Monday , June 18, 2018

Job fair set in Zamboanga City on Oct. 6

THE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) announced that 25,000 job vacancies are up for grab in the October 6 Jobs Fair in Zamboanga City.

Dole-Zamboanga Peninsula Director Ofelia Domingo disclosed that the 25,000 job vacancies include administrative staff, human resource officers, drivers, sales representatives, among others.

Domingo said that a total of 24 local and overseas placement agencies have confirmed participation in the fair, which will be held at one of the local hotels.

She said the job fair is part of the five-day activity, dubbed as “Trabaho, Negosyo at Kabuhayan (TNK), a joint project of Dole and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), which is scheduled to be held from October 6 to 10.

The TNK will be highlighted by several component events to include the Annual Zamboanga Peninsula Exposition; Zampen Investment Conference; Dole’s Local-Chief Executives Forum; Labor Standards and Productivity Enhancement Session; Slingshot Halal Philippines; and the Regional Consumers Conference.

Dr. Sitti Amina Jain, DTI-Zamboanga Peninsula director, earlier said the objectives of the TNK is to provide more jobs and create entrepreneurs; and, raise public awareness on TNK blueprint for “Decent Employment and Entrepreneurship 2017-2022,” which envisions 7.5 million jobs by 2020.

TNK is an offshoot of Executive Order No. 25 signed by President Rodrigo Duterte approving the 25-year long term vision for the Philippines dubbed as “Ambisyon 2040.”