Manama, The Labour Fund Tamkeen has concluded its pilot version of the Career Mentorship Programme, which was organised in partnership with several private sector organisations.
Organised as part of Tamkeen’s ongoing efforts and commitments to focus on growth opportunities, the programme included 32 individuals, creating 16 mentorship relationships.
The career mentorship programme seeks to enhance the impact of Tamkeen’s Individual Support programmes that emphasise on career growth and the transferring of job experiences to fresh graduates and job seekers, with the guidance of professional expertise and representatives of the labor market.
In a ceremony held on this occasion, Chief Executive of Tamkeen, Dr. Ebrahim Mohammed Janahi, stressed the importance of such programmes.
The Career Mentorship Programme is considered to be a transformative programme for individuals seeking to enhance their careers, as studies have shown the importance of such programs since it’s directly linked with increasing employability and improving productivity.
Esam Hammad, Executive Director, Partnerships and Customer Engagement at Tamkeen, also commented on the programme stating: We are happy to announce that with this pilot program, we have achieved over 100 mentorship hours with a satisfaction rate of more than 80%.
The programme concluded with a ceremony honouring the participants, in the presence of representatives from the participating organisations including Batelco, CFA Society Bahrain, Fakhro Group, Gulf Air, IKEA, Royal Bahrain Hospital, Tatweer Petroleum, Zain Bahrain, in addition to several other companies.
The pilot programme was launched in March 2019 in conjunction with nine organisations from eight sectors including ICT, Logistics and Transportation, Oil and Gas, Retails and General Trade, Food and Beverage, Government, Healthcare, Finance and Business.
Source: Bahrain News Agency