ZAMBOANGA CITY — Fifty-five (55) applicants got hired in the 3-day Community Job Fairs held in Barangays Mampang, Sta. Catalina and Patalon from January 23, 24 and 30, 2020, respectively.

Regional Director Ofelia B. Domingo said that the activity aims to bring the job opportunities closer to the locals by conducting it in their respective barangays. It is also a prelude for the upcoming Mega Job Fair in celebration of the 83rd Dia de la Ciudad de Zamboanga on February 27-28, 2020.

The activity was participated by 5 local employers with 570 vacancies ranging from service crew to canning factory workers and 2 Overseas Recruitment Agencies that participated with 885 vacancies with deployment to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

A total of 201 applicants were registered.

The said Job Fairs were organized by the Zamboanga City Public Employment Service Office (PESO) in coordination with the Department of Labor and Employment IX (DOLE 9), Department of Social Welfare and Development IX (DSWD 9) and partners from the business sector. END/With reports from Corazon Fatima P. Fallorin, ZCFO