- Dec 04, 2020
- Business Update
JD to Provide 15,000 Jobs for Class 2021
by Ella Kidron
JD will provide 15,000 jobs for the students graduating from college in 2021. This includes 10,000 jobs provided by JD Logistics as an effort to train management talent from the ground up.
According to data released by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Affairs, there are 9.09 million college graduates in the class of 2021. That is to say, roughly 17 of every 10,000 graduates in the class of 2021 will join JD.com.
In recent years, JD has created more than 2,000 types of jobs, appealing to graduates majoring in technology R&D, marketing, and more. As of September 30, 2020, the number of employees of listed and non-listed companies under JD’s umbrella exceeded 320,000 with a net increase of 60,000 since COVID-19 outbreak early this year, alone.
JD’s size and steady business growth have enabled the company to offer more employment opportunities even amid the pandemic. By August of this year, the company already had given job offers to nearly 1,000 students majoring in technology in the class of 2021 as part of its commitment to recruit R&D talent prior to graduation. JD provides extensive support to foster new talent, including freedom to innovate, personalized training mechanisms and promotion resources, and more.