In the last 24 hours, 245 people have been infected with new corona in Chittagong. A total of 49,340 people were affected. No one died in Corona on that day.Dr. Civil Surgeon. Sheikh Fazle Rabbi said 1,038 samples were tested in Chittagong in 24 hours. The corona has identified 245 people. Among the new victims are 189 in the city and 6 in the upazila.
According to a report released by the Civil Surgeon’s Office on Tuesday, samples were tested in nine labs in Chittagong, including the Cox’s Bazar Medical College Lab. Of these, corona of 56 people has been identified by testing 244 samples in Chittagong University lab. 428 samples were tested at Bangladesh Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases (BITID). 6 people were identified positive in it. Corona virus was found in 9 samples of 31 samples tested at Chittagong Medical College (CMC) Lab. Corona virus has been identified in 47 people by testing 240 samples in the lab of Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (Sivasu).
10 people tested 69 samples in Imperial Hospital Lab, 26 people tested 252 samples in Chevron Clinical Laboratory, 5 people tested 20 samples in Chittagong Maternal and Child Hospital Lab, 42 patients tested in General TB Referral Laboratory (RTRL) and General Medical Center in General Hospital. The corona of 6 people has been identified by testing 21 samples in the lab. Cox’s Bazar Medical College Lab tested 21 samples from Chittagong and found no coronavirus.
BD-Daily / Salah Uddin
The Corona situation last year had a negative impact on the job market. How is the job market this year?
The job market conditions were very bad last year due to Corona, with most companies shutting down the recruitment process. In four or five months, the job market fell by 60-70 percent. From November the situation began to become somewhat normal. The job market returned to almost the same position in November-December as it was before Corona. This was the case till March 2021. But the job market has shrunk by 30-40 per cent in a couple of weeks since the start of the second wave of corona at the end of last month (March).
What is the flow or amount of job advertisement on your site at this time? What kind of organization is giving more notifications at this time? What kind of job or position seems to be in high demand?
Currently, the demand for e-commerce and similar organizations and logistics services has increased. The logistics sector has created the most jobs in the last few years due to a number of reasons, including the Corona situation. Logistics has hired a lot of people in the last one year to facilitate the delivery of goods across the country. As the number of jobs at the executive level in the logistics sector has increased, so has the demand for deliverymen. Deliverymen, Supervisors, Logistics Experts প্রচুর lots of new jobs have been created and the opportunities will increase in the coming days. With the introduction of home office, the demand for IT and networking people has also increased.
The demand for sales people was already there, with digital marketing and SEO skilled people being hired. Due to the corona, the demand for manpower in pharmaceutical centers and diagnostic centers has increased.
However, (before Corona) recruitment was much lower in the sectors in which more people were usually hired; One of them is the garment sector.
What is your advice for those who have lost their jobs in Corona and are currently looking for a job or looking for an alternative?
For those who have lost their jobs due to corona, the advice is to be patient at this time. You can acquire skills without wasting time. There are various trainings or courses online; These can be done. Another thing is that those who have lost their jobs need to be a little flexible. Even if the salary is relatively low, one should join an organization, because if there is a gap in the career, it will be a bigger problem in the future. Even if the salary is low, you can take advantage of the new challenges in the new organization as well as use the time. If the situation improves, it may be possible to return to the previous position in a few months.
What is your advice for freshers?
The advice for freshers is to gain experience right now rather than how much a company is paying. Because if you gain experience, the CV will be heavy. Another thing is, since the job market situation is not good now, they can be entrepreneurs. You can start any business online without waiting for 9-5 hours office.
No legitimate work is small. Nowadays, a deliveryman can earn 15 to 20 thousand rupees per month.
Many people say that even after many interviews, the job is not being done … What are the common weaknesses of the candidates?
At present, the common weakness of the job seekers is the subject that the candidate has studied, in many cases his weakness remains. They have less practical skills, less ability to apply practically. Memorization is more prevalent in our academic system, so it is a problem when it comes to real work. They also lack communication skills. Communication weakness is not just a linguistic weakness, it is a weakness of not being able to explain something to someone. Many have weaknesses in writing skills, cannot write correctly. For those who cannot communicate properly (whether Bengali or English), institutions usually do not allow them for recruitment. Candidates should know professional disciplines.
What is the way to overcome these problems?
When given the opportunity to get involved in any work according to one’s condition. Most of the work related topics and management are learned in the work environment. It is also important to be dedicated to work, to create a working mentality.