Wednesday 20 September 2023
TSMC enters agreement with Saxony to foster semiconductor talent
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd (TSMC) signed an agreement with the Saxon Science Liaison Office Taiwan and TU Dresden on September 19 in Taipei to address the semiconductor...
Wednesday 13 September 2023
Taiwan initiates 10-year chip-driven innovation project to attract global talent, startups
Starting 2024, Taiwan will implement a 10-year chip-driven industrial innovation project aiming to attract young talent and startup teams from around the world to set up operations...
Friday 8 September 2023
Semiconductor talents face short-term demand decline in Taiwan
Affected by negative factors like a struggling economy and weak demand from the Chinese market, the 2023 global semiconductor market is being challenged. It's reported that the semiconductor...
Tuesday 5 September 2023
Samsung donates US$3.7 million to Cockrell School, UT Austin for semiconductor talent development
To solve the talent shortage problem, Samsung Austin Semiconductor and the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) announced in the Semiconductor Day event in early September to...
Monday 28 August 2023
Taiwanese government pushing to nurture more IT talent to cater to AI and semi demand
The "Key Talent Cultivation and Recruitment Plan (2021-2024)" that received approval from Taiwan's Executive Yuan is presently undergoing active promotion by various governmental...
Tuesday 1 August 2023
Taiwanese government turns to Central and Eastern Europe to help solve industry talent shortage
Taiwan's economy is starting to show signs of recovery, but the talent shortage is hindering progress. To address this issue, the government is turning to Central and Eastern Europe...
Wednesday 26 July 2023
US likely to face talent shortage amid booming semiconductor industry
Thanks to the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, the US is expected to strengthen its presence in the global semiconductor industry. However, as demands for workers in the sector are...
Thursday 13 July 2023
Why Taiwan semiconductor firms refrain from enforcing layoffs amid market headwinds
Despite significant sales shrinkages amid lingering economic downturns and market headwinds, there have been no significant layoffs among nearly all the upstream and downstream players...
Tuesday 4 July 2023
It is built, but will they come? Taiwan's Academia Sinica quantum research base hungers for tech talents
Academia Sinica, Taiwan's top research institution, along with the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) and the Technology Division of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA),...
Friday 30 June 2023
Taiwan seeking foreign experts in cybersecurity and maritime technology
Taiwan plans to expand its Employee Gold Card program, which aims to attract foreign professionals in fields like economics, science and technology, among others, to include the cybersecurity...
Thursday 29 June 2023
TSMC to back up Arizona site with manpower, highlighting US talent shortage problem
According to sources, TSMC and its suppliers plan to dispatch hundreds of workers from Taiwan to Arizona, USA, to accelerate the construction of TSMC's fab. The move highlights not...
Thursday 29 June 2023
Talent shortage: Samsung rumored to be dispatching hundreds of employees to US site
It was previously reported that Samsung Electronics' investment of over US$17 billion in the construction of a new plant in Taylor, Texas, is facing a shortage of talent and the challenges...
Monday 26 June 2023
Oppo chip design failure casts shade over Chinese brand firms' chip pursuit
Oppo's IC design team, Zeku, abruptly ceased operations, shocking the semiconductor industry. There are rumors that, with the exception of Oppo's top executives, the Zeku team did...
Tuesday 20 June 2023
MediaTek, TSMC try to lure female students into semiconductor industry
Talent shortages have become a universal issue in the semiconductor industry worldwide. In Taiwan's ecosystem, the gender ratio imbalance is severe. Leading semiconductor companies...
Tuesday 20 June 2023
China firms poach Korean semiconductor talent by setting up R&D centers in South Korea
The Chinese semiconductor industry has recently been actively courting South Korean semiconductor talents, not only recruiting them with high salaries, but also planning to establish...
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