More than 250 companies have participated in the fifth edition of the Marbella job fairan event that took place this Wednesday at the Adolfo Suárez Conference Center and which was attended by more than 5,000 people, as reported by the mayor, Ángeles Muñoz.

The councilor, who has been accompanied by the general secretary of the branch of the Junta de Andalucía, María Victoria Martín-Lomeña, has stressed that “it is a fully consolidated proposal that makes this venue the largest national exhibitor of job offers.

Muñoz has pointed out that this edition has experienced great growth, with some 5,000 requests for previous ticketswhich are five times those of 2022 and suggest that the number of attendees will be much higher than in previous years”.

Likewise, it has highlighted that “it has opted for a unfolded format which includes a second training day, which will take place on Friday, with the aim of making available to people who are currently unemployed all the tools and resources that facilitate their incorporation into the labor market”.

The councilor has specified that the number of jobs offered by companies is 2,000while the positions of the Spanish Army increase this edition from 2,000 to 8,000.

Specifically, he specified that “you can find vacancies in all sectors although the services sector is the one that concentrates the greatest number of jobs, with establishments as important as the Villapadierna hotel, the Trocadero Group or the Westin La Quinta”.

Likewise, he wanted to thank “the support of the regional government for the management that is being carried out in this area, with data as positive as that registered last month of February with 9,718 unemployed, the best figure since 2003, which represents a reduction of 13.67% compared to 2022 and 45.47% compared to 2021”.

In addition, he recalled that the number of Social Security affiliates This year it has risen to 80,000 and the number of self-employed workers has grown by 10% since 2019, evidencing “the boost of economic activity in the municipality”.

Martín-Lomeña, for his part, stated that “the job fair is a successful proposal that allows companies and workers to get in direct contact and that this edition reinforces its program with a day dedicated exclusively to traininga key element to be able to develop an active policy in this field”.

He has pointed out that “Marbella is a town with a great work dynamism which intensifies during the summer season and which, according to the data recorded in the last period, is showing a very positive evolution with a very significant reduction in the number of unemployed”.

Lastly, he pointed out that 2023 is the European Year of SkillsTherefore, the actions promoted by the regional government “are committed to promoting theoretical knowledge and practical skills to respond to the current needs of the labor market.”

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