TV24 DESK: Banglalink, one of the leading digital communications providers in the country, has entered a strategic partnership with Kormo Jobs by Google, a jobs and career development app, to facilitate youth employment. An announcement on the partnership was made today by Erik Aas, Chief Executive Officer, Banglalink at a virtual press conference, which was also joined by Bickey Russel, Operations Leadon Google’s Next Billion Users initiative team.
Mustafa Jabbar, Honorable Posts and Telecommunications Minister joined the virtual event as the Chief Guest. Taimur Rahman, Chief Corporate & Regulatory Affairs Officer, Banglalink, Gaurav Kakkar, Digital Business Director, Banglalink, Ankit Sureka, Head of Corporate Communications & Sustainability, Banglalink were also present at the virtual event.
Under this partnership, Banglalink is hosting kiosks for Kormo Jobs at its customer centers in Dhaka and Chittagong. At the kiosks, Kormo representatives will assist job-seekers in finding employment opportunities and accessing learning resources through the Kormo Jobs app. Kormo Jobs will also hold regular training sessions on CV writing, interview tips, and other topics on jobs search as part of the initiative.
Mustafa Jabbar, Honorable Posts and Telecommunications Minister said, “This kind of partnership between two tech organizations can significantly contribute to the making of a digitally advanced nation we envision today. The youth of our country need to utilize such digital platforms to open up more career building opportunities. I wholeheartedly appreciate this joint-initiative and wish it all the success in future.”
Erik Aas, Chief Executive Officer, Banglalink said, “We believe that making more job opportunities and learning resources accessible through digital platforms is an effective way to foster employment in a country like Bangladesh. As a socially responsible organization, Banglalink has taken several initiatives over the years to upskill the youth and make them competent as professionals. Our strategic partnership with Kormo Jobs will help more job-seekers take advantage of the platform and find opportunities according to their skill sets.”
Bickey Russel, Operations Lead on Google’s Next Billion Users initiative team said, “I would like to thank Banglalink for their willingness to partner with us to help us expand our horizons across the country in bringing career opportunities to those who need them most. With dedicated kiosks at Banglalink customer care centers, we will be able to reach more job-seekers and employers who can benefit from our platform through its job-matching, upskilling and training features.”
As an organization firmly committed to facilitating youth development, Banglalink will continue taking initiatives to open up more digital opportunities for them.