Over 15,800 job opportunities will be available to qualified applicants during the Department of Labor and Employment’s 2016 Independence Day Job Fair at the Luneta Park in Manila on 12 June 2016.
Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz said, adding that the 2016 Kalayaan Job Fair is open to jobseekers – the unemployed, skilled and unskilled workers, fresh graduates, graduates of technical – vocational institutions, returning OFWs, displaced workers, and employees seeking advancement.
Sixteen (16) recruitment agencies licensed by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) will participate in the job fair which will offer overseas job opportunities in Algeria, Nigeria, Australia, New Zealand, British Virgin Island, Brazil, China, Brunei Darussalam, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Guam, Georgia, japan, Indonesia, Morocco, Malaysia, Saipan, , Taiwan, Bahamas, Zambia, South Korea, Mozambique, United States, Botswana, Singapore, Macau, Maldives, Jordan, Russia, Canada, Equatorial Guinea, Angola, Vietnam, and Papua New Guinea.
The labor chief said the 16 recruitment agencies are regular participants at DOLE job fairs and have been carefully chosen by the POEA.
These participating recruitment agencies are: A. Kanan Manpower Corporation; Lead Resources Management Corp.; Eyequest International Manpower Services Inc.; Hopewell Overseas Manpower Network Inc.; Peridot International Resources Inc.; HRD Employment Consultants and Multi-Services Inc.; CDK International Manpower Services Corp.; Grand Placement and General Services Corp.; Career Planners Specialist International, Incorporated; Rock Solid Manpower Network & Consultancy Inc.; Y HMD International Manpower Services Inc.; Jobsmanila Internatioal, Inc.; Star World International Manpower & Placement Agency, Inc.; M and M Placement International Inc.; Marlow Navigation Philippines Inc.; and Arjoy’s Human Resources Management Corp.
The job vacancies offered are Nurse, Physiotherapist, Waiter, Waitress, Restaurant workers, Supervisors, Cashier, Cook, Cleaner, Busser, Crew Supervisor, Production Labor, Home delivery Crew, Hotel Staff, Team Member, Line Cook, Electrical Wireman, Carpenter, Plastering, Tiler, Steel Reinforcement, Sales Promoters, Vocational Training Instructor, Labourers, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Administrative, Technologist Laboratory, Technician Pharmacy, Project Engineer, Lead Design Engineers, QA/QC Engineers, Installing Technician, Operators, Architects, Ductman, Plumbers, Pipe fitters, Civil Engineer, Surveyor, Safety Officer, Admin Staff, Building Engineer, MEP Engineer, IT Engineer, Jr. Engineer, Carpenter, Diesel Mechanic, Plumber, Fitter/Welder, Excavator Operator, Baker, Worker Genera, Worker Packaging, Telephone, Therapist SPA, Executive Event, Commis, Demi Chef, Technician, Waiter/ess, Paymaster, Store Helper, Painter, Bellboy, Tailor, Florist, and Bartender.
The lead agency in the 2016 Kalayaan Job Fair is the DOLE-NCR, with the active support of the Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) and the Bureau of Local Employment, Occupational Safety and Health Center, Employees’ Compensation Commission, Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, Professional Regulation Commission, National Conciliation and Mediation Board, and the PESO Association of Metro Manila. The DOLE’s Administrative Service, Financial Management Service, Human Resource Development Service, and the Labor Communications Office also support the job fair.
The theme of this year’s Independence Day anniversary celebration is “Pagkakaisa, Pag-aambagan, Pagsulong.”
This year’s Kalayaan Job Fair is sponsored by SMART Communications, Federation of Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Inc. (FFCCCII), and the Philippine Association of Local Service Contractors (PALSCON).