FOREIGNERS in Shenzhen who want to find a job can try their luck by attending the job fair to be held at the Conference on International Exchange of Professionals at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center this weekend.
More than 200 enterprises, mainly from Shenzhen, Guangzhou and other cities in the Pearl River Delta region, will offer vacancies in information engineering, international trade, IT animation, industrial design, bio-medicine, machinery molding, medical management, and marketing and training businesses.
The job fair is one of the eight fairs to be held in two days that will offer 30,000 vacancies to attract talents from different groups, such as returned overseas Chinese students, to-be-graduates, and jobseekers from enterprises and public institutions, said the organizer, the Shenzhen Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau, yesterday.
More than 1,500 enterprises from the country will attend the fairs including one that will be held in Hong Kong.
In the fair for returned overseas Chinese students, more than 250 well-known enterprises will offer 6,000 vacancies covering finance, IT, Internet, culture and education and high-end services.
China Resources Property, Ping An, Walmart, Suning, BYD, Guangzhou Automobile, Astro Air, Decathlon and Mindray will attend the fair.
The fair in Hong Kong will be held at Intercontinental Hotel on Tuesday. The organizer has arranged for 60 enterprises, including China Resources, China Travel Service, BYD, Glanze and Weichai, to offer 374 vacancies.
The fair for to-be-graduates will be held Sunday. More than 500 enterprises, mainly in the Internet-based high-tech, finance, biology and new energy sectors, will offer 10,000 posts.
The city will recruit 1,150 employees for its public health and education undertakings. The organizer will accept on-site registration Sunday.
The 51 institutions include hospitals, such as Shenzhen Sami Medical Center, Shenzhen No. 3 People's Hospital and Shenzhen Eye Hospital, as well as education institutions, such as Shenzhen Institute of Information Technology, Qinghua University Shenzhen Graduate School, BIT Moscow University and Harbin Institute of Technology.
Two other job fairs, to be held separately Saturday and Sunday, will target jobseekers with work experience and senior talents with management skills.
The fair organized by www.zhaopin.com Saturday will offer 8,000 posts with an average yearly salary of 250,000 yuan (US$39,650). Ping An, China Mobile, China Merchants Securities, China Life and enterprises in the high-tech, logistics, culture, bio-pharmaceutical, new energy and Internet industries will offer 250,000 to 500,000 yuan salaries for software engineer, strategic operation manager, marketing supervisor and investment analyst posts.
The fair Sunday will offer 8,000 vacancies and annual salaries of more than 150,000 yuan for engineers, operation managers and marketing supervisors.