20K JOBS AVAILABLE AT EDSA DAY FAIR MONDAY: DOLE
MANILA -- Some 20,000 local and overseas jobs are awaiting successful applicants at the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) job and business fair of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Mandaluyong City, in commemoration of the 33rd anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution on Monday.
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Saturday that 50 participating employers and recruitment agencies will be offering employment opportunities in the country and abroad during the event, which will be held at the 2nd Floor Activity Center of Starmall, along EDSA-Shaw Boulevard.
Among the vacancies to be offered by local employers are for the positions of steelman, production machine operator, production workers, customer service representative, product promodizer, electrician, service crew, merchandiser, finishing mason, and plumbers, based on the initial report from the Bureau of Local Employment.
On the other hand, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said that 12,000 job orders from 15 participating recruitment agencies will be available.
Some of the vacancies are for the positions of laborer, nurse (general), welder, pipefitter, carpenter, technician (electrical/mechanical), foreman, steelfixer , IT engineer, and waitress.
Among the countries of destination are the United States, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Germany, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Turks and Caicos Island, Madagascar, Malta, Mauritius, Solomon Islands, South Korea, and Africa.
At the same time, Bello reminded jobseekers to bring requirements such as 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 annual event’s theme for this year is ‘EDSA 2019: Pagkakaisa Tungo sa Pambansang Kapayapaan.' (PNA)