Some 125,000 job vacancies in both private and public sectors are available to jobseekers at the Independence Day Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) job and business fairs nationwide next week.
The employment opportunities will be offered in 21 sites across the country in commemoration of the 120th anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence, the labor department reported yesterday.
A total of 621 participating employers (501 local and 120 overseas) will be bringing with them 63,426 local and 53,636 overseas jobs.
The local jobs with the most number of vacancies are Production Machine Operator, Officer and Enlisted Personnel (AFP, PNP, NAVY, BJMP), Construction Worker/Laborer, Customer Service Representative, Mason (Rough/Finishing), Carpenter (Rough/Finishing), Company Driver, Service Crew, Production Worker/Factory Worker, and Retail and Sales Agent.
For those seeking overseas employment, the top vacancies are for the positions of Service Worker/Hotel Worker, Nurse, Engineer, General Labor/Technician, Labor Worker, Forecourt (Petrol Filler), Butcher (Supermarket), Sales Personnel, Hospital Worker, and Carpenter.
The countries of destination are the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Malaysia, Japan, Oman, and New Zealand.
Meanwhile, a total of 7,770 job vacancies will be offered by the government, mostly in the Philippine National Police (PNP), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine Navy, and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP).
The 2018 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) – Porta Vaga Mall Veranda, Baguio City
Region 1 – Nepo Mall, Dagupan City; Candon Civic Center, Candon City, Ilocos Sur; Pacoy Ortega Gymnasium, San Fernando City, La Union
Region 2 – Tuguegarao People’s Gym, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
Region 3 – Metro Town Mall, Tarlac City
Region 4A – Freedom Park, Kaingen, Kawit, Cavite; Sunstar Mall, Sta. Cruz, Laguna
MIMAROPA – Marinduque Convention Center, Boac, Marinduque
Region 5 – Ayala Mall, Legazpi City, Albay
Region 6 – 888 China Town Square, Bacolod City
Region 7 – Negros Oriental Convention Center; Cebu City Sports Complex
Region 8 – Provincial Covered Court, Catbalogan City, Samar (June 15)
Region 9 – KCC Mall de Zamboanga, Gov. Camins Ave. Zamboanga City; Zamboanga del Norte Cultural Convention and Sports Center, Gen. Luna St., Dipolog City
Region 10 – Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technolgy Gymnasium, Iligan City, Lanao del Norte
Region 11 – Davao City Recreation Center (Almendras Gym), Talomo, Davao City
Region 12 – KCC Mall Convention Center, General Santos City
CARAGA – Provincial Capitol Training Center, Provincial Capitol Bldg., Butuan City (June 15)
The 2018 Independence Day is observed with the theme, “Kalayaan 2018 Pagbabagong Ipinaglaban, Alay sa Masaganang Kinabukasan.”