Over 200 applicants flock to Pangasinan PESO job fair


LINGAYEN, Pangasinan – Over 200 hundred registered applicants flocked the Pangasinan Employment Services Office (PESO) for its career fair Thursday at the PESO Building, Capitol Compound here.

The employment activity was participated in by a total of eight companies offering thousands of jobs in and out of the country.

Among the local firms that joined the fair were: BestOne Human Resource Services, Incorporated, Janby Marketing, Inc., Philippine Oppo Mobile, Inc., Option Plus Services and Trading/Red Dragon Farms, Sutherland Global Services and Fortune Tutorial.

Skybourne International Inc. continued its fielding factory workers for Taiwan while Havillah International Manpower Services, Inc. recruited employees for Hong Kong Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Jordan and Kuwait.

Richelle Raguindin, labor and employment officer, said that the event is one of the two job fairs PESO organizes every month in line with the goal of Governor Amado “Pogi” I. Espino, III to help Pangasinenses secure a decent source of income.

She was glad to report that they have surpassed their target number of applicants of 200 as early as 1:30 p.m. with more jobseekers heading to the whole day event.

For the upcoming career placement activities, she advised jobseekers to prepare requirements such as copies of resume, two valid identification cards, diploma and certificates of employment, if applicable.

Aside from this activity, PESO has scheduled on Sept. 24 in the same venue a special recruitment event by Gulf Horizon International Services, outsourcing registered nurses for Saudi Arabia.

PESO has also set two local recruitment activities for companies BestOne and 3Cs, both to pool male and female production specialists respectively, in Malasiqui on Sept. 23 and in Dasol on Sept. 30.

These two mini-job fairs in the said towns serve as follow-up event for the Capacity Enhancement Training conducted by the office.

Sutherland Global Services, Inc. extends its hiring male and female call center agents for its base in Angeles, Pampanga on Sept. 26 and 28 at 8 a.m.

Dexter A. See