On the morning of May 15th, Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance held the launching ceremony of the 2020 Academic Exchange Event for Youth Talents, suggesting the prelude to the academic exchanges and the two-way selection-based job fair. The Event is also an innovative job fair for professionals after the previous 2 Lixin Forums as well as a new exploration of the University on talent-related work under the general anti-epidemic situation. The launching ceremony was presided over by Mr. Wang Junhua (Vice Chair of the University Council, Vice President).
In the speech, Mr. Li Shiping (Chair of the University Council) pointed out that after the establishment in June 2016, the University has adhered to the principle of “professionals are the first resource” and vigorously introduced young professionals at home and abroad. In 2018, the University innovatively established the Lixin Forum to gather professionals through academic exchanges. Over the past two years, nearly two hundred PhD graduates have been invited by the University for academic exchanges. A group of young scholars from internationally famous universities (such as Pennsylvania State University, the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom, the University of Queensland in Australia, National University of Singapore, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Peking University, etc.) came to work in the University. At present, there are three first-level discipline leaders, respectively for Business Management, Applied Economics, and Statistics; a high-level innovative team of teachers is being formed; a group of ambitious young professionals have come to work in the University; high-level consultation reports for decision-making have been adopted; and a series of sophisticated application-oriented achievements are generating social and economic benefits. Li suggested that, after the establishment, the University has shouldered its burden and stayed true to its mission by advancing new employment modes (the tenure track + special-term professors), promoting the talent management, upgrade and assessment according to their categories, and building a stage for the growth, satisfactory work and comfortable life of young professionals. Li emphasized the currently heavy anti-epidemic tasks and the necessity of considering both epidemic prevention and ordered resumption of classes. Sincerely, he hoped that all young professionals will serve the country worthily after finishing learning and join in the University to create a better future. Li also introduced the Universities achievements in seizing opportunities, cultivating professionals, and making breakthroughs in national and local talent programs to help Shanghai build a high-level pilot for applied universities. Besides, Li introduced the University’s work in professional programs, scientific research, and serving the society.
Mr. Tan Puzhen (Director of the Talent Work Department of the Shanghai Municipal Organization Department and Deputy Director of the Office of the Shanghai Talent Work Coordination Group) delivered a speech, and praised the University for profoundly implementing the spirit of the Shanghai Education Conference, actively benchmarking Shanghai Education Modernization 2035 and Shanghai Implementation Plan for Accelerating the Modernization of Education in 2020, and taking the opportunity of Shanghai’s being selected as the pilot to innovate working methods, build the advantages of the University, shape the brand of SLU, and gather global professionals. Tan introduced the measures introduced by Shanghai to implement General Secretary Xi Jinping’s talent-concerned spirits, analyzed the situation of talent work in Shanghai, proposed the hope for all colleges and universities to do well in the aspect in accordance with the requirements of the Shanghai Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Government. Tan approved the University’s proactive actions in recognizing, handling and seeking new changes, innovating “cloud”-based talent recruitment, and being the first municipal university to adopt the new “policies for school support” and “Internet +” models for talent exchanges. Meanwhile, Pu hoped that the University will conclude the experience of this Event and further improve the effectiveness of talent work.
Mr. Ding Feng (Director of Shanghai Talent Service Center) warmly welcomed young professionals to choose Shanghai and join SLU! He suggested that the Center will spare no pains in serving young professionals for their splendid lives and a common bright future.
Mr. Li Shiping, Mr. Tan Puzhen, Mr. Li Xinghua (Director of the Human Resources Department of the Shanghai Education Commission) and Mr. Ding Feng jointly pressed the screen to initiate the Event.
(Photo by Wen Xin)