TACLOBAN CITY, LEYTE – The Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office No. 8 led the conduct of job fair during the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Summit organized by the Department of Science and Technology on November 11, 2016 at the Leyte Academic Center in Palo, Leyte
Six (6) local employers in the ICT sector participated during the job fair, namely: Convergys, Eperformax, Go Abroad, Robinsons Retail Holding/Don Bosco Network, Sykes, and Union Bank, with at least 835 job vacancies.
DOLE Regional Director Elias A. Cayanong said that a total of 241 applicants were interviewed of which 79 have qualified and 44 were Hired on-the Spot (HOTS).
“The conduct of job fair was DOLE’s contribution to this year’s ICT Summit, and we are grateful to the DOST led by Director Edgardo Esperancilla for conceptualizing this activity, and for partnering with us as we are very optimistic that this will give the unemployed, displaced workers, and the newly graduates the opportunity to find a job in the ICT sector”, Cayanong said.