Jobs await seekers at Leyte Business Month jobs fair
Tacloban City (October 12) -- In connection with the 3rd Leyte Province Business Month this month of October, and in support of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's thrust of creating employment for the jobless Filipinos, a Jobs Fair will be conducted on October 15 and 16, 2009, at the People's Center.
Mr. Samuel Tiu, president of the Leyte Chamber of Commerce and Industry which is the private sector partner of the province of Leyte for the Leyte Business Month celebration, informed that the Jobs Fair is scheduled on October 15 at 8:00 o'clock to 5:00 o'clock in the afternoon; and on October 16, from 8:00 o'clock in the morning to 5:00 o'clock in the afternoon.
The jobs fair is an effort by the government agencies and the local government unit in response to the call of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to provide job opportunities and create more jobs to Filipinos.
In this case, the Jobs Fair is being conducted by the Province of Leyte and the Leyte Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment, Mr. Tiu said.
One of the companies which will be recruiting employees is the first call center in Leyte, APAC which needs several hundred employees, about 800 slots, Mr. James Dechos, executive director of the Leyte Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said.
The focus for this year's, jobs fair is that on IT job opportunities. In fact, a presentation on the opportunities as medical transcriptionist will also be conducted during those dates.
Interested applicants are advised to bring along with them their resumes, ID pictures, school credentials, certificate of employment, certificate of training, and other pertinent documents relative to employment. (PIA 8) [top]