"Youth Square", a project under Home Affairs Bureau, is organizing the "Youth Square Career Seminar" on 30 July 2009. At the seminar, renowned guest speakers from various industries (including internet and multi-media, creative, advertising & marketing communications) will share experience with fresh graduates and youngsters on the prospects of these creative industries, such that they could get a deeper understanding on these industries and discover their interests. Representative from the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management will also enlighten youth people on job-hunting and interview techniques.
In addition to the talks, Youth Square has also invited St James' Settlement to introduce their youth employment programme. The programme aims at youngsters aged between 15 to 24, who are interested in the sales industry. By providing pre-employment and on-job training to young people, this programme strives to up-lift the competitiveness of youth people as they enter the job market. More than 70 job vacancies from Youth Square, New World Telecommunications Limited, New World iMedia Solutions Limited, Urban Group and financial institute are available for application at the seminar. Application forms will be distributed and collected at the spot.
A useful information kit with career information from JobsDB, Hok Yau Club, Labour Department and St James' Settlement will be distributed to each participant.
Youth Square Career Seminar
Date: 30 July 2009
Time: 2pm - 6pm
Venue: Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong (Chai Wan MTR Exit A)
Speakers and topics:
Mr Leslie Chu, General Manager, Taiwan, Hong Kong & Macao, Microsoft Online Service Group
Topic: Internet and Multi-Media
Mr Chang Tsz-hin, renowned local caricaturist
Topic: Creative Industry
Mr Alexis Chiu, Business Director, McCann Erickson Guangming Ltd.
Topic: Advertising & Marketing Communications
Ms Carrie Chau, General Manager, Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management
Topic: Job-hunting and Interview Techniques
Target Audience: Fresh graduates and young job hunters
Registration & enquiry: Free admission. Please visit http://www.youthsquare.hk for online registration and priority admission. For enquiries, please call 2585 4255
About Youth Square
Youth Square is a project under Home Affairs Bureau of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, operated and managed by New World Facilities Management Company Limited. Its objective is to serve as a focal point for territory-wide youth development activities and provide venue and facilities for these activities and training. Youth Square comprises two blocks, the Main Block and Hostel Block. The Main Block consists of "Y-Theater", "Y-Studio", "Multi-purpose Area", "Retail Shops" and "Offices", etc. Hostel Block consists of 150 hostels rooms, catering for the accommodation of exchange students, With innovative design and comprehensive facilities, Youth Square provides a platform for youths to develop their potential and get ready to be the future leaders of the society.