Career Day in Beijing, AlmaLaurea was there
Thirteen companies for 100 candidates looking to enter the Chinese labour market. The fourth edition of Career Day was held at the Italian Cultural Institute in Beijing, dedicated to young people seeking to enter the giant Asian market and companies searching for new talent.
The Career Day was a result of a partnership between the Italian Embassy in Beijing, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in China and the Association of Young Italians in Beijing (AGIC).
Opening the event was the ambassador of Italy in Beijing, Ettore Sequi, followed by the president of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in China, Davide Cucino.
In the first part of the meeting, visitors learned about the different aspects of the Chinese labour market through a series of workshops, while the second part of the day was devoted to meetings between candidates and companies. Marina Timoteo, director of AlmaLaurea, presented the study "Italian graduates and China: prospects for placement", while Federico Roberto Antonelli, a lawyer at the Italian Embassy in Beijing, illustrated the new developments introduced by the Treaty on the Recognition of Degrees between Italy and China. Giulia Ziggiotti, secretary general of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in China, spoke of the agreement between CCIC and AlmaLaurea signed in January 2017 during the visit in Beijing of Under Secretary of Economic Development, Ivan Scalfarotto.
Entrepreneur and member of AGIC Jacopo Bettinelli illustrated the problems of job seekers in China and the practical aspects of finding work in the Asian giant, while for the aspects regarding the latest work visa rules in China visitors heard from Antimo Cappuccio, head of the law and accounting firm Pirola, Pennuto and Zei. Participating Italian companies came from sectors including fashion, manufacturing, real estate, and education.