City of San Fernando, La Union – Sixty seven applicants from different municipalities in La Union landed the jobs they wanted in the special job fair held on August 3, 2011 at the Saint Louis College gymnasium.
The lucky job seekers were hired-on-the-spot by Smartserve Manpower Resources Co., Sutherland Global Services, Cocolife, Concorde International Human Resource Corp., France Asia and International Experts for Technical Support Services, Incorporated.
DOLE Regional Director Henry John Jalbuena said the filled out vacancies include office workers, customer service representatives, underwriters, delivery riders, account development sales, electricians and nurses.
Organized by the La Union Provincial Government, the job fair was able to bring together 26 local employers and 11 Licensed Recruitment Agencies which offered both local and overseas job vacancies.
Jalbuena said the undertaking is a result of the strengthened cooperation between the DOLE and its social partners in closing the gap between skills and employment opportunities.
Some 1,219 registrants participated in the job fair which offered vacancies like: nurses, electricians, engineers, architects, graphic artists, caretakers, office workers, waiters, accountants, underwriters, customer service representatives, delivery riders and sales representatives. asv