A career fair was held in collaboration with Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) and Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP) with the association of NBR Jobs at Sundarban hotel in the city on 9 May. Bangladesh Society for Apparel HR Professionals (BSAHRP) was the associate partner and Bangladesh Textile Today was the media partner in the fair.
The day-long fair was organized to provide jobs to the trained trainees of the BKMEA-SEIP project. In the fair, 850 students and 35 organizations of the BKMEA-SEIP project participated.
DBL Group, Envoy Group, Asrotex Group, Viyellatex Group, Noman Group, SM Group, Fakir Fashion Limited, Fakir Apparels Ltd., Metro Group, Micro Fiber Group, Knit Concern Group etc were present at the fair.
Monsur Ahmed, 1st Vice President of BKMEA was present as the chief guest at the Career Fair and Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Deputy Project Manager of the SEIP Project DEPD Md. Khairul Islam was present as special guest. Among others, BKMEA second Vice-President Fazle Shamim Ehsan, BKMEA Vice President (Finance) Md. Homaun Kabir Khan Shilpi, Director G.M. Faruq and Head of Business, NRB Jobs Nahid Ferdous Ani were also present.
BKMEA President said BKMEA has been working to build a modern and contemporary Bangladesh and making skilled workers in the ready-made garments sector as well as creating jobs.
BSAHRP is a platform for HR, admin and compliance professionals in the apparel sector. Every year we will support this fair from BSAHRP to create employment,” said Sirajul Azad, General Manager (HR, Admin, and Compliance), Bitopi Group and Executive Member of BSAHRP.
Md. Khairul Islam, DEPD, SEIP Project, said that skilled manpower is needed for the true development of the country and to start the dream journey. I believe that SEIP is playing the role of creating this skilled manpower.
Nahid Ferdous Ani, Head of Business, NRB Jobs, said in his speech, “NRB Jobs is working for the job seekers to find jobs easily and to select skilled workers.
35 organizations said that they would fill 430 vacancies among the participants and on the basis of direct interview 43 appointments were confirmed during the program. Besides, 700 people have been nominated initially by selecting CV.