National Youth Service Corps has launched a curriculum vitae repository services and a job portal in furtherance of its drive to increase opportunities for fresh graduates.
The job portal is created to help employers find corps members with requisite skills and qualifications that would coordinate the needs of the organization.
portal.nysc.org.ng, is an initiative of the NYSC Lagos State Coordinator, the Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) team and a group of Corps members, was propelled by the Director-General of the NYSC, Brigadier General S. Z Kazaure in Lagos recently.
The portal would make people employable as it allows for people to plan for the future. It serves as a platform for corps members to get information on job vacancies and market themselves to prospective employers, serve as a large pool for employers searching for suitable candidates, providing a means of verification of the corp members’ credentials.
The Brigadier added that the scheme has taken steps to allow corps members for entrepreneurship through SAED programmes and loans granted to corps members in partnership with the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Bank of Industry.
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