MAKATI city will hold a mega job fair and discount caravan on Friday at the city hall quadrangle where job seekers may be hired on the spot, Mayor Abigail Binay said.
More than 32 companies will participate during the event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. which will be hosted by the city’s Public Employment Services Office (Makati-Peso).
“I encourage jobseekers to come [in] and bring many copies of their resume with ID pictures for more chances of getting hired,” Binay said.
According to Makati Peso chief Vissia Marie Aldon, the mega job fair themed “Peso, Tulay sa Pag-asenso sa Buhay ng Manggagawang Pilipino” will be joined by various companies.
She advised applicants to bring at least five resumes with their 2×2 ID pictures.
Participating companies include Andok’s Litson, Domino’s Pizza, Dunkin’ Donuts, Fruitas, Goldilocks Bakeshop, Japan Home Centre, Marks & Spencer, Philcopy, Shopwise, Sky Cable, SM Hypermarket, SM Supermarket, Waffle Time, and Crown Regency Hotel, among others.
Business Processing Outsourcing firms like MDS Call Solutions and Alorica Philippines, Inc. will also recruit qualified call center agents during the event.
Jobseekers can also choose among participating agencies that include BS International Services & Placement Agency Inc. and Eastwest Placement Center Inc., which offer jobs abroad, and local manpower agencies like Ablebodies Manpower Services, Citiworks Manpower, Topserve Manpower Solution, Temps & Staffers and Mirof Resources.
Pre-employment offices like Social Security System, Home Development Mutual Fund and PhilHealth will also be present during the job fair to assist applicants.
Meanwhile, over 29 food and non-food companies will be participating in the discount caravan that will be held in collaboration with the Department of Trade and Industry. The participants will be selling their products at five to 10 percent discounts.
The participating food companies are CDO, Frabelle, Tentay, Marc Daniels, Tina’s Homemade, SM Hypermarket, Nestle Philippines, Capellan Deli, Lemon Squeeze and Clara Ole, among others.
Non-food companies are Flosarm Enterprises, Finder’s Keepers, Fritch Sandalyas, James Leathercraft, SBM Herbal Soap, Moonlight Handicraft, and Marikina Shoe Caravan.