CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — Over 31,000 local and overseas jobs are awaiting applicants in job fairs to be held all over Central Luzon on May 1, Labor Day.
“Around 24,870 local job vacancies in 265 participating companies are up to be filled up, while 28 recruitment agencies are offering overseas employment for 6,104 applicants,” Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regional director Ana Dione said.
Local job vacancies are for customer care representatives, call center agents, production operators, production workers, servers, salesclerks, welders, masons and sales associates, she noted.
Dione said that job vacancies abroad are for electrical and mechanical engineers, production operators, factory workers, nurses, staff nurses, housekeepers, helpers, and service crews.
She said that in Central Luzon, the May 1 job fairs are to be held in SM malls in Baliuag in Bulacan, San Fernando downtown and Clark in Pampanga, Cabanatuan and Tarlac cities.
More job fairs are to be held also on the same day at the KB gymnasium in Malolos City, Bulacan and at the municipal gym of Masinloc, Zambales.
Two days later on May 3, more job fairs are to be held at the new municipal building in Marilao, Bulacan and at the Freedom Park in Cabanatuan City.
On May 6, job fairs are also slated at the People’s Center in Balanga City in Bataan and at the Rizal Triangle in Olongapo City.
“Please come on time and be fully prepared for our job fairs. Do wear the proper attire and bring multiple copies of your resumes, certificates of employment, transcript of records, clearance, photos, and other pertinent pre-employment documents needed by employers,” Dione said.
They may also pre-register at the Phil-Jobnet website or at the Public Employment Service Office in their area, she added.
The 114th Philippine Labor Day Celebration carries the theme “Kinabukasan Sigurado sa Disenteng Trabaho.”