Auckloo Raj, Director of Human Resource Development Council (HRDC), believes it is necessary in the shortest possible solutions to remedy " misunderstanding "that prevails in the area of Information Technology and Communication (ICT). " It is this misunderstanding that many young people refuse to take employment in this sector , "he said during a workshop at straws this Thursday, July 19. This workshop is intended as a platform for interaction between young graduates and ICT operators. "
There's also the fact that once they graduate, young people are denied employment simply because they lack experience , "said Raj Auckloo. It was, he said, important for tertiary institutions such as the University of Mauritius begins to address this issue because he said there would be too many graduates who are currently unemployed.
Kaviraj Sukon, Research and Consultancy Manager at HRDC, it has raised the wage gap between Mauritians and foreigners working in the ICT sector. "This gap is too big then they do the same work. All this is discouraging for Mauritians , "he said. The latter has called on operators to correct such injustices.
President of the Mauritius Employers Federation (MEF), Clensy Appavoo, who was also present at this workshop, has in a press statement, confirmed this wage gap between Mauritians and foreigners. " The ICT sector is a dynamic and it is quite normal that some people are more qualified than others. This has, for some time, existed in other economic sectors such as textiles and hospitality. It is for Mauritians to prove themselves and take more interest in this area , "he said. Clensy Appavoo also said he must quickly demystify the ICT sector which he said is often " call centers ".