265 candidates were given on-the-spot offers while another 223 were short-listed for further evaluation
Reinforcing our resolve of continually supporting the community in its Economical Empowerment, the Association of Muslim Professional’s (AMP) conducted its 5th Job Fair at MiraRoad. The Job Fair was organized in association with in Ishterak Education Society.
Many Job aspirants from across Mumbai and surrounding areas specially from Western Suburbs earnestly attended the event since it provided the rare opportunity to directly connect to potential employers and demonstrate their skills to them in a one-on-one manner. This Job Fair was specially organized for Graduates and the Final year Graduate students.
Ms. Rubina Firoz, General Secretary of Ishterak Education Society said “The response for this event too was as overwhelming as was for its predecessors. More than 1125 people turned up for the Job fair in the hope of finding the ideal job which would fit their qualifications and personal requirements.
Mr. Razak Shaikh, one of AMP Coordinator in Mira Road said that “The fair was attended by 30 companies. At the end of the day 265 candidates were given on-the-spot offers by recruiters while another 223 were shortlisted for further evaluation”. The recruiters when contacted also conveyed that they were indeed very pleased with the organization of the event and the quality of the individuals whom they interacted with. “We have recruited more people than what we initially thought of in less than half day and the quality of candidates attending job fair was very good” said Mr. Mudassir Zaheer from Asht Vinayak Group of companies. This Job Fair gave a chance to the candidates to demonstrate their eligibility for vacancies in Sales, Marketing, Back office, Admin, Automobile, Hospitality and Retail and other departments of prestigious firms.
The job fair was inaugurated by Father Nelson of Saint Joseph Church in Mira Road and Mr. Suhas Bavche, DySP of Thane Rural Area and Mr. Aamir Edresy (President, Association of Muslim Professionals). Father Nelson on the occasion said that “these types of events are highly appreciated and much needed for the youth”. He further encouraged the audience to come forward and attend such events on regular basis. DySP Mr. Suhas told in his speech that “Our youth of the country are highly talented, they just need a small guidance and training for employability so that they can get a good job.”
Mr. Soheb Selia (AMP Governing Council Member) said that “AMP has always believed that the Indian Youth has lot of potential and are very skilled, however due to the extremely competitive and difficult market scenario, many a times they are not able to connect to companies in respective Industry. Such events are therefore needed on a regular basis to give these people a fair platform to demonstrate their skills and prove their potential”.
He further stated that “AMP has endeavored to serve this need of our Nation’s Youth by conducting these Job Fairs and many similar events in the future. We are also conducting employability training for these young people so that they can be better prepared for future opportunities. We further aspire to replicate this model on a Pan-India scale”.
The Job Fair was attended by esteemed dignitaries like Mr. Aleemudin Khan (Chairman, Indy Group), Mrs Fatima Anees & Mr. Ravi Vyas,