Some 664 job seekers, mostly Miagaowanons, came to try their luck in a one-day job fair facilitated by PESO – Miagao.
According to PESO Manager John Nocal, of the 664 applicants, 30 were hired on the spot while 255 were nearly hired. He said that, total of 2,181 vacancies were made available from 29 companies during the event.
“This was in response to the request of Mayor Oscar “Richard” S. Garin, Jr to extend their job opportunities to Miagaowanons,” Mr. Nocal said.
Earlier on, PESO – Miagao released pre-registration forms and facilitated online registration to would-be applicants prior September 13th. As of press time, some 300 Miagaowanons joined in the fair.
This job fair was witnessed by DOLE Iloilo representative Ms. Melissa Navarra.