Over 114 employers are offering hundreds of job opportunities as the Department of Labor and Employment Region XI, Public Employment Service Office (PESO), SM City Davao, Gaisano Mall of Davao and Gaisano Mall of Tagum celebrate Labor Day with 2015 Job Fair, which opens today, May 1, 2015.
Employers from government of Davao, 80 local, and 33 overseas confirmed their participation.
The 2015 Labor Day celebration is anchored on the theme “Disenteng Trabaho at Kabuhayan, Alay Natin sa Bayan” which expresses the DOLE’s effort with its private tripartite sector partners to focus on facilitating workers’ and employers’ search for jobs and the creation of livelihoods towards developing the country’s top resource and achieving decent and productive jobs that will contribute to economic growth.
In an interview, Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz said “A total of 251,677 vacancies are ready for jobseekers in the whole country. Of this number, 86,745, or 34.47 percent, are local job vacancies, while 160,525, or 63.78 percent, are overseas job opportunities.”
The job opportunities in the Labor Day event are in the BPO industry, sales and marketing, nursing, administration, hotel and restaurant, management, IT and retail.