DOLE: 7 more job fairs set; over 800 hired, so far | Inquirer News

DOLE: 7 more job fairs set; over 800 hired, so far

/ 10:16 PM December 05, 2023

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MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday announced that 806 applicants were hired in the first three days of its 90th founding anniversary job fairs.


Seven more job fairs in various parts of the country are scheduled this month.


The DOLE said 6,138 job-seekers went to the 14 job fair sites across 12 regions nationwide on December 1, 2, and 4. 

It added that 440 applicants were referred to the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority for skills training, 290 were referred to the Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns for livelihood assistance, and 167 were referred to the Department of Trade and Industry for entrepreneurship development.

2,056 applicants also availed government services from the  National Bureau of Investigation, Social Security System, Professional Regulation Commission, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, Philippine Statistics Authority, and Pag-IBIG Fund.

DOLE also announced the other dates and venues of its job fair sites until December 14:


National Capital Region 

  • December 6 – Malabon Sports Complex, Malabon City; Vista Mall, Taguig City 
  • December 7 – Barangay Hall, Barangay Poblacion, Pateros; Barangay Sta. Ana, Pateros 


Ilocos Region 

  • December 7 – Pangasinan Provincial Capitol, Lingayen 


Western Visayas 

  • December 7 – SM City Iloilo, Iloilo City 


Central Visayas 

  • December 6 – Poblacion, Madridejos, Cebu; 
  • December 8 – SM Seaside, Cebu City 



  • December 14 – Notre Dame of Marbel University 



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