Catbalogan City - In commemoration of the 9th Charter Day Celebration for the cityhood of Catbalogan, the city government conducted the "2016 Jobs Fair", spearheaded by the City Mayor itself, Hon. Stephanie Uy-Tan together with the DOLE and POEA Regional Director to support the social upliftment of its constituents.
The said event was participated by different private and government agencies within the city and from Calbayog City and Tacloban City. Among participating agencies is the Catbalogan Water District who supports this program for the good of the citizens of Catbalogan who wish to seek for employment. Other Local agencies who participated this event were the, PNP, DSWD KALAHI-CIDSS, BBCS, LBC, METRO MALL and International agency hiring for employment abroad.
Participating agencies were given and provided with tents, tables and chairs for their respective kiosk, wherein applicants submitted their application and conducted an on-the-spot interview. The career expo lasted for eight hours, which starts at 8:00 in the morning and ended at 5:00 in the afternoon.
Maria Patria Dacallos, the Human Resource Officer of Catbalogan Water District was the one who assignedscrutinized the application and resume of the job seekers if they are qualified or entitled for the job applied for.
In the end, this project was supposed to aid the constituents of the city as who wished to seek employment inside the city itself.