ZAMBOANGA CITY — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Monday announced that 25,000 job vacancies are up for grab on the one-day Job Fair.
Some 24 local and overseas placement agencies have confirmed participation at the fair, slated on October 6 at one of the local hotels.
The vacancies include administrative staff, human resource officers, drivers, sales representatives, among others.
The Job Fair is part of the five-day activity, dubbed as “Trabaho, Negosyo, at Kabuhayan” (TNK), a joint project of DOLE and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), which is scheduled to be held from October 6 to 10.
TNK is an offshoot of Executive Order No. 25 signed by President Rodrigo Duterte approving the 25-year long term vision for the Philippines dubbed as “Ambisyon 2040,” designed to be realized through the collaboration of DOLE and DTI.
DOLE Regional Director Ofelia Domingo said the TNK will be highlighted by several component events to include the Annual Zamboanga Peninsula Exposition (ZAMPEX); Zampen Investment Conference (ZAMPEN ICON); DOLE’s Local-Chief Executives (LCE) Forum; Labor Standards and Productivity Enhancement Session; Slingshot Halal Philippines; and, the Regional Consumers Conference (RECCON).
Dr. Sitti Amina Jain, DTI Regional Director, earlier said the objectives of the TNK is to provide more jobs and create entrepreneurs; and, raise public awareness on TNK blueprint for “Decent Employment and Entrepreneurship 2017-2022,” which envisions 7.5 million jobs by 2020.
Jobseekers may pre-register at the DOLE- Zamboanga City Field Office or at the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) of the city government during office hours starting Monday.