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DOLE-Romblon, Other NGAs successfully launch TNKK, Jobs Fair


The Department of Labor and Employment-Romblon Field Office, Department of Trade and Industry-Romblon and other National Government Agencies successfully led the implementation of “Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan at Korsyumerismo” at the Covered Court, Romblon State University-Main Campus, Odiongan, Romblon last July 10-11, 2017. The said two-day activity was attended by different stakeholders in the province.

For Trabaho, there were 340 registered job applicants from all over the province of Romblon who participated in the Jobs Fair conducted on the first day of the activity. These job applicants had applied for various vacant jobs from nine (9) local employers and three (3) overseas employers.

Participating local employers were: Palawan Pawnshop, Saint Vincent Ferrer Parish MPC, Motortrade Nationwide Corp., Romero-Servañez Accounting Firm, Actigen Marketing Corporation, Nore S. Fabroa Accounting Services, Marble Island Spa, Global Mode Manpower Services, and Boracay Option Tours and Travel Service Inc. Participating overseas employers were Ascend International Services, Inc., Marinduqueña International Manpower Services, Inc., and, PhilNippon Technical College.

For all of the vacant jobs, out of 579 applicants who underwent interview, 386 of them were qualified. From this qualified applicants, 142 were hired on the spot (HOTS), with a percentage of 37%.

Vacant jobs from local employers ranged from Branch Managers, Branch Cashier, Marketing and Member Relations Officer, Accounting Supervisor, Accounting Staff, Administrative Staff, Branch Mechanics, Marketing Officers, Receptionists, Therapists, Office Staff, Tour Guides, Assistant Machine Operators, Quality Control/Visual Inspectors, among others.

For overseas employment, vacant jobs ranged from Nurses, Dental Technician, X-Ray Technician, Physical Therapist, Clinical Instructor, Waiters, Cashiers, Laborers, Auto Painters, Cleaners, Drivers, Domestic Helpers, Photographer, Pastry Chef, Carpenter, Beautician, Car Polisher/Tinter, among others.

For Negosyo and Kabuhayan, Businessmen, cooperatives and livelihood associations participated in the two-day orientation/seminar. Some of the associations likewise participated in the techno-demos conducted by DTI. Some other groups participated in the Trade Fair. Among them were DOLE-assisted groups such as Abundant Grace Livelihood Association, Romblon State University Fisheries Entrepreneurs Association, Samahan ng mga Magkakanin ng Looc (SAMAGKALO), Tugdan Fisheries Processors Association, Obra Manabo Ibabaw Association and Santa Fe KALIPI Association. Likewise, DOLE, DOST, TESDA, DA, BFAR, DAR and DSWD offered their programs and services to the participants.

For Kunsyumerismo, consumers from different walks of life attended the orientation of various national and local agencies. Topics discussed ranged from pricing, specifications to safety of products.


Agencies likewise had set up their respective booths which served as one-stop-shop for public clients to cater job seekers, businessmen, livelihood applicants, associations, among others. The success of the said two-day activity was the fruit of early preparation and coordination of various national and local agencies. 


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