Tesda-10 conducts job fair, one-stop shop
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 10 (PIA) -- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda), Regional Office 10, in coordination with the Mindanao Technical Vocational Education and Training (MinTVET) Association and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-10 spearheaded a one- day job fair with skills demonstration and one-stop-shop on August 6 here.
The job fair and one-stop shop, held at SM City Carpark, were part of the 11th Human Resource and Skills Development Summit and Exhibits - an annual event of TVET practitioners and stakeholders in Mindanao.
The job fair was participated by 65 agencies comprising 50 local and 15 overseas companies.
Around 250 registered applicants were interviewed with 215 qualified for local employment and 33 others qualified for overseas employment. Also, fourteen were hired on the spot (HOTS), of which ten were for local employment while the other four for overseas employment.
The skills demonstration, on the other hand, was participated by several TVET institutions such Asia Pacific Technical Skills Development, Culinary Institute of Cagayan de Oro, Jamaican Food and Beverages, Misamis Oriental School of Technology, Pilgrim Christian College, Professional World Academy, Skills Mastery Institute and Touche Technical Institute. These institutions have demonstrated their respective distinct area of competencies in technical skills.
Government agencies that include the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Social Security System (SSS), Civil Service Commission (CSC), Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), Philippine Army, and PhilHealth also set up one-stop shop to bring their services closer and accessible to clients. (Honey Analou Dona, TESDA-10/APB, PIA-10)
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