118 hired on-the-spot at Cam.Norte’s Bantayog Fest Job Fair 2019

DAET, Camarines Norte – At least 118 job applicants were hired on-the-spot to work as bank tellers, promo dicers, sales clerk, production operator, etc. during the Bantayog Festival Job Fair 2019 held at Little Theatre, Provincial Capitol, Daet, Camarines Norte on April12, 2019.

Sixty-three percent (63%) or 292 were qualified and referred for interview from the 460 applicants who registered.

There were 18 participating employers, 13 for local and 3 overseas that offered a total of 9,061 vacancies, both for overseas and local employment.

Among industries participating in the job fairs were the manufacturing and services and private recruitment agencies have the number of vacancies available.

Meanwhile, the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, the only participating government agency attended the activity to promote their mass recruitment for jail officer.

Jobseekers filled up forms provided for registration. Application with all the necessary documents were submitted to their chosen companies in the Selection Area for vacancies. Pre-selected applicants were referred for interview and written examinations. Those who passed the screening were declared hired on the spot.

Regional Director Atty. Alvin M. Villamor commended the high percentage of HOTS in the said job fair. He highlighted the role of the various industries and sectors in creating job opportunities and fueling economic growth.
He also urged the new graduates and other job seekers to avail of this kind of opportunity to land a decent job.

Villamor added that employment facilitation and job creations are keys to accelerate delivery on the agenda of inclusive growth, peace and development towards realizing the aspirations of all Filipinos.

Said Job fair was conducted by the Department of Labor and Employment PFO Camarines Norte headed by Jane L. Rolda in partnership with Provincial Government PESO Manager, Nida Tosoc. (With reports from Dole Cam. Norte Renalyn Alano)