Job and Business Fair 2017 promises close to 15,000 jobs up for grabs today, May 1, 2017, at the Limketkai Mall Atrium for their 115th Labor Day Celebration. This is a region-wide job and business fair to replicate Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) concept forged by DOLE and DTI which aims to bring employment opportunities.

JOB FAIR Schedule – 10:00am – 5:00pm Atrium, Limketkai Mall – but will be open to registrants as early as 7:30AM.
BUSINESS FAIR Schedule – 9:30am – 5:00pm Grand Ballroom, Grand Caprice Restaurant, Limketkai Center.

Out of the total, around 5000+/- CONFIRMED job vacancies will be available for local employment, 655 job vacancies available in the government, and around 131 participating companies and government agencies.

Meanwhile, 8000+/- CONFIRMED job vacancies will be available for overseas employment from 26 Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) accredited recruitment agencies.

Top local job vacancies are Call Center Agents, Property Consultants, Staff Nurses, Field Construction Officers, Sales Associates, and from the Construction Industry.

Top overseas vacancies are Nurses, Service Crew, Food Server/Waiter, Cleaner, and Caregiver.

Region-Wide Labor Day Job and Business Fair 2017

Region-Wide Labor Day Job and Business Fair 2017

What to bring?

1. Proper business attire
2. Multiple copies of resumes
3. Multiple copies of school credentials
4. Multiple copies of certificates of employment
5. Clearances
6. Photos
7. Passport (for overseas applicants)
8. and other pertinent pre-employment documents needed by employers.

Applicants are also advised to prepare ahead of time the National Skiils Registration Program Form, downloadable thru the DOLE-X website under Downloadable Forms button or this direct link. Please present duly filled-up forms to Registration in Limketkai Mall.

Simultaneous job fair also happening today, May 1, 2017 at the Oroquieta CIty Gymnasium.

Other job and business fair schedules:

  • May 2, 2017 – Business Fair – Camiguin
    May 10, 2017 – Business Fair – Bukidnon State University, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon
    May 10, 2017 –  Business Fair – Central Mindanao University, Dologon, Musuan
    May 11, 2017 – Job Fair – Bukidnon State University, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon
    May 30, 2017 – Business Fair and Livelihood Fair – MSU-IIT, Iligan City
    June 1-2, 2017 – Job Fair – MSU-IIT (with Labor and Employment for Graduating Students)

Today, DOLE will be joined by members of the Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) – Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), National Reintegration Center for OFWs (NRCO), National Conciliation Mediation Board (NCMB), National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC), Regional Tripartie Wages and Productivity Board (RWTPB), Employees Compensation Commission (ECC), Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), and POEA.

I was able to witness the MOA Signing of the participating government agencies and establishments for this project. It was also stated during the open forum that the REPUBLIC ACT No. 10911 otherwise known as the “ANTI-AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT” has been strongly imposed to the participating businesses and government agencies in this fair.

MOA Signing Labor Day Job and Business Fair 2017

MOA Signing Labor Day Job and Business Fair 2017

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