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22 hired-on-the-spot in CHED's first Job Expo

TUGUEGARAO CIY, Cagayan (PIA) - - The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Regional Office 2 (CHED RO2), in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office 2 (DOLE RO2) and SM City Tuguegarao, conducted the first CHED Regional Office 2 Job Expo 2023 on May 25, 2023.

Twenty-two job seekers or 23% of the total number of job seekers registered were Hired-on-the-Spot (HOTS) based on DOLE's report.

CHED RO2 OIC-Regional Director, Atty. Marco Cicero F. Domingo, expressed his gratitude to all the participants and collaborators in the realization of the Job Expo which opened 911 job opportunities on the said date.

The Job Expo was part of the celebration of the 3rd National Higher Education Day (NHED) and CHED’s 29th Founding Anniversary which centered around the theme "Claiming VIctory with Higher Quality Education: Dekalidad na Edukasyon, Karapatan ng Mamamayan".

A personnel from SM Cinema interviews a graduating student from one of the colleges in Cagayan province. (CHED photo)

For his part, DOLE RO2 OIC-Regional Director Jesus Elpidio B. Atal Jr. highlighted the vital role of the Job Expo in facilitating the meeting of jobseekers and employers, and the creation of employment.

SM City Tuguegarao’s Mall Manager Kristine Iris V. Ceballos, said that the job expo reflects the shared commitment of CHED, DOLE, and SM to providing employment opportunities to the Filipino community.

 “As we all know the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected our economy and the livelihoods of many Filipinos, but through this job fair, we hope to provide a glimmer of hope for job seekers and help them find meaningful employment opportunities”, Ceballos said. (MDCT/With reports from CHED/PIA Cagayan)

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