Job portal Naukri.com held its first ever job fair in Delhi on December 22-23, 2007, offering the perfect platform for jobseekers to explore job opportunities. Speaking on the initiative, Hitesh Oberoi, COO, Info Edge (India) Ltd, said, “Delhi is a vibrant job market. While jobs abound, the challenge lies in finding the accurate job in the shortest time. The Naukri.com Job Fair is a platform of choice for jobseekers and an instant solution for companies to hire bright young professionals.”
The job fair brought over 2,000 job opportunities from some of the biggest and best corporates in the country, ranging across sectors as diverse as ITeS, IT, finance, manufacturing, sales and marketing, banking, telecom, services, and education. Participating companies were hiring for Delhi-NCR and cities across India as well as international positions.
Over 30 companies partnered with Naukri.com for the Fair. While Bosch was the lead sponsor, Gold and Platinum sponsors were Hexaware and Oracle, respectively. Other participants included Blue Star, BrightPoint, Career Track Consultants, Caretel, Dell International Services, Early Bird Consulting, Global Hunt, Globerian, High Technology Solutions, India Infoline, ING Vysya Life Insurance, Ingersoll Rand, Intercontinental Hotels Group, ICICI Securities, Mancer Consulting, Masscom Media, Max New York Life, Naukri.com, Reliance HR Services, Rockwell Automation, RT Outsourcing, Sharaf DG, Sports Station India Pvt. Ltd, TAFE, TI Cycles of India and Y-Axis.
Taking this initiative forward, Naukri.com will be holding a job fair in Hyderabad on February 1-2, 2008. Prior to this, Naukri had organised job fairs in Ahmedabad, Pune, Chennai, Chandigarh, Kolkata, and Bangalore and had witnessed an overwhelming response from job seekers as well as companies. Over 135,000 walk-ins, more than 1,750 spot offers and over 14,000 candidates were shortlisted in the fairs across these cities.