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March 31st, 2016
'Big' job fair on VG in April for displaced Little Dix Bay workers

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Representative for the Ninth District Dr The Honourable Hubert O'Neal is confident that an upcoming job fair will find work for many of the 300 workers soon to be sent home from the Rosewood Little Dix Bay Hotel and Resort which is embarking on a year and a half of rehabilitation from May 1, 2016.

October 24th, 2015
’Unemployment is for who don’t want to be employed’- Hospitality manager

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the debate continues about unemployment and job opportunities within the Virgin Islands, a manager in the hospitality industry thinks young people need to take whatever jobs are available until they get what they want.

October 17th, 2015
1st District Job Expo attracts professionals, corporate VI

CAPOON'S BAY, Tortola, VI - Representative for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie yesterday October 16, 2015 launched his First District Job Fair and Career Expo held in the Leonora Delville Primary School in Capoon’s Bay, bringing together potential employees with employers.

April 2nd, 2015
Hon Walwyn begs support for campaign promise @ job fair

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - ‎After campaigning on the promise that he was going to get jobs for youth of the Virgin Islands and winning the support of the youth population at the 2011 general elections, Minister for Education and Culture Myron V. Walwyn has failed to deliver on his major platform as unemployment among youth is up in the territory.

September 27th, 2014
‘Unemployment rate in VG shocking!’ – Albert Wheatley

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – When Coordinator of Youth Employment Services (YES) Mr. Albert Wheatley came up with the idea of a Job Fair for youths of Virgin Gorda, neither he or the property owners had any idea that the rate of unemployment on the island was that extensive.

April 19th, 2014
Serious crimes ahead for VI - Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Despite the perceived successes of initiatives such as the most recent job and career fair held in the East End/Long Look community, commentator Edmund G. Maduro remains unconvinced that the current system in place is doing enough to lessen unemployment among the Territory’s youths.

November 1st, 2013
Minister Walwyn hopes a local can head HMP in next two years!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “In the next two years, the position of Superintendent will be open once again. I remain committed to seeing the top job at Her Majesty’s Prison earned and given to a local officer,” said Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn at the opening ceremony for the Job Fair to recruit new persons for the facility today, November 1, 2013.

February 1st, 2013
UPDATE: We must band together to arrest unemployment problem- Hon. Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - “What this level of cooperation demonstrates is that the scourge of unemployment is not a Third District problem and neither is it a Julian Fraser problem, it is a national problem, and that we all must band together to arrest it.”

February 21st, 2012
Several persons hired on spot at Job Fair- Min. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Noting that the recent Career and Job fair is working as envisaged due to the strong support from Government and employers alike, Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Myron Walwyn has disclosed that several persons have since gained employment and that the feedback continues to be one of a success story, where necessary steps are being made to ensure it remains a success.

December 30th, 2011
Job fair in the works for YUR applicants

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A job fair will be organised by the Ministry for Education and Culture for applicants in the Youth Unemployment Register (YUR) to be interviewed by potential employers, declared Hon. Myron Walwyn.

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