DOLE to commemorate 33rd EDSA anniversary with job fair

Published February 23, 2019, 5:11 PM

by Dhel Nazario, Jeffrey G. Damicog, and Rey G. Panaligan

By Analou De Vera

Around 20,000 local and overseas jobs will be up for grabs during a job and business fair on Monday, February 25, in celebration of the 33rd anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution.

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said that the local and overseas jobs are being offered by 50 participating employers and recruitment agencies.

The ‘Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK)’ job and business fair will be held at the 2nd Floor Activity Center of the Starmall located in EDSA-Shaw Boulevard in Mandaluyong City.

Among the vacancies to be offered by local employers are for the positions of steelman, production machine operator, production workers, customer service representative, product promodizer, electrician, service crew, merchandiser, finishing mason, and plumbers, the DOLE said.

“In the same event, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration said 12,000 job orders will be offered by 15 participating recruitment agencies,” said the labor department.

“Some of the vacancies are for the positions of laborer, nurse (general), welder, pipefitter, carpenter, technician (electrical/mechanical), foreman, steelfixer , IT engineer, and waitress,” it added.

“Among the countries of destination are United States, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Germany, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Turks and Caicos Island, Madagascar, Malta, Mauritius, Solomon Islands, South Korea, and Africa,” it furthered.

The labor department reminded interested applicants to bring requirements such as 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.