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CDO PESO Job Placement Bureau and DOLE-X hold overseas Job Fair for the ASEAN Landmark Lighting Even

 

Cagayan de Oro City --- August 8, 2017 marked the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which also coincided with the Philippines’ Chairmanship of ASEAN 2017 at the Bonifacio Shrine, Kiosko Kagawasan, Divisoria, this city. 

 

To commemorate this significant affair, Mayor Oscar S. Moreno signed Executive Order No. 094 on July 11, 2017 creating the Committee for the ASEAN Landmark Lighting, chaired by City Administrator Dionne P. Gersana, which involved the academe, government, and the private sector. The committee was tasked to plan, organize and stage the appropriate event to highlight the simultaneous lighting with the other 49 cities nationwide.  The Job Fair, coordinated with the City Government and the Department of Labor and Employment, Regional Office No. X (DOLE-X), was the highlight of the event.

 

DOLE-X Regional Director Joffrey M. Suyao said, “In behalf of DOLE Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III, DOLE- X is here in full force as support in the conduct of this Job Fair in celebration of the ASEAN Landmark Lighting. He also conveyed his appreciation to the job seekers, as well as the employers from the various companies and establishments for participating the Job Fair. 

 

A total of 5,470 job orders were reported, among these are 250 jobs needed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-X (PDEA-X).   22 recruitment agencies participated.

 

Director Suyao also informed that a total of 492 applicants were registered.   19 applicants were scheduled for exam and 393 were for final interview.  Meanwhile, five applicants were Hired on the Spot (HOTS) and eight Marawi-IDPs were registered.

 

End/Priscilla L. Batica/DOLE-X WMO

 

 

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DOLE-X Regional Director Joffrey M. Suyao (standing center) with his staff, POEA REU-X, LGU staff and participating companies during the ASEAN Landmark Lighting on 8 August 2017 at the Bonifacio Shrine, Kiosko Kagawasan, Divisoria, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: DOLE-X WMO)

 

From left: DOLE-X Technical Director Atheneus A. Vasallo; POEA REU-X OIC Ann Apasra S. Abasa; DOLE-X OIC-Assistant Regional Director Estrella U. Pahalla; DOLE-X Sr. LEO Arlyn Z. Bael; CDO PESO Manager Kathleen Kate D. Sorilla; and DOLE-X WMO PFO Chief Ebba B. Acosta during the ASEAN Landmark Lighting on 8 August 2017 at the Bonifacio Shrine, Kiosko Kagawasan, Divisoria, Cagayan de Oro City. (Photo source: DOLE-X WMO)

 

 

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