DoLE Schedules More Regional Job Fairs, Caravans

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Job seekers and new graduates looking for productive opportunities are being given more employment options as the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) scheduled a series of job fairs and Regional Service Caravans in several regions across the country.Labor and Employment Secretary Marianito Roque said that 13 job fairs and DoLE regional service caravans are set from August to September in Region 4-A (Calabarzon), Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Region 5 (Bicol) and Caraga region.“The job fairs will provide job search assistance, placement, and other necessary job-and-skill matching support onsite to new graduates and job seekers,’’ Roque said."The DoLE caravans complement and reinforce the positive impact of job fairs by bringing closer to jobseekers in the countryside available opportunities and relevant services, in effect lessening their inconveniences in the quest to land productive jobs," he stressed.According to Roque, next month’s local and overseas job fairs will kick off on August 28 in Regions 4-A, 5 and Caraga. Another job fairs will be held in other areas from Sept. 3-4 in Region 5; Sept 7 in Region 4-A; and Sept. 28-30 in CAR.Last July, local and overseas job fairs were also conducted in Region 9 (Zamboanga Peninsula), Region 10 (Northern Mindanao) and Regions 4-A, 5, and Caraga. …