ALMOST 3,000 jobs were available at the first leg of Jelajah Selangor Bekerja 2021.
The vacancies were in sectors such as aerospace, services, manufacturing, food and nutrition, finance, logistics, automotive as well as creative arts.
More than 40 companies participated in the one-day event held at Dewan Jubli Perak, Shah Alam.
They included Proton Edar, Parkson Corporation Sdn Bhd, Ayamas Food Sdn Bhd, Nando’s, Daikin Malaysia, Old Town White Coffee, Prudential BSN Takaful, GE Aerospace, PHN Industry and Panasonic.
“The Selangor government is concerned about the rising unemployment rate since the Covid-19 pandemic started,” said state human capital development, sports and youth generation development committee chairman Mohd Khairuddin Othman in a statement.
“We hope that the people of Selangor, especially youths, will take this opportunity to find gainful employment,” he said.
Also present during Mohd Khairuddin’s visit to the fair were Selangor Human Resource Management Division secretary Siti Azyrah Mohd Ibrahim and state Human Resource Management Division chief assistant secretary (policy) Muhamad Faiz Mohamed Yusof.
The job fair recorded 10,000 registrations on its official website.
“Interviews were conducted through a hybrid format, both online and physical.
“For those who attended the sessions personally, standard operating procedure was adhered to.
“Walk-in interviews were only allowed for fully vaccinated individuals,” said Mohd Khairuddin.
The next leg of Jelajah Selangor Bekerja 2021 is on Oct 30 at Dewan MPKS, Bandar Baru Kuala Selangor.
The final session is scheduled for Nov 27, also at Dewan Jubli Perak, Shah Alam.
For details and registration, visit www.selangorbekerja.com.my