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Bike Industry Most Favored at Job Fair

The whole year's work depends on a good start in spring when people exert themselves to the heated job-hunting. On the day of March 3rd, Shengshan Town held the spring human resources recruitment fair with 18 enterprises leaving seats vacant for the job applicants, attracting quite a few people to consult and negotiate.
 “A majority of the 18 enterprises inviting applications for jobs are bicycle and bearing industries and they mainly recruit front-line skilled workers.” The working staff of the Labor Security Bureau at the town told us that many enterprises started operation at a relatively later time while there was a downward trend existing in the total number of employees under the influence of economic environment. However, the reporters in the recruitment site found that the recruitment demand for the manufacturing of components and parts of bicycles and musical instruments increased rather than deceased, becoming the most powerful “magnet” of the job fair.

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Ningbo Modern Natural Agriculture Institution Unveiled

Ningbo’s first Spring Plowing Cultural Festival opened on Mar. 5th,announced by the deputy mayor, Lin Jingguo.

The fifth day of March is called Insects Awaken in China, one of the 24 Solar Terms. Because in this day all living things come to life, making noises that shock dormant insects out of their caves. Farmers start plowing as a busy season kicks off.

The festival was sponsored by the Municipal Department of Publicity, the Municipal Agricultural Bureau, etc., and hosted by Tiansheng Farming. It will last 10 days, during which time various activities will be arranged, including poetry recital, photo contest, tug of war, etc. Over one thousand enthusiastic citizens witnessed the meaningful moment.

On Mar. 5th, Ningbo Modern Natural Agriculture Institution was unveiled, co-founded by the Municipal Academy of Agricultural Sciences and Tiansheng Farming. It is not only the first research institution of natural agriculture in Zhejiang, but also the first in this field to be leaded by government while co-founded with an enterprise.

The First Consumption Education Center Went into Operation

 “While doing the shopping, consumers are advised to ask for a purchase proof so that they could report problematic products to the authorities”, said Leimin, vice secretary of Ningbo Consumer Protection Council in explaining how to protect consumers’ interests. Her lecture was the first one after the Consumption Education Center was set up.

Built by Ningbo Municipal Consumer Protection Council and Ningbo University Library, the Center provides a new platform for awareness building in consumption. After its inception, the Center is poised to make consumers more capable of preserving their legitimate rights and interests through launching consumer culture salon, on-site inquiry, consumption studies and distributing of publicity brochures.

“The Consumption Education Center will stage at least a special activity within a month”, said Yu Leimin. Authoritative sources will join us in providing insights into how to uphold rights and interests and how to consume in a more sensible way. The sources include relevant department officials, people from all circles, inspectors, university professors and lawyers. In addition, the Center will distribute publicity materials that include related laws and regulations, commodity-related briefings, rights and interests protection brochures and so on. Faculty from the Center will make regular visits to shopping malls and supermarkets as a way of promoting ways to identify substandard goods. This approach is interesting and well targeted.

About 100 job fairs to be held in March

It is learned from Ningbo Employment Management and Service Bureau and Ningbo Job Market that in March about 100 job fairs will be held at various levels for the docking of enterprises and talents.

Among others, four large-scale spring job fair will be held at the No.7 Hall of the International Conference and Exhibition Center at the first two weekends of March, and four special job fairs for technicians will be held at Ningbo Human Resources Building on the four Fridays in March. There will also be nine comprehensive job fairs to be held at either the Human Resources Building or the No.7 Hall of the International Conference and Exhibition Center. Seven "Talents in Ningbo" series job fairs for medium and high-end talents will be held at the Talent Building at Liuting Street. On March 27, the "Talents in Ningbo" golden-collar talent job fair will be held at the Westin Hotel.

Maker space to exceed 100,000 square meters by 2017

Ningbo High and New Technology Zone is working to build an enabling platform for mass entrepreneurship and innovation in keeping with the booming era of internet-based innovation and business creations. Ningbo New Material Maker Space has become part of national service system that manages incubators for scientific firms. The Maker Space will position itself as a professional market-based research center with global presence. It aims to match researches with production.

Founded in July 2015, the High and New-tech Zone-based Maker Space represents the first ever large scale and integrated space in Ningbo. Over the past half year, the Maker Space has brought together the Chinese Academy of Sciences Maker Space, Business Model Concept Verification Lab, Ningbo New Oriental, Angel Club and other well-known entrepreneurship service institutes. More than 100 creators or creator teams have joined the Maker Space, covering computer hardware, new materials and other areas.

“Maker Space has offered a new type of entrepreneurship platform that features cost effectiveness, facilitation and openness. It has also provided entrepreneurs with working space, network space, social space and resource-sharing space”, said Zhang Nanfen, director of the managing commission. The Zone is poised to foster a new landscape that helps press ahead with the development of new business activities. That puts Ningbo Maker Space at the core, helping fuel the growth of innovation, entrepreneurship and emerging industries. The specialized scene also aims to harness the synergy of new materials, the Internet and the Maker Space. Different fields will be covered as well.

By 2017, the Zone will offer a new type of incubators with distinctive features. More than 100,000 square meters will be added to the existing areas of Maker Space, thus bringing together over 1,500 ambitious university graduates, overseas talents, scientists and technicians. More than 100 entrepreneurship-oriented service providers will make their presence there, offering entrepreneurship demonstrations, financial services, training and technology transfer

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