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First Job Fair targeting youths on Nevis successful

The first Job Fair targeting young people, hosted by the Department of Labour on Nevis, is being hailed as a success.The one-day forum was held with the theme “Preparing our Youths for the World of Work” on July 05, 2018, at the Social Security conference room at Pinney’s Estate. Mr. Gary Liburd, Chief Labour Officer.

“It met our expectations. In fact I think it surpassed our expectations .We had about 130 in attendance. Out of that, there were 70 who were school leavers from 4th, 5th, 6th forms. So far we would have placed five of these persons and over the next couple of weeks, we are hoping that the next 70 persons we could expose them to some on-the-job training.

 

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