MANILA – Some 15,000 job opportunities abroad are available to aspiring overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) at the virtual jobs fair on Independence Day, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said on Tuesday.
In a Facebook video, POEA chief Bernard Olalia urged Filipinos who are looking to work abroad, land-based or sea-based to join the online jobs fair.
“There are 15,000 job offers including factory workers, construction workers, waiters, cleaners among others. For those who would like to be seafarers or to work on a ship, there are available slots for Able Seaman and Messman,” he said.
Those interested may visit http://onlineservices.poea.gov.ph/OnlineServices/POEAOnline.aspx.
As of Tuesday, Olalia said the number of vacancies/job orders is placed at 15,654.
Among participating areas in the online job fair are the National Capital Region (NCR), Baguio, and Cagayan de Oro City.
The scheduled virtual job fair of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Cagayan de Oro City has started on Monday and will run until June 12, while the activity in DOLE-Baguio will be held on June 12.
The online job fair in NCR will be held at the POEA.
“You can choose your preferred job and agency, submit your digital or soft copy of your requirements and wait for the call of the agency regarding your scheduled interview,” he said. (PNA)