Unemployed? 42T jobs up for grabs tomorrow

first_img* four government agencies (Bureau ofJail Management and Penology, Bureau of Fire Protection, Philippine Army,Iloilo provincial government – Human Resource Management and Development Office * Overseas Workers WelfareAdministration An estimated 10 million adultsidentified themselves as unemployed. This is higher compared to the 9.8 million(20.7 percent) jobless Filipino adults in June and the 9.4 million (19.7percent) in March, SWS said in its study conducted from September 27 to 30,2019. According to PESO chief FranciscoHeler Jr., the following would be participating in the job fair to be held at GrandXing Imperial Hotel a few meters away from the provincial capitol: * Philippine Statistics Authority * National Bureau of Investigation * 13 business process outsourcingcompanies * 19 overseas (land-based) companies Available local employments are foronline tutors, customer service representatives, nurses, restaurant crew,office staff, drivers, and maintenance personnel. * New Zealand – masons, carpenters,tillers * Technical Education and SkillsDevelopment Authority (TESDA) * Philippine Overseas EmploymentAdministration The job fair is timely. The number of joblessFilipinos climbed to 21.5 percent in the third quarter of 2019, according to arecent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. * Japan – scaffolders, manual welders,spray painters Heler said special lanes would be setup for job hunters who are persons with disabilities (PWDs), solo parents,indigenous people, TESDA graduates, and beneficiaries of the Department ofSocial Welfare and Development’s Sustainable Livelihood Program beneficiaries. ILOILO City – Jobless? A total of42,327 employment opportunities would be made available in tomorrow’s job fairof the Iloilo provincial government’s Public Employment Service Office (PESO). * United States of America – nurses,physical therapists Some 3.3 million workers aged between25 and 34 said they were jobless, while 2 million Filipinos aged between 35 and44 said they do not have jobs. * 68 local companies Five companies looking for informationtechnology technicians committed to hire PWDs and senior citizens, said Heler. * Department of Foreign Affairs * Bureau of Internal Revenue Job hunters must bring pertinentdocuments such as resumé, bio-dataand application letter. * Qatar – plumbers, HVAC technician * Social Security System The following government agencieswould be setting up help desks at the job fair tomorrow to assist applicants: * Saudi Arabia – waiters, engineers,nurses, plumbers * United Kingdom – nurses, restaurantcrews According to SWS, despite the increaseof joblessness among Filipinos, about half of the survey’s 1,800 respondentssaid they were optimistic that there would be more available jobs in the next12 months. According to SWS, joblessness acrossall age groups increased, except for workers 18 to 24-years old. Joblessness inthis age bracket dropped to 1.9 million adults (44.9 percent) from the secondquarter’s 2.8 million unemployed adults (50.2 percent). Among those aged 45 years and above,some 14 percent or 2.8 million said they did not have work. Of the 42,327 job vacancies, 12,687are overseas employment, said Heler. These are for the following: Fifty-three percent of respondents saidthey expect “more jobs” over the next coming months, while only 13 percentbelieved that there will be “fewer jobs” in the near future. About 21percent said there will be “no change” in the number of jobs available, while12 percent said they “don’t know” what will happen./PNlast_img


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