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Posted On: 4 April 2012 03:33 pm
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Exclusive day for women job-seekers

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Qatar Career Fair 2012 will be open only for women job seekers at the Qatar National Convention Centre, today. The event will be exclusively for women between 9am and 3pm at the exhibition area of the convention centre and then for all visitors. Representatives from different organisations will be available to provide in hand information about the available job and training opportunities. Doha Bank Doha Bank through its five-year Qatarisiation plan aims at attracting, training and preparing Qatari nationals who hold secondary school certificates, diplomas, and graduate certificates, but have no working experience. Abdul Rahman Ali Al Mohamed, Head of the Human Resources Department, Doha Bank, says that Doha Bank not only pays attractive salaries, but also provides Qatari employees with numerous benefits to guarantee that they enjoy job security and social stability. These benefits include incentives and allowances for low-grade jobs specifically, and the pursuit of educational opportunities through scholarships granted with a view to obtaining higher academic degrees which will give them the potential to progress further in their careers, says Al Mohamed. Screen Shot 2012-04-04 at 15.32.21.png Qatar Media Services (’s participation in the latest edition of Qatar Career Fair comes as part of’s commitment to realizing the ambitious goals of economic diversification, through intensive investment in human Qatari capital, as set out in Qatar National Vision 2030. “We have all seen the massive changes across the region led by youth-driven media and new media tools. has an obligation to prepare a new generation of future media leaders to take charge of the changing dynamics as well as become thought leaders,” said Ahmed Al Misned, HR Director at “We help careers shine and has adopted an ambitious Qatarization strategy built on supporting local talents and nurturing them to be at the helm,” he added ExxonMobil ExxonMobil Qatar is supporting the 2012 Qatar Career Fair as a Diamond Sponsor for the fifth consecutive year. The event serves as a means of connecting prospective employers and employees, enabling companies to identify new talent, while simultaneously allowing students to learn more about what options are available to them after graduation. Bart Cahir, President and General Manager of ExxonMobil Qatar Inc. said, “Given our long-term partnership with the State of Qatar, ExxonMobil is always eager to support important local initiatives like the Qatar Career Fair. We believe that one of the most important contributions we can make to Qatar and its citizens is to help support economic growth and the wellbeing of the nation, which includes the advancement of culture, science and especially education.” ictQATAR ictQATAR highlighted all the exciting potential career opportunities in the ICT sector for Qatar’s youth at the annual Qatar Career Fair. Through its TumuhaTEC programme, ictQATAR presented ICT role models from a range of careers, interactive information sessions and hands-on workshops at its vibrant booth, themed ‘Plug ur ambition in 2 ICT.’ The TumuhaTEC team will be at the Career Fair throughout the week-long event helping high school and college students, as well as other job seekers, to understand the boundless potential of a career in ICT. “The ICT Industry is growing at a rapid pace, creating many new and exciting job opportunities for Qatar’s youth. Through our TumahaTEC programme, ictQATAR is working to ensure people are fully aware of the many different career paths within this sector. The ICT industry still needs engineers, programmers and developers, but it also extends well beyond that, to include careers such as graphic design, game development, digital content creation and more. ictQATAR is committed to connecting the most talented youth we have in Qatar to ICT career opportunities that will truly charge their ambitions,” said Robin Blake, ictQATAR Executive Director of ICT & Society. TOTAL Qatar The French Oil & Gas super major TOTAL is participating in the Qatar Career Fair for the fifth year showing its strong support to Qatari nationals to its philosophy, mission and its deep involvement with the Energy Industry. It aims to attract young Qatari talents and experienced professionals, giving them an opportunity to learn and grow within the organisation, and making sure by working in one of the world largest companies that this will lead to the making of the future leaders of Qatar. TOTAL is in Qatar for over 76 years and is the sole operator of Al Khalij offshore oil field, a founding member of QatarGas, a major stakeholder in Dolphin Energy, and involved in the Laffan Refinery. TOTAL Petrochemicals also is a main stakeholder of QAPCO and Qatofin. Masraf Al Rayan Masraf Al Rayan is actively participating in the Qatar Career Fair, by involving a professional team of national human resources to offer information about the bank to the visitors and helping them in the job search of their choice. Their participation in the Career Fair is in line with its plans and strategy aimed at extending the best career prospects to the Qatari citizens and introducing the various growth opportunities on offer. The move is also centered on providing information about the training programmes, career development initiatives and scholarships offered by MAR both inside and outside Qatar in line with its responsibility to develop the technical and administrative skills of its employees. The Peninsula