MORE than 21,000 local and overseas jobs are up for grabs during the 87th anniversary celebration of the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) next week.
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd invited over the weekend jobseekers to take advantage of the online job fair, which offers a wide range of local and overseas vacancies from more
than 600 domestic companies and 15 licensed recruitment agencies.
The Labor department’s anniversary job fair will be held on December 10 and 11.
Bello said the 21,000 job opportunities is an initial offering that is expected to increase by several thousands more before the job fair starts on December 10.
Applicants may visit the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) website at www.poea.gov.ph
Vacancies overseas are for factory workers, nurses, nursing aides and care workers.
There are also vacancies for engineers, CAD operators, telecommunications rigging technicians, maintenance technicians, carpenters, foremen, laborers, building cleaning workers, supervisors, physical fitness coaches, cake decorators, cooks, food servers, restaurant workers, waiters, waitresses, counter service staff and service staff.
The countries of destination are Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, Germany, New Zealand, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Myanmar, Jordan, Ivory Coast, Lebanon, Ghana, Micronesia, Turks and Caicos, Palau, Falkland Island, and Bahrain.
Bello advised jobseekers to be ready with digital copies of their resume or curriculum vitae and other application requirements, such as certificate of employment for those formerly employed, diploma and transcript of records.
He said the Labor department is adopting a virtual job fair system in compliance with government restrictions on mass gatherings.
The e-jobs for local placement are being undertaken in collaboration with digital portal Mynimo.com and the Public Employment Service Offices or PESO across the country.
There are also career talks with employers and industry leaders aimed to help job applicants find unique opportunities and job vacancies as well as encourage a better understanding of each company’s work culture.