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Rotary club ties-up with PESO and DOLE to hold CGEC for students in Valenzuela

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, otherwise known as the “Key Employment Generators” followed by a list of top 10 Highest Paid Jobs in the Philippines and the prescribed the “21st Century Skills” that the future job applicants need to possess to be job-ready.

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 career guidance activity was an initiative of the Rotary Club of Valenzuela as part of their aid to support the community thru facilitating the dissemination of Labor Market Information (LMI) for the future employment of the youth.


END/Angelica Fresnoza

Dir. H. J. Jalbuena
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