81 job seekers hired on the spot in First Congressional District Office’s 2nd Virtual Job Fair

Tuesday, 8 February 2022

First Congressional District Communication and Information Office

81 job seekers hired on the spot in First Congressional District Office’s 2nd Virtual Job Fair

DAVAO CITY – The Office of First Congressional District Representative Paolo Z. Duterte has noted 81 hired-on-the-spot on its second virtual job fair at St. John Paul II College of Davao last January 28.

Out of the 4,193 job seekers registered onsite, 229 got interviewed by nine employers participating in the job fair. Those who were hired include sales representatives, baggers, cashier, and checkers.

Larry Barn Baltazar, operator for the city’s Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Information System, said that the First Congressional District Office is coordinating with PESO to stage another virtual job fair this month of february.

Rep. Duterte said that they utilized an online platform to provide opportunities and assistance to those who are still unemployed and those who lost their jobs, following the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Among the employers who participated in the event were SM Supermarket from Ecoland Branch and Lanang Branch, three branches of the Davao Manpower Incorporated (DMI), and VXI Global Holdings Inc.

The First Congressional District Office recognized the resilience of the employers, employees, and job seekers amid the pandemic. They thanked their partner agencies for the support of the event and the St. John Paul II College for offering their facilities as the venue for virtual job fair.

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