For the 3rd year in a row, Akhtaboot – the career network has partnered with INJAZ for it’s annual Job Fair, LINK2JOB City 2010, which once again proved to be a first class hiring event in Jordan. The job fair was held at Zara Expo, Grand Hyatt Amman on the 28th and 29th of April, 2010. As a main sponsor of the Career Wellness Area, Akhtaboot Co-organized and managed the Career Wellness Area (Hall C) which was divided into 4 main sections, including The CV Clinic, Mock Interviews Area, The Career Intelligence Area and The Entrepreneurial Area.
The CV Clinic was comprised of HR professionals who provided personalized guidance to job seekers on how to write a professional CV in addition to one-on-one consultancy on the common mistakes they should avoid when writing their CVs and important elements they should include to stand out from the crowd in today’s competitive business world. Furthermore, job seekers were given the chance to test their interview skills at the Mock Interviews section before they actually head to company booths for the real thing.
Job seekers were also given the chance to test their English language proficiency as well as personality in The Career Intelligence Area in order to effectively choose the right job that matches their skills and character. The English Placement Test was provided by the University of Cambridge to determine the fluency level of each candidate. The MBTI Personality test was provided by Akhtaboot, the only career site in the Middle East that is qualified as a Myers-Briggs © (MBTI) provider, which is a tried and true indicator of your personality type in a career context
The Entrepreneurial Area, featured two round tables conducted by a number of well-respected local Entrepreneurs, such as Dr. Nader Atmeh founder of Keenwash and Hussein Natsheh, founder of Ciapple, who gave job seekers the opportunity to listen to some of the most astonishing success stories and to learn about the steps they need to take to fulfill their dreams.
The job fair aimed to link job seekers to the local business community where some of the largest companies in Jordan participated in order to perform instant interviews, screen candidates and provide them with work opportunities. Moreover, job seekers were given the opportunity to attend many career-related lectures that were given by professional trainers on CV writing, interviewing skills and workplace success.