GEORGE TOWN: Bring your resume to the myStarJob Fair, as you may snag the job of your dreams or leave a lasting impression.
Whether you are seeking new opportunities or just want to browse the fair currently held at the Setia Spice Convention Centre, it is the creme de la creme platform for opportunities.
The highlight of the fair is The Star's Job Matching initiative, where recruiters and potential employees can have a sit-down interview at the fair, which begins at 2pm.
Jobs available include opportunities in Sales & Marketing, and Administration with sit-down interviews at the fair.
Potential employers include Questra Clinical Research Sdn Bhd, Lohguanlye Specialists Centre, Sunrise Events & Production Pte Ltd, PE Land, PGF Insulation Sdn Bhd, MTSC Solution Sdn Bhd and Dpstar Thermo Control Electric.
Job matching allows jobseekers to have at least two minutes to promote themselves to potential employers so they can put their best foot forward and be a step closer to a new job all under one roof.
The myriad of booths offer more than 1,500 jobs by local and overseas companies up for grabs with the chance to work with the likes of PGF Insulation Sdn Bhd, Questra Clinical Research Sdn Bhd, S&D Tama Malaysia (Toyota), Sports Direct Malaysia and Sunrise Events & Production Pte Ltd.
Jobseeker Wong Kin Kiay, 23, said he was at the fair to find new work opportunities.
"I am here to check out the booths in specific industries, especially medical ones.
"After the pandemic, I believe medical research is a growing industry.
"While I studied accounting, I believe they will still need someone to do their accounts.
"I brought my resume along and have been speaking to them," he said when met at the fair.
Wong said while he has been to the Kuala Lumpur counterpart of the fair, this is his first time at the Penang one.
"It is a good opportunity to speak to more than one company in a day and pass out my resume," he said.
The fair offers talks which include investPenang highlighting "My Penang, My Workplace" by its talent programme lead Doronie Prasad at 2.45pm and Vocational Training Council's mainland and international affairs deputy director Heather So speaking on "Vocational Professionals Admission Scheme in Hong Kong" at 3.30pm.
The myStar Job Fair 2023 and the Star Education Fair 2023 are held side-by-side at the convention centre this weekend from 11am to 7pm ending Sunday (Dec 10).
Admission is free, with an attractive door gift for attendees.