According to Labor Secretary, Rosalinda Baldoz, the May 1 job fair would gather 300 employers and agencies that would offer more than 100,000 local and overseas job openings to applicants. It will simultaneously be held in 40 different locations all over the Philippines.
The event will also showcase livelihood counseling, franchising opportunities, skills training, and livelihood skills demonstration.
In Metro Manila, to ensure fast and smooth processing of job applications and other employment-related documentation, the DOLE has enlisted the participation of the National Bureau of Investigation, Social Security System, Bureau of Internal Revenue, National Statistics Office, PAG-IBIG, and PhilHealth which will have their own booths at the fair inPasayCity.
Baldoz once again urged job applicants coming to the job and livelihood fairs to pre-register online through the Phil-Jobnet website, www.phil-job.net, by clicking the 2012 Labor Day Jobs and Livelihood Fairs Applicant Pre-Registration button, or manually at the nearest Public Employment Service Office, for easier job matching facilitation.