Tags: 8 500 jobs up for grabs at DOLE's PhilJobNet, available positions, Customer Service Assistant, job vacancies, jobseekers, Labor secretary Silvestre Bello III, local government units, Manila Bulletin, Secondary Technical Education Teacher, Staff Nurse, Stall Salesperson
By Samuel Medenilla
Over 8,500 jobs are up for grabs for interested jobseekers at the official job search website of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), PhilJobNet.
In a statement, DOLE’s Bureau of Local Employment (BLE) said 2,014 accredited employers posted a total of 8,588 job vacancies in PhilJobNet as of last week.
More than half or 4,487 of the available positions are for call center agents.
The following categories are included in the list of Top 20 Job Vacancies of PhilJobNet: Staff Nurse (545); Specialized Nurse (400); Line Installer (400); Customer Service Assistant (321); Food Server (300); Cashier (281); Waitress (250); Sales Clerk (215); and Stall Salesperson (200).
Also making its way to the list are Private Housekeeper (170); Building Construction Engineer (140); Accounting Staff (133); Bagger (120); Financial/Accounts Specialist (111); Domestic Helper (110); Food Attendant (105); Sales Manager (100); Secondary Technical Education Teacher (100); and Building Caretaker (100).
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said jobseekers can apply for these vacancies for free by visiting PhilJobNet’s website.
He said the site also contains the schedules of the the job fairs, which are held by DOLE’s regional offices and its partner local government units (LGU) throughout the year.
“We encourage 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,” Bello said.
PhilJobNet currently has a total of 30,936 registered and active jobseekers.