El Dorado Offshore (EDO) recently hosted two successful job camps to build the capacity of local job seekers across Guyana. This was done as part of EDO’s mission to make opportunities accessible to everyone.
The camps took place at the Sensation Hall in Corriverton, Berbice Region 6, and the Egbert Benjamin Exhibition & Conference Centre in MacKenzie, Linden, Region 10, attracting over 500 enthusiastic attendees. The company said by bringing their office directly to these communities, it is revolutionizing the employment landscape and unlocking opportunities for individuals across Guyana. It also noted that these recent job camps further showcased their dedication to providing employment for countless individuals , particularly in Regions 1, 2, 5, 6, and 7.
The job camps organized by EDO featured a range of activities aimed at equipping participants with essential skills and knowledge to enhance their chances of securing employment. Attendees had the opportunity to participate in a resume writing workshop, where they learned how to craft compelling resumes that would catch the attention of hiring managers. Informative sessions were also presented, shedding light on the onshore and offshore opportunities available. Additionally, personalized, one-on-one sessions with recruiters were offered, allowing participants to receive expert guidance on optimizing their applications and improving their skill sets.
“El Dorado Offshore believes that everyone deserves opportunities,” said Sherry Ferrell, Local Content Director at El Dorado Offshore. “By hosting these job camps and engaging directly with communities, we strive to empower individuals, bridge the gap between job seekers and employers, and contribute to the overall growth and development of the regions we serve,” she added.
EDO’s commitment to making a positive impact extends beyond providing employment opportunities. The company said it wholeheartedly embraces community engagement and envisions organizing more job camps in diverse regions, persistently fostering economic empowerment not only in Guyana but throughout the entire region. Moreover, EDO said that with every step, it paves the way for empowering the workforce and fostering greater technical capacity in Guyana and beyond.