Akhtaboot’s 6th Job Fair 2015 attracts 20,000 job seekers

Press release
Published September 20th, 2015 - 08:39 GMT

Akhtaboot's 6th Job Fair 2015 concluded successfully with over 20,000 attending job seekers. The job fair was held under the patronage of the Ministry of Labor at Amman Grand Hall, Al Hussein Youth City on the 9th and 10th of September 2015. The biggest career event in Jordan hosted over 80 local and international companies and was launched as a CSR initiative of Akhtaboot Cares Initiative- Akhtaboot's CSR arm.

Akhtaboot's CEO and Co-founder, Mr. Yousef Shamoun said: "Akhtaboot’s 6th Job Fair is a true testament to our vital role in supporting the professional growth of our Jordanian talent. The event served as a one stop platform that has been systematically developed to enhance the candidates’ employability as well as power the recruitment efforts of hiring companies. With the launch of our job fair for the 6th year in a row, Akhtaboot affirms it's committed to tackling the unemployment challenge while overcoming the mismatch between company needs and job seeker skills across sectors in the Jordanian and Middle Eastern job markets."

The job fair was held from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm on both Wednesday and Thursday, which provided job seekers with a great opportunity to connect and network with companies covering a number of private, public, and not-for-profit sectors. Job seekers also benefitted from career related workshops such as CV writing and interview skills given by Akhtaboot’s recruitment specialists.

Akhtaboot's 6th Job Fair 2015 is sponsored by:

Main Sponsor: Bank al Etihad .
Platinum Sponsors: Orange JO, Aqaba Container Terminal, PepsiCo., Sayegh Group.
Gold Sponsors: Ahli Microfinance Company, Bank of Jordan, Umniah, Petra Trading & Investment Company, Capital Bank.
Media Sponsors: Bliss 104.3, Radio Hala 102.1, Al Ghad Newspaper, Ro’ya TV.
Testing Partner: Testello.
Catering Sponsor: Buffalo Wings & Rings.
Employability Supporter: King Abdullah II Fund for Development .
Supporting Partners: Endeavor Jordan, Wamda, Oasis500, INTAJ.
Exhibitor Sponsor: Jordan Valley Conferences & Exhibitions Services.

Background Information

Akhtaboot

Akhtaboot is an online career network, serving the MENA Region. As an employment website, Akhtaboot serves as a platform that connects employers and job seekers, creating vast opportunities for talented candidates. Having launched many successful job fairs in Jordan, Akhtaboot believes in helping job seekers find jobs that they won’t only excel at, but also grow to love. Akhtaboot is also available via its Mobile App that is on both iOS and Android devices.

Our mission is to empower employment by granting equal opportunities and chances to job seekers from all around the region. Akhtaboot.com is owned and managed by Akhtaboot FZ LLC.

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