Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Entrepreneurship and Career Fair 2013 Holds in Abuja and Lagos


The United Nations (UN) through the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment (FMTI) in initiating sustainable strategies, and policies in tackling youth unemployment in Nigeria is organising an Entrepreneurship & Career Fair.
The project aims at specifically identifying and analysing key employment barriers that exist in the Nigerian labour market such as skills mismatch, information gaps, and barriers to business start-ups.

The event has been scheduled to hold in Abuja and Lagos. Abuja on the 27th of June at the Velodrome, Kukwaba and Lagos on the 4th of July at the Landmark Village Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos

The event will engage over a 1,000 university graduates and secondary school leavers (between the ages of 18 and 35 years) to be direct beneficiaries and participants at the fairs.


It is envisaged that the two (2) entrepreneurship and career fairs will facilitate the processes of developing and promoting job creation initiatives within the public and private sectors. The fairs will contribute to creating work opportunities for young people, and ultimately promote youth-led entrepreneurship and self-employment in the Nigeria.

BENEFITS OF THE FAIR TO CANDIDATES

1.      Networking opportunities

2.      Opportunity to secure a job

3.      It widens Job Search scope

4.      It awakens your dormant gifts and skills

5.      Opportunity for free vocational skill training and mentorship

BENEFITS OF THE FAIR TO ENTREPRENEURS

1.      Networking opportunities

2.      A chance to exhibit and sell products

3.      An opportunity to impact on budding entrepreneurs

4.      Opportunity for mentorship


BENEFITS OF THE FAIR TO COMPANIES

1.     A chance for publicity and branding in all our promotional materials and media channels

2.  Recruitment and Selection of candidates- opportunity to connect with a large pool of potential employees

3.      Opportunity to network with the public and private sector

4.  Companies can conduct short; informal interviews- put a human face on CVs and give attention to strong candidates


EVENT FACEBOOK PAGE: http://facebook.com/EntrepreneurshipCareerFairNigeria

EVENT TWITTER HANDLE: @ecfairnigeria

EVENT WEBSITE: www.careerentrepreneurshipnigeria.com

             www.jobfairng.com



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2 comments:

  1. Wow! I can't miss this

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  2. We should have event like this on a weekly and monthly basis. It would really go a long way and make a huge difference.

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