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Youth employment vacancies in the Greater Bay Area increase to more than 2,300 PwC

2021-05-07T13:13:59.534Z

Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said when attending the event today (6th) that the "Greater Bay Area Youth Employment Program" launched by the government had already provided 2,394 job vacancies from 321 companies as of last month, which was higher than the original estimate of 2,000.



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Written by: Chen Jiahui

2021-05-06 19:34

The last update date: 2021-05-06 19:34

Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said when attending the event today (6th) that the "Greater Bay Area Youth Employment Program" launched by the government had 321 companies providing 2,394 job vacancies as of last month, which was more than the 2,000 originally expected. .

The current number of posts has exceeded the original quota. If all posts are successfully recruited, will additional public funds be involved?

When responding to enquiries, the Labour Department stated that participating organizations must submit application forms for review after recruiting employees. They are allocated in order of priority, first come first served.

The authorities stated that the plan will be reviewed in due course, including whether the subsidy quota is adequate. There is no need to increase the quota and funding.

According to data from the Labour Department, PricewaterhouseCoopers and its related institutions, Tencent and HSBC have each provided more than 100 jobs.

Lam Cheng said that as of the 30th of last month, a total of 321 companies under the "Greater Bay Area Youth Employment Program" provided 2,394 job vacancies, more than the 2,000 originally expected.

(Screenshot of the meeting)

Lam Cheng stated that as of last month, 321 companies under the "Greater Bay Area Youth Employment Program" provided 2,394 job vacancies, which was more than the original 2,000 jobs. Among them, 1,267 were innovation and technology jobs, which was also better than the original. More than 700 are expected.

Labour Department: There is no need to increase the number of places and funding will be reviewed in due course

The current number of posts is more than 300 more than the original quota. Since the allowance involves public money, if all posts are successfully recruited in the end, will additional funds be involved?

The Labour Department replied that the participating organizations must submit the "Preliminary Allowance Application and Accommodation Arrangement Declaration Form" to the Secretariat for review after enrolling graduates. The relevant subsidy quota will be allocated according to the order in which the Secretariat receives the declaration form. First served.

The Labour Department continued that the prescription will closely monitor the implementation of the plan and review the plan in a timely manner, including reviewing whether the allowance quota is adequate, but there is no need to increase the quota and funding at this time.

PwC, Tencent, and HSBC each push more than 100 vacancies

According to data from the Labour Department, as of the 30th of last month, 9 companies have offered more than 50 job vacancies. Among them, PricewaterhouseCoopers and its related institutions, Tencent and HSBC have even provided more than 100 jobs.

In terms of job categories, more than half are professionals, followed by auxiliary professionals (550 accounted for about 22.97%) and managers and administrative staff (440 accounted for 18.38%).

There are also a small number of positions for skilled fishery and agricultural workers, crafts and related personnel.

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