DOLE holds 7 jobs fair this Valentine’s Day; to conduct 46 more in February’s remaining days

If seven is a lucky number, then jobseekers may look forward to a sweet Valentine’s Day with DOLE hosting seven job fairs in 4 different regions in Luzon this 14 February.

So said Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday, as a fresh reminder to workers who are looking for work.

“We announce our job fairs with regularity through the media and through our Public Employment Service Offices (PESOs) nationwide; and I encourage all jobseekers, including fresh graduates, and new entrants to the country’s labor force to these job fairs,” Baldoz said.

According to an update report of the DOLE’s Bureau of Local Employment, the schedules and venues of the job fairs this Valentine’s Day are as follows:

National Capital Region: New Valenzuela City Hall, Valenzuela City PESO; and Navotas City Hall, Navotas City PESO;

Region I: Bolinao Mega Job Fair, LGU-Bolinao;

Region III: Bataan Peninsula State University (BSPU) Main Campus, BSPU PESO; and Silver CRT Founding Anniversary Job Fair, PESO-College for Research and Technology;

Region IV-A: Escuela Pia, Taal, Batangas, Taal PESO; and

Cordillera Administrative Region: PGO Compound, Bulanao, Tabuk City, Kalinga, PGO Kalinga.

“Following this, I might as well announce our job fair schedule for the remaining days of July so that our job seekers can plan and prepare early if they are inclined to try their luck at these job fairs,” said Baldoz.

For the last 14 days of the current month, the job fairs are as follows:

NCR—Feb 19: Caloocan South City Hall, Caloocan City PESO; Feb 20: Malabon City Hall, Malabon City PESO; Taguig City University, PESO Taguig; Feb 21 and Feb 24: Navotas City Hall, Navotas City PESO; Feb 24: PESO Taguig Office; Brgy. Bagong Tanyag, PESO Taguig; and Feb 28: Brgy. Western Bicutan, PESO Taguig; Caloocan North City Hall, Caloocan City PESO;

Region 1—Feb 17: Municipal Kiosk, Sta. Maria, Pangasinan, LGU-Sta. Maria; Feb 21: Infanta Covered Court, Bani, Pangasinan, LGU-Infanta; Feb 24: Hon. Francisco Sapigao Sports Center, LGU Asingan; Feb 25: Union Christian College, San Fernando City, La Union, Provincial Gov’t. of La Union; Feb 28: Divine Word College of Vigan, Vigan City; Leopoldo Sison Auditorium, PASS College, Alaminos City, Pangasinan; and University of Northern Philippines, Vigan City;

Region 2—Feb 19: Cagayan Economic Zone Authority Complex, Centro, Sta. Ana, Cagayan; and Feb 26: Divine Word College of Vigan, Vigan City;

Region 3—Feb 18: Marikit Park Olongapo City, PESO School Based – Olongapo City; Feb 20: St. Nicolas College of Business and Technology, St. Nicolas College of Business and Technology; Feb 21: Columban College Olongapo City, PESO School Based; Feb 28: Wesleyan University, Cabanatuan City, PESO School Based;

Region 4A—Feb 21: Valley Golf, PESO Cainta, Rizal;

Region 4B—Feb 23: Albay Astrodome, PESO PG/Bicol University;

Region 5—Feb 26: St. Louise De Marillac College of Sorsogon, Sorsogon City;

Region 6—Feb 27: Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod Gym, Bacolod City; and Escalanate City Hall, Escalante City, Neg. Occidental;

Region 7—Feb 20-21: University of The Visayas, Mandaue City; and Feb 28: University of Cebu, Lapu-lapu, Mandaue;

Region 8—Feb 20: DOLE Regional Office 8 Compound, DOLERO8/PESO Tacloban;

Region 9—Feb 20: Mother Ignatia Gymnasium, Pilar College of Zamboanga City, Inc.; Feb 22 and 26: Capitol Podium, Capitol Hills, Ipil Heights, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay; and Feb 23-24: Buug Central School;

Region 10—Feb 28: City Tourism Hall, Cagayan De Oro City, PESO;

Region 11—Feb 15: Dizon Elem. School Covered Court, Bacaca Road, Davao City;

CARAGA—Feb 22: Father Saturnino Urios University, Butuan City; and

CAR—Feb 18-20: University of the Cordilleras, Baguio City

She said the DOLE will have a total of 46, or almost three job fairs per day, for the remaining days of February. The fairs would be conducted in accessible venues including city halls, municipal halls, PESO offices, schools, sports gyms, and malls across the 15 regions under the supervision of the Bureau Local Employment and the DOLE regional offices, in coordination with public employment service offices (PESOs).

The schedule of the job fairs can also be viewed or downloaded from the website of the DOLE, at, or at the new and enhanced Phil-Job.Net website, at Any questions about this release? Please call the BLE at tel. nos. 527-2453 or 528-0087.


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