More than 22,000 local and overseas employment opportunities are available to job seekers at the seven job fair sites around the Philippines in celebration of 86th founding anniversary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in December 2019.
In a statement released by the DOLE on November 27, 2019, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said there are 22,280 jobs available, from around 200 employers in the job fairs to be held in National Capital Region (NCR), Region 1 (Ilocos Region), Region 4-A (CALABARZON), Region 5 (Bicol Region).
The local jobs with the most number of vacancies are for the positions of production operator, customer service representative, technical support representative, counter support services, sewer, warehouse custodian, loan officers, retail service assistant, and receiving admin specialist.
For those seeking overseas employment, the top vacancies are for production workers, nurses, laboratory technicians, and respiratory technicians.
The job and business fairs will be held on the following dates and venues:
November 28: Cuneta Astrodome, Pasay City (NCR)
December 4: Ayala Malls, Legazpi City, Albay (Region 5)
December 5: Bacnotan, La Union (Region 1) and Robinson’s Galleria South, San Pedro City, Laguna (Region 4A)
December 9: Robinson’s Place, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte (Region 1)
December 11: Don Leopoldo Sison Convention Center, Alaminos City, Pangasinan (Region 1)
December 16: Dagupan City Astrodome, Dagupan City, Pangasinan (Region 1)
Bello advised jobseekers to be ready with the following application requirements: resume or curriculum vitae (bring extra copies for multiple job applications); 2 x 2 ID pictures; certificate of employment for those formerly employed; diploma and/or transcript of records; and authenticated birth certificate.
The DOLE will mark its 86th founding anniversary on December 6 at the Santa Rosa Multi-Purpose Complex in Laguna.
This year’s theme is “Patuloy sa Mahusay, Mabilis at Malinis na Serbisyo.” (Ferdinand Patinio, PNA)