19 Grade 12 grads hired in Kalinga job fair
CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga -- Nineteen job seekers belonging to the first-batch of Grade 12 graduates in the province were hired in a job fair.
Lourdes Canseco of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) provincial office said the 19 were among the 64 qualified job applicants screened by local employers.
The activity sponsored by DOLE, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Education (DepEd) and Tabuk City Public Employment Service Office (PESO) was intended for Grade-12 graduates, who opt to be employed right after graduation from senior high school. There were 150 graduates who applied.
Among the partner-employers include Jollibee, Pandayan Bookshop, Centro Mall, K-Serviko, Rural Bank of Tabuk City, Bliss Massage and Reliable Construction.
Employers opened 130 jobs slots for sales assistant, cashier, clerk, production crew, service crew, carpentry, masonry, welders, painters, electrician and therapist.
Based on the approved minimum wage in Tabuk City, employers should offer salary not be less than the daily basic pay of P275 plus P15 cost of living allowance.
As per DepEd’s senior high curriculum, Grade12 graduates who completed technical-vocational strand are eligible for employment.
Tabuk City PESO Loyda Saboy is considering holding job fairs immediately after graduation to accommodate more applicants.