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1,545 HOTS during 2013 Labor Day Job Fairs for Local Employment
DOLE CAR Regional Director Henry John S. Jalbuena disclosed that 1,545 jobseekers were hired-on-the spot (HOTS) in CAR after thousands of jobseekers trooped to the simultaneous Labor Day Job Fairs held in celebration of Labor Day at the Baguio Convention Center and SM City Baguio.

The 1,545 HOTS comprise 796 males and 749 females or about 33 percent of the 5,895 total registrants of whom were hired for local employment.

"Labor day is a day of celebration, a day to honor workers and the new entrants to the labor force and added that jobseekers should continue updating the awareness on the labor market information and also take appropriate steps to avail decent j work towards achieving goals. Jalbuena said

Dir. Jalbuena expressed his satisfaction over the result of the job fair and commended the DOLE staff for the teamwork they have shown that contributed to the success of the event.

Meanwhile, the Director recognized the active participation of the DOLEs partners, especially the City government of Baguio and the Government Service Clinics, in the event.

"This is a clear manifestation of the city's full support for employment facilitation services of the government," Jalbuena said.

Overall, the job fair was participated by 43 local employers at the BCC and 25 local employers at SM.

(Patrick Rillorta - LEO II)

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