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DOLE-RO8 to hold job fair on December 8

Tacloban City – To mark the 88th founding anniversary of the Department of Labor and Employment on December 8, 2021 with the theme “Tuloy-tuloy na pagTUPAD sa serbisyong tapat!, DOLE Regional Office No. 8 will conduct a Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) Job Fair at the Robinsons Place Mall in Marasbaras, this city.

To celebrate the milestone of the department, a simple commemorative program will be held prior to the job fair which is usually joined by representatives from the labor and management sectors in the region.

Regional Director Henry John S. Jalbuena calls on all interested jobseekers as well as employers to participate in the nationwide job fair. 

“I am urging all our jobseekers in Eastern Visayas to grab the opportunity and join the job fair on December 8. There are already job vacancies waiting for you”, said Jalbuena.  

Since the job fair is now a face-to-face activity, Director Jalbuena said that implementation of safety and health protocols will be ensured in the entire duration of the activity. 

As of December 2, 12 local employers have already signified participation and submitted 536 vacancies, namely, Earthgrain Inc. (Goldilocks Tacloban), Chen Yi Agriventures, ARDCI Microfinance, Ace Hardware Tacloban, MBS Transport Service Inc., Saint Michael Manpower General Services, Jucons Contruction, LIDE Management Corp. and Leyte Communication Training Center and Machica Group.

Among the job vacancies which are up for grabs on December 8 are production crew, farm administrator, store supervisor, cashier, sales assistant, legal assistant, driver, merchandiser, automotive mechanic, field operator, call center agents and audit tax associates.

DOLE-RO8 will also be hiring interns for its Government Internship Program (GIP) while the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is looking for a chemist to join their workforce.

Also to be conducted simultaneously during the job fair is the payout of TUPAD wages to some beneficiaries who already completed the program. End/NRSC 

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