LONDON Ė A Taiwanese delegation, including TSMC, is due to launch a recruitment drive in Boston, Massachusetts, in September in an attempt to hire 1,000 Taiwanese expatriates working in the U.S., according to a FocusTaiwan report.
The delegation includes representative from Taiwanese electronics companies, universities and government who are trying to fill 1,000 technician, engineer, researcher and teaching positions in Taiwan, China and the U.S., the report said.
Companies taking part include Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC), Foxconn, MediaTek, Delta Electronics and Chimei Innolux Corp. In the field of education, National Cheng Kung University, National Chiao Tung University, National Yang Ming University, and China Medical University are aiming to recruit teaching staff.
Rapid expansion of the technology base in Taiwan has led to a shortage of skilled technicians in the areas of LED and solar cell production, amongst others, the report said.
The delegation is part of a program that has been running since 2003 and this year it wants to meet Taiwanese job seekers on Sept. 15 at the Boston Sheraton Commander Hotel.
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