Pre-register and get hired on Labor Day Job, Livelihood Fair PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 13:54

Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday announced the step-by-step process on how to pre-register for the DOLE’S Job and Livelihood Fair on May 1, Labor Day, as she called on interested job seekers to pre-register.

“We encourage alljobseekers, new graduates, returning and displaced OFWs, and other interested Filipinos who are interested to go to the event to pre-register,” she said, adding:

“Pre-registration will make it easier to match a qualified applicant with an employer. It will also facilitate his entry to the job fair and his search for a skills-fit job.”

The labor and employment chief said the DOLE expects thousands of applicants in the May 1 event that will offer 50,000 job vacancies alone in the National Capital Region.

To pre-register, follow the steps below:

1. Online, visit the Phil-Jobnet website (http//

2. On this site, click on the 2012 Labor Day and Livelihood Fair Applicant Pre-Registration button, sign-in using a valid e-mail address and password, and tick off the terms of the service box.

3. An account activation message will be sent to the registered e-mail address that will provide an activation link and code. Wait for this message.

4. Upon receipt.of this activation message, log-in and create a profile that will serve as a comprehensive online resume to be viewed by participating employers.

5. For applicants who don’t want to pre-register online, visit the Public Employment Service Office nearest you.

“Providing a detailed portfolio upon registration will give job seekers a higher chance of finding the right job suited to their qualifications as they make themselves available to our roster of 200 local employers, 100 licensed overseas recruitment agencies in Metro Manila, and hundreds more in the rest of the regions,” Baldoz said.

With the Phil-Jobnet’s enhanced online job-matching facility, the pre-registration process shall facilitate an easier and quicker job selection and processing mechanism for employers and companies across the regions, Baldoz explained.

In anticipation of the hundreds of job seekers pre-registering, Baldoz has instructed the Bureau of Local Employment to monitor the influx of job vacancy postings and applicants and to pre-screen registered job seekers to increase the number of applicants to be hired-on-the- spot (HOTS) on May 1.