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4,800 jobs up for grab at the Labor Day Jobs Fair

TACLOBAN CITY, LEYTE – At least 4,800 overseas and local job vacancies from twenty six (26) local employers and twelve (12) overseas recruitment agencies will be offered during the Labor Day Jobs Fair on May 1 at the Tacloban City Convention Center (Astrodome) from 9:00AM to 5:00PM.


            This was announced by DOLE Regional Director Exequiel R. Sarcauga after receiving a report from Ms. Marites Z. Viñas, Chair of the Committee on Jobs Fair and Ms. Rosarion Jervoso, POEA Regional Coordinator.


The jobs fair is one of the highlights of the 110th Labor Day Celebration to give the unemployed, displaced workers, and the newly graduates the opportunity to find a job or other alternative source of income. 


            Among the local employers that confirmed to participate in the jobs fair are APAC Customer Service, Fast Distribution, Health Station Maternity Hospital, Sheridan-Jeco- Group of Companies, Dranix Distribution Inc., Gaisano Mall, Andoks, New Leyte Edible Oil, Cellness Connect Enterprises, Volunteer for the Visayan, Taytay sa Kauswagan, Trisean Ventures/Bayantel, Sinai Manpower Agency, Sunpride Foods Inc., ABE International Business College, Ford Tacloban, Pre-Biotic Health, MSS Cycle Trading, McDonalds, Robinsons Place, Camella Homes, Max’s Restaurant, Paramount Human Resource Service Cooperative and Motortrade.


Sarcauga said that there are at least 855 local job vacancies available in the jobs fair to include but not limited to customer service representatives, sales representatives, health consultants, accounting staff, service crew, cashiers, sales agents, warehousemen, instructors, sales associates, and drivers.


For the applicants who are seeking overseas employment, there are twelve overseas recruitment agencies are also set to join the jobs fair with at least 4,000 job orders for immediate deployment abroad.


POEA Regional Coordinator Jervoso explained that only job orders that are for immediate deployment overseas were considered by the POEA to ensure that applicants if qualified may be deployed in two-week time.


Sarcauga is calling on all job applicants to take full advantage of this rare opportunity of a whole day jobs fair by coming to the Tacloban City Astrodome on May 1 and explore every job vacancy that may fit their educational background, training and experience.


Interested applicants should bring with them such documentary requirements as resume, diploma, transcript of records, employment certification and other relevant documents.

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