SOME 1,633 residents of Misamis Oriental and Cagayan de Oro participated in the province-initiated Kuyamis festival job fair on Wednesday, January 9, at the Provincial Capitol grounds.
Data from the Provincial Employment Service Office (PESO) shows that out of the 1,633 job seekers, 389 were applying for overseas jobs, while about 1,244 were looking for local employment.
PESO said 1,542 individuals were considered as qualified applicants, while 20 persons were hired on the spot.
The 2019 Kuyamis job fair offered about 3.946 jobs, 2,456 for local, and 1,490 overseas jobs.
Among the companies who offered jobs include UKC Builders, FDC Inc., RTMI, Watsons, the Mindanao International Container Terminal Services, Ford CDO, San Miguel Foods, Gaisano Balingasag, GAMA Foods, Virginia, Overseas PHR and Overseas Placewell.