Massive turnout as NETsummit 2018 trains over 10,000 job seekers

Posted by News Express | 20 December 2018 | 764 times

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Massive turnout was recorded at the just concluded 2018 edition of the National Employment Transformation Summit (NETsummit) as CEOs, professionals, human resource companies and other corporate institutions gathered together to train over 10,000 jobseekers.

NETsummit, a by-product of National Career Fair, recorded its 7th successful edition this year. The annual capacity building programme assembled top human resource executives, various captains of industries and organisations, and entrepreneurs, to coach prospective employees in arrears of career information, business development, leadership and governance, employment and economic opportunities including scholarships, loans and grants for students in a conscious effort to breach the gap between employers, employees, and jobseekers; while also providing invaluable growth opportunities, mentorship for students, youths, and jobs (white and blue collar) on the spot.

Amongst the facilitators were: Chairman/Group CEO, Sodium Brand Solution, Mr Abisoye Fagade; Head, HR FBN Quest Merchant Bank, Yemi Faseun; Country Director, Andela Nigeria, Omowale David-Ashiru; CEO, Team Building International, Yinka Olugbodi; CEO, BI Solutions, Mrs. Tokunbo Fasoro; CEO, Metamor46 - ICEMAN, Rufai Oseni; CEO Hybrid Group, Dapo Omolade; Ajayi Oluwatobi; CEO, ServicePRO, Yinka Olaniyan; Popular OAP, VJ Adams; Shola Animashaun and many others.

Human Resources agencies and companies who were on ground and recruited youths for employment on the spot also include Lagos Inland Revenue Service (LIRS), Andela, WedBusinessSchool, Univelcity, Drivertise, Gr8jobs, Eventecture, Workforce, GuardianJobs, WaveAcademy, UKEAS, VerifyMe, FBNQUEST, Flobyt, Pan Atlantic University, Delicacies Plus, Feminik Logistics and many more.

The convener of NETsummit, Engr. Oluwaseun Shogbamu, congratulated the participants for taking a bold step in changing the narrative for a better Nigeria.

He further called for more support from partners and corporate institutions in areas of trainings, job creation, personal development and internship opportunities in the quest to add more value to the lives of average Nigerian youths.


Source: News Express

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