MAKATI CITY, Philippines? Despite the bleak weather on Thursday, the two-day Philippine Daily Inquirer Job Market and Inquirer Libre Career Expo 2010 pushed through at the Activity Center of Glorietta Mall, Makati City.
About 40 companies offer thousands of jobs to high-school and college graduates. Exhibitors cover information technology, business process outsourcing, manufacturing, health care, building/construction, sales/marketing, accounting, engineering and news organizations.
In her speech during the opening ceremony, Sandy Prieto-Romualdez, Philippine Daily Inquirer president and CEO, explained the advantage of having Inquirer Job Market electronically accessible via www.jobmarketonline.com, besides the published Job Market section every Sunday in the PDI.
She said she?s hoping that by initiating activities like the Job Market Career Expo, Inquirer will help in solving the unemployment problem in the country.
?It may sound ambitious but we hope we are on target and the combination of print and online will bridge the gap,? she said. At jobmarketonline.com, participants can register, fill-out résumés and seek their job matches at once.
She also thanked the participating companies and exhibitors in the event.
At the Glorietta activity center, there are hourly raffle for lucky job seekers, free training seminars and on-site interview by exhibitors.
The Job Market Career Expo is on-going during mall hours until Friday, October 22. By Totel V. de Jesus INQUIRER.net and Radyo Inquirer