384 hired in DOLE job fair Print
Friday, 04 May 2018 13:57

By RG Antonet Go

A total of 384 jobseekers out of more than 2,000 were Hired on the Spot  (HOTS) in Zamboanga City during the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)  Labor Day 2018 job fair held at the Zamboanga Ecozone in Barangay Talisayan, Sitio San Ramon last Tuesday.

Karen Grafia, DOLE 9 Information Officer ,said  that  there were 379 applicants who were hired locally while five were hired for overseas jobs.

There were a total of 2,025 job registrants who went to the area to seek for available jobs.

There were also 75 who were set up   for further interviews and examination and could also be possibly hired within the following weeks.

Aside from these, they also referred 393 to the Technical Skills Development Authority  (TESDA) for further training while 79 were referred to receive livelihood assistance.

A total of 23,158 jobs were available during the  Labor Day Job Fair.

Of this number, there were 4,847 job vacancies for local employment while 18,311 for overseas. There were 21 local companies participating in the job fair and 17 companies catering to overseas applicants. (RGAAGo)