BPO still leads job va­can­cies

Sun.Star Baguio - - TOPSTORIES -

EM­PLOY­MENT op­por­tu­ni­ties in the busi­ness process out­sourc­ing (BPO) in­dus­try re­mains at the lead­ing spot in the Top 20 job va­can­cies avail­able at the PhilJobNet, the Depart­ment of La­bor and Em­ploy­ment re­ported.

Its in­ter­net-based job and ap­pli­cant match­ing por­tal, the PhilJobNet recorded a to­tal of 8,588 job va­can­cies for the week, with more than half or 4,487 of the avail­able po­si­tions are for call cen­ter agents, DOLE’s Bureau of Lo­cal Em­ploy­ment (BLE), which main­tains the cen­tral­ized database, said.

The other avail­able va­can­cies in the on­line por­tal in­clude Staff Nurse with 545; Spe­cial­ized Nurse with 400; Line In­staller with 400; Cus­tomer Ser­vice As­sis­tant with 321; Food Server with 300; Cashier with 281; Wait­ress with 250; Sales Clerk with 215; and Stall Sales­per­son with 200.

Other posted va­can­cies are Pri­vate House­keeper with 170; Build­ing Con­struc­tion En­gi­neer with 140; Ac­count­ing Staff with 133; Bag­ger with 120; Fi­nan­cial/Ac­counts Spe­cial­ist with 111; Do­mes­tic Helper with 110; Food At­ten­dant with 105; Sales Man­ager with 100; Sec­ondary Tech­ni­cal Ed­u­ca­tion

Teacher with 100; and Build­ing Care­taker with 100.

La­bor Sec­re­tary Sil­vestre Bello III en­cour­aged the pub­lic to make full use of the PhilJobNet’s en­hanced ser­vices as it fast tracks the job­seek­ers' search for jobs and the em­ployer’s search for work.

As of last week, a to­tal of 2,014 ac­cred­ited em­ploy­ers had posted job va­can­cies at the PhilJobNet, while a to­tal of 30,936 are the reg­is­tered and ac­tive job­seek­ers.

PhilJobNet ser­vice is free of charge for both job ap­pli­cants and es­tab­lish­ments. Its fa­cil­i­ties can also be ac­cessed at the Job Search Kiosks, an ATM-type stand-alone equip­ment, at DOLE at­tached agen­cies and re­gional of­fices, Pub­lic Em­ploy­ment Ser­vice Of­fices (PE­SOs), and se­lected schools through­out the coun­try.

DOLE also en­cour­aged job­seek­ers to visit and take full ad­van­tage of the up­com­ing job fairs this month, which was also posted in the on­line por­tal.

For more job va­can­cies and other em­ploy­ment fa­cil­i­ta­tion ser­vices, job seek­ers and em­ploy­ers may log on to http:// philjobnet.gov.ph/. DOLE re­lease

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