Pampanga PESO employed 34,751 cabalens in 2016

    CITY OF SAN FERNANDOThe Pampanga government through the Provincial Employment and Services Office (PESO) placed a total of 34, 751 Kabalen both for local and overseas employment in 2016.

    Luningning Vergara, PESO manager specified that some 34,238 applicants were hired for local employment and 513 were deployed overseas.

    “Applicants were deployed to countries such as Korea, New Zealand, Middle East, among other countries,” Vegara said.

    PESO has conducted more than 180 local recruitment activities (LRA) and 97 special recruitment activities (SRA) and jobs fair held in the 21 municipalities of the province.

    The PESO manager said at least 85 career guidance campaign were conducted and attended by some12,216 students to address job mismatch and help direct career paths among undergraduates.

    Pre-employment orientation, seminars and labor education for graduating students were conducted as foundation for those who want to venture on various local and overseas careers.

    “More than 31, 704 jobseekers were served by the provincial government,” Vergara added.

    This has been done by PESO in 2016 through the partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and National Statistics Office (NSO) for employment documentary assistance such as processing of passports, issuance of clearance and birth certificate.


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