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DOLE MIMAROPA conducts Jobsfit 2022 Regional Stakeholders Consultation

The DOLE MIMAROPA conducted Jobsfit 2022 Regional Stakeholders Consultation last May 17, 2017 at Extremeli Suites, Parañaque, Metro Manila which aimed to convene relevant stakeholders to discuss the Philippine Employment Projections and HRD Industry Roadmaps; gather inputs to update the Key Employment Generators (KEGS) and Emerging Industries and corresponding skills requirements in each region; and after the consultation, to finalize and submit regional summary report to the Bureau of Local Employment until May 31, 2017. It was attended by participants from the Government Sector, Private Sectors, PESO and Educational Institution, all from MIMAROPA Region.

Executive Director Mary Grace Riguer and Maria Isabel Artajo of Institute of Labor Studies discussed about the Philippine Employment Projections and HRD RoadMap respectively, followed by Director Joel Valera of Department of Trade and Industry who discussed about the Investment Priorities Plan 2017. In the afternoon, Ms. Sheryll B. Sarabia of NEDA lectured about Ambisyon Natin 2040 and Regional Development Plan 2017 to 2022, she was followed by Ms. Marissa Lagar of TESDA with topics on skills priorities 2017 to 2022.


During the workshop consultation, the participants were grouped into four: Government Sectors, PESO, Private Sectors and Educational Institutions. The output of the workshop was well documented as an integral part of the study.

Project JobsFit is a labor market study of the Department of Labor and Employment that highlights the in-demand and hard-to-fill occupations of the key industries that are projected to be the main source of employment growth in the country for the next ten years.

The DOLE MIMAROPA officers and focal persons headed by Director Alvin M. Villamor and Assistant Regional Director Sixto T. Rodriguez, Jr. were also present in the said event. 


End/Lorie Catapang with report from GENE MICHAEL JERR V. MUSNI


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