Breaking Through the Talent Shortage, Nearly 10,000 People Flocked to NCKU to Participate in the 2023 Southern Taiwan Job Fair
The 2023 Southern Taiwan Job Fair was a large-scale event with a wide range of industries. According to job applicants' observation, some of the job openings at the fair emphasize cross-discipline integration ability; for non-graduates, companies place more emphasis on work experience accumulation and work attitude. In response to the epidemic, some job applicants also indicated that they would target foreign companies to look for overseas job opportunities.
"Where the university is, there is hope." In his opening speech, Vice President of NCKU Yau-Hwang Kuo said that the main task of the university is to gather the latest and most professional knowledge and cultivate talents, and that both talents and knowledge need to be brought into play in the real world, actively facing the future and aiming at the future and the needs of society in order to build a close partnership. "Since the founding of NCKU, we have been aiming at social participation. We do not stay in the academic ivory tower, but cultivate talents that are closely and fully in line with the needs of industry and social development. We are honored to cooperate with all sectors to provide the best talents and the most outstanding research results for enterprises, and to work together to promote the sustainable development of innovation in Southern Taiwan.
On behalf of Tainan Mayor Wei-Che Huang ,Hsin-Ch Wang, Director of Tainan Labor Affairs Bureau of Tainan City Government, attended the opening event of the Southern Taiwan Job Fair and visited many enterprises' booths before the event. Hsin-Ch Wang said that many enterprises mentioned that "we must come to NCKU to grab talents, and we can't miss the job fair of NCKU", which shows that the industry attaches great importance to this job fair. The Southern Taiwan Job Fair was held at NCKU, and the citizens of Tainan City benefited the most. Tainan has the lowest unemployment rate in the six capital cities for four consecutive years, and director Wang thanked all sectors for their joint efforts to create beautiful results, and wished the enterprises and job applicants present today all the best and success as they wished.
Huei-Shiang Hsu, deputy director of the Workforce Development Agency, Ministry of Labor, Yunlin-Chiayi-Tainan Regional Branch, said that the job fair at NCKU is the largest one in southern Taiwan, and it is also an event that many companies compete to come to, and it is in demand every year. She hopes that enterprises and job applicants can find the best talents and the most satisfying jobs under the warm sun today. "If you need any employment service, vocational training, skill certification, or even starting a business, you can come to Yunlin-Chiayi-Tainan Regional Branch and the Tainan City Government to work together to face the coming of the era of labor shortage."
The 2023 Southern Taiwan Job Fair was held from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The opening ceremony was held in the morning with representatives from co-sponsoring schools, public sector and industry, including: TSMC Account Product Director at Applied Materials Mr. Pei, Executive Director of UMC, Mr. Chuang, and Senior Manager of Recruiting at Acemore Taiwan. Ltd. and Mr. Chou, Senior Manager of Recruiting at ASML Taiwan.
The 2023 Southern Taiwan Job Fair was co-organized by NCKU and 11 colleges and universities in southern Taiwan. 53 job information sessions were held from March 9 to 12, and job applicants registered online in advance to participate regardless of their status or age. A total of 324 booths were set up at the job fair today (March 12), with job openings in a wide range of industries, including human resources agency, public sector, semiconductor, transportation, transportation and warehousing, optoelectronics, department store and retail distribution, real estate, real estate, finance, insurance, architecture, construction, professional, scientific and technical services, education services, software and network, electronics, telecommunications, computer peripherals, manufacturing, food and beverage, tourism and lodging, environmental protection, and healthcare. Among them, the Recruitment Center of the National Armed Force has the largest number of 1,200 openings; TSMC and Xinyi Housing have the next largest number of 1,000 and 945 respectively. In addition, Delta, Realtek, National Chung-Shan Institute of Science & Technology , and ITRI each offered more than 500 job opportunities.
The largest booths at the 2023 Southern Taiwan Job Fair included ASML, TSMC, UMC, Foxconn, Novatek, Innolux, ASUS, Chunghwa Telecom, Realtek, KLA, Kingston, and Silicon Motion Technology Corp, attracting many job applicants. At the event,many companies launched a variety of activities to attract the attention of job applicants. For example, Taiwan Cement used an electric car barrier game to let job applicants learn the layout of its renewable energy, electric car battery, green energy and other related industries besides cement through the game.
In order to strengthen the diversity of recruitment, the organizer added the demand for PhD students in addition to local and foreign students on the website to strengthen the layout of employment opportunities for PhD graduates. According to the statistics, there were 172 enterprises with demand for PhD graduates and 162 enterprises with job opportunities for foreign students. A new co-organizer, Contact Taiwan, also set up a booth to counsel foreign students to stay and work in Taiwan.
The 2023 Southern Taiwan Job Fair was held in Chung Cheng Hall, Yun Ping Square, and in front of the Student Activity Center on the Kuang Fu campus. Students from the Institute of Chemical Engineering and the Institute of Photonics of NCKU said that the booths were very informative and they could get to know many companies, and they expected the next Southern Taiwan Job Fair to be "bigger and not to lose to the schools in Northern Taiwan! The business management students from Kaohsiung University aimed to learn about the overseas recruitment needs of foreign companies, and thought that the Southern Taiwan Job Fair organized by NCKU had a wide range of companies and clear moving lines.
"2023 Southern Taiwan Job Fair", the largest job fair in Southern Taiwan, was held this morning (March 12) at NCKU's Kuang Fu Campus.
Nearly 10,000 came to NCKU to participate in the job fair.
Vice President of NCKU, Yau-Hwang Kuo, hoped that all sectors can work together to promote the sustainable development of innovation in Southern Taiwan.
Hsin-Ch Wang, Director of Tainan Labor Affairs Bureau of Tainan City Government, attended the opening event of the Southern Taiwan Job Fair on behalf of Tainan Mayor Wei-Che Huang.
Huei-Shiang Hsu, deputy director of the Workforce Development Agency, Ministry of Labor, Yunlin-Chiayi-Tainan Regional Branch, said that the job fair at NCKU is the largest one in southern Taiwan
Many companies provided activities to attract the job applicants.
There were job opportunities for local, foreign, and PhD students.
There were a lot of booths and a wide range of recruiting companies.