Some 70,000 local and overseas employment opportunities are available to jobseekers at the 22 job fair sites across the country on June 12, the labor department said.
The Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) job and business fairs was organized in commemoration of the 121st anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence.
In a report from the Bureau of Local Employment (BLES), a total of 560 participating employers (461 local, 99 overseas) will be bringing with them 68,893 available local and overseas jobs.
The local jobs with the most number of vacancies are for the positions of production machine operators, production worker/factory workers, customer service representatives, call center agents, sewers, sales clerks, cashiers, delivery crew, service crew, and marketing officers.
For those seeking overseas employment, the top vacancies are for cleaners, professional nurses (general), waiters/waitresses, service crew, company drivers, registered midwife, staff nurse, English teachers (Japan), janitress, barista, technicians (general), and nursing aides.
The job orders are for Germany, Japan, Bahrain, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III advised jobseekers to visit any of the job and business fairs slated in their areas to facilitate their search for employment, as numerous employers are gathered in just one venue.
Bello advised jobseekers to be ready with the following application requirements: resume or curriculum vitae (bring extra copies for multiple job applications); 2 x 2 ID pictures; certificate of employment for those formerly employed; diploma and/or transcript of records; and authenticated birth certificate.
The 2019 Independence Day job and business fairs will be held in the following venues:
National Capital Region (NCR) – San Andres Sports Complex, Malate, Manila
Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) – Sky Zone, Porta Vaga Mall, Upper Session Road, Baguio City
Region 1 – Nepo Mall, Dagupan City; Candon Civic Center, Candon City, Ilocos Sur; Union Christian College, San Fernando City, La Union
Region 2 – People’s Gymnasium, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
Region 3 – Ayala Malls, Harbor Point, Subic Freeport Zone, Zambales
Region 4A – Pavilion Mall, Biñan City, Laguna; Liwasang Aguinaldo, Kawit, Cavite
MIMAROPA – San Jose, Occidental Mindoro; Odiongan, Romblon
Region 5 – Robinsons Place, Naga City Region 6 – 888 Premier Mall, Bacolod City
Region 7 – Cebu City Sports Complex/Abellana National School; Lapu-Lapu City; Lamberto L. Macias Sports and Cultural Center, Dumaguete City
Region 8 – Provincial Covered Court, Catbalogan City, Samar
Region 9 – KCC Mall de Zamboanga, Gov. Camins Ave. Zamboanga City
Region 10 – Atrium, Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro City
Region 11 – NCCC Mall Buhangin, Km. 7, Tigatto Road, Buhangin, Davao City Region 12 – Trade Hall, SM City Gensan, General Santos City
CARAGA – PLGU Training Center, Capitol, Butuan City
The 2019 Independence Day is observed with the theme, “Kalayaan 2019 Tapang ng Bayan, Malasakit sa Mamamayan.”