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TACLOBAN CITY – At least 4,700 job orders and vacancies from thirty one (31) overseas recruitment agencies and local employers will be offered during the Labor Day Mega Jobs Fair at the Tacloban City Convention Center on May 1, 2010 from 8:00AM to 5:00PM. 


This was announced by DOLE Regional Director Forter G. Puguon following a meeting of the Jobs Fair Committee co-chaired by DOLE Northern Leyte Field Office Head Marites Z. Viñas and POEA Regional Coordinator Rose Jervoso, with the participating local employers and recruitment agencies.


The mega jobs fair which will be one of the highlights of the 2010 Labor Day Celebration is in partnership with ABS – CBN Tacloban through its “Trabaho Patrol Program” under Mr. Clifford A. Nolido and and the POEA under Ms. Jervoso. 


Among the local employers which signified to participate in the jobs fair are APAC, Accudata/Coredata, Dranix, Jollibee/Chowking/Greenwich, New Leyte Edible Oil, ABE International College of Business and Accountancy, Trisean Ventures (Bayantel), MJ Prime Ventures (Bayantel), Gaisano Central, Bethany Hospital, LEYECO II, Smart Bunkang Marketing, Andoks Dokitos, Divine Word Hospital, Mother of Mercy Hospital, Holy Infant College, Coca Cola Bottlers Phils. Inc., Leyte Park Resort Hotel, AMA Computer College, Energy Development Corporation (EDC), PASAR, Tacloban City Angelicum Center, and Taytay sa Kauswagan.


At least 400 local job openings will be available, including customer service representatives, billers, program coordinators accounting clerks, management trainee, accounting staff, driver, payloader operator, instructors, sales agents, account manager, cashiers, checkers, sales assistants, pharmacists, food service crew, medical technician, and laboratory personnel.


One local employer, the soon to be opened Mother of Mercy Hospital will have job openings for thirty (30) staff nurses, eight (8) nursing attendants, dietician, cook, food service supervisor, food service worker, supply officer, clerks, medical records officer and bookkeeper.


Eight (8) overseas recruitment agencies will also take part in the mega jobs fair, namely:  10th Storey Placement Agency, Ascend Overseas Recruitment Agency, Mondial Recruitment Agency, Mothers Way Placement Agency, New Era Recruitment Agency, Unijobs Placement Agency, Pacific Mediterranean International Employment Agency and the POEA.  They will be bringing in at least 4,300 jobs orders for overseas deployment.


Puguon is calling on all job applicants to go to the DOLE office for the pre-registration of applicants and to use the Phil-Jobnet and GMA Kiosk facilities to facilitate the pre-matching of applicants with the job vacancies.


He is also advising the job seekers to take full advantage of this rare opportunity of whole day Mega Jobs and Livelihood Fairs to come to the astrodome on May 1 and explore every job vacancy that fits their educational background, training and experience.  They can also visit the Livelihood Fair for opportunities for self-employment.


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


For more information, you may contact Ms. Marites Z. Viñas, Head DOLE Northern Leyte Field Office who co-chairs the Committee on Jobs Fair at telephone number (053) 325-6292.


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