What's happening and where
INDUSTRY CAPTAINS REAP AWARDS
The Ministry of Labour and Social Security has awarded 68 leaders from enterprises in Shanghai with senior professional management licences, the Nanfang Daily reports. The recognition is the first of its kind on the mainland and all recipients are from large and medium-sized state-owned enterprises in the city.
RECRUITMENT BLITZ ON CAMPUSES
About 30 companies will offer 6,000 positions at campus job fairs at nearly 100 universities and colleges in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hefei, Changsha, Wuhan, Nanchang, Chongqing, Chengdu and Xian. The job fairs will be held from this month to January next year.
SHANGHAI JOB VACANCIES RISE
Job vacancies in Shanghai increased 3.9 per cent in the third quarter, the Shanghai Morning Post reports. Of the 597,000 positions available, 130,000 were in the IT sector, where 250,000 people were looking for employment. The finance sector offered 45,450 posts but less than 40,000 people applied for those positions.
FUDAN STUDENTS ARE PAID THE MOST
Fudan University masters' students topped a salary survey of mainland MBA graduates by Shenzhen-based magazine Manager. In their first job after graduation, the Fudan MBAs commanded an annual average salary of 190,000 yuan, the Beijing Youth Daily reports. They were followed on the list by their counterparts from Tsinghua University with 146,000 yuan and Peking University with 131,000 yuan.
MANAGERS EARN 6,045 YUAN A MONTH
The average monthly salary of a manager on the mainland is 6,045 yuan, according to an online survey of nearly 2,000 managers by human resources website chinahrd.com.