More than 100 jobs offered to unemployed graduates of YDC

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OVER a hundred vacancies in the private sector are up for grabs for former graduates of the Youth Development Centre (YDC) who are still unemployed.

Acting Assistant Director of YDC Haswandi Hj Osman announced this during the launching of the centre’s 2013 Career Week yesterday.

A hundred over vacancies atseveral different participating companies in the private sector were offered to former graduates, ranging from hospitality and catering to more technical jobs.

Haswandi said that the career fair was an annual event to help unemployed graduates find work in fields that they have been trained in.

In his opening remarks, Haswandi said that he hoped the employers will be able to take advantage of this event and fill their positions with graduate trainees with the appropriate skills.

He said that he is confident that the graduates coming from the centre have great potential to carry out any task given to them.

He also reminded graduates to take any kind of job that is offered instead of looking for those that may not be in the market.

Jobseekers registered and sat through a briefing with participating companies on Monday. Yesterday, job interviews were scheduled to take place with the respective companies and will continue today.

Present to launch the ceremony was the Permanent Secretary of Culture, Youth and Sports, Dato Paduka Hj Mohd Hamid Hj Mohd Jaafar.

Companies participating in the career week include Ben Foods (B) Sdn Bhd, Braun On Sdn Bhd, Kilang Mercu Jaya Sdn Bhd, Koperasi Pusat Pembangunan Belia, Megamas Training Company, Metrod Sdn Bhd, Mr Baker’s Bakeshop, Petrojaya Sdn Bhd, Q-Carrier (B) Sdn Bhd, Star Lodge Hotel, Wah Fai Sdn Bhd, Tech One Global, Yar Nur Restaurant, Royal Brunei Catering and PG M Jaya.

The Brunei Times