, one Chinese young lady has shared that she invests her energy shopping for food for her family and really focusing on her grandma, who has dementia, for a compensation of $1280 every month. This has taken over her wishes to work outside, instead she decided to be there for her grandmother as her full-time duty.
Many Gen Z's are now very active in social media as a way of coping, to be part of the trend and also, most likely to do their passion without too much to bear. This is becoming the norm of not aiming higher professionally or wanting to work for a company in the real world.
Some of them help their parents or grandparents with booking their travels and guide them on how to use smartphones or other gadgets to make their lives easier. These youngsters in China feel that it is what they want to do in the long run.