71 hired on the spot in DOLE’s Trabaho, Negosyo at Kabuhayan (TNK) Jobs Fair
posted 26-Jun-2019  ·  
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NEARLY 300 SHOWED UP. during the TNK Jobs Fair sponsored by the provincial government recently.

Seventy-one applicants were hired on the spot by three local employers during the recent Trabaho, Negosyo at Kabuhayan Jobs Fair conducted by the provincial government of Catanduanes in cooperation  with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) provincial field office and the Catanduanes Provincial PESO Federation.

Of the 14 participating Philippine-based companies who joined the May 28, 2019 fair at the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, only Megatrend of Batangas (45 hired for 2,000 vacancies), McDonald’s VTC (25 hired for 50 vacancies) and Milaor Trading Corp. (1 hired for six vacancies) found success during the day-long activity.

A total of 6.251 vacancies, of which 2,000 were jobs abroad, were available during the fair in which the DOLE secretariat registered a total of 283 applicants, 191 of them female, who were interviewed by the local companies’ representatives. Thirty were evaluated by overseas employment agencies.

According to the report provided by DOLE provincial field officer Russel Ulysses Nieves, another 272 qualified for local jobs and will be employed upon submission of documentary requirements. Eighteen were put on the standby list for overseas jobs, with 74 described as “near hires.”

Aside from the three who hired the 71 applicants, the other participating employers (with vacancies in parentheses): Staff Search Asia Services Coop./Jollibee Virac (10); First Inner Trade Credit Corp. (2); Extended Line Credit Corp. (1); Oragon Lending Corp. (5); Centro Department Store (3); ACC Hypermart Corp. (61); Virac Sunrise Savers Supermart (20); ARDCI Microfinance Inc. (68); JC Cua Group of Companies (9); Yamashita Mold Phils. Corp.-Cavite (16); and One Source General Solutions-Laguna (2,000).

The overseas employers were 1st Northern International Placement (1,000 vacancies); MMML Overseas Manpower Services (500) and Placewell International Services Corp. (500).

Acting Governor Shirley Abundo joined PFO Nieves and  Catanduanes PESO Federation president Prince Subion during the opening ceremonies where each of the participating employers presented their respective companies’ background.


A LUCKY DAY INDEED. for 71 job applicants, some of whom are seen here in this photo, who were accepted outright during the Trabaho, Negosyo at Kabuhahan Jobs Fair held at the SP Session hall last May 28, 2019 during the Abaca Festival.
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