San Jose, Province of Dinagat Islands— Eighteen applicants were successfully hired on-the-spot last May 10-11 during the Local and Overseas Jobs Fair organized by the San Jose Public Employment Service Office (PESO) of the Department of Labor and Employment, Province of Dinagat Islands (DOLE-PDI).

About four overseas recruiters and five local employers along with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-PDI) and Department of Social Welfare and Development-Sustainable Livelihood Program (DSWD-PDI) showcased more than 10 thousand job vacancies.

Eugene Mabolis, one of the job seekers who was hired on-the-spot, expressed his utmost gratitude after being employed as a welder in Cagdianao Mining Corporation. “Kini nga kalihukan na gipangunahan sa San Jose PESO ug uban pang ahensiya usa ka dako nga oportunidad sa mga lumulopiyo sa Dinagat.  (This activity led by San Jose PESO and other agencies is a great opportunity for the residents of Dinagat.)”, Mabolis’s compliment.

The Jobs Fair also provided equal job opportunities not only for the job seekers in San Jose but also for the residents from other neighboring municipalities.