Friday 23 September 2022 – 15:24
DUBAI, September 23 / WAM / The UAE Careers Fair “Vision” 2022, which concluded yesterday, witnessed the participation of more than 100 exhibitors from the public and private sectors and hosted thousands of Emirati youth, providing an ideal platform for communication with recruitment, training and professional development officials in large local and international institutions and companies.
Companies participating in the exhibition received tens of thousands of CVs, while Emirates Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and others conducted direct interviews with job seekers.
The final day witnessed a series of motivational discussion sessions where a group of Emiratis who decided to take bold paths in choosing their careers spoke.
The final day of “Vision” included honoring the winners of the three competitions held during the exhibition aimed at improving and developing the skills of Emirati students. The students of “Dubai Modern Education School” won the competition “My Future” for entrepreneurship through the “Barq” project, which provides mobile vehicles to charge electric cars.
Dubai National School students won the “Programmers of the Future” competition for the best targeted video game, and the competition was overseen by Astrolabs Academy. Dubai National School students won the “Sustainable Design” competition organized by IKEA – Al-Futtaim.
Asma Al Sharif, Assistant Vice President for Sustainable Development and Exhibition Management at the Dubai World Trade Centre, said: “The UAE Careers Fair “Vision” was a great success in its session this year and it was great to see the participating entities perform face- face-to-face interviews with potential young Emirati candidates.
Al-Sharif praised the central role of partners and exhibitors in enriching the exhibition and noted that the exceptional success of this year’s session is the fruit of collaboration and joint work with institutions in the public and private sectors.
For his part, Nadim Begg, Head of Human Resources at Aramex, said: “We are proud of our heritage as a global company based in the UAE and we are delighted to participate in the UAE Careers Fair “Vision”, which provides us with an ideal platform to network and meet young Emirati job seekers who share our heritage and vision.For a promising future as we are always looking for the best local talent who want to work in Aramex.
For his part, Manal Ali Al Suri, Vice President of Human Resources for Emiratization and Employee Experience Enhancement Department at Emirates Group, said: “Our employees are the cornerstone of Emirates Group’s success journey and this motivates us to continue investing in attracting and retain distinguished talents and expertise.While we look forward to attract more experiences and young Emirati energies.To become a member of the Emirates Group, the Emirates Careers Fair “Vision” provided a great opportunity for us to introduce and highlight the vacancies and job vacancies , offered by the group.
For his part, Khalid Ahmed Saeed Sultan Bin Buraik Al Buraiki, Senior Director of Advisory Services for the Middle East at PwC, said: “We continue our commitment to supporting and empowering young Emirati talent to create a new generation of future leaders through Al. Watani- program To strengthen and develop the employees of the public administration in the various areas of the company, which falls under our comprehensive strategy for individuals, contributing to the long-term success of our organization in the region.
Wam/ Salma Al Shamsi/ Zakaria Mohieldin