J4B plans major educational seminars
Manama, February 8, 2011
Jobs4Bahrainis, a JV between Gulf Connexions, the Kingdom’s leading recruitment company and Al Hilal Group, a top regional publishing organisation, is gearing up to host a series of educational seminars starting later this month.
Jobs4Bahrainis.com is the first private sector initiative dedicated exclusively to improving the employment prospects of Bahraini nationals.
The seminars are part of J4B's ‘Essential Employment Skills for Success’ programme, which aims to develop the job search and work-related skills of the Bahraini nationals.
The seminar topics include 'Developing a Compelling CV and Letter of Application'; 'Developing Success at Interviews'; 'Essential Teamwork and Motivation'; 'Essential Organisation and Planning Skills'; 'Communication Skills in the Workplace' and 'Presentation Skills'.
The seminars, conducted by British teacher and corporate training specialist Adrian Henson, will run from 9am to 3pm on February 19, March 5 and 26, April 16, May 21 and June 25 at the Bahrain Conference Centre, Crowne Plaza Hotel.
The seminars are open to all Bahraini nationals on a first come, first served basis, up to a maximum of 40 delegates. Registration must be made in advance by calling 17565359.
On the seminars, Jobs4Bahrainis.com business development manager Ali Daylami said, 'When Jobs4Bahrainis.com was launched in mid-2010, we made a long-term pledge to provide value-added careers-related services for Bahraini nationals.'
'Our ‘Essential Employment Skills for Success’ programme is part of this commitment, and will showcase the different skills sets that an individual requires in order to be successful in either job hunting or the work environment. Our aim is to strengthen basic skills sets and enhance existing ones.”
Trainer Adrian Henson said: “I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to develop skills workshops for Jobs4Bahrainis.com. Having lived and worked in Bahrain for 15 years, I am eager to pass on key skills and knowledge to Bahraini nationals to enable them to become great assets to the Kingdom.
The Crowne Plaza Hotel Bahrain has agreed to sponsor the venue for the seminars.
Daylami says: “We are delighted that one of Bahrain’s most prestigious hospitality venues has agreed to provide Jobs4Bahrainis.com with state-of-the-art facilities at the Bahrain Conference Centre, where delegates can learn in a highly professional environment.”
Crowne Plaza Bahrain general manager Pascal Eggerstedt said, 'We are proud to contribute not only in sponsoring the venue for Jobs4Bahrainis.com but also in providing great career opportunities to local talents with great potential.'
'Furthermore, it is an honour to be a part of this endeavour as Jobs4Bahrainis.com’s mission is fully aligned with Crowne Plaza Bahrain’s vision to attract, support and develop local Bahraini talent and provide an exiting platform for personal development and career growth.'
'It is also a privilege to support the journey of the Kingdom’s Economic Vision 2030, and in particular Bahrainisation,' he added.-TradeArabia News Service