DOLE to hold nationwide job fairs on Labor Day
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will hold job fairs nationwide on Labor Day, May 1, and provide assistance to various government workers.
The activities will be held in various SM and Robinsons malls in 16 regional sites, including Metro Manila where the main job fair site will be, according to a DOLE statement on Tuesday.
“This early, the Department is encouraging jobseekers to be ready with their application requirements, such as resume or curriculum vitae, certificate of employment for those formerly employed, diploma, and transcript of records,” DOLE saod.
Meanwhile, DOLE said that it will also host in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry and the Department of Agriculture the “Kadiwa ng Pangulo Para sa Manggagawa” to help workers access commodities at lower prices.
According to DOLE, the project aims to enable the farming community to sell goods directly to consumers without the trader-intermediaries, allowing them to reap higher profits while still offering quality products at an affordable price to consumers.
The DOLE will also lead the payout for beneficiaries of the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged or Displaced Workers program, the Special Program for Employment of Students, and the Government Internship Program nationwide.