Viva signs up for Bahrain career expo
Manama, November 5, 2012
VIVA Bahrain has signed up as a key sponsor for the upcoming "Career Expo 2012," the biggest academic and professional annual event to be held in the Kingdom.
Viva said its corporate social responsibility arm, Jusoor will be playing a key role in the expo which kicks off tomorrow (November 6) and runs till November 8 at the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre.
The expo attracts youth from diverse backgrounds and disciplines who are keen to explore various academic opportunities.
In line with Viva Bahrain’s mission to ‘make a positive contribution to the local community by promoting a knowledge-based society through participation in community development programs’, this year marks the company’s debut show at the career fair.
Leveraging its collaboration with the National Society for the Support of Education and Training (NSSET), Viva Bahrain aims to empower the youth of Bahrain through career counseling sessions, training guidance workshops as well as offer them a platform to enhance their personal and professional skills while interacting with the compaany's experts.
Viva has acalled upon school and university students and job seekers to visit their pavilion to take advantage of the various career development sessions organized by the company and explore job possibilities across its several business units.
Commenting on the move, CEO Ulaiyan Al Wetaid said, "The Career Expo 2012 provides us with an unparalleled opportunity to engage with Bahraini youth and interact with a huge potential of young job seekers and equip them with right tools and training so they make great advancements in their career."
"We are committed to community development programs as part of our strategy to enhance Bahraini workforce quality, critical to achieve continuous economic growth and prosperity for the country," he noted.
“We are proud to be a part of this event which promotes the importance of education and proper training amongst the youth and is in line with our ongoing expansion plans and Bahrainisation efforts,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service