Massive job fair to be conducted in Butuan on June 12
by Lovely Laudette D. Gamba
Butuan City (9 June) -- A massive job, trade and livelihood fair will be conducted at the Almont Inland Resort on June 12. The job fair is a simultaneous nationwide activity in line with the Comprehensive Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (CLEEP) of the government.
3,500 overseas vacancies, 260 local vacancies and 248 plantilla and job order positions in the government is expected to be filled-up during the job fair.
Throughout the country, the number of participants to the job fair and the number of individuals who will be hired on the spot will be monitored.
"We have had several job fairs but this time, the number of individuals who will be hired on the spot will be monitored. We will not just be monitoring the number of participants to the job fair but also those who are actually hired during the fair," says Director Chona Mantilla of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Caraga.
To aid job seekers and future entrepreneurs, a one-stop shop processing service will also be put-up at Almont Inland Resort. The National Statistics Office (NSO), Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), PAGIBIG, Social Security Service (SSS), PhilHealth and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will each set-up a booth at the resort.
Basic health and wellness services will also be put up in the resort. Massage clinic and beauty care services will be provided by the Butuan City Manpower Training Center. The Department of Health (DOH) and the management sector will also be providing medical services.
Products from organizations and discounted goods offered by suppliers under the Livelihood/Trade Fair and Promo Diskwento Programs will also be showcased. (PIA-Caraga) [top]