Taipei--Taiwanese investors operating in China are scheduled to hold a job fair in Taipei Saturday to recruit talent to work in Shanghai, according to online 1111 Job Bank.
The job bank said that about 105 Taiwanese firms operating in China will provide almost 1,000 job openings at the job fair, which will kick off in the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, to seek young employees who have 2-3 years of work experience, as well as interns.
The job bank added that these employers in the Shanghai Association of Taiwan are expected to offer 6,000 (US$873)-8,000 Chinese yuan, or NT$25,000 to NT$37,000 per month to new recruits on full-time payrolls, and most of the companies in the job fair will provide housing or subsidies for accommodation in the Chinese city.
For an intern, the employers will be expected to provide monthly compensation of 4,000-6,000 yuan, plus housing or housing subsidies, the job bank added.
Lee Cheng-hung (???), head of the Shanghai Association of Taiwan, said that the job openings cover a wide range such as information technology, quality control, product design, accounting and legal affairs.
Lee said that the compensation plus the housing or housing subsidies provided by these firms in Shanghai could be an attraction to young employees in Taiwan.
The job fair, which is organized by the association, will have employers including conglomerate Want Want Group, contract notebook computer maker Quanta Computer Inc. (??) subsidiary Tech-Front (Shanghai) Computer Co. (????), PC brand Asustek Computer Inc. (??), Fubon Financial Holding Co. (???) subsidiary Fubon Bank (China) Co. (????) and integrated circuit packaging and testing firm Advanced Engineering Inc. (???), the job bank said.
Citing a recent survey, 1111 Job Bank Vice President Daniel Lee (???) said that according to his survey, about 80 percent of employees in Taiwan want to land a job overseas, with China the favored destination.
According 1111 Job Bank, job openings provided by Taiwanese investors operating in China posted on the job bank's website, currently top 6,000 a month, up 13 percent over the past five months. The job bank said that these Taiwanese employers have high interest in hiring from Taiwan.
The job bank said that those who cannot attend the job fair are encouraged to send their resumes to the job bank's website by the end of May.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel