MSME Job Fairs
The report on ‘Youth employment- unemployment scenario, 2012-13′ which is based on a survey by the Labour Bureau in Chandigarh says that one out of every three persons in the age group 15 to 29 years who have completed at least their graduation is unemployed. Interestingly, unemployment among those with degrees is 28%, while for below primary and pre-primary literates in the age group of 18-29 years, it is 4%. This implies that graduates are still looking for jobs in one hand and MSMEs are looking for quality talent on the other. A job fair could alleviate some bit of disconnect currently between active jobs seekers and employers with vacancies. A job fair thus acts as a platform connecting multiple employers to jobseekers and therefore helping promote both employment and industry.
JobsDialog, in its two years of existence has conducted six job fairs across the country in partnership with government organisations, universities and public sector units. Job fairs play a crucial role in bridging the gap between educated job seekers and companies with bulk job postings.