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UCC Students Sensitized on Jobs and Careers

A job and career fair to sensitize students of the University of Cape Coast on the job market and how to develop a career has taken place on Saturday at the university’s Faculty of Education Lecture Theatre.

The fair which was organized by Fosdorc Group, a campus based firm managed by young and enterprising tertiary students witnessed the participation of Human Resource Managers and personalities who trained participants in professional CV writing, interviewing skills, entrepreneurial development, proposal writing, project pitching among others.

Speaking at the fair, Mr. Kojo Chapman a Senior Journalist and Associate Consultant of Tradeline Consult Limited challenged authorities of tertiary institutions to add various recruitment training programmes to the courses being taught. This he said would help develop the career aspirations of students. Mr. Chapman later revealed the commitment of Tradeline Consult in creating 1000 jobs by the end of 2015.

Mr. Kofi Egyin Bondzie, Human Resource Manager of TATA Africa Holdings (Ghana) Limited who was also a speaker at the fair bemoaned the lack of basic skills by students which could enhance their chances of  employment opportunities.

Two representatives from one of Ghana’s leading job portals also spoke to students concerning internship opportunities and recruitment tips.

The next job and career fair will take place at the University of Ghana.