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2016 International Job Fair: Skopje, Macedonia

Jul 7, 2016

Spirit organized the Skopje, Macedonia job fair from February 6-7, 2016. The agenda included a walking tour of Skopje, a welcome dinner, and an out-of-town wine tasting excursion. One employer found employees in Macedonia.

2016 International Job Fair: Ankara, Turkey

Jul 7, 2016

Spirit organized a job fair in Ankara, Turkey from January 31-February 5, 2016 and employers were able to hire employees for the summer 2016 season. Employers were able to explore the Old Town of Ankara and also stay overnight in the nearby town of Beypazari, where they went bazaar shopping and experienced a Turkish bath. Four employers hired employees in Turkey. 

2016 International Job Fair: Kiev, Ukraine

Jul 7, 2016

Spirit organized a job fair in Kiev, Ukraine from January 27-February 1, 2016. Participants enjoyed taking a Master chocolate making and tasting class at Lviv Handmade Chocolate. They also toured Volodymyr Cathedral and the local shopping destination of Adriyivsky Uzviz. Two employers hired employees in Ukraine. 

2016 International Job Fair: Kingston, Jamaica

Jul 7, 2016

Spirit Cultural Exchange held a job fair in Kingston, Jamaica from January 14-17, 2016 to hire employees for the summer 2016 season. Employers were able to take a tour of Dunns River Falls outside of Kingston as their cultural activity. Three employers hired employees in Jamaica.

2016 International Job Fair: Guangzhou, China

Jul 7, 2016

The second job fair of the 2016 season was held in Guangzhou, China from December 2-7, 2015. Employees enjoyed several group dinners together, and twenty employers hired employees in China. 

2016 International Job Fairs: Thailand

Jul 7, 2016

Spirit Cultural Exchange held several job fairs for employers to hire employees for the summer 2016 season. The first job fair was organized by three Spirit employees and was held in Bangkok, Thailand from November 13-15, 2015.  Employers participated in several cultural activities, the first of which was a tour of the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the Grand Palace, the Jim Thompson House, a city tour by van, Asiatique the Riverfront, and a welcome dinner cruise. The second cultural activity was a trip to the province of Ayutthaya, where they explored Wat Ohra SriSanpetch, Wat Yai Chaimongkol, the Ayutthaya Elephant Camp, and Wat Mahathat. Seven employers found employees in Thailand.

2015 International Job Fairs

Jul 6, 2016

Spirit Cultural Exchange held several job fairs for employers to hire employees for the spring/summer 2015 and winter 2016 seasons. The first fair was held in Shanghai, China from November 7-11, 2014. Cultural activities included a cultural tour of Shanghai. During the tour, participants were able to experience attractions like the Oriental Pearl Tower, Yu Gardens, and a night boat cruise along the Bund district on the Huangpu River. Nineteen employers hired employees in Shanghai.

From November 11-15, 2014, Spirit employers organized a job fair in Bangkok, Thailand. Cultural activities included a tour of the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and the Grand Palace, the Museum of Siam, Rattakosin Exhibition Hall, and Asiatique the Riverfront, as well as a Bangkok city tour. Six employers hired employees in Thailand.

Spirit employees organized a job fair in Kingston, Jamaica from January 15-18, 2015. Employers took a tour of Port Royal and enjoyed dinner at Morgan’s Harbour. Four employers found employees in Jamaica.

The last job fair of 2015 was in Turkey from February 1-5, 2015. Employers enjoyed a city tour of Ephesus and five employers all hired employees.

2014 International Job Fairs

Jul 6, 2016

Spirit Cultural Exchange held several job fairs for employers to hire for the spring/summer 2014 and winter 2015 seasons. The first job fairs were held in Thailand and the Philippines from October 6-15, 2013. Two Spirit staff members organized this fair, which was in Manila from October 7-9 and Bangkok from October 10-15. In Bangkok, employers enjoyed a cultural tour of the city. Three employers hired employees at this job fair.

The next job fair was held in Shanghai, China from November 6-11, 2013. Two Spirit staff members organized this fair, which included a cultural tour of Shanghai. During the tour, participants were able to experience attractions like the Oriental Pearl Tower, Yu Gardens, and a night boat cruise along the Bund district on the Huangpu River. They also enjoyed a welcome dinner at Xiao Nan Guo and a farewell dinner at Element Fresh. Fourteen employers hired employees in Shanghai.

Ukraine and Turkey were the next job fair destination, with employers gathering in Kiev, Ukraine from January 29-February 3, 2014 and Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey from February 3-7, 2014. A Ukraine cultural tour included stops at the Chernobyl Museum and the National Historical Museum of Ukraine, among other attractions. In Turkey, employers took a two-day cultural tour of Cappadocia, where they visited the Valley of the Fairy Chimneys, took a hot air balloon tour, and attended the Cities of the Underworld Tour. Six employers hired employees during the Ukraine and Turkey job fair.

