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17 HOTS during Iligan City Job Fair

 

Iligan City --- At least 17 job applicants were hired-on-the-spot (HOTS) on October 4, 2019’s Job Fair at Robinsons’s Place, here.

 

The committee on Labor and Overseas Filipino Workers’ Concern of the Sangguniang Panlungsod headed by Councilor Demosthenes R. Plando thru its Public Employment Service Office (PESO) sponsored the Job Fair and collaborated with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-X) – Lanao del Norte Provincial Field Office (LDN PFO). 

 

DOLE-X LDN PFO Chief Remegio D. Cabañog said 16 local companies of the private sector and 11 Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) accredited recruitment agencies posted a total of 4,414 job vacancies (2,067 local and 2,347 overseas). 

 

Cabañog said the 751 jobseekers registered were mostly unemployed, skilled and unskilled workers, college/tech-voc-level/graduate students, displaced workers and employees seeking advancement.  

 

Majority of the HOTS were locally hired by Rural Transit Mindanao, Inc. and CONCENTRIX. 

 

HOTS Noraine Dima was grateful to be hired immediately by an overseas manpower agency Medical Staffing Resources, Inc. as a Staff Nurse bound for Middle East. It was far from her mind to be employed right away thinking she has to undergo numerous process. Daima was grateful that the Job Fair processes were very friendly and efficient to job applicants, especially first-timers. As newlyweds and her husband unemployed, her overseas employment would really help defray their expenses for them to start a family.

 

Likewise, Rural Transit Mindanao, Inc. HOTS Jhon Mclean Arvajal and Jelou P. Abratigun were hired as Bus Conductors.  As the first two HOTS, were very thankful since their employment could really help them financially. 

 

Concentrix HOTS Edres Arat Rondato, Retchelito Obaob Maagad, Resishil Arestoteles Babas, Johnny Boy Logronio Curaza, Moderose Pardillo Jabonero, Ivy Retuya Manoop, John Lloyd Acman Nuñez, Sorayah Binatara Samporna, Kenneth Alicaway Austria, Reshel Ceballos Generalao, Jerbelm Dehay Balansag, Rodel Genovisa Tandog, Maliksin Didaagun Ismael, and Francasio Cantina Papasin, Jr. were all hired as Customer Service Representatives. 

 

All HOTS were able to take their pre-employment examinations immediately after their initial interviews. 

 

Cabañog said some 469 job seekers are still subject for further interviews. These job seekers were promised by the companies/agencies that they will be notified as to the status of their application later.

 

Moreover, a one-stop shop of government services was part of the event for the convenient processing of pre-employment documents of the job participants. Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), the Social Security System (SSS), Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) or PAG-IBIG, and the Landbank of the Philippines (LBP) were present.

 

End/Nathan Joseph Fabrega with additional reports from Sittie Ayna Andig/DOLE-X LDN PFO

 

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Job applicants fill-up NSRP and referral forms during the Job Fair on 4 October 2019 at the Robinsons Place, Iligan City. (Photo source: DOLE-X LDN PFO)

 

One-Stop Shop of government services representatives (from left): Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) or PAG-IBIG, and the Landbank of the Philippines (LBP) during the Job Fair on 4 October 2019 at Robinsons Place, Iligan City. (Photo source: DOLE-X LDN PFO)

 

Sangguniang Panlungsod City Councilor and Chair of the Committee on Labor and Overseas Filipino Workers’ Concern Demosthenes R. Plando (2nd from left) congratulates HOTS Jelou P. Abratigun (2nd from right) of Rural Transit Mindanao, Inc. and witnessed by PESO Manager Ceferino V. Sanchez (leftmost) RTMI employer representative during the Job Fair on 4 October 2019 at Robinsons Place, Iligan City. (Photo source: DOLE-X LDN PFO)

 

PESO Manager Ceferino V. Sanchez (3rd from left) poses with HOTS Noraine Dima (3rd from right) and DOL-X LDN PFO personnel during 4 October 2019 Job Fair at Robinsons Place, Iligan City. (Photo source: DOLE-X LDN PFO)

 

Sangguniang Panlungsod City Councilor and Chair of the Committee on Labor and Overseas Filipino Workers’ Concern Demosthenes R. Plando (3rd from left) and PESO Manager Ceferino V. Sanchez (4th  from left) pose with HOTS Jhon Mclean Arvajal (4th from right) and DOL-X LDN PFO personnel during 4 October 2019 Job Fair at Robinsons Place, Iligan City. (Photo source: DOLE-X LDN PFO)

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2019-11-27
JOFFREY M. SUYAO




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