DOLE to offer over 73,000 jobs on Labor Day
MANILA, Philippines — Over 73,000 employment opportunities will be up for grabs on Labor Day (May 1) in various job fair sites nationwide, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced in a statement on Wednesday.
According to DOLE, it will roll out a total of 73,779 employment vacancies in face-to-face job fairs conducted by 808 employers in 42 sites in various parts of the country in line with the Labor Day theme this year – “Pabahay, Bilihing Abot-Presyo, Benepisyo ng Matatag na Trabaho Para sa Manggagawang Pilipino” [housing, affordable prices of goods, the benefits of a stable job for Filipino workers].
“Among the top industries are BPO [Business Process Outsourcing], manufacturing, financial and insurance activities, manpower services, and sales and marketing. The top vacancies are for customer service representatives, production workers/operators, financial consultants, service crew, and sales agents or sales clerks,” the DOLE said.
“The number of vacancies is expected to increase in the succeeding days,” it added.
DOLE said jobseekers attending the fairs should bring their resume, a certificate of employment for those formerly employed, their diploma, and their transcript of records.
DOLE’s main job fair site will be held on April 30 at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City, where 125 employers will offer 12,000 jobs.
Meanwhile, below is the list of other job fair sites nationwide:
Metro Manila: SM Grand Central in Caloocan City; QC Quadrangle in Quezon City; SM BF Parañaque in Parañaque City; SM Sucat in Parañaque City; SM Southmall in Las Piñas; Robinsons Place in Las Piñas; Vista Mall Taguig; SM City Marikina; San Andres Gym in Manila
Cordillera Administrative Region: SM Baguio and the Baguio Convention Center
Ilocos Region: Provincial Livelihood Development Center in Vigan, Ilocos Sur; PESO Multipurpose Hall in Lingayen, Pangasinan; Orbos Gym in Santa Barbara, Pangasinan; Magic Mall in Urdaneta City, Pangasinan
Cagayan Valley Region: SM City Tuguegarao; Robinsons Place Santiago; Reina Mercedes Municipal Court in Mercedes, Isabela; Northstar Mall in Ilagan City, Isabela; Bambang Sports Complex in Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya
Central Luzon: SM City Marilao in Bulacan; SM City Cabanatuan in Nueva Ecija; SM City Pampanga in San Fernando, Pampanga; SM City Olongapo Centra, and SM City San Jose Del Monte in Bulacan
Calabarzon: Ynares Center in Antipolo City, Rizal
Mimaropa – City Mall in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro
Bicol Region – Ayala Malls Legazpi in Albay
Western Visayas: Robinsons Iloilo
Central Visayas: Robinsons Galleria Cebu; Lamberto Macias Sports Complex in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental
Eastern Visayas: Tacloban Convention Center
Zamboanga Peninsula: KCC Mall de Zamboanga
Northern Mindanao: SM CDO Downtown Premier in Cagayan de Oro
Davao Region: SM City Davao; Provincial Capitol Gymnasium of Davao Oriental in Mati City, Davao Oriental
Soccsksargen: Kidapawan City Gymnasium in Kidapawan City
Caraga: Almont Inland Hotel in Butuan
After Labor Day, other job fairs will be:
May 3: People’s Center in Balanga City, Bataan, and Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium in Malolos City, Bulacan
May 5: 3rd Level Alabang Public Market