Spirit employees organized a job fair in Prague, Czech Republic and Cluj, Romania from February 27-March 6, 2014. In Prague, employers visited the Old Town Square, Charles Bridge, Nerudova Street, Prague Castle, Golden Lane, and the National Theatre on a cultural tour, while in Cluj they participated in a group activity called the Dungeon Game. Six employers hired employees in Prague and Cluj.

Spirit employees organized a job fair in Beijing, China from March 12-17, 2014. Employers had the chance to see the Great Wall and the Silk Market, as well as trying Peking duck at Quanjude Restaurant in Beijing. Three employers found employees at the Beijing job fair.

 

2013 International Job Fairs

Jul 6, 2016

Spirit Cultural Exchange held several different job fairs for employers to hire employees for the summer 2013 and winter 2014 seasons. Spirit held a smaller-scale job fair in Manila, Philippines from October 7-9, 2012, which included a cultural tour of Manila. From October 10-15, employers met in Bangkok, Thailand, where Spirit arranged sightseeing activities like a cultural tour of Bangkok, featuring the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, and an optional spa trip. Six employers hired employees at this fair.

The Taiwan and China Job Fair was held from November 3-12, 2012. The agenda included a cultural tour of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, shopping, and a group dinner. Seventeen employers hired employees at this fair.

The Europe Job Fair was held from January 30-February 8, 2013 in Kiev, Ukraine, and Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey. From January 30-February 4, employees met in Kiev, where they enjoyed a cultural tour of Kyiv Fortress, Andriyivski Uzviz, and St. Sophia’s Cathedral. From February 4-8, employers gathered in Ankara, where they participated in a tour of the Corum Museum and historical monuments of the Hittite Empire. A smaller Easy Hire fair was held in Istanbul on February 9. Seventeen employers hired employees at the Europe Job Fair.

Spirit employees organized a job fair in Cluj and Bucharest, Romania from March 6-11, 2013. Employers were able to visit Dracula’s Castle on their way to Bucharest from Cluj, and also enjoyed a tour of Bucharest that included the Palace of Parliament, the Romanian Peasant Museum, the Van Gogh Grand Café, Stavropoleos Church, Old Princely Court, and dinner at Bamio Restaurant. Eight employers hired employees in Romania.

The final job fair of 2013 was from August 24-28 in South America. Employers gathered in Lima, Peru from August 24-25, where they enjoyed a visit to the Choco Museo and dinner at Central Restorante in Miraflores. On August 28, they went to Florianópolis, Brazil, and took a city tour that included a boat trip to Costa de Lagoa from lunch, sand dunes, and a public market tour. Nine employers found employees in Peru and Brazil.

2012 International Job Fairs

Jul 6, 2016

Spirit Cultural Exchange held several different job fairs for summer and winter employers. The first job fair was held in Thailand and the Philippines for the spring and summer 2012 season. The fair was October 12-17, 2011 in Manila, Bangkok, and Chiang Mai. Two Spirit staff members organized the job fair, which included cultural activities and many hiring opportunities. Fifteen employers found employees at the job fair. In Bangkok, the employers enjoyed a cultural tour, including such destinations as the Vimanmek Mansion, Ananda Samakhom Throne Hall, and the Rattanakosin History Museum.

The next month, Spirit employees organized a China Job Fair from November 10-14, 2011. The fair took place in Hong Kong and Guangzhou. Nineteen employers hired employees. Employers were also able to experience some local culture in their free time, including a cultural tour of Hong Kong, where they visited Man Mo Temple, the Peak, Aberdeen Fishing Village, and Stanley Market.

The Jamaica Job Fair was from January 10-14, 2012. Nine employers hired employees for their spring and summer 2012 seasons. Employers also enjoyed an excursion to Lime Cay and group dinners at Norma’s on the Terrace and Rodney’s Arms.

The Europe Job Fair was from February 9-17, 2012. Employers traveled to Ukraine and Turkey, where they enjoyed group dinners, a city tour of Ephesus, and an overnight stay in Izmir. Around fourteen employers hired employees for their spring and summer 2012 seasons.

A smaller-scale job fair was held the following month in Cluj, Romania. Six employers hired employees. Employers were also able to take a tour of Cluj, including stops at St. Michael’s Church, Orthodox Cathedral, Medicine Historical Museum, Tailor’s Bastian Tower, and the Botanic Gardens of Cluj.

The last job fair of 2012 was in South America to hire employees for the winter 2013 season. The fair included stops in Peru, Brazil, and Argentina from August 22-31, 2012. Three employers hired employees. Employers also enjoyed cultural tours in Lima, Floripa, and Buenos Aires.

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