Baku, Azerbaijan, May 20
The State Employment Bureau of Azerbaijani Labor and Social Security Ministry held an employment fair under the motto 'The First Career Steps' at Qafqaz University, to help the undergraduates and graduates in their integration into the labor market, according to a message form Azercell.
The students and graduates got an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the actual situation in the labor market and the level of demand for their particular skills and profession, to communicate with their potential employers, where as the latter got the choice to select between qualified personnel that meet today's employment requirements.
Azercell honors its years' long tradition of contributing to youth development and has participated in one more exhibition and career fair, held annually for the students and graduates of Azerbaijan.
Azercell has exhibited a special booth at the career fair, where its representative held a series of information sharing sessions for alumni looking for job opportunities with Azercell.
They have also responded to numerous inquiries of fair participants and shared a special e-mail address to be used by those intending to apply for vacancies at Azercell.
The company representatives also informed the alumnus about the currently available vacancies at Azercell.
The company representatives also briefed undergraduates and graduates on the upcoming Student Bursary Program. It should be noted that Azercell has recently also joined another career fair held at Azerbaijan Technical University.
Azercell Telecom constantly strives to help youth in building a successful career and finding their place in the labor market. In the last few years, the company has initiated and held career days on regular basis at the same scope.
Azercell also aims to hold meetings with promising young people, willing to join the company during similar annual events, as well as to share comprehensive information on the activities and corporate culture of Azercell.
Azercell Telecom has always been supportive of projects aiming the development of youth. The Student Scholarship Program initiated by the company offers scholarship to talented and skilful university students, given the fact that education is one of the main directions of Social Investment Projects of Azercell.
The cumulative Social Investment of Azercell has made 0.4 million manats in 2013, and a total of 14 million manat for 17 years of operation in the country.
Since 2008, around 108 young people have been taken on board of the Azercell Bursary and internship programs, nine of them being offered jobs in the company.
Azercell seeks partnership with the leading universities of the country and further supports the strengthening of their material and technical capacities.
An example of such a partnership is, among others, the initiative of Azercell to install and operate its 3G and 4G Laboratories at Qafqaz University. Azercell will further pledge for supporting the career development and successful placement of bright young people.
Azercell Telecom LLC was founded in 1996 and since the first years sustains a leading position on the market. Azercell introduced number of technological innovations in Azerbaijan: GSM technology, GPRS/EDGE, 24/7 Customer Care, full-time operating Azercell Express offices, mobile e-service 'ASAN imza' (ASAN signature) and others.
With 51 percent share of Azerbaijan's mobile market Azercell's network covers 99.8 percent of the country's population.
By late 2013 the number of Azercell's subscribers reached 4.5 million people. In 2011 Azercell deployed 3G and in 2012 the fourth generation network - LTE in Azerbaijan.
The company is the leader of Azerbaijan's mobile communication industry and the biggest investor in the non-oil sector.