3.5K local, overseas vacancies up at Himaya Festival job fair


Mayor Raymund Tongson is urging Himamaylanon jobseekers to apply as about 3,500 local and overseas vacancies are being offered at the Himaya Festival job fair today, April 3, at the Himamaylan City Hall.

Organized by the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) and the Office of the City Mayor, the job fair starting at 9 a.m. will host six business process outsourcing (BPO) companies, seven local companies, and four overseas placement agencies.

BPO companies are looking for applicants to fill a total of 2,970 positions, including customer service representatives, human resource and IT staff, and technical support representatives. Joining the job fair are Concentrix, Iqor, Panasiatic, Teleperformance, Transcom, and TeleTech which are based in the cities of Bacolod and Talisay.

Meanwhile, local company KCAT Inc. is hiring linemen, installers, headend operator, sales and marketing supervisor, administrative assistant, and accounting staff.

Licensed pharmacists, pharmacy assistants, warehouse clerks, and HR officer positions are also open for applications at Negros Grace Pharmacy.

Jobseekers may also apply at SYL Hermanos Trade Inc. for their senior salesman, third man, junior salesman, HR specialist, warehouse personnel/helper, and driver vacancies, the city said in a press release.

Companies based or have offices in the province are also hiring, like the RMA Manpower & Consultancy Services, TMT Ruiz Corporation, Universal Robina Corp.-Sonedco, and AXA Philippines.

Jobseekers may also apply for job opportunities abroad, through the Global Professional, Pisces International Placement Corp., Place Well International Services Corp., and Zontar Manpower Services.

These placement agencies are looking for nursing specialists, nursing technicians, care worker, general nurse, laboratory technician, and hospital cleaner;

Massage therapists, makeup artists, beauticians, hairstylist, skin care specialists, nail care specialists, and nail technicians;

Waiters and restaurant workers, restaurant managers and supervisors, tailor, and household/family driver;

Electronic technician, senior mechanic supervisor, workshop supervisor, mechanic, auto electrician, auto denter and painter, service adviser, and parts and inventory staff.

The PESO reminds jobseekers to prepare several copies of their updated resume to ensure a smooth transaction with the hiring personnel of the companies.

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines-Negros Occidental chapter, meanwhile, will hold a simultaneous free legal clinic, and Tongson is urging locals to avail of the free service.

“This is an opportunity for Himamaylanons to seek free legal counselling from our partners at IBP,” the mayor said.

A Zumba session will be also be held at the start of the job fair to encourage everyone to take care of their health while applying for jobs or seeking legal advice. ||