The job fair is in line with celebration of the 86th DOLE Anniversary and 156th Pasay City Foundation Day.
A total of 100 establishments from various industries such as in construction, wholesale retail & trade, health, beauty & wellness; hotel & restaurant participated the event.
The most locally in demand positions are carpenters, steelman, laborers, gaming associates, janitors, healthcare associates, masons, sales assistants, cashiers, service crews, painters, pharmacists, promodisers, welders, and baggers.
There are also overseas employment opportunities offered for nurses, kitchen helpers, engineers, carpenters, heavy equipment operators, restaurant workers, hairstylists, administrators, and supervisors in the countries such as Brunei, Japan, Kuwait, New Zealand, Qatar, Russia, and Taiwan.
During the event, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will holds learning sessions on simple bookkeeping, records management, customer relations, and selling techniques while the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will conducted skills demonstration.
A resource speaker from Sutherland Global conducted a short training for prospective applicants on how to project themselves during an interview.
Other government agencies such as the Social Security System (SSS), Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), National Bureau of Investigations (NBI), Philhealth, Pag-IBIG, and Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) also provide an on-site pre-employment services for jobseekers.
DOLE services such as OFW Reintegration Assistance, Livelihood Counselling and legal services were also offered during the TNK Job Fair. (PIA-NCR/DOLE-NCR)
By Susan G. De Leon