Job and Orientation Fair 2018. (Photo courtesy of IECD Lebanon)
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Young job seekers mingled with prospective employers at the seventh Employment and Orientation Forum, held in Beirut last week to bridge the gap between students and the vital, if often overlooked, vocational professions.Firas Adada, a job seeker who attended the forum, criticized the tendency in Lebanon to undervalue technical students.Karen Samaha, who was searching for a job in finance, found two interesting companies at the forum.Ayman Shaaban, an information technology student, hoped to find a company that is willing to train him.Gemayel was hired three years ago at the IECD forum and was presenting his company to current students.
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