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Public Business Ministry and Wuzzuf owner BasharSoft sign agreement to boost e-recruitment

BasharSoft's Wuzzuf and Forasna will help with the ministry's recruitment support for companies under its umbrella

By: Business Today Egypt

Tue, Feb. 23, 2021

Finding jobs is going even more digital as Minister of the Public Business Sector Hisham Tawfik witnessed the signing of a cooperation protocol between his ministry and E-recruitment solution company BasharSoft.

The largest e-recruitment or online employment platforms in Egypt and the region, Wuzzuf and Forasna, are owned by BasharSoft, with more than one million visitors per month.

The protocol stipulates that Forasna and Wuzzufare used in a way that enables companies under the Ministry’s umbrella to reach the individuals they need. This will ensure the growth and development of these companies.

It also will aim to assist workers and former employees of companies who would like to benefit from the services of the websites.

Amr Kamal Hozayen, Advisor to the Ministry of Public Business Sector for Human Resources Development, said that signing the cooperation protocol comes as part of the ministry’s keenness to attract the best professional employees.

This will also allow them to hire more competent individuals, whilst relying on technological solutions to enhance employment opportunities, which would positively affect the performance of companies.

For his part, Amir Sharif, founding partner and CEO of BasharSoft, expressed his pleasure with signing the cooperation protocol with the Ministry of Public Business Sector. 

He added that this cooperation confirms the confidence in BasharSoft as a company, not only from the private sector but also the Egyptian government. He noted that the role the company seeks to play includes focusing on announcing all jobs for the companies affiliated with the ministry on the websites.

BasharSoft will also create a special page for the Ministry of Business Sector on Forasna and Wuzzuf, to include all the jobs from the ministry and its subsidiary companies.

“Our main task is to work side-by-side with the Egyptian Government to reduce the burden on the government to provide suitable job opportunities, whether for youth or other age groups,” Sherif said.

He added that the company wants to contribute to solving the unemployment crisis, in line with Egypt’s strategy and Vision 2030.