Jobs overwhelm 2016 hopefuls; international execs anticipate

Applicants go through the screening process during the Job Fair on April 1, 2016.

CTU-PESO hosted again this year’s Job Fair  which attracted  one thousand three hundred thirty (1,330) applicants  and sixty-nine local and overseas employers who worked their way to the Kasadya Gym on Friday, April 1.

Mrs. Nona Fe Estolas, University PESO Manager,  reported  that 68   applicants were hired on the spot, 144 were designated for trade testing, and  1,179 for final interview.

Ten  thousand five hundred sixty  (10,560)  job vacancies were afforded to all the applicants  who constituted almost equally the event as there were 615 males and 671 females. Overseas  employers  had more jobs for females with 3,036 against 1,554 for males. In attendance were Camox Philippines,Inc., PSC Primary Skills, Inc., Magsaysay Maritime Corporation, Melakom Global Services, Inc., and YHMD International Manpower Services, Inc.

Local employers included Tsuneishi  Heavy Industries, Inc., Amaia Land Corporation, Adidas Philippines, Inc., Cebu Mitsumi, Inc., Euroasia Philippines, Inc., FilInvest Land, Inc., Makati Development Corporation, Sykes Asia, Inc., Treasure Island Development Corporation, Isuzu Cebu, Inc.  and others.

Hon. Joel M. Gonzales, Assistant Regional Director of DOLE RO7, inspired the participants during the opening program as he spoke about  the probability  of  getting a job by the end of the day given the array of  vacancies offered by many industries.

Likewise, Dr. Rosein A. Ancheta Jr., University President, expressed his gratitude to both employers and future employees, especially the students and graduates of CTU, for making a productive avenue toward economic progress.

CTU Job Fair is an annual event that seeks to  expose stakeholders to opportunities in  today’s market economy.