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Job Seekers Urged To Pre-Register Online; Over 12K Vacancies Up


Job Seekers Urged To Pre-Register Online; Over 12K Vacancies Up


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The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) called on job seekers to avail of the online pre-registration for the Labor Day job fair, where over 12,000 vacancies are up for grabs in Western Visayas.

DOLE 6 regional director lawyer Sixto Rodriguez Jr. on Monday said to mark the 122nd celebration of Labor Day, they have a directive from Secretary Bienvenido Laguesma to conduct the fair in all provinces.

“Here in Region 6, the jobs fair activities and all other Labor Day activities will be done in the different provinces to reach the unreached and to serve the unserved and underserved,” he said in a press conference.

The online pre-registration started last week and will continue until the day of the job fair.

It will allow a faster and smoother flow of processing of applications and for possible employers to browse the qualifications of applicants.

“For facilitation purposes, we encourage them to go online so they will no longer queue, but they can proceed immediately to interviews,” he said.

As of April 22, the available vacancies reached 12,491, mostly on service, administrative services, and construction offered by 172 participating employers.

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Rodriguez also announced that over PHP220 million worth of assistance in the form of livelihood support and emergency employment would be released on the same day. (PNA)