DOLE :  Cebuanos to get chance at 28,000 jobs offered in December

By: Zeus Legaspi - @inquirerdotnet - | November 29,2023 - 06:00 AM

DOLE : Cebuanos to get chance at 28,000 jobs offered in December. In photo are jobseekers during the DOLE-DTI organized summer job fair on March 26, 2023. | Inquirer file photo

FILE PHOTO: Thousands of job seekers and former OFWs troop to the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City for the DOLE- DTI organized summer job fair on March 26, 2018. INQUIRER/ MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

MANILA, Philippines — Cebuanos will get a chance to get a job as the Department of Labor (DOLE) offers 28,000 jobs nationwide in a job fair that will be held in various venues in the country this December.

DOLE said in a statement on Monday that the job fair would be held in 21 sites across the 15 regions nationwide next month.

For Cebu, the Labor Department will hold it at the SM Seaside in Cebu City on December 8.

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DOLE : 28,136 vacancies for job seekers

The agency will initially offer 28,136 vacancies to job seekers – a number that is expected to increase in the coming days.

“The top vacancies are for customer service representatives, production workers/operators, cashiers, baggers, laborers, carpenters, painters, casino dealers, and service crew,” it said.

The agency likewise reminded job seekers to bring their application requirements, such as resume or curriculum vitae, certificate of employment for those formerly employed, diploma, transcript of records, and training certificates, among others.

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When and where DOLE job fairs will be held

Job seekers in Luzon may visit the following sites:

  • National Capital Region
  • Manila Science High School Auditorium, Taft Avenue, Manila (December 1)
  • Barangay Hall, Barangay Poblacion, Pateros (December 7)
  • Robinsons Metro East, Pasig City (December 5 for local job fair; December 3 for overseas job fair)

Cordillera Administrative Region

  • Sky Zone, Porta Vaga Mall, Baguio City (December 1)

Ilocos Region

  • Robinsons Place Pangasinan, Calasiao, Pangasinan (December 1);
  • Pangasinan Provincial Capitol, Lingayen, Pangasinan (December 7)

Cagayan Valley

  • SM City Tuguegarao, Bagay Road, Tuguegarao City (December 2)

Central Luzon

  • Bataan Provincial Capitol, Balanga City, Bataan (December 1);
  • Waltermart, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija (December 1)


  • Lipa Academy for Sports, Culture and Arts (LASCA), Sto. Tomas-Lipa Road, Lipa City, Batangas (December 2)

Bicol Region

  • SM City Legazpi, Legazpi City, Albay (December 1)

Meanwhile, the sites in Visayas are as follows:

Western Visayas

  • SM City Iloilo, Iloilo City (December 7)

Central Visayas

  • Taloto Covered Court, Barangay Taloto, Tagbilaran City (December 2); Poblacion, Madridejos, Cebu (December 6)
  • SM Seaside, Cebu City (December 8)

Eastern Visayas

  • Tacloban City Convention Center, Tacloban City, Leyte (December 1)

In Mindanao, the job fair sites are as follows:

Zamboanga Peninsula

  • KCC Mall de Zamboanga, Gov. Camins Road, Zamboanga City, Zamboanga del Sur (December 4)

Northern Mindanao

  • SM Uptown Cagayan de Oro, Mastersons Avenue, Cagayan de Oro City (December 1 and 2)

Davao Region

  • People’s Park Davao, Palma Gil St, Davao City (December 2)


  • Notre Dame of Marbel University (December 14)


  • Robinsons Place Butuan, Jose C. Aquino Ave., Butuan City (December 1)

DOLE’s job fair is part of commemorating the agency’s 90th anniversary.


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