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Job Fair Skarpt Läge: a match that is needed for many industries

Results from this year’s job fair Skarpt Läge are now official. Two months after the job fair and despite the current situation affecting many industries, 318 interviews and 73 jobs were created during the three-hour job fair that broke a new record with its 1 658 participants.

Photo: Fredrik Karlsson / Skarpt Läge.

This year’s job fair was held this year at the Chalmers Conference Center in Johanneberg, on the 21st of February. The seventh edition set a record number of participants with 1 658 visitors, with an average age of 21 years old and from all the districts of Gothenburg.

During three hours, over 1 200 positions were offered from 40 exhibitors in various industries. 318 interviews were conducted during the fair, which is in line with the other years. However, the result of this year’s fair was characterized by the prevailing situation in the world with the sanitary crisis. Despite this, 73 jobs were created during the fair, of which 29 in healthcare service still in need for staff.

Skarpt Läge is a collaboration between the Trade and and Industry Group at Gothenburg & Co, the Employment Service, Visita, the City of Gothenburg’s Labor Market and Adult Education, Chalmers, the County Administrative Board of Västra Götaland County, Hvitfeldtska and Partille Gymnasium.