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YouthSpeak Vietnam 2018 focuses on the 4.0 millennials

Minh Tuan
Thursday,  May 10,2018,23:42 (GMT+7)
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YouthSpeak Vietnam 2018 focuses on the 4.0 millennials

Minh Tuan

Speakers are talking about recruitment trends in the fourth industrial revolution at YouthSpeak Vietnam Forum 2018 - PHOTOS: MINH TUAN

AIESEC Vietnam in coordination with the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) organized the YouthSpeak Vietnam Forum 2018 themed “The 4.0 Millennials” in HCMC early this week with an aim to help the younger generation solve social issues and find solutions to problems based on the United Nations’ 17 sustainable development goals.

YouthSpeak is an event held annually since 2016, combining a series of activities like forums, job fairs and seminars, with two main programs including the Economy – Finance and the Technology forums.

This year’s event was attended by more than 400 students from prestigious universities in HCMC like University of Technology, University of Science, University of Information Technology and FPT University, together with representatives of enterprises, and governmental and non-governmental organizations.

The forum attracts many attendees

It provided students with a deep view into the 4.0 millennials, the 4.0 industry and ways to improve themselves and contribute to the country’s sustainable development.

The Technology Forum, held at the University of Technology, featured speakers with much experience in the field like Hoang Nam Tien, chairman of FPT Software; Le Yen Thanh, co-founder of Jobhop and founder of Busmap; Le Truong Vinh Phu, director of KNOREX; and Ho Viet Hai, founder of Triip.me.

At the forum, the speakers presented and discussed with the students human resource changes in the information technology sector in the future, critical skills that IT students need to meet recruiters’ requirements such as customer experience and product mindset, and strengths and weaknesses of IT students in the fourth industrial revolution.

Earlier, the Economy – Finance Forum was also held at the University of Technology with the participation of Ton Nu Thi Ninh, former vice chairwoman of the National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee; Hoang Mai Chi, senior manager for Talent & People Development at Prudential Vietnam; Andree Mangels, general director of Adecco Vietnam; Vo Thi Minh An, director for Strategic Planning at Techcombank; Nguyen Huu Thai Hoa, chairman of iBOSSES Vietnam; and Nguyen Minh Thao, founder and CEO of StartUp UMBALA.

They discussed with the students the role of machines and artificial intelligence, recruitment trends in the fourth industrial revolution, and top skills and values employers seek from job applicants.

Besides, workshops and interactive meetings with the theme “Defining and developing smart enterprise model in the digital era” provided students a chance to hear enterprises talking about changes in the operations and organization of businesses under the impact of the fourth industrial revolution.

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