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110 HOTS in Oriental Mindoro ready to face the World of Work

Bansud, Oriental Mindoro – 2018 Labor Day Job and Business Fair was successfully held with more than 12 thousand job vacancies/orders offered for job hunters.

The activity was made possible through the joint effort of DOLE - MIMAROPA Provincial Government of Oriental Mindoro and Local Government Unit of Bansud.


As the host, the activity was formally opened by Hon. Angel M. Saulong, Municipal Mayor of Bansud. He was glad for choosing Bansud as it was a great avenue for jobseekers not only for his constituents but for the entire province’.


Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan, Konsumerismo (TNKK) was simultaneously held headed by Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)’s Regional Director Joel B. Valera. He presented their programs and services especially in line with livelihood. “May you have a stable job” – he ended addressed to the job applicants.


Newly assigned DOLE MIMAROPA Regional Director Joel M. Gonzales attended his first Labor Day celebration in the region. In line with ENDO campaign, he encouraged the participating employers to regularize their workers for in the long run, not only will the workers get benefit from regularization but also the establishment itself. Applicants were also inspiringly advised as he said: “If unfortunately you will not be hired today, there are still available jobs just never stop searching”.


RD Gonzales was also honoured to deliver a message from the DOLE Secretary Silvestro H. Bello III, as he quoted: “…Kipkip ko ang dalangin para sa inyong patuloy na pag-unlad nang ating makamit ang pangarap na kaunlaran para sa bawat tahanan at sa ating nagkakaisang bayan. Mabuhay ang Manggagawang Pilipino! Kayo ang tunay na lakas ng pagbabago.”




At the end of the ceremony, the checks representing livelihood assistance & scholarship grant, were awarded to the following:

1. P500,000.00 to Barangay Gutad as Accredited Co-Partner (ACP) for Dress Shop livelihood project of Calapan City Womens Group of Barangay Gutad;

2. P3,000.00 monthly allowance of Mr. Mark Ian S. Mabunga – Workers Organization and Development Program (WODP) Scholar ; and

3. P20,000.00 to Ms. Nancy A. Nane for OWWA’s "Balik Pinas! Balik Hanapbuhay! Livelihood Program"



In recognition for the effort and diligence of LGU Bansud through its Public Employment Service Office (PESO), a plaque of appreciation was awarded as the 2018 Best SPES Implementer in the province of Oriental Mindoro.


Three (3) overseas and thirteen (13) local employers actively interviewed the three hundred twenty-five (325) registered job applicants.  At the end of recruitment activity, out of two hundred eighty-one (281) qualified applicants, DOLE - Oriental Mindoro have reported one hundred ten (110) Hired-On-The-Spots which is equivalent to 39% placement rate.


Hiring activity was more inspiring as there were Indigenous People given the opportunity to join the labor force as they were hired as masons by EEI Corporation, one of the leading construction companies in the Philippines. Mr. Rey Garcia, a Mangyan Tadyawan of Conrazon Bansud, was interviewed. He will be assisted by the Municipal Social Welfare Development (MSWD) of Bansud in securing medical certificate prior to his engagement in EEI Cubao, Quezon City. “Maraming Salamat po sa Job Fair na ito dahil natanggap ako bilang Mason sa EEI Corporation... (Big thanks to this Job Fair for I was hired by EEI Corporation as mason)” – he blissfully said.



Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) were also there as they offered their PRC Mobile Services and Issuance of Birth and Marriage Certificates, respectively.


This fruitful accomplishment marks another milestone for DOLE MIMAROPA showcasing the core value of this year’s theme: “Pagpupugay sa Manggagawang Pilipino: Dangal ng Lahi, Kabalikat sa Progresibong Pagbabago”.

End/Emmanuel Antonio P. Portugal Jr.


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