Under the Patronage of H.E. Mr. Samir Al Rifai, Prime Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the first job fair organized by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Society (TAG-Knowledge) and Akhtaboot (http://www.akhtaboot.com) kicks off October 19 at TAG-Knowledge headquarters opposite the University of Jordan.

Set for October 19-20th, the job fair promises a unique experience for job seekers who are looking for a “genuine” opportunity to find a job and start their career.

There is a definite demand right now for new ways to research and secure genuine job opportunities as well as gain leading industry insight on career tips and advice,

TAG-Knowledge Executive Director Mr. Tareq Hammad said:

Our goal is to create an environment that offers face-to-face networking opportunities with reputable companies that are currently hiring in the local market. The job fair is a great opportunity to look for a job or maybe a better job in various fields and industries, he added.

Meanwhile, the Co-founder of Akhtaboot (http://www.akhtaboot.com) Eng. Yousef Shamoun said:

The Akhtaboot – TAG job fair will bring together both employers of choice and qualified job seekers from across Jordan. Employers will get the chance to physically interact with potential hires and conduct on the spot interviews, considerably improving their recruitment cycles. Job seekers, on the other hand, will also benefit from one of the largest gatherings of top notch companies, as well as career related workshops conducted periodically during the job fair.

The easy-to-navigate floor plan at TAG-Knowledge just opposite the University of Jordan will feature pavilions dedicated to recruiting, career services, youth employment, education and training and entrepreneurship.

Attendees will also benefit from the various lectures provided by professional staff of both Akhtaboot and TAG-Knowledge which will cover skills of writing a resume, how to sit for a job interview and strategies adopted in finding a job in addition to others.

The job fair runs October 19th and 20th from 10 am till 7 pm at TAG-Knowledge Headquarters.

About TAG-Knowledge

TAG-Knowledge is the latest initiative taken by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), the Arab organization for global professional services and the regional professional leader with 73 offices in 29 countries & over 2000 professionals.

About Akhtaboot Cares Initiative

The Akhtaboot Cares Initiative (ACI) is a comprehensive CSR program that was developed through partnerships with a number of second parties and educational institutions in the Middle East and GCC region. Through the ACI Akhtaboot maintains an ongoing presence in the region’s educational institutions and career-related events by developing and executing specific training programs that are tailor-made to educate graduates-to-be and job seekers on how to approach the job market and to smoothen their transition into the professional world.