SM Supermalls held the biggest job fair at the SMX Convention Center in Manila in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) on April 30 and in 20 malls on Labor Day, May 1.
With 873 companies participating, 14,956 jobseekers registered, and 1,367 individuals hired on the spot, the events provided an excellent opportunity for jobseekers to connect with potential employers.
The job fairs were SM Supermalls' support to the government to provide employment opportunities for jobseekers, as well as to reduce unemployment in the country.
As the official venue of DoLE for job fairs nationwide, the 20 SM Malls which participated were SM Grand Central, SM Southmall, SM BF Parañaque, SM Sucat, SM Baguio, SM Marilao, SM Pampanga, SM Olongapo Central, SM Tuguegarao, SM Cabanatuan, SM CDO Downtown Premier, SM Davao, and SM San Jose del Monte.
LGUs and PESO also held job fairs on May 1 at SM Marikina, SM Lipa, SM Roxas City, SM Puerto Princesa, and SM City Novaliches.
There were also job fairs held at SM City Bacolod on May 5 and 6. SM Cherry Antipolo will hold its own on May 12.
A bigger DoLE job fair is expected on June 12 in more SM Malls nationwide.
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