Within the launching of the new phase of the Employment Shuttle, RDFG held the Open Doors Day in the city of Tetritskaro

On May 13, 2019, within the launching of the new phase of the Employment Shuttle, Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG) held the Open Doors Day in the Tetritskaro Youth Center. At the event, the opening speeches were delivered by Nelly Revazishvili, RDFG rural development project manager and Anano Chkhetiani, Employment Shuttle programme mentor. The meeting was attended by the job seekers living in the city of Tetritskaro.

During the event, RDFG representatives have presented planned activities within the Employment Shuttle. Anano Chkhtiani, programme mentor, has also registered the applicants for the participation in the programme. The fourth phase of the Employment Shuttle will start next week. After completion of the programme, the participants will be awarded the certificates. The project is implemented by the RDFG under the scope of the EU ENPARD programme.

One of the most important components of the programme is the lectures and training sessions from the corporate volunteers. Human Recourses managers from different organizations lead the sessions about the challenges of the modern labor market, share their experiences and success stories. Furthermore, if an appropriate cadre participates in the programme, he/she can be employed by the invited HR managers.

In order to develop the participants’ personal skills, the training sessions will be held on the following topics:

  • Emotional intellect;
  • Verbal and nonverbal communication;
  • Body language;
  • Self-assessment and self-confidence;
  • Communication psychology;
  • Human, environment, development;
  • Comfort zone, why and how one should leave it;
  • Formal and informal education;
  • Self-realization;
  • Time management.

In order to develop the participants’ social skills, the training sessions will be held on the following topics:

  • Where and how to study / Where and how to develop skills;
  • Personal branding;
  • World trends;
  • Professions evaluation and different calculations;
  • Introducing yourself;
  • Demand-supply of the modern labor market;
  • Challenges of the modern labor market;
  • Action plan;
  • CV;
  • Cover letter;
  • Interview techniques;
  • Self-presentation;
  • Writing a project.

The EU-funded project “Rural Development for Sustainable Growth in the Tetritskaro Municipality” is implemented by EU partner organisation, RDFG. The project aims to improve the quality of life in the Tetritskaro municipality through the introduction of innovative social-economic models and engagement of local private and public sectors in the decision making. RDFG is partnering with the Agro-Technology Association and the Lithuanian Local Action Groups Network to carry out the action.

The EU is supporting rural development in Georgia through its ENPARD Programme. Implemented since 2013 with a total budget of EUR 179.5 million, the main goal of ENPARD is to reduce rural poverty. The first phase of ENPARD in Georgia focused on developing the potential of agriculture. The second phase focuses on creating economic opportunities for rural population that go beyond agricultural activities. More information on ENPARD is available at: www.enpard.ge