“Career expo” supports employment of Persons with Disabilities (PwD)

“Career expo” supports employment of Persons with Disabilities (PwD)

SECiM project coorganized with General Authority for Development of Persons with Disabilities “Career expo” event for the first time in Mongolia, on 30th November 2018 with an objective to discuss issues faced by Persons with Disability (PwD) in regard to employment, exchange information, provide job mediation based on transparent recruitment process, to provide support in ensuring permanent employment, advocate and introduce abilities and peculiar needs of PwD to general public.

Human resource managers of 37 top entities of Mongolia and 51 PwDs and NGOs participated in this event.
Before this event 20 PwD actively seeking for job were trained on job interview, presentation skills, image making, good manners and other skills to prepare them specifically for this event and participants demonstrated result of this activity by show casing their knowledge and skills to potential employers from the stage.
Two trained PwDs got employed by State Bank right at the event and others were interviewed by major companies of the country like E-Mart, Munkhiin Useg LLC, APU LLC, UNIPRESS LLC and Eco Altan Zaamar LLC. Number of PwDs were also invited to visit selected companies to get introduced with the company and working conditions.
Also during this event talented, young models of “Bid Chadna” NGO demonstrated autumn and winter collection of GOBI LLC and delivered a message to participants that PwDs have talent and they can create.
“Career expo 2018” was a success in the sense that this event provided career counselling and job mediation services to PwDs, provided employers and entities with understanding about what PwDs are capable of and changed the attitude of society to-wards the issue of employment of PwDs.