By: City of Tagum Information Office
City of Tagum, Davao del Norte – A total of 1, 146 job-seekers qualified for different jobs, including 37 persons who were hired-on-the-spot during the job fair initiated by Senior City Councilor De Carlo “Oyo” L. Uy as a way of “giving back” to Tagumeños in time for this 28th birthday last January 12, 2012.
Thousands of Tagumeños went to Tagum City Trade and Cultural Center to take part in the fifth year of the annual one-stop service fair spearheaded by Councilor Uy in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment, the National Statistics Office, the Professional Regulation Commission and this city’s Public Employment Service Office.
PESO Manager Nilda Garcia said there are about 36 local agencies and 22 overseas recruitment agencies who participated in the said one-day job fair dubbed “Pasasalamat ni OYO – Handog sa Tagumeño Year 5.”
Aside from the job fair, thousand others availed of the mobile renewal of PRC licenses as well as the authentication of birth certificates by NSO.
Data supplied by PESO listed 1, 362 individuals who were able to avail of the NSO authentication while there are 170 professionals who renewed their professional licenses, with 74 others still need to be processed this week.
A free legal consultation was also offered during the event.
In a statement, Councilor Uy stressed the importance of this event as this adds convenience to Tagumeños and by not worrying for additional expense especially in fare noting that these services are only offered in the regional offices in Davao City. Louie Lapat of CIO Tagum