Job Seekers Apply at NwSSU | LGU Calbayog Job Fair

September 5, 2022 – The NwSSU Public Employment Service Office in partnership with the Public Employment Service Office of the Local Government of Calbayog City held a job fair at the RSU Socio-Cultural Center. The event was held under the guidance of the Department of Labor and Employment.

Over one hundred (100) job seekers, mostly university alumni took the opportunity to apply for jobs offered by eight employers: Sunlife Canada Philippines, Inc., Caritas Health Shield, Inc., Pryce Gases Inc. – Barangay Ilo, Sta. Margarita, TESDA Provincial Training Center, Felices Technological Training Center, Inc., Jollibