Jamaica Employment

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Youth, jobseekers urged to consider careers in agriculture

Jobseekers, youth reminded that agriculture is more than working in a field BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — A regional non-profit wants to encourage more Caribbean jobseekers, and especially young people, to pursue jobs in agriculture. The Caribbean Youth Environment Network (CYEN) made the appeal recently while speaking to media organization Barbados Today. According to a CYEN survey…
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Jamaica’s Ministry of Labour to host 2-day job fair

Multiple employers will be on-site to conduct interviews on the spot KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Anyone looking for jobs in Jamaica is being encouraged to take advantage of a two-day job fair being hosted by the Ministry of Labour today and tomorrow in Kingston. According to a statement from the government, multiple employers will be on…
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Jamaica’s govt. is looking to hire more than 1,000 doctors

Minister Tufton: Nurses and other healthcare professionals are next on the agenda KINGSTON, JAMAICA — The government is looking to hire more than 1,000 new, permanent doctors over the next year or more, according to Minister of Health & Wellness Dr. Christopher Tufton. The move is an effort to shore up the country’s healthcare system…
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Jamaican farm workers thriving in Canada

Work-abroad agriculture programme gets positive rating from participants KINGSTON, JAMAICA — A cohort of Jamaicans working abroad in Canada is said to be thriving under the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Programme (SAWP). [caption id="attachment_6482" align="alignright" width="399"] Seventy percent of participants were happy with their experience. (Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash)[/caption] This comes after some of…
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