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“NaviDisha” the job fair in Talegaon by MIDC, in partnership with Aasaanjobs, receives an overwhelming response from employers & candidates

“NaviDisha” the job fair in Talegaon by MIDC, in partnership with Aasaanjobs, receives an overwhelming response from employers & candidates

BY cityairnews • PUBLISHED 7th April, 2016

Aasaanjobs (www.aasaanjobs.com), the leading recruitment portal for entry-level and blue collar jobs was the recruitment partner for the well-attended job fair “Navi Disha- Ujjwal Bhaivshyachi” a business, self-employment and jobs fair targetting youth and women. It was an initiative of MIDCin association with the local Gram Panchayat and was held in Talegaon, Pune District of Maharashtraon April 3,2016. It was aimed at streamlining the flow of information in the job market of the region and at catalysing employment.

The event, with a footfall of over 1500, received a tremendous response from all stakeholders. It was inaugurated by famous actor Manoj Joshi (of Chanakya fame) and Mr. Manohar Surdas, Public Relations Officer, MIDC along with Mr. Dattatrey Padwal, Village sarpanch.
Several top companies were present at the fair as recruiters including Burger King, Mahindra Finance, Faasos, Uber, Axis Bank, Syndicate Bank,XAMCHECK, Opinio, Save the Children,Labour Net,Bank of Maharashtra and Mahindra Logisticsamongst others. Four training agencies, Aspire Knowledge and Skills, I Create India, Swayam Shikshan Prayog and Don Bosco Training were also present at the job fair.

Aasaanjobs registered over 400 potential candidates across job roles such as welding, sales, operations and logistics at the fair held in Navlakh Umbre ZP School, Navlakh Umbre in Talegaon, Maharashtra.

Speaking on its role in the job fair, Aasaanjobs Co-Founder, Kunal Jadhav said “We are all collectively pleased at the response that “Navi Disha” has received. It was conceptualised with a single-minded vision to eliminate the dearth of information that exists in the employment scenario of the industrial region of Talegaon. The fair sought to alleviate the barriers of infrastructure, knowledge and technology that act as roadblocks to the residents of the area in finding meaningful employment.”

He added, “By registering 400 candidates, we have inched much closer to the overall vision of connecting recruiters with potential employees. Through the fair, good candidates have received well-deserved exposure to large companies. We were very happy to know that the candidates were well-versed with apps and their usage and were quickly able to understand that a Job search is available to be downloaded from Google Play. It gives us confidence in using technology to solve the recruitment problem pan-India.”

Mr. Manohar Surdas, Public Relations Officer, MIDC said,“MIDC’s vision is to enable the youth of the region to upskill as times change and the dynamics of the job market evolve with technology. Through this job fair, we wanted to help them navigate their way into the future and find employment that fulfils their financial, emotional and mental needs. “Navi Disha” is a one-of-its kind project in the country and we are proud to have pioneered it in Talegaon. It is also a manifestation of our commitment to go the extra mile in helping the residents of Talegaon in every possible way to ensure a collectively brighter tomorrow. “

At the job fair, residents of Talegaon gained insights into how creating their profiles on Aasaanjobs is not just extremely easy but also highly effective. Aasaanjobs offers multi-lingual platforms where candidates can sign up. Its services areavailableas an app on Android devices which are hugely popular in the region. Candidates still using feature phones can also use its WAP website for easy accessibility.

At “Navi Disha”, potential employees also benefitted from advice and guidance of Aasaanjobs expertsregarding the kind of jobs suitable for them and the skills they must sharpen to enhance their chances of employment. Job seekerswere also given tips for interviews and other steps in the hiring process so that they could accelerate the pace of their career growth.

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