International Pomeranian Metropolitan Fairs of Job, Education and Entrepreneurship

More than three thousand job offers, two hundred exhibitors, several thousand visitors

The second edition of the International, Pomeranian, Metropolitan  Fairs of Job, Education and Entrepreneurship, held on 17 April 2013 at the Exhibition and Conference in Gdańsk Amber Expo have been successful.
Project was organised by Voivodeship Labour Office in Gdansk, with the Regional Labour Office in Gdansk and Regional Labour Offices in Wejherowo, Puck, Nowy Dwór Gdański, Malbork, Tczew, Słupsk, Lębork, Gdynia, Bytów and Kartuzy.

 

Visitors could not only see the job offers, talk with employers, leave their applications. They also had the opportunity to learn how to present themselves in a job interview, take part in the tests discovering their own professional potential , or in workshops for young mothers who want to go back to work after a break. EURES advisers from ten countries (Denmark, Romania, Ireland, Germany, UK, Finland, Norway, Austria, Czech Republic, Belgium) provided information about living and working in their countries, told how and where to look for positions, in which professions is the best chance to find employment on a permanent basis or in the summer. The most popular stand were from the UK and Norway.

At the invitation of the Voivodeship Labour Office in Gdansk, the event was attended by the German Red Cross looking for qualified nurses and foreign temporary employment agencies from Norway and Denmark.
An important part of the job fair was the conference  "Marketing services in labour offices" with the participation of experts from the Poland, Germany and Kaliningrad. Also organized a workshop on working and living conditions in European countries, classes for mothers planning to return to work after childbirth, and workshops related to the diagnosis of the strengths of the job seeker.
Job Fair in numbers:
Number of job vacancies: over 3 000
Number of exhibitors: 210
Number of employers:
–    polish employers – 102,
–    job agencies – 21,
–    EURES employers – 5
Other exhibitors:
–    Entrepreneurship – 17
–    Education – 34
–    Media – 3
–    EURES Advisers – 11
–    Voivodeship Labour Office – 3
–    Regional Labour Offices – 13
–    Pomeranian ESF – 1
Number of visitors: about 10 000 – 12 000