280 hired during DOLE job fair PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 14 June 2018 14:03

By R.G Antonet Go

A total of 280 out of 1,204 job seekers were hired on the spot during the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-9) Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan Jobs and Business Fair last Tuesday.

Karen Grafia, DOLE-9 Information Officer, said that out of 280 applicants, 232 were hired locally while 48 were hired for overseas work.

There were also 100 near hire applicants who will have to comply with additional requirements and undergo further tests prior to being hired.

There were 2,371 local job vacancies offered by 22 employers.

A total of 11,036 overseas jobs were offered by 22 recruitment agencies.

Top local occupations for applicants whom were hired on the spot are for retail service, service crew and customer representatives.

While most of those who were hired on the spot for overseas work applied for construction jobs.  (RGAAGo)