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Rotary club ties-up with PESO and DOLE to hold career guidance

The Rotary Club of Valenzuela teamed up with Valenzuela City Public Employment Service Office (PESO) and Department of Labor and Employment – National Capital Region (DOLE-NCR) CAMANAVA Field Office in the conduct of Career Guidance to 600 Grade 10 students from various schools within Valenzuela City.

In her Welcome Remarks, former City Councilor and President of the Rotary Club of Valenzuela Niña Shiela B. Galang, said that the activity aims to inform the students of the recommended jobs that will be available in the future to address the pressing issue of jobs and skills mismatch.

The first speaker, Derrick C. Velarde, PESO staff, discussed the current Philippine Labor Statistics adding that the jobseekers from other regions usually migrate to the National Capital Region as it is the country’s center for commerce and services. Mr. Velarde also presented the different PESO Programs.   

The next speaker, Angelica C. Fresnoza, Labor and Employment Officer of DOLE-NCR CAMANAVA Field Office, presented the major industries that will generate numerous employment opportunities as foreseen in the Project JobsFit, also known as the “Key Employment Generators”, followed by an update on the top 10 highest-paying jobs in the Philippines and the prescribed “21st Century Skills” that the future jobseekers need to possess.

Afterwards, Galang facilitated the breakout sessions, wherein students had an opportunity to inquire with practicing professionals on different industries in the field of architecture, engineering, medicine, hotel and restaurant management, entrepreneurship, theatre arts, and public administration. 

Said activity was an initiative of the Rotary Club of Valenzuela to support the community through various advocacy programs on the Labor Market Information (LMI) for the future employment of the youth. END / Angelica Fresnoza / IMSD-LCO-2018-02 / PRF18-14

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2018-02-19
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