26 Oct '11, 1pm

50 women hired on-the-spot at NTUC job fair

50 women hired on-the-spot at NTUC job fair

SINGAPORE: A third of the 150 women who took part in an NTUC recruitment fair to hire florists went home with job offers. Six big industry players participated in the fair organised ahead of an expected year-end surge in demand for gifts and bouquets. The recruitment fair was tailored to attract women with an interest in flower arrangements. It included a demonstration on how to turn stalks of flowers and leaves into eye-catching creations. Participants also had a go at creating their own. Some 50 participants were offered jobs straight away. They can look forward to working with some of the big names in the industry such as Far East Flora, Katong Flower Shop, Noel Gifts International, Prince Flower Shop, Passion De Florist & Gifts and Veronica Florist. Organised by the Workforce Development Agency (WDA) and the NTUC Women's Development Secretariat (WDS), the fair introduc...

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