The Foundation organized the 4th annual employment fair for Graduate Resource Program (GRP) graduates. The fair was held at the foundation premises on Saturday 16 October 2010, and witnessed the participation of more than 1000 GRP graduates.
Mr. Mohamed Farouk Hafiz, the Secretary General and Board Member, inaugurated the event which witnessed the participation of 54 reputable local and multinational companies representing diversified sectors in the market such as: Banking and Financial services, Information Technology, Logistics, Food industry, Automotive, and insurance …. Participating companies offered more than 4000 vacancies during the fair.
All companies expressed their satisfaction with the organization of the fair, and confirmed their appreciation for the high level of GRP graduates who are qualified to enter and compete in the labor market as a direct impact of the continuous development of the program which witnessed the introduction of new specialized tracks based on market demand.
Moreover, GRP graduates articulated their appreciation for the role the foundation is playing in providing the intensive scholarship which qualified them for the labor market through the development of the English business, IT skills, soft skills, in addition to studying one of the specialized tracks at the end of the program. They have also expressed their satisfaction with the fair which availed diversified job opportunities through the participating companies.