China's government plans four on-line job fairs for graduates Thursday, March 20, 2008

The Ministry of Education (MOE) will hold four weeklong on-line job fairs for college graduates in cooperation with the Labor and Social Security and Personnel ministries.

The announcement, posted on the MOE website, said that the 2008Spring National On-line Graduates Recruitment Fair, the first of the four, will be held in late March.

The ticket-free fairs will offer such services as information releases and job search advice as well as on-line interviews. The MOE said the number of college students graduating in summer 2008 will reach a record of 5.59 million, 640,000 more than in 2007.

According to the MOE, graduating students could participate in remote video interviews with employers, which would be convenient for both sides.

The three other fairs are to be held in June, September and December. Job fairs, often attended by thousands of students, are the main channel for Chinese college graduates find employment.

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Source: Xinhua