Over 100,000 jobs at Independence Day fairs – DOLE

MANILA, June 10 -- More than 100,000 jobs will be available at the nationwide job and business fairs in commemoration of the 119th Philippine Independence Day anniversary on Monday, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said.

DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the job vacancies offered by close to 700 employers, are for local and overseas employment.

A total of 680 participating employers will be bringing with them 123,330 local, overseas, and government jobs in the 21 Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) job and business fairs to be held in 14 regions throughout the country, he said in a statement.

With this, Bello urged jobseekers to take advantage of the employment facilitation service that the DOLE is bringing closer to them.

Likewise, he reminded applicants to bring the following application requirements: resume or curriculum vitae (bring extra copies for multiple job applications); 2 x 2 ID pictures; certificate of employment for those formerly employed; diploma and/or transcript of records; and authenticated birth certificate.

The top local jobs with the most number of vacancies are: Customer Service Representative � 5,455; Production Worker/Factory Worker/Production Helper - 5,210; Production Machine Operator � 5,200; Sales Associate Professional/ Sales Clerk/ Sales Representative � 1,208; Call Center Agent � 1,139; Police Officer (PO1) (CARAGA) � 800; Service Crew � 642; Cashier � 572; Quality Control Inspector � 520; Merchandiser � 471; Marketing Assistant � 354; Kitchen Staff � 281; Salesman � 248; Accounting Assistant � 206; Intelligence Officer (Government) (CAR) � 183; Retail and Sales Agent � 180; Technical Support Representative � 170; Sewer � 150; Company Driver � 129; and Staff Nurse � 110.

For those seeking overseas employment, the top vacancies are as follows: Hotel & Restaurant Services (Service Crew /Beautician /Receptionist/ Steward/ Waiter/ Waitress/ Bartender/ Barista/ Cashier/ Singer/ Dancer) � 2,764; Construction Worker (general) � 1,055; Professional Nurse � 710; Company Driver � 508; Laborer � 426; Cook (general) � 371; Physical Therapist � 309; Carpenter � 267; Mason � 247; Cleaner � 208; Car Driver � 205; Office Clerk � 200; Medical Technician � 168; Plumber � 162; Welder � 155; Pharmacist � 150; Household Service Worker � 130; Electrician � 116; Salesman � 101; and Production Machine Operator � 95.

The 2017 Independence Day job and business fairs will be held in the following venues:

National Capital Region (NCR) � Senior Citizen's Garden, Rizal Park, Manila.

Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) � SM Baguio City

Region 1 � CB Mall, Urdaneta City, Pangasinan; Nepo Mall, Dagupan City; Candon Civic Center, Candon City, Ilocos Sur; Manna Mall, San Fernando City, La Union; Robert Estrella Gymnasium, Rosales, Pangasinan (June 13)

Region 2 � Cagayan State University, Caritan Campus Gym, Tuguegarao City

Region 3 � Malolos Convention Center, City of Malolos, Bulacan; Robinsons Townville, Maharlika Highway, Cabanatuan City

Region 4A � Binangonan Municipal Hall, Binangonan, Rizal

Region 4B � Xentro Calapan Mall, Roxas Drive, Lumangbayan, Calapan City; Municipal Plaza, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro

Region 5 � Daet, Camarines Norte

Region 6 � Marymart Mall, Iloilo City

Region 7 � Covered Court, Cebu City Sports Complex, OsmeAa Blvd., Cebu City

Region 8 � Tacloban City Convention Center, Tacloban City; Catbalogan City Plaza, Catbalogan City Samar (June 15)

Region 12 - SM City of GenSan, General Santos City

CARAGA � Provincial Capitol, Butuan City (June 14)

Negros Island Region (NIR) � 888 Premiere Mall, Bacolod City

The event is part of the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) by the DOLE and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), which aims to bring employment opportunities and entrepreneurship at the grassroots level.

The theme for the 2017 Independence Day is, Kalayaan 2017: Pagbabagong Sama-Samang Balikatin.

Source: Philippines News Agency