5,000 jobs up for grabs on Labor Day job fair

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BAGUIO CITY  – Some 5,000 jobs will be up for grabs during the Labor Day job fair sponsored by the city government in celebration of Labor Day on 01 May, 8 am to 5 pm, at the Baguio Convention Center.

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan disclosed 10 overseas recruitment agencies and 25 local companies will be participating in the whole day job fair in order to allow job seekers to land in descent jobs in the future.

Aside from the availability of jobs for fresh graduates and job seekers, the city government and the Cordillera office of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-CAR) will also be offering additional services such as wellness clinic services, particularly manicure and pedicure, haircut, massage; free international calls among others.

For overseas applicants, Jose Atanacio, public employment service office (PESO) manager, disclosed there will be on-line registration under the government to government hiring program on 16-17 April 2015 at the city council session hall from 8 am to 5 pm.

As a fully government sponsored activity, Atanacio revealed no fees shall be charged from any registrant.

He called on interested job seekers to bring their credentials, especially their passports, and proceed to the city council session hall on the said dates to avail of the on-line registration of applicants for overseas employment.

Domogan asserted the conduct of the annual Labor Day job fair is part of the city government’s commitment to help provide adequate employment to fresh graduates and those who are seeking for jobs in both the local and international employment scenes.

“We encourage the people from the different parts of the region to visit the participating overseas and local employment companies in order to try their luck in seeking available employment opportunities to the participating agencies,” Domogan said.

He appealed to interested job seekers to visit the Baguio Convention Center on the aforesaid date so that they will try to look for jobs that would suit their qualifications and for them to find suitable jobs that would be fitting to their career

By Dexter A. See

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