MIAGAO, Iloilo – Another cap in the feather for the Municipality of Miagao after being cited one of the Best Performing Public Employment Services Office (PESO) in the Province of Iloilo during the Regional PESO Congress at Eurotel Boracay in Malay, Aklan on July 17, 2019.

“I am overwhelmed by this achievement. It has been in my agenda to provide employment opportunities to Miagaowanons.  This award was made possible because of the overpowering response of our linkage with government and non-government entities on our employment efforts,” said Mayor Macario N. Napulan, MD in a statement.

In an interview with PESO Manager and OIC Municipal Administrator John Nocal, he explained that the award was given in due recognition to the performance of all PES Office.  In Miagao, he said that the Employment Rate of the Municipality dramatically increased from 92% to 94.4 % in 2018.

“This is due to the employment facilitation program of the Office and the on time and updated submission of reports and documents,” said Mr. Nocal.

According to Mr. Nocal, the Office has conducted numerous job fairs and Special Recruitment Activities (SRA).  On April 12, 2018, a total of 1,984 job seekers submitted their application during the job fair at the JRBB Hall. The activity was commissioned by 38 local companies and 10 overseas companies. Of the 1,984 job seekers, 1,054 were qualified applicants and 68 applicants were hired on the spot.

Adding to this, the Miagao PESO also facilitated SRA by Hopewell Agency, Mother’s Way Agency and Online Hiring Corporation.  (ABMande)