The National Employment Service (SNE, by its Spanish initials) and the Ministry of Labor (ST, by its Spanish Initials) offered 1,300 positions during the First Job Fair celebrated in 2019 in La Laguna.

From 8 am to 2 pm those interested were at the Gymnasium of Torreon Sports Unit to deliver job applications to the more than 32 companies present at the fair.

Organizations such as Lincoln Electric, Grupo Lala, Grupo Surman, B-connect, among others from the industry, as they are seeking to employ more people of the area into their companies.  The positions offered were for operators, technicians, and professionals, wages ranged from 3,700 to 60,000 MXN per month.

The secretary of Labor in the entity, Roman Alberto Cepeda, said that the important thing is to highlight the coordination of efforts from all actors to fulfill this kind of event.

“La Laguna is an area representing Coahuila in the country, and the Ministry of Labor participates by setting the conditions in order for more jobs continue to arrive.  We have to approach opportunities to each place,” he noted.

He described that job fairs register between 42 and 50 % of placement, and are always a real opportunity area for those willing to find a job or to improve the ones they already have.

He explained that as of the quarter of the year more than 9,000 jobs have been generated, and an important number of them were in La Laguna.

In turn, the president of the Automotive Cluster La Laguna, Jose Luis Hotema, announced they are joining this maneuver, since the possible arrival of a company in this area is at the door, it would generate 2,000 jobs sources.

“We are helping global companies settled in this area to find the talent they need, from there the importance of joining,” he noted.

Likewise, the president of COPARMEX Torreon, Fernando Menendez Cuellar, underlined that the effort made by the Government to gather in one space the academy and the business sector is very important.

Meanwhile, the mayor of Torreon, Jorge Zermeno, said that job offer is for the people that need them.