La Carlota City holds first job fair
Negros Occidental (10 July) -- In support of the program of the national government to reduce the unemployment problem and to give an opportunity to the jobless, La Carlota City Human Resource Management Office and Public Employment Services Office (PESO) sponsored a job fair held at the La Carlota City College Campus recently.
A total of 485 seekers were registered coming from many parts of the province, all seeking possible employment here and abroad.
Local companies that joined the activity to find their prospective workforce were SM Department Store and Supermarket, Central Azucarera de La Carlota, callcenters Teletech and the Teleperformance.
Job opportunities abroad were offered by various employment agencies. The potential works were nurses, engineers, welders, domestic helpers, carpenters, architects, hotel staff and for skilled workers.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) supervised the job fair and gave an orientation to the applicants.
The DOLE also offered local jobs for clerks, accountants, account executives, therapists, teachers, cashiers, engineers and skilled workers. (PIA/cad) [top]