322 hired on the spot in Labor Day jobs fair

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Sunday, May 4, 2014


A TOTAL of 322 job seekers were hired on the pot during the Labor Day jobs fair held by the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) in Zamboanga City.

Dole regional information officer Gay Iris Tangcalagan said that 124 of the 322 hired on the spot were for overseas employment, while the remaining 198 for local employment.

Tangcalagan said those hired on the spot are information technologists (ITs), call center agents, and factory workers.

"Those hired on the spot meant that they were interviewed, they are qualified, they passed the basic qualification, and they were hired right at the jobs fair," Tangcalagan said.

Thousands have joined the Labor Day jobs fair held at the covered court of the Western Mindanao State University.

There were a total of 44,192 vacancies that were up for grabs on Labor Day jobs fairs.

Of the total job vacancies, 39,489 were for overseas employment while the remaining 4,703 for local employment.

The jobs fair was participated by 26 private companies and government agencies and 22 overseas placement agencies. (Bong Garcia)

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