Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 7:49 PM on Friday 19 September

/ Front page / News

Help for job hunt overseas

Mere Naleba
Thursday, July 03, 2014

MEMBERS of the public can now seek employment overseas with the assistance of the Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment following the launch of the Foreign Employment Services (FORES) yesterday.

Through the FORES members of the public can now be confident their employment contracts in international countries are safeguarded.

Established under the National Employment Centre Decree 2009, the service was launched by Minister for Labour Jone Usamate.

"The primary goal of the Foreign Employment Service is to provide quality human resource development service to unemployed persons and retirees to facilitate their absorption into decent overseas employment and alleviate poverty in Fiji," Mr Usamate said.

"In this manner our people can also acquire new skills and experiences that will add more value to their lives and families and contribute to national productivity."

Mr Usamate said the FORES would provide quality services that included aptitude assessment, counselling sessions, life skills training, employment skills training and pre-departure orientation skills training.


Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Parties reject result
  2. No stop
  3. Elections supervisor to announce final results
  4. Election office begins to receive final results
  5. Political parties await response to complaint
  6. Complaints not valid: A-G
  7. More count results expected today
  8. Jubilant candidate thankful
  9. Police special response unit on watch
  10. Elections final results: First five polling stations

Top Stories this Week

  1. FijiFirst claims 60 per cent Thursday (18 Sep)
  2. Searching for answers Monday (15 Sep)
  3. Girl, 12, murdered Monday (15 Sep)
  4. Leader of the pack Thursday (18 Sep)
  5. Shocked and disgusted Monday (15 Sep)
  6. Parties reject result Friday (19 Sep)
  7. FijiFirst leads Thursday (18 Sep)
  8. No stop Friday (19 Sep)
  9. No $20m ransom Tuesday (16 Sep)
  10. Elections supervisor to announce final results Friday (19 Sep)