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Eware supports CSD to hold video conferencing job fair for rehabilitated offenders

11 December 2015

 

The Correctional Services Department (CSD) held the Job Fair for Rehabilitated Offenders 2015 for persons in custody on December 4. During the event, the correctional institutions and the fair venue at Quarry Bay Community Hall were connected by computer video conferencing technology for employers to conduct interviews.

The job fair aimed to provide a platform for persons in custody who will be released soon to look for jobs, thus helping them to reintegrate into society quickly after release.

The job fair was jointly organised by the CSD, the Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong and Merchants Support for Rehabilitated Offenders Committee Limited. The Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, officiated at the opening of the job fair and launched the event together with the Commissioner of Correctional Services, Mr Yau Chi-chiu; the President of the Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong, Dr Eddy Li; and the Chairman of Merchants Support for Rehabilitated Offenders Committee Limited and Chairman of the Organising Committee of the Job Fair for Rehabilitated Offenders, Dr Ho Wai-kuen.

Eware has the honor to support this great event with Vidyo conferencing platform. We provide not only video conference cloud service, but also Laptops with webcam and headset, and also on-site techincal support service during the event.

Thirty business firms from more than 10 trades including the construction, retail, catering, electrical and mechanical engineering, warehousing and transportation industries participated at the fair, providing more than 1,000 job vacancies.

The vacancies included bar bender and fixer, kitchen assistant, waiter, environmental cleaner, clerk, salesman, warehouse keeper, electrical and plumbing apprentice/worker, driver and exhibition booth helper.

More than 200 persons in custody from 20 institutions applied for these jobs.


 

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Employers conduct interviews with persons in custody in correctional institutions via computer video conferencing technology for the first time at the Job Fair for Rehabilitated Offenders 2014. Employers conduct interviews with persons in custody in correctional institutions via computer video conferencing technology for the first time at the Job Fair for Rehabilitated Offenders 2014.

 


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