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Hong Kong Science Park Virtual Career Expo Showing Strong Number of Registrations from Local and Overseas I&T Talents

I&T multinational companies, trailblazing startups, industry experts and experienced recruiters to share insights on the exciting opportunities with candidates


25 Mar 2020


Hong Kong, 24 March 2020 – Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) is hosting the Hong Kong Science Park Virtual Career Expo 2020 (The Expo) from tomorrow till 31 March 2020. Around 2,000 talents from Hong Kong and overseas have already signed up for the Fair, where over 1,000 job opportunities are being offered.

During the Expo, HKSTP will be hosting free and interactive webinars daily, featuring I&T multinationals, trailblazing startups, industry experts and experienced recruiters to help candidates gain greater insights on the opportunities and career potential in the I&T industry. The guest speakers include Dr. KC Tsui, Chief Operating Officer of CryptoBLK; Lydia Leung, Chief Executive Officer of Belun; Miles Wen, Chief Executive Officer of Fano Labs; Patrick Tu, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Dayta AI; Patrick Yu, Vice President of People at Lalamove; Stanley Sy, Chief Executive Officer of Sanomics. George Tee, Chief Technology Officer of HKSTP, and Patrick Yu of Lalamove – a homegrown logistics unicorn with over USD 1 billion valuation and HKSTP incubation programme graduate – will join hands to kick-start the webinar series on March 25, 3pm-3:20pm (HK Time).

As the city’s first and largest I&T virtual job fair, the Expo has seen strong and positive response from local and overseas talents. Among the registrants, more than half are bachelor degree holders while post-graduates or those with doctoral degrees and above account for 30% and 10% respectively. There are 160 potential employers, who include Hong Kong Science Park companies, current incubatees and graduates from HKSTP’s incubation programmes, SMEs and multinationals coming from Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Biomedical Technology, Fintech and Smart City technology sectors. 

The Hong Kong Science Park Virtual Career Expo 2020 provides an exceptional opportunity for employers to attract worldwide I&T talents. Participating companies will be using virtual exhibition booths to share career-related information, and hold on-demand live chats, webcasts and presentations to converse with potential hires. Job applicants can submit their resumes online and conduct instant interviews in a seamless virtual environment. Let’s Register NOW!

 

Updated Figures for the Hong Kong Science Park Virtual Career Expo 2020:

  • 160 – technology companies that have offered jobs at the event
  • 2,000 – local and overseas talents that have registered for the event
  • 1,000+ – jobs for grabs
  • 85% – jobs in areas of technology and R&D
  • 30% – jobs for fresh graduates
  • 52% – jobs at entry level
  • 17% – jobs at middle level

 

Hong Kong Science Park Virtual Career Expo 2020 – Webinar Schedule (25 March – 31 March)

Date

Time

Topic

Speaker(s)

25 March

15:00 - 15:20

Meet a Real Unicorn: Lalamove

Mr. George Tee, CTO, HKSTP
Mr. Patrick Yu, VP of People, Lalamove

15:30 - 15:50

How to Optimise Your Linkedin Profile

Mr. Jeff Wong, Head of Sales in

North Asia, LinkedIn

26 March

12:30 - 12:50

Fintech: Your Springboard to Business Opportunities

Dr. KC Tsui, COO, CrpytoBLK

13:00 - 13:20

Ace Your CV

Mr. Sebastian Cheung, Associate Manager (Digital and E-commerce), Michael Page International

(Hong Kong) Limited

13:30 - 13:50

Top In-Demand Jobs in I&T

Spencer Ogden

27 March

13:30 - 13:50

Top Tips for Online Interviews

Mr. Ryan Wong, Sales and Marketing Director, Classified Post

28 March

13:00 - 13:20

Interview Tricks and How to Beat Them

Mr. Gabriel Nam, Director, Michael Page International (Hong Kong) Limited

15:30 - 15:50

Future Trends in AI

Mr. Miles Wen, CEO, Fano Labs

29 March

15:00 - 15:20

Building a Thriving Future with Biotechnology

Mr. Stanley Sy, CEO, Sanomics
Ms. Lydia Leung, CEO, Belun

15:30 - 15:50

Make your Closing perfect during an Interview

Spencer Ogden

16:00 - 16:20

Most In-Demand Skills in I&T

Mr. Alex King, Strategic Partnership Manager, HaTCH

30 March

12:30 - 12:50

Gathering Global I&T Talents in Science Park

Mr. Patrick Tu, CEO and Co-founder, Dayta AI

13:00 - 13:20

Key Talents Investors Look For

Mr. Sammi Wong, Associate Director, Corporate Venture Fund, HKSTP

31 March

13:00 - 13:20

How to Plan a Successful Career

Mr. Alex King, Strategic Partnership Manager, HaTCH

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