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Akhtaboot 3rd Job Fair has successfully concluded for the 3rd year in a row with the attendance of more than 11,000 job seekers from various sectors and career levels. With the participation of 70 local and international companies, the job fair was held at Amman Grand Hall, Al Hussein Youth City on the 21st and 22nd of November 2012.
The job fair was inaugurated by His Excellency the Minister of Labor Dr. Nidal Al-Qatamin, along with the participation of Orange - Jordan as Main Sponsor of Jordan’s biggest career event for the year 2012. During the job fair, Orange conducted several presentations highlighting the corporate culture at Orange while shedding light on a number of success stories of Orange - Jordan employees.
The CEO of Orange - Jordan Mr. Jean Francois Thomas expressed his happiness for the partnership Orange formed with Akhtaboot for this event, which goes in line with the company's strategy to support the youth sector in Jordan through creating promising career opportunities.
He added that Orange is always keen to provide support for all productive sectors in Jordan to help build and support the national economy to use all of its capabilities in order to contribute to the economic development of Jordan.
On the other hand CEO and Cofounder of Akhtaboot, Eng. Yousef Shamoun praised the large turnout of job seekers saying: "We are very pleased and satisfied with the results of Akhtaboot 3rd Job Fair, which was organized by the Akhtaboot Cares Initiative – Ahtaboot’s CSR Arm, as it provided an excellent opportunity of direct communication between our corporate clients and our job seekers under one roof. The success of our 3rd job fair confirms our mission in creating an easy and efficient way of linking the right person to the right career opportunity in the Middle East and North Africa while maintaining the highest levels of integrity and ethics”.
The job fair which was held from 10 am to 7 pm attracted thousands of job seekers who were looking to connect with companies and institutions from the private and public sectors seeking Jordanian competencies.
It is worth mentioning that Akhtaboot 3rd Job Fair was sponsored by Orange Jordan (Main Sponsor), Bank al Etihad (Platinum Sponsor), ATICO Fakhreldin Group, Ahli Micro-finance and Jordan Valley Exhibitions (Silver Sponsors), Addustour newspaper, Al Kawn, Modern Media and Ro’ya TV (Media Sponsors).
About Akhtaboot Cares Initiative
The Akhtaboot Cares Initiative (ACI) is a comprehensive CSR program that was developed through partnerships with a number of second parties and educational institutions in the Middle East and GCC region. Through the ACI Akhtaboot maintains an ongoing presence in the region’s educational institutions and career-related events by developing and executing specific training programs that are tailor-made to educate graduates-to-be and job seekers on how to approach the job market and to smoothen their transition into the professional world.