150,000 jobs await job seekers on Independence Day
MANILA, Philippines — Nearly 150,000 jobs are awaiting applicants on Independence Day, June 12, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Sunday.
READ: Gov’t to hold another job fair on Independence Day
Some 1,160 employers are offering 149,192 local and overseas jobs through the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan Job and Business Fairs.
READ: More than 137K jobs up for grabs on Labor Day
Most of the job openings are in manufacturing, business process outsourcing, financial activities, and construction, DOLE said.
The government sector will likewise give work offers in the job fair sites.
Meanwhile, the top vacancies for overseas employment are for nurses; factory workers; household service workers; carpenters, electricians, and masons; and cleaners.
Almost 90 recruitment agencies will provide work opportunities in the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, and Australia.
More than 12,000 of the job opportunities can be found at the main job fair site in the Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium in Malolos City, Bulacan, said Bello.
The following are the other job fair sites:
National Capital Region – Robinsons Place Manila; Pasig City Sports Complex; Vista Mall Taguig
Cordillera Administrative Region – Bishop Carlito Cenzon Sports Center, St. Louis University
Ilocos Region – Don Leopoldo Sison Convention Center, Alaminos, Pangasinan; CSI The City Mall, San Fernando, La Union; Candon Civic Center, Candon City, Ilocos Sur; Nepo Mall, Dagupan, Pangasinan
Cagayan Valley Region – Robinsons Place Tuguegarao; Centro Mall, Santiago City
Calabarzon – Metro Centro Mall, Sta. Cruz, Laguna; SM Calamba City
Mimaropa – Citimall, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro
Bicol Region – Sorsogon Provincial Gymnasium
Western Visayas – SM City Bacolod, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental
Central Visayas – Robinsons Galleria Cebu, Lamberto Macias Sports Complex, Dumaguete City
Eastern Visayas – Robinsons North Tacloban
Zamboanga Peninsula – Eastwing, Ground Floor, KCC Mall de Zamboanga, Zamboanga City
Northern Mindanao – 2nd Floor Event Center, Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro City
Davao Region – NCCC Mall, Buhangin, Davao City
Soccsksargen – Events and Convention Center, 3F KCC Mall of GenSan, General Santos City
Caraga – Robinsons Place Butuan, Butuan City
READ: 500 jobs await Eastern Visayas people in June 12 jobs fair
Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.