Mijas has become the job search epicenter with the celebration of the I Employment Fair of the Red Cross Costa del Sol-Ocúpate, where 35 Costa del Sol companies have gathered and 1,300 applicants have participated, as reported this Tuesday by the mayor of Mijas, Josele González.
The councilor has highlighted that “the Mijas Town Hall we have put all the facilities so that companies on the Costa del Sol attend this job fair, which has been held at the Cortijo Don Elías”.
The objective is to make it easier for “many unemployed residents of Mijas to attend this event, as well as those people who want a change of profession in their lives”, explained the mayor of Mijas.
The mayor has stressed that “in Mijas we have a merciless fight against unemployment and all the active policies that we have developed in this mandate have culminated in the lowest unemployment rate in the last 14 years”.
“We are not conformists and until there are people looking for a job opportunity, we will not stop betting on all lines of work, especially on the public private collaboration how good results they are giving in our town”, he added.
For her part, the mayor of Employment Promotion, Laura Moreno, has underlined how “the stability of Mijas is causing many companies to come to establish themselves in our municipality and, of course, look for staff from Mijas”, assuring that the result of this job fair “we are going to see him very soon, at Easter, when start the high season for many of the companies in our area”.
The councilor has indicated that “in this fair we have companies of all kindseven residential home help and we have a service sector, hotels, construction, or insurance, so that all the unemployed Pericles that we have in our municipality have that opportunity ”.
For several years now, the Social Services area of Mijas has financed the program of Red Cross Training and Professional Experiencefor which reason the councilor for the area, Hipólito Zapico, has indicated that “this fair is a small summary of all that work”, adding that “we are constantly in contact with the Department of Employment Promotion so that all the training courses and employment, Basic Income, or any other initiative represents an opportunity for the people we serve to get out of that vulnerable situation in which they find themselves”.