New Delhi, India, June 05, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The TimesJobs.com Jumbo Job & Professional Education Fair 2009, India’s largest Career & Education Fair, created 6,000 to 10,000 jobs for the thousands of job aspirants who flocked to Pragati Maidan, New Delhi between May 22-24.
Mr. S.H. Khan, Sr.GM, India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) while inaugurating the fair said, “I congratulate TimesJobs.com for organising this event, despite the recession, and I wish the Jumbo all the best.”
Mr. Vivek Madhukar, VP, TimesJobs.com added, “Truly, The TimesJobs.com Jumbo Job Fair, served as a clarion call, to resurgent India, which is one of the fastest economies recovering from the economic meltdown. The companies who partnered with us for this Mega Recruitment Event, are at the forefront of India’s economic recovery, and are charging the lead with their foresight, in their respective sectors. We are proud that the Jumbo Job fair would have created Six to Ten Thousand Jobs over the three days.”
Jumbo, in its 8th edition, had representations from Blue-chip companies, Airlines, HR Consultancy, Banking & Finance, IT & ITES & Education sectors who made on-the spot job offers, shortlisted potential recruits and made brand statements at India’s largest Career & Education Fair.
Participating employers ranged from Large Cap Companies to the nation's fastest growing business entities. Some of the reputed recruiters participating at the Jumbo Job Fair 2009 included ICICI Bank Home Finance Company, Spice Jet, WNS Global Services, QA Campus (cresTech), HCL Technologies Ltd. - BPO Services, Aegis, SimTech, C-Dial BPO Consultancy, Pure Trainings, Wipro BPO, Aforeserve & KOTRA - Embassy of Korea.
Major opportunities were availed by aspiring MBAs, MCAs, Engineers, IT technologists, Finance & HR professionals, Customer care executives, Science and Arts post-graduates and even fresh graduates.
TimesJobs.com pioneered the concept of Job-Fairs, which have become a standard practice and a preferred channel and source of recruitment across the country, winning TimesJobs.com accolades from the corporate world for the successful implementation of this economical and timesaving concept.
Recruiter Speak –
Mr. Vinaytosh Mishra, Sr. Marketing Manager, QA Campus (cresTech) who was recruiting Software & Testing Engineers and other IT Professionals said, “We had a good response at the TimesJobs.com Jumbo Job Fair, and our experience was up to mark, with the right ambience, we shortlisted about 201 quality professionals.”
Mr. Gaurav Kumar, Manager, SimTech, added “The TimesJobs.com Jumbo was a good branding opportunity, and with good management and support we recruited 4 people on-the-spot, and shortlisted about 10 others for a second round at our office.”
Mr. Sabyasachi Das, Lead- Administrator of Aegis concurred, “The Jumbo was an extremely pleasant experience, we shortlisted 75 candidates and spot offered 46 jobs. With good facilities and support from the TimesJobs.com team, we look forward to the next TimesJobs.com Job Fair.”
Agreed, enthused Gurjeet Singh, Sr. HR Executive, Wipro BPO, “The TimesJobs.com Jumbo Job Fair has been good for Wipro throughout, and this time was no exception. There was good quality talent at the event, and we made 80 conditional job offers. I was also, impressed by the promotion, crowd management and security arrangements by TimesJobs.com.”
In addition, present at the Jumbo was a large contingent of Professional Education Institutes, for those who wished to hone their skills for furthering their careers at an accelerated pace. Pankaj Karnawal, Business Head, Carpedium, remarked, “There has been an above average response from candidates, seeking quality education in Singapore, through us and we were able to get good Return on our Investment at the excellent Jumbo Job and Professional Education Fair.”
Apart from Carpedium, International College of Financial Planning, ABC Indo-US Academy, BLB Institute of Financial Market, Aptech Ltd., Mindways, Global Consulting Pvt. Ltd, Y-AXIS, IFEN, Western International University, YMCA & JK Business School were some of the prestigious names at the event.
Jobseeker Speak –
Priyoli, a fresher, who garnered an offer from Aegis, gleefully exclaimed, “The Jumbo Job Fair was excellent, I really appreciate TimesJobs.com for giving us the chance to prove ourselves, and am thankful to Aegis for the chance to show my abilities.”
Promila Sharma, who bagged a Job with HCL, agreed, “The TimesJobs.com Jumbo was a great effort and of tremendous help in getting me a job with such a reputed company and brand.”
An insightful Anupam Saxena remarked, “I feel very good having got an offer letter from Aegis, The TimesJobs.com Jumbo is fantastic, it has a good environment and the people are very friendly. People who are jobless can come here and get a job easily.”
Jaipal Chugh supported the sentiment, “I think the Jumbo should be done every month! Because unemployed persons at the time of recession get a chance to get selected, it feels great to have got a job with Wipro BPO.”