Developers Academy held a successful Oti Regional Digital Jobs Fair in Dambai at the Oti Regional Coordinating Council on Friday September 10, 2021.
The Jobs Fair which was the first of its kind brought together over 130 stakeholders from private, public, Non profit organisations including exhibitors, job seekers and entrepreneurs.
The event was dubbed: “Building resilient creatives for the Job Market”.
The Director and Team Lead of Developers Academy Mr. Simeon Martey Kwawununu gave a powerful speech on the state of digital skills training in the Oti region and how Developers Academy together with the its partners Ghana Tech Lab, Mastercard Foundation, World Bank and the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation Ghana has supported over seventy (70) young people this year with diverse skills in digital skills and also providing them with internship opportunities with monthly allowance.
The Oti Senior High Technical School Headmaster Mr. Smith Kofi Kpebu also graced the occasion addressing young people to develop keen interest in technology and digital skills trainings which are the necessary requirements for the job market.
Among the companies and organisations present at the Jobs Fair includes; Ghana Youth Employment Agency (YEA), NABCO, Ghana Enterprise Agency (GEA), T.T Energy, GCB Bank Ltd, Dominion Herbal Clinic, Asubonten Rural Bank, Oti Radio FM, Golden Opportunity, Bosatsu Guest Hotel, Dambai Senior High School, Yabram Community Day SHS, Oti Senior High Technical School, National Service Secretariat (NSS) and many more.
The program was segmented with sessions which includes: Panel Discussion on the theme: “Building resilient creatives for the Job Market”. This section was so interactive and we wished time was our friend. The breakout session was very educative and informative. Topics such as CV writing, Communications Skils and Freelancing were duly taught. This session had facilitators who took the groups through the concept respectively in a duration of 40munites.
We saw a very productive interaction with various companies after their operational submissions and job opportunities shared.
This session was to open job opportunities to individuals and also to create awareness of jobs availability in the Job Market.
The last interesting part of the program is the interview session where we got lots of feedbacks on the successful program held.
The program was organized in partnership with Ghana Tech Lab with support from the MasterCard Foundation and the Ministry of Communication and Digitization Ghana.