DOLE offers 70,000 jobs here and abroad in nationwide Independence Day job fair

DOLE offers 70,000 jobs here and abroad in nationwide Independence Day job fair
Hundreds of jobseekers turn up for this job fair in Bulacan in 2013. (THEPHILBIZNEWS file photo by Alfred V.)

DOLE offers 70,000 jobs here and abroad
in nationwide Independence Day job fair
By Susan G. De Leon, PIA

Some 70,000 local and overseas jobs will be offered at the nationwide job and business opportunities fair on June 12, the 121st anniversary of Philippine Independence.

Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan job and business fair will be held in 22 different parts of the country in celebration of Philippine Independence.

The initial 70,000 vacancies will be offered by 560 participating employers, as reported by the Bureau of Local Employment.

Of the total 560 participating employers, 461 are local and 99 are overseas.

Jobseekers are advised to visit any of the job and business fairs slated in their areas to facilitate their search for employment, as numerous employers are gathered in just one venue.

Bello said applicants should bring the following application requirements when they visit any of the job fair: 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 2019 Independence Day job and business fairs will be conducted in the following venues:

National Capital Region (NCR) – San Andres Sports Complex, Malate, Manila;

Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) – Sky Zone, Porta Vaga Mall, Upper Session Road, Baguio City;

Region 1 – Nepo Mall, Dagupan City; Candon Civic Center, Candon City, Ilocos Sur; Union Christian College, San Fernando City, La Union;

Region 2 – People’s Gymnasium, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan;

Region 3 – Ayala Malls, Harbor Point, Subic Freeport Zone, Zambales;

Region 4A – Pavilion Mall, Biñan City, Laguna; Liwasang Aguinaldo, Kawit, Cavite;

MIMAROPA – San Jose, Occidental Mindoro; Odiongan, Romblon;

Region 5 – Robinsons Place, Naga City;

Region 6 – 888 Premier Mall, Bacolod City;

Region 7 – Cebu City Sports Complex/Abellana National School; Lapu-Lapu City; Lamberto L. Macias Sports and Cultural Center, Dumaguete City;

Region 8 – Provincial Covered Court, Catbalogan City, Samar;

Region 9 – KCC Mall de Zamboanga, Gov. Camins Ave. Zamboanga City;

Region 10 – Atrium, Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro City;

Region 11 – NCCC Mall Buhangin, Km. 7, Tigatto Road, Buhangin, Davao City;

Region 12 – Trade Hall, SM City Gensan, General Santos City; and

CARAGA – PLGU Training Center, Capitol, Butuan City.

The local job opportunities with the most number of vacancies include: production machine operators, production worker/factory workers, customer service representatives, call center agents, sewers, sales clerks, cashiers, delivery crew, service crew, and marketing officers.

While for those interested in overseas employment, the top vacancies include the following: cleaners, professional nurses (general), waiters/waitresses, service crew, company drivers, registered midwife, staff nurse, English teachers (Japan), janitress, barista, technicians (general), and nursing aides.

The job orders for foreign job opportunities came from: Germany, Japan, Bahrain, and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The 2019 Independence Day celebration will observed with the theme: “Kalayaan 2019 Tapang ng Bayan, Malasakit sa Mamamayan.”  (First published by PIA InfoComm/DOLE)

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