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TeamLease-IIJT offer employment opportunities to 1000 youth in Bangalore

Continuing series initiatives to enhance employability in India

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Team Lease Services, India’s largest staffing solutions company and Indian Institute of Job Training (IIJT), India’s fastest growing vocational skills training company organized a mega job fair for youth in Bangalore today. The job fair was inaugurated by MLA Dr. Ashwath Narayan (Malleshwaram constituency). The event provided job access to youth from the city as well as its neighboring regions, with top companies.

About 1000 prospective candidates participated in the mega job fair. Candidates were taken through assessment and employability evaluation conducted by TeamLease and IIJT counselors. Based on assessment tests results, the IIJT counselors suggested requirements of necessary vocational skills training to the candidates. Top companies like Wipro, Future Group, Shopper Stop, and Unysis, Karvy Consultants, Synova, Sparsh and ICICI first  Source, Micro land ,Café Coffee Day, Tandem Consulting, Marcellus Infotech ,Opus Dei Consultancies , Participated in the job fair. Major openings were seen in sectors like hardware & networking, finance & Accounts IT & ITES Sales & marketing, BPO & Retail .

According to MLA Dr. Ashwath Narayan, “Unemployment and un-employability are the two major issues in are our country. An integrated approach, adopted by such initiatives that bring together job seekers and employers to link the demand and supply of manpower will certainly help bridge this gap.”He was also happy that an event of such Magnitude was being conducted at his Constituency. He Praised IIJT for this wonderful initiative.

According to Mr. Shajan Samuel Divisional Head IIJT Education, “The IIJT job fair generated more than 1000 walk-in and 100 students were offered spot jobs. The unique feature of IIJT job fair is to synchronize candidate profiles and match with actual job profile. We ensured that students who meet the criteria pertaining to job profile only attend the interview so that there are fewer disappointed students, hence we conducted a pre registration drive to filter students, so that the best qualified candidates get a chance to be interviewed and employed.”

About TeamLease
TeamLease Services (TeamLease™) is India's largest staffing solutions company and has been spearheading the Temporary Staffing revolution in India for more than seven years now. In this short span of time, TeamLease has deployed more than half a million candidates, and in doing so, it has emerged as one of India's largest private sector employers. The company currently has over 65,000 employees on its rolls, in over 700 locations across the country, working for more than 1,200 clients. In a recent acquisition, TeamLease has acquired a substantial majority stake in the Indian Institute of Job Training (IIJT).

About IIJT
Indian Institute of Job Training [IIJT] is one of India’s largest and leading vocational training providers with a capacity of over 1 lakh concurrent students in courses. Started in 2006, IIJT is the fastest growing educational brand in the country with over 120 centers across the country. IIJT offers short term and long term courses in the areas of Finance, Information Technology, Retail and Sales & Marketing. The TeamLease and IIJT strategic alliance aims to help bridge the employability gap and support the industry’s demand for skilled manpower.

First Published: Sat, March 26 2011. 18:22 IST