The General Assembly of the United Nations declares in 1992 3rd December as an International Day of persons with disabilities. It has been observed since then by the member-states and the international organizations. Its aim is to direct public attention towards the problems of people with disabilities, to motivate politicians and institutions to undertake actions that are more effective in order to guarantee their access to common architectural environment, to educative system, to the general labor market and to the process of relevant political decision-making processes.

The International Day of Persons with disabilities has been commemorated under a specific theme since 2002. The theme this year is “Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World”.

Veronika Kertikova-Tapcheva

The leading career expo for qualified staff Career Show took place completely online on 24th and 25th November 2020. This year it included 50+ interactive sessions – lectures, discussions, activities – for a successful career and fulfilling life. Among the inspiring lectures were popular people like Anna Tzolova, Ivan and Andrey, representatives of state institutions, the bussiness and entrepreneurs. The second part of the expo, a very innovative one, was the new unique online format for quick video meetings. Within 10-minute meetings, the ones, looking for a job, and the ones, offering one, had the opportunity to meet, exchange basic information about themselves and exchange contacts for future, more profound relationship.

The NRCB Plovdiv was represented by its expert Job mediation and assistance, who held a lot of meetings with representatives of big companies, corporations and bank institutions, among which LIDL, EVN, Metro, Post Bank and TELUS International.

The general conclusion that one could make from the two-day event was that the business looks for staff, but highly qualified and motivated one.

A specially adapted for visually impaired viewers show of the adventure drama “The Edge”, starring Alec Baldwin and Anthony Hopkins was held on 17.11.2020 at the NRCB. We remind you that the NRCB regularly organizes and conducts such video shows, voiced in Bulgaria, specially selected for visually impaired audience and assisted by a trained interpreter. The event was welcomed with great interest by the visually impaired viewers and was held under strict safety measures due to the emergency state in the country.

We will keep promoting other similar events, so please follow our web site for further news and announcements.

On 24 and 25th November, 2020, the most prominent career expo for qualified staff Career Show 2020 will be held, on which over 150 employers will meet online with candidates, looking for a job and development opportunities. The online event presents a completely new and modern solution through an innovative platform for video interviews, which will be used for the first time in Bulgaria. Employers and candidates will connect via special matchmaking technology, providing a maximum effective experience for the participants. The meetings among job seekers and job presenters will be accompanied by a professional program with high quality and useful content – completely online.

Besides direct job proposals, Career Show 2020 provides development program, sport, IT, high technologies, hobby, and entertainment.

The participation in the event is completely free, but the registration is obligatory. In order to take part in the event, you must meet at least two of the following three criteria: 1. Professional experience – at least 2 years; 2. Higher education – at least bachelor’s degree; 3. foreign languages – excellent command of foreign languages.

Three month Report on the Financial Performance of the NRCB-Plovdiv and three month report on the activities performed for the period 01.7.2020-30.9.2020

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