|Date:||18 - 24 Mar 2021|
Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) is hosting Hong Kong Science Park Virtual Career Expo 2021 (the Expo) from 18 March till 24 March 2021, offering a record high number of 2,400-plus I&T jobs, more than double from 2020 in a show of strength for Hong Kong’s thriving I&T ecosystem. The Hong Kong’s largest I&T jobs fair saw 23,000 visitors from 72 regions and 89,000 total pageviews recorded since the launch of the virtual platform today, representing strong interest and broad participation from local and overseas I&T talent.
This year's Expo featured 100 more participating companies than 2020, with over 270 large corporations, technology companies and startups offering vacancies with strong demand in AI and robotics, biotech, fintech, and data and smart city. Of these positions, 85% were technology and R&D-related roles, such as AI engineers, data scientists, biomedical researchers, software developers, and UX/UI designers. This year’s theme “The Future is Yours” reflects the once-in-a-generation opportunity for young talent to kick-start a career in innovation and technology, during a time where accelerated digital transformation has impacted all industries and spurred record demand across all sectors for tech talent, data-centric skills and capabilities.
The Expo is providing an exceptional opportunity for employers to attract worldwide I&T talent. Participating companies can converse with potential hires at their virtual exhibition booths on the interactive platform to hold on-demand live chats, webcasts and presentations.