BAGUIO CITY – The number of jobs that will be up for grabs during the Baguio Charter Day jobs fair on September 9, 2015 at the Baguio Convention Center increased from 6,200 to 8,000 for both local and overseas employment.
Jose Atanacio, Executive Assistant IV of the City Mayor’s Office and concurrent Public Employment Services Office (PESO) manager, said that 20 local companies and 11 overseas employment agencies will be actively participating during the conduct of the Charter anniversary jobs fair.
He said the 20 local companies will be offering some 1,958 vacant positions while the overseas employment agencies will be putting at stake over 6,042 vacancies.
The participating local companies include FC Laranang group of companies, Isonn Marketing, SM Super Value, Inc. (SM Supermarket), Baguio Country Club, Tiong San Harrison, Robinsons Supermarket, SM Appliance Center, Sutherland Global Services, Ace Hardware Phils., Inc., Toyota Baguio, Banco de Oro Unibank, Inc., Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), LBC Express, Inc., Sitel Philippines Corp., Convergys, Noble Trends Unbound, Freshaire Salon, Texas Instruments, Johnson Controls, Inc., and Device Dynamics Asia Phils..
On the other hand, the participating overseas employment agencies are Da Rodrigo International Inc., Placewell International Services Corporation, Ideal Placement and Manpower Services Inc. (formerly Ideal Placement and Man), God’s Will International Placement Inc., Magsaysay Maritime Corporation, Faaci International Manpower Services, BS Int’l Services and Placement Agency Inc., first Northern International Placement Inc., Career Planners Specialist International Inc., E-GMP International Corporation and S&D Manpower Services Inc.
Atanacio called on interested applicants to come to the job site as early as possible and bring with them several sets of their pertinent documents to allow them to be able to submit their applications in various companies that would need their services.
The jobs fair is the contribution of the city government in providing qualified local residents with employment opportunities that need their skills and services for them to be productive citizens of the community.
By Dexter A. See