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6,182 jobs up for grabs at Negros job fair Sunday

DOLE Negros Occidental head Mary Agnes Capigon announces the holding of a job fair Sunday with Yulee Adan Sawarita, Ronnie Pineda and John Mandario (l-r) at a press conference is Bacolod City, Friday, June 10.*

There will be 6,182 local and overseas jobs available during the “Kalayaan Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan” job fair at the SM City Event Center in Bacolod City on Sunday, June 12.

Available are 4,993 local and 1,189 overseas jobs, Mary Agnes Capigon, Department of Labor and Employment Negros Occidental Field Office (DOLE NOFO) head, announced Friday.

Forty six local firms and seven licensed agencies for the overseas jobs are joining the fair, she said.

Most of the local vacancies are being offered by business process outsourcing (BPO) firms, and jobs are also available for nurses, sales representatives, drivers, househelpers, cashiers, virtual assistants, pharmacy assistants, radio reporters and newswriters, she said.

The overseas jobs available are for household workers, cleaners, nurses, drivers and other skilled workers, she added.

Those who wish to submit online applications ahead of the job fair can go to https:tinyurl.com/2022KalayaanJobFair or to the DOLE NOFO Facebook page, John Mandario, DOLE Region 6 public information officer, said.

Those who register online will not have to fill out forms when they arrive at the job fair and will be given priority, he said, but assured that they will also accept walk-in applicants.

Applicants should bring their resumes, school records and other pertinent documents, Capigon said.

So far there have been 1,800 online registrants, she added.

Some applicants may be hired on the spot, Capigon said.

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will also hold a skills training and basic entrepreneurship seminar during the job fair for those who wish to become entrepreneurs in the future, she said.*

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