DIGI+ graduates are ready to lead the future

On June 21st, the Ministry of Economic Affairs’ (MOEA) Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) held the “DIGI+ Talent Accelerator & Jumpstart Program” job fair at the HNBK International Convention Center in Taipei. The job fair attracted more than 100 digital talents and 16 renowned enterprises, which provided over 200 digital economic job vacancies. The MOEA also launched a new job-matching platform for digital careers. The event applied innovative AI resume analysis system to enhance the recruitment efficiency, thereby catalyzing digital transformation in Taiwan. The IDB has cultivated 698 digital talents since 2017. More than 80% of students find their ideal jobs right after graduation, and the average salary is 10% higher than their peers. In cooperation with the 104 Job Bank, the IDB has created DIGI+ Cross-Domain Job-Matching platform, linking digital economic job vacancies from enterprises. Fifty-eight companies joined the platform within a month, providing over 400 job vacancies. Sixteen renowned enterprises participated in the job fair, including Acer and Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank. With the application of text-mining and big data analysis, it provided optimized job recommendation for candidates. IDB Director of Information Technology Industries Division Jiunn-Shiow Lin, Deputy Director General of Institute for Information Industry(III) Lee-Hwa Leu, 104 Corporation Vice President Weber Chung, and Industrial Technology Research Institute College Chief Learning Officer Benjamin Wang were invited to the event. IDB Director Jiunn-Shiow Lin stated that the IDB took the initiative to actively cultivate digital talent in response to the need for digital transformation. The program connects academia and industry with an innovative on-site project training model, and facilitates companies to find digital talent via a dynamic means of recruitment.