Topic: Economy & business
Turkmenistan Job Fair Showcases 1100 Job Opportunities
Ashgabat, 29 July 2005 (nCa) --- A job fair started Thursday in Ashgabat that showcases 1100 new vacancies for the skilled and unskilled workers of Turkmenistan.
Job fairs are held regularly in Turkmenistan to bring together the employers and job-seekers.
This year’s job fair features about 90 organizations in the public and private sector that have shown interest in hiring.
Major employers are civil engineering and municipal services firms, transportation enterprises, and construction companies. Most of jobs on offer are in the construction sector.
Turkish companies Gap Inshaat, Hayyat and Polimeks are the leaders in this job fair with 129, 55 and 120 available vacancies respectively.
Public sector has also come up with a large number of vacancies. Major slot is available for heavy vehicle drivers where 150 vacancies are available for trolley bus and motor transport drivers.
There is special emphasis for job opportunities for boys and girls of 16-17 years as they must gain two years work experience before entering the institutions of higher learning.
The next job fair would be held in autumn.
Hiring, however, is not limited to the job fairs. District and provincial centres provide year-round service to match the job-seekers with the prospective employers.