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HONG KONG, March 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As organizations look to a digital-first future, the rapidly changing market landscape has given rise to a growing demand for talent to help navigate the transformation. According to JobsDB's latest job advertisement data, in 2021, IT-related job vacancies recorded an increase of 35% year-on-year, placing such roles as one of the three most sought-after job functions.
In response to intensifying digitalization trends, SEEK Asia, the parent company of JobsDB, has partnered with Tech in Asia to host Asia's Biggest Virtual Career Fair for three days from 9 to 11 March 2022. Connecting corporations and recruiters from six countries and regions, including 90 multinational giants and local companies from various industries in Hong Kong, the event will also feature a prolific lineup of guest speakers who will be sharing their insights on the latest tech trends at daily webinars and digital skills masterclasses.
Over 90 large-scale enterprises from various industries recruiting candidates for an expansive range of both emerging and traditional job functions
Apart from investing in the e-commerce and logistics sector over the pandemic, more and more companies are jumping on the metaverse, augmented/ virtual reality and technological bandwagon to harness zero-contact business opportunities, which has in turn created more emerging job functions. In view of this, JobsDB has invited more than 90 multinational giants, local market-leading enterprises and start-ups to participate in the virtual career fair, including the globally renowned Nestlé Hong Kong Limited; the ubiquitous Hong Kong e-commerce platform HKTVmall; food delivery experts Deliveroo Hong Kong Limited; express logistics service provider S.F. Express (Hong Kong) Limited; and The Hong Kong Jockey Club, a world-class racing club that is also one of the world's top ten charity donors. On top of offering tech-related positions, these companies and organizations will also be hiring accounting, marketing and finance-related personnel and more for both frontline and back-office functions.
In tune with the theme of digital technology, the event will take place in a seamlessly virtual environment with a real-time online interactive platform that enables job seekers to communicate with, and even take interviews from recruiters anytime and anywhere on their mobile devices.
Webinars and digital workshops on hottest trending topics to help job seekers explore additional career opportunities
During the three-day fair, JobsDB will host webinars by A-grade guest speakers and digital skills masterclasses daily. Featuring star speakers from tech unicorns, startups and prominent enterprises, including Samuel Hui, Co-Owner and Chief Transformation Officer of HKBN Group; John Tsang, Founder of Esperanza; Zaf Chow, Director of Digital Strategy and Partnerships at blockchain gaming company Animoca Brands; and HKTV's Group Head of Talent Acquisition and Learning Jimmy Lee, the sessions will cover an array of topics from essential tips to land a job to the latest trends that can help professionals upgrade their skills in a growing digital world.
The webinars will let potential candidates in on the features and prospects of various industries and address topics such as cloud businesses, artificial intelligence (AI), the metaverse, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), e-commerce, digital transformation and upskilling for a thorough understanding on the industry's insights. Practical knowledge, including user interface, user experience, blockchain and big data, will also be offered through daily masterclasses (please refer to appendix 1).
"Companies have begun to digitize and automate their businesses to adapt to the new normal. Technologies such as blockchain and AI have impacted all walks of life, while 'Web 3.0' is expected to stay on everyone's lips, leading to a surging market demand for digital talents. No matter what they specialize in, candidates with relevant digital knowledge will certainly be one step ahead in the workplace.
Because of this current trend, we're hosting Asia's Biggest Virtual Career Fair, with a series of webinars and workshops to provide employees with the most up-to-date information and career advice for professionals to thrive in digital technology. Job seekers can thus actively equip themselves for the long haul, or even career switches," said Mr. Bill Lee, Managing Director of JobsDB Hong Kong.
Register now to avail of this valuable opportunity to make a career switch, and secure free one-month pass to online course and 1:1 Interview Prep Session
Candidates from all industries are welcome to join Asia's Biggest Virtual Career Fair. Job seekers who successfully register online will get to experience a free one-month trial course (HK$299 worth) *, courtesy of FevaWorks. Candidates are eligible to select the course according to their areas of interests and needs to acquire relevant knowledge in digital technology. Job seekers who apply for jobs during this fair stands a chance to win a free one-on-one career consultation (HK$4,000 worth) *, which will cover job interview tips and industry trends. Please refer to the event website for more information. (*Offers are subject to relevant terms and conditions.)
For the latest information about JobsDB Asia's Biggest Virtual Career Fair for Digital Technology, please visit https://careerfair.jobsdb.com.hk/
JobsDB wishes all job seekers success in finding the perfect job!
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Appendix 1: Details of Webinars and Masterclasses in Hong Kong region
9 March 2022（Wednesday）
10 March 2022（Thursday）
11 March 2022（Friday）
Upskilling to future-proof career in the Digital Era
Latest Tech Trends and Job Markets for Traditional and Emerging roles
Companies with Successful DX and the Job Roles behind it
Title: Are you VUCA – ready?
Guest: John Tsang, Founder, Esperanza
Title: Understanding NFT & Metaverse and its career trend
Guest: Zaf Chow, Director of Digital Strategy and Partnerships, Animoca Brands
Title: Web3, Metaverse, NFT, Blockchain…: Are you ready for change?
Guest: Raymond Hung, CTO and co-founder, UCOLLEX International Limited
Title: The New Normal – Work Re-imagined
Guest: Samuel Hui, Co-Owner and Chief Transformation Officer, HKBN
Title: Upskilling & Reskilling to Thrive in Web3
Guest: Tommie Lo, Founder & CEO, Preface Education
Title: AI drives business values and your competitive advantages
Guest: Ivan Ng, Chief Executive Officer, Lively Impact Technology Limited
Title: Team & Tech, Not one less
Guest: Benny Liu, CEO, HK Decoman Technology Limited
Title: Redefining Talents for the Future of Work: Discover and Upskill an untapped pool of Talents in Hong Kong
Guest: Brian Cheng, Chief Executive Officer, Generation Hong Kong
Title: New Era of Technology Venture in Ecommerce
Guest: Jimmy Lee, Group Head of Talent Acquisition and Learning, Hong Kong Technology Venture Company Limited (HKTV); Daniel Cheng, Senior Product Manager, Hong Kong Technology Venture Company Limited (HKTV)
Title: Opportunities of Digital Transformation in HK
Guest: Franco Lan, General Manager, VMware Hong Kong Limited
Title: Stepping Up Your Career by UI/UX Design
Guest: Kent Chan,Senior Lecturer, FevaWorks IT Education Centre
Title: Blockchain Explained and Its Impact on the Future of Business
Guest: Tommie Lo, Founder & CEO, Preface Education
Title: Welcome to Big Data – How Power BI helps you to get more
Guest: Herman Chan, Senior Lecturer, FevaWorks IT Education Centre
As a Career Partner, we are committed to helping all jobseekers find passion and purpose in every career choice; and as the number 1 Talent Partner in Asia, we connect employers with the right candidates who truly make a positive and lasting impact on the organization. With our latest #LetsGetToWork campaign, we empower job seekers and employers to explore possibilities, leverage our expertise, and achieve success. Discover your best career. Visit JobsDB today.
About SEEK Asia
SEEK Asia, a combination of two leading brands JobsDB and JobStreet.com, is the leading job portal and Asia's preferred destination for jobseekers and employers. SEEK Asia's presence span across 7 countries namely Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam. SEEK Asia is part of the Australian Securities Exchange-listed SEEK Limited Company, the world's largest job portal by market capitalization. SEEK Asia attracts over 400 million visits a year.
About SEEK Limited
SEEK is a diverse group of companies, comprising a strong portfolio of online employment, educational, commercial and volunteer businesses. SEEK has a global presence (including Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, South-East Asia, Brazil and Mexico), with exposure to over 2.9 billion people and approximately 27 per cent of global GDP. SEEK makes a positive contribution to people's lives on a global scale. SEEK is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, where it is a top 100 company and has been listed in the Top 20 Most Innovative Companies by Forbes.
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+852 3909 9914
+852 2804 8159
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