Advancing Youth Economic Emancipation through Mkhondo Career Expo

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The Department of Employment and Labour is set to host a Youth Month Career Exhibition in Mkhondo on June 19th. The event is aimed at empowering young people economically and creating a sustainable future for them.

Joint Effort for Accelerating Youth Economic Emancipation

The expo is aligned with the Youth Month Programme’s objective of delivering essential services to the community. It represents a collaboration between the community and the Public Employment Services (PES), a division of the Department of Employment and Labour.

Vital Services to Empower Young People

The PES will provide crucial services during the event that will help young people navigate the complex world of work. These services include work-seeker registrations, ESSA online registration, career guidance, employment counseling, and information on Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMME) and cooperatives.

Providing a Platform for Exploration and Connection

The exhibition will take place at the ePhunzini Community Hall in Mkhondo, Mpumalanga, and is open to all surrounding communities. The event will run from 10:00 to 14:00, providing participants with enough time to explore various opportunities and make invaluable connections.

Fostering Economic Potential and Collective Action

The Department of Employment and Labour’s commitment to empowering the youth is evident in its decision to host the Mkhondo Career Expo. The event provides an ideal platform for young people to broaden their horizons, hone their skills, and ultimately contribute to the growth and prosperity of the nation.

The expo also signifies a bridge between the community and the government, fostering collaboration, and inspiring collective action. Participants will establish vital connections with local stakeholders, setting the foundation for their professional journeys.

Cultivating Diverse Skills and Adapting to a Rapidly Evolving Global Economy

In today’s rapidly evolving global economy, it’s crucial for young people to cultivate diverse skills and adapt to the ever-changing landscape. The Mkhondo Career Expo provides attendees with a rich tapestry of experiences and opportunities to learn from industry professionals and peers alike.

Igniting the Flames of Progress

The upcoming generation of leaders and innovators hold the key to South Africa’s future success. The Mkhondo Career Expo is a pivotal step in fostering their growth and development, breaking the cycle of unemployment and poverty that has long plagued the region.

As the countdown to the event begins, there’s no doubt that the Mkhondo Career Expo will leave a lasting impact on all those who attend. In the pursuit of a more prosperous and equitable future, initiatives like this are crucial in empowering our youth and igniting the flames of progress.

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