Viva, Saleco host ‘Retail Recruitment Day’
Manama, May 15, 2014
In line with its commitment to nurture Bahraini talent, Viva Bahrain and Saleco organised an open “Retail Recruitment Day” for job-seekers interested in pursuing a career in Viva’s retail network.
The recruitment day attracted over 350 young aspirants, all of who were given an interview opportunity with the Saleco retail management team. A total of 90 talented prospects made it to the next phase of the recruitment process.
Job-seekers were encouraged to apply online through the ‘Viva Career Portal’ for the relevant retail vacancies before and at the event.
A state-of-the-art application room was specifically set up to facilitate the online application process with the latest technology and fastest connectivity.
Commenting on Viva's Retail Recruitment Day, Saud Al Tami, Viva Bahrain chief human resources officer, said: “Viva is committed to nurturing Bahraini talent by providing them with sustainable employment opportunities. Identifying potential Bahraini employees is integral to our recruitment process and by hosting events like this, we get the opportunity to directly engage with local talent.”
Niklas Nielsen, CEO at Saleco, said: “We are pleased with the positive response received at the recruitment day. Viva’s leading distribution and retail network requires talented people that can assist us in taking this leadership further. With this in mind, Saleco and Viva are working together to create employment opportunities for Bahraini nationals by attracting and developing young talent.” - TradeArabia News Service