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DOLE’s online Kalayaan job fair offers over 4-K job vacancies here and abroad

Cebu City, Philippines. Jobseekers all over Central Visayas will have a chance to be hired on the spot as the DOLE-7 briskly prepared for the 5-day online job fair happening on 8 to 12 June 2021.

As of 3 June 2021, the Department already recorded almost 2,000 local job vacancies and another 2,523 positions available overseas.

The top 10 occupation titles for local employment included the following, namely: Customer Service Representatives; Customer Support Consultants; Technical Support Representatives; Teammate / Customer Service Representatives; Drivers; Conductors; and Financial Service Experts.

Available jobs abroad with the most number of vacancies posted included the following: Registered Nurses; Nurse Staff; Waiter/Waitress; Agent Airport Services; General Meat Processing Workers; Tyre Fitters; Cashiers; Cooks; Service Crew; Assistant Waiters; and Supervisors.

According to DOLE-7 Regional Director Salome O. Siaton, the conduct of the online job fair is in line with the celebration of the 2021 Philippine Independence Day and all events calendared from 8 to 12 June will go live in coordination with Workbank, Inc.- the DOLE-7’s partner in the said initiative.

“We are now urging jobseekers from all over Central Visayas to take advantage of this online job fair. All they have to do is go to their Job Search Page through Workbank, Inc.,” she said.

Applicants may now start exploring a new and better-rewarding career by typing in their browser bit.ly/workbank-dole7-jobfair.

After accessing the link, applicants will have to fill out the necessary details and complete their profile to be able to apply for jobs during the Job Fair.

“There is also a need to verify the accounts of the applicants via email or mobile to get notified with the list of activities during the event. After that, one may now view the job vacancies posted by top companies joining the job fair,” explained the Director Siaton.

She said that jobseekers will have a big chance to be hired on the spot since the participating companies will get real time notifications and could interview applicants on the spot.

As for the overseas job fair, once within the online job fair platform, applicants may contact the POEA and login at http://onlineservices.poea.gov.ph/OnlineServices/POEAOnline.aspx  for information and assistance.

“Applicants may also click an icon under Overseas Employment in the job fair portal, and they will be automatically redirected to the website of the POEA for overseas jobs,” added the Regional Head.

She continued that there are already a series of events taking place prior to 12 June and some of them would be the live Employment Coaching sessions happening on 11 June. Applicants will have to register to be able to join the webinars on (1) Acing the Interview and (2) Social Media and Online Job Search.

The DOLE will be offering, apart from the online job fair, an online public assistance on its programs and services on 12 June. Also extending online business coaching sessions on the same day would be the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

The DOLE-7’s 2021 Kalayaan: Online Expanded Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) Job and Business Fairs happening from 8 to 12 June 2021 will offer live chat initiations by employers, possible same day job interviews and a big chance for applicants to get hired on the spot.

 

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For more information on this report, you may contact LuchelSenarloTaniza, Regional Labor Communication Officer at telefax number (032) 266-2792 or you may send an email at dole_centralvisayas@yahoo.com.

 

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2021-06-04
SALOME O. SIATON
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