In a bid to address the widespread unemployment challenge in Uganda and the need to create a platform through which employers and job seekers can connect, Brighter Monday, an online job connection website, is organizing 2015 career expo themed ‘Bringing you together.”
The 2014 World Bank report reveals over 70percent of the approximated 400,000 fresh graduates in Uganda are unemployable due to skills deficiency.
The Expo has therefore been designed as a collective effort to address the various challenges within the employment sector such as finding the right candidates and finding the right employer along with addressing graduate unemployment.
The one day event is fully packaged with a number of activities that will better the employment chances of graduates and job seekers looking to expand their careers. Graduates will have the opportunity to interact with diverse employers
The Expo will also to blend several activities including on-spot interviews, an entrepreneurship hub for young entrepreneurs to showcase their innovation, volunteering and internship opportunities, entertainment, food courts, and hourly career guidance trainings.
Brighter Monday has partnered with different organizations including NTV Uganda , the Human Resource Managers Association of Uganda (HRMAU) governing body for human resource managers in Uganda, AIESEC; a non-profit organization that provides volunteering and internship opportunities for university students across the world, with more partners expected to come on board.