Philips takes part in Saudi female job fair
Riyadh, April 7, 2014
Philips is taking part in ‘Glowork,’ a leading female career fair in Saudi Arabia, to expand its engagement with future female leaders and empower them to consider careers in the kingdom’s professional work force.
The three-day career fair runs till April 8 at Al Faisaliyah Hotel in Riyadh.
The company is conducting a series of workshops to highlight the career opportunities available for talented Saudi Arabian female students across its businesses, as well as offer specialised insights on enhancing their career opportunities.
Munnera Aldakheel, talent acquisition specialist at Philips, Saudi Arabia, said: “Philips is committed to supporting young Saudi talent and we will leverage every opportunity that will allow us to continuously engage with them. We have taken several initiatives to train and recruit local talent in various roles across Philips.”
“We would also like to thank ‘Glowork’ for holding such an event and providing us with a chance to try and position ourselves as the future employer of choice for local talent in the kingdom,” Aldakheel said.
Khalid Alkhudair, founder and CEO of ‘Glowork,’ said: “We are delighted to have Philips participating at ‘Glowork’ event. As a leading e-portal career gateway dedicated to match women with jobs by creating opportunities in sectors previously inaccessible to females, it has put over 3,000 women in the workplace, and found work-from-home jobs for 500 women.”
The career fair attracted more than 22,000 graduate students from various majors and provided a professional platform where they could be in direct contact with future employers while exploring recruitment and training opportunities. - TradeArabia News Service