By Humaira Bokhari - Programme Manager - Employment
January was a good month as far as placements are concerned.
8 people with disabilities were hired in various companies and they commenced employment in the mid week of January 2012. 3 employees are waiting to start at Gul Ahmed textile mills. In addition, 3 interns at Gul Ahmed completed their internship in Creative Department.
A meeting was held with Netcom (a call centre provider), Agha’s Super Market, Acti-med Pharma and Universal Brushware Limited. All were very positive and encouraging for future hiring of people with disabilities.
What was achieved this month?
8 people with disabilities commenced employment.
Evaluation of 7 people was held for future placements.
What are we proud of?
We have introduced and started using new software to manage our recruitment process, which is beneficial as it automates much of the time-consuming reporting work.
What companies did we meet, or that agreed to take PWDs?
NOWPDP staff met with the following, who showed a positive response towards hiring:
Agha’s Super Market
Universal Brushware Pvt Ltd
Number of companies met: 4 (planned: 4)
Number of applicant CVs sent to employers: 40 (planned: 20)
Number of applicants commencing employment: 8 (planned: 10)
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