25K jobs up for grabs at Oct 6 TNK Job and Livelihood Fair
September 30, 2017
THE Department of Labor and Employment IX (DOLE 9) in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry Region IX (DTI 9) will conduct a Job Fair on October 6, 2017 at the Marcian Convention Center, Gov. Camins Ave. Zamboanga City.
Initially, twenty four (24) local and overseas employers are participating in the said job fair that offer a total of 25,000 job vacancies which include administrative staff, HR officers, drivers, sales representatives among others.
The job fair is part of the five-day activity, dubbed as "Trabaho, Negosyo at Kabuhayan (TNK)", a joint effort of DOLE and the DTI which will run from October 6-10, 2017.
DOLE9 Regional Director Ofelia B. Domingo shared that the TNK will be highlighted by several component events to include the Annual Zamboanga Peninsula Exposition (ZAMPEX), Zampen Investment Conference (ZAMPEN ICON), DOLE's Local-Chief Executives (LCE) Forum, Labor Standards and Productivity Enhancement Session, Slingshot Halal Philippines and the Regional Consumers Conference (RECCON). The TNK aims to generate jobs for the people of Zamboanga Peninsula and to encourage them to become entrepreneurs. We also want to raise public awareness on TNK blueprint for "Decent Employment and Entrepreneurship 2017-2022 which envisions 7.5 million jobs by 2022.
TNK is an offshoot of Executive Order No. 25 signed by President Rodrigo Duterte approving the 25-year long term vision for the Philippines dubbed as "Ambisyon 2040." It is designed to realize through the collaboration of DOLE and DTI.
Jobseekers may now pre-register at the DOLE Zamboanga City Field Office located at the Ground Floor of QNS Building, Tumaga Road, ZC or at the Zamboanga City Public Employment Service Office (PESO) located at Pettit Barracks from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday-Friday. Applicants may also call telephone number (062) 991-3376 and 0917-724-4338 for inquiries.
KAREN CLAIRE Q. GRAFIA