‘Labour department’ introduces ‘mobile employment centre’

Launch of Mobile Employment Centre at Malelane Jobs Fair

This week, at the Jobs Fair in Malelane, Mpumalanga, Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, will unveil a mobile employment centre. The official launch is scheduled for Thursday morning at Malelane’s Paradise Creek Lodge.

Keynote Address and Introduction of the Mobile Employment Center

Minister Nxesi will address stakeholders during an Employers’ Breakfast Session, delivering a keynote address. Following this, he will engage with job seekers and exhibitors at the Jobs Fair. During this event, he will introduce the Department of Employment and Labour’s mobile employment center, as stated in a departmental announcement.

Objective of the Mobile Employment Centre

The primary objective of the Jobs Fair is to identify opportunities and solutions that enhance the department’s and its partners’ capacity to fulfill their mandate of creating employment opportunities, particularly for the youth in Mpumalanga.

Facilitating Networking and Engagement

The Jobs Fair aims to provide a platform for employers and job seekers to network and engage. It seeks to ensure that those who are underemployed or unemployed gain access to employment opportunities as well as educational options.

Target Audience and Participants

The event’s target audience includes job seekers, employers, organizations, and government agencies specializing in providing various services to young people.

Services Offered During the Event

The Department of Employment and Labour will offer a range of services during the event, including:

  1. Registration of unemployed job seekers on the Employment Services of South Africa (ESSA) database.
  2. Facilitating access to employment opportunities and providing employment counseling services to job seekers.
  3. Offering career information and presenting study options from educational institutions within the province.
  4. Providing job hunting skills, interview preparation, and guidance on work ethics.

Impact on Job Seekers, Especially the Youth

This initiative is expected to have a significant impact on the lives of job seekers, particularly young individuals who represent the future of the country. The Department of Employment and Labour is actively laying the groundwork for continued growth and success in the province and the nation by equipping people with the tools, resources, and support needed to secure meaningful employment.

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