In the year to date, the Guanshanhu district -- located in Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province -- has created 5,399 new jobs in its urban areas, while the registered urban unemployment rate has been kept within 4 percent.
The district has launched a number of initiatives, among them 15 online and offline public employment recruitment activities, such as its Private Enterprise Recruitment Week. Through these, various job seekers -- including those with employment difficulties, the unemployed and special groups -- have found positions, with more than 3,000 preliminary employment agreements reached.
The district has issued unemployment benefits and phased unemployment subsidies of more than 4.6 million yuan ($718,963.44), also in the year to date.
Guanshanhu district organizes vocational skills training for employees. [Photo/ddcpc website]
In terms of vocational training, Guanshanhu has held a series of skills courses. It has expanded the scale of such training, improving the qualifications of urban and rural workers and their labor market adaptability and employment competitiveness.
So far, a total of 224 employees have been trained for skills upgrades. Some 33,086 farmers have received training, while 782 people have gone on courses for employment skills and 539 have received advice on entrepreneurship.
The district employment bureau has also established a library for entrepreneurial projects and regularly organized entrepreneurial project promotions meetings.
On-site displays and promotions for 20 of such projects have been organized.
Meanwhile, Guanshanhu has actively promoted the construction of entrepreneurial incubation bases, with four of these established, incubating more than 120 enterprises and employing more than 1,800 people.