Doğtaş supports employment campaign

Doğtaş has upwardly revised its recruitment plan for 215 employees in 2017 to 300 for its manufacturing facilities in Biga and Düzce as well as Istanbul headquarters, in support of the government-initiated employment campaign.

Pointing out that the VAT cut implemented some time before boosted sales and the positive outlook allowed them to reorganize several issues including employment plans, Serbes said that they supported the employment policy initiated by the government and would hire new people accordingly.

The company will create additional jobs with the new stores to be opened, eventually creating 1,000 jobs by the end of the year.

Stating that the company did not shy away from any sacrifice necessary to invigorate the economy, Serbes said: "The furniture industry is a labor-intensive industry. Our company is a large family with approximately 1,300 direct and 10,000 indirect members. We continue our efforts with a strong team with many years of industry experience.

We wholeheartedly support the employment campaign initiated by the government.We have upwardly revised our recruitment plan for 215 employees to 300 for our manufacturing facilities in Biga and Düzce, in addition to our Istanbul headquarters.

We have set a target of 40 percent growth this year with our company that incorporates Doğtaş and Kelebek, two leading companies with a considerable following the industry. We will continue to invest in human resources in line with our growth objectives. The new franchise stores will create additional jobs. We will thus create approximately 1,000 jobs by the end of 2017. We aim to move the Turkish furniture industry forward. We also want to become popular abroad with our brands, and make Doğtaş a prominent furniture brand worldwide."