More than 2,500 people have visited the Employment Fair in Marbella this Wednesday, an event that has been held at the Palacio de Congresos and in which More than 4,000 jobs have been offered in 135 exhibitors, as announced by the Councilor for Economic Development and SMEs, Cristóbal Garre.

This was highlighted by the mayor at the opening of the fair, where he was accompanied by the territorial delegate for Employment of the Junta de Andalucía in Malaga, Carmen Sánchez, pointing out that the event has served to putting companies in contact with job seekers.

Garre has indicated that for the fair 2,500 registrations have been registeredso it is expected that throughout the day this number will double and “5,000 people” will be reached to visit the Palacio de Congresos.

The councilor highlighted the double objective of the fair such as “making people find a job and dignity” and “reducing the costs of companies in the selection of personnel”, which will allow them to be “much stronger to be able to employ more people or invest in technology”.

On the other hand, he pointed out that the positions that are being offered in the event “have been put in the municipal employment portal so that those who have not attended the fair can also have job opportunities”.

Garre has highlighted “the illusion and the desire to find a job” of the attendees, as well as highlighting “the interest” of both job seekers and job seekers, ensuring that “there are companies that take more than 600 CVs”.

For her part, the delegate highlighted that the Ministry of Employment, Training and Self-Employment participates in the fair “with two types of devices”, on the one hand, the advice provided by the Andalusian Entrepreneurship Center (CADE) Marbella, and on the other, the “coverage of the needs of people who want to work for others” with information from the Andalusian Employment Service (SAE). ).

“We think these devices are going to help a lot to the city of Marbella and all its unemployed for them to find a way out of their vocation and that work, which is what really dignifies a life”, added the delegate.

Likewise, it has indicated that the Board has granted the Marbella City Council one of itsGrant for the Orienta Programso the city will be able to count on 7 job counselors for 14 months.

The event is serving to put companies in contact with job seekers, as is the case of the Ikos Andalusia hotel, which has come to offer “between 20 and 30 positions that remain available” ahead of the tourist season, according to María Ramos, who belongs to the group’s Human Resources department. What is sought is “to know the person and investigate their previous experience, interest and desire to grow” for positions “at the level of operations such as room, kitchen, reception, etc.”

The Diagram Foundation, which works with minors at risk of social exclusion, has chosen to bring its users closer to the local employment fair with the accompaniment of six people looking for a job to enhance their “social insertion”, according to the entity’s social educator, José Massri. Based on the profile of these minors, who have “school or high school graduates, looking for jobs that do not require much experience or much training, and there are supermarket or hotel exhibitors who need various professional profiles,” he said.

The Mercadona supermarket chain is looking for staff for “all the towns on the Costa del Sol”, and specifically at the event it is offering “15 vacancies for the Marbella area”, According to Sofía González, attached to the Human Resources department, who has assured that after two years of the pandemic “there are many candidates”.

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