Ningbo unveils digital platform for talent introduction
Peng Jiaxue, Party chief of Ningbo, addresses the opening ceremony of the 2022 Ningbo Talent, Science and Technology Week on Sept 17. [Photo/WeChat account: nbfb0574]
Ningbo in East China's Zhejiang province unveiled a digital platform for talent introduction at the opening ceremony of the 2022 Ningbo Talent, Science and Technology Week on Sept 17.
The platform, which comes in a form of a digital map, is the first of its kind in the world and is capable of helping local companies and research organs recruit talents based on big data.
The 2022 Ningbo Talent, Science and Technology Week, which will run until Sept 24, is part of the city's recruitment initiative and will feature 24 activities including job fairs, forums, and innovation and venture contests.
At the opening ceremony, Peng Jiaxue, Party chief of Ningbo, expressed hope that global talents can tap the opportunities presented by the city's development.
Luminaries including Chen Shiyi, an academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chen Jianping, an academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Yang Deren, an academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Zhang Dongxiao, an academician of American Academy of Engineering, also addressed the ceremony via video.
Ningbo has in recent years made strides in expanding its talent pool to fuel its vibrant economy.
In the first seven months of this year, 105,000 college students sought employment or to start their businesses in the city, up 17.5 percent year-on-year. Among them, more than 27 percent held a master's degree or doctoral degree, according to data from the talent office of the CPC Ningbo Municipal Committee.