40,000 jobseekers attend the largest India Job Fair

The TimesJobs.com Jumbo Job & Professional Education Fair 2008, started with a bang of 40,000 jobseekers well before the event was scheduled to open.

Mr. R Sundar (CEO of Times Business Solutions Limited) said “The overwhelming response that at the Jumbo Fair reaffirms our commitment to continue holding such events for job aspirants. The enthusiasm with which the job fair is being received throughout the country shows that India is going to emerge as the world’s premium source of quality manpower.”

The Delhi Jumbo Job Fair lived upto its name on Day 1 of India’s Biggest Job Fair seeing more than 40,000 jobseekers seek better paying jobs from more than 60 corporates participating at the event.

Jobseekers and employers, met up for instant closures on 6,000 candidatures, completing the process of job search from submitting resume to getting the offer letters in hand – all under one roof, several more were shortlisted for a second round of interviews at the corporates’ offices.

An enthused Mr. Amol Goswami of India Infoline Ltd. remarked, “ We’ve never participated in the Jumbo, but with this experience will surely participate in future TimesJobs.com Job Fairs, the professionalism, support and sheer number of walk ins were impressive and we recruited over 100 professionals on-the-spot and shortlisted over 50 candidates today itself.”

Mr. Puneet Singh, Sr, VP, (Hiring), GENPACT said ” In terms of employer branding and awareness generation, The TimesJobs.com Jumbo Job Fair provided us an excellent opportunity. We were impressed by the crowd management, branding at the venue and management support, we’ve participated in TimesJobs.com’s Jumbo each time it has been held and our experience has been great. On the first day of the current Jumbo we’ve recruited more people than we’d expected.”

Clients at Jumbo were extremely please with the turnout on the first day.

Article excerpts from indiaPRwire.com


One Response to 40,000 jobseekers attend the largest India Job Fair

  1. Prema says:

    Too cool! Hats off to TimesJobs for this smashing success!!

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