CEBU CITY, Philippines - With its commitment to help the job seekers and the employers in their manpower needs, the City Government of Cebu headed by Mayor Tommy Osmeña through its Department of Manpower Development and Placement (DMDP) will hold its 78th Mega Local and Overseas Jobs Fair on May 1, 2017, Monday at the Cebu City Sports Center.
The quarterly program of the city is pursued in coordination with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) in Region 7. It is also purposely conducted during the Labor Day celebration held every first day of May.
The activity which will start at 8 o’clock in the morning and will last until 5 o’clock in the afternoon will be participated by various local and overseas companies and agencies that will offer thousands of job vacancies available.
Job applicants are advised to prepare with their updated resume, wear appropriate attire and bring along with their employment certifications (For Previously Employed), High School Diploma (For High School Graduate), Transcript of Records (For College Graduate) and a Valid Passport if available.
In an interview with Helen Famador, Officer-in-charge of the Labor Employment Division of DMDP, she said that around 50 to 60 companies and agencies will join in the Local Job Fair while around 10-15 for the Overseas.
Famador further shared that DMDP will also hold a Persons with disabilities (PWDs) Job Fair on July 19 at Barangay Cogon Ramos Gymnasium, adding that DMDP is also conducting Local Job Fair every Saturday to the different Barangays.
For the North District Barangays, the schedule of Local Job Fair included April 29 in Banilad, may 13 in Tejero, May 27 in Lahug, June 10 in Talamban, June 24 in Capitol Site, July 22 in Day-as, August 5 in Hipodromo, August 19 in Apas, September 9 in Ermita, September 23 in Pit-os, October 14 in Carreta, October 28 in Luz, November 25 in Cogon Ramos, and December 9 in Lorega San Miguel.
In the South District Barangays, the scheduled Local Job Fair are the following, April 22 in Labangon, May 20 in Buhisan, June 3 in Kinasang-an, June 17 in Pasil, July 1 in Punta Princesa, July 15 in Mambaling, July 29 in Bulacao, August 12 in Basak Pardo, August 26 in Poblacion Pardo, September 16 in Basak San Nicolas, September 30 in Tisa, October 7 in Suba, October 21 in Cogon Pardo, November 18 in Kalunasan and December 2 in Inayawan.
For inquiries, job applicants can visit the city’s DMDP Office located at the 2nd Floor of Ramos Multipurpose Building, along F. Ramos Street, in Barangay Cogon Ramos this city or contact at Telephone numbers 253–9212 and 254–4348. (By: Greggy P. Senados/ City of Cebu, Public Information Office)