Friday, 5 Mar 2021
Recruiting job seekers in the private sector is continuing despite the challenges, said H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Abdullah al Bakri, Minister of Manpower at a meeting at Majlis A’Shura.

Private sector recruiting regardless of challenges: H E Bakri

The minister stated so whilst addressing a joint meeting with the Majlis A’Shura’s Youth and Human Resources Committee on Monday.

Held in the presence of H E Khalid bin Hilal al Ma’awali, chairman of Majlis A’Shura, the meeting was organised inside the framework of the committee’s efforts to analyse and stick to up the recruitment of national workforce operating in the private sector.

H E Bakri reviewed indicators of the labour workforce in the private sector, which consist of a set of qualities and indicators that reflect the status of the labour industry. He also supplied a detailed explanation on the progress of the programme for offering citizens with job possibilities.

The minister requested the private sector to exert a lot more efforts to absorb job seekers and facilitate the procedure of employment, requesting at the identical time all job seekers to accept the possibilities supplied to them and to cease organizations from recruiting expats.

A quantity of challenges have been addressed in the national workforce programme, such as the concentration of most jobs accessible at levels that demand the qualifications of the basic education diploma, in comparison to these that demand university qualifications.

The biggest quantity of job seekers are females. It was also noted that several job seekers have been unwilling to take the possibilities supplied to them.

Eng Mohammed bin Ahmed al Busaidi, head of the Youth and Human Resources Committee, stated that the meeting came as per the committee’s wish to monitor the scenario of job seekers, specifically with regard to job possibilities that have been supplied inside 25,000 jobs.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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