Working to the national agenda of boosting employment for the youth in Oman, Bank Sohar recently took part in the Career and Training Opportunities Fair organized by the Middle East College and Knowledge Oasis Muscat under the auspices of H.E. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Nasser Al Nadabi, Undersecretary for Civil Service Affairs in the Ministry of Civil Service.
The event welcomed students from various fields such as Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, Design Technology, Civil Engineering and other management specialization from the Middle East College and neighbouring academic institutions, and offered them a platform to explore options of employment and training at Bank Sohar as well as other exhibiting organizations. In welcoming students and potential candidates to Bank Sohar’s stall, representatives of Bank Sohar’s HR team were pleased to see heightened interest among the youth to join the bank and took the opportunity to educate them on prospects of employment and training; be it in finance or non-finance roles at the bank’s various departments. They also highlighted Bank Sohar’s initiatives and policies in relation to human capital development. Concluding the exhibition and in recognition of its support and participation, Bank Sohar received a token of appreciation from the organizers of the event.
Commenting on the participation in this fair, Mr. Mohamed bin Mahfoudh Al Ardhi, Chairman of Bank Sohar, said, “Bank Sohar is committed to align its efforts with the national agenda to ensure that the youth of Oman are offered the best possible career opportunities suited to their aspirations and ambitions in the sector. The industry can always benefit from fresh talent and events like these promote successful engagement between graduating students and hiring companies.”
By participating and engaging with students and job seekers in the Career and Training Opportunities Fair at the Middle East College, Bank Sohar’s demonstrated its commitment towards investing in local youth, as previously iterated in successful collaborations with governmental initiatives, campaigns designed to provide greater access to education, and internships for high-achievers.
Post joining Bank Sohar’s team, employees gets further opportunities to enhance their skills and competencies on an on-going basis utilising specialised training programs conducted by its in-house Learning Centre and if required, at specialised training institutions; locally or abroad. Additionally, the Bank regularly sponsors young Omanis for further education in banking studies whilst providing staff with overseas training to meet their education requirements.
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