64 Tech-Voc Grads Hired on the Spot during TESDA Region 3-organized Job Fair
30 August 2022
64 tech-voc grads hired on the spot during TESDA Region 3-organized job fair
A total of 64 technical-vocational graduates were successfully hired on the spot during the recently conducted World Café of Opportunities (WCO) of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Region III held at Waltermart, San Fernando, Pampanga on August 25.
The WCO is a job facilitation activity annually conducted by TESDA to celebrate its founding anniversary.
Among the seven provinces of Region III, Bulacan has the highest number of hired on-the-spot (HOTS) with its 17 job applicants getting accepted by employers immediately after the interview and evaluation of their qualifications and requirements. This is followed by Zambales and Aurora with 16 and 14 HOTS, respectively. Other job seekers from the provinces of Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Bataan and Pampanga complete the number of HOTS.
“On behalf of all the TESDA provincial offices of Region III, I sincerely thank the private companies who joined the WCO. I’m also grateful to our partner government agencies who did not only provide their frontline service but also took the opportunity to also hire some tech-voc grad-applicants,” TESDA III regional director Atty. Balmyrson Valdez said.
It can be noted that the regional office of the Department of Labor and Employment has accepted the application of two job seekers from Bulacan who are both Bookkeeping NC II graduates.
Participating private firms such as Deliscents (Mister Donut); Global Mode Manpower Services; Prima Plastic Manufacturing Corp.; Wheel Auto Services Experts; Brookside Group of Companies; ASKI Group of Companies, Inc.; ATE Energy, and Yellow Circles Construction and Trading Corporation also successfully found their needed skilled workforce during the one-day job fair.
Valdez also acknowledged the support of the provincial government of Pampanga and other stakeholders in the successful conduct of this year’s WCO which enabled the TVET graduates/alumni and employers to converge for easier job-skill matching.
Most of the jobs that were filled in belong to the food industry as well as automotive and construction sectors.
“TESDA is not just here as an alternative but the best partner in the upskilling and re-skilling of interested workers and individuals. The certification of workers and tech-voc grads certainly opens a lot of employment opportunities,” Valdez added.
Meanwhile, 1202 new enrollees in various tech-voc institutions in Region III were accommodated during the conduct of the National TVET Enrolment Day which was simultaneously conducted by TESDA regional offices nationwide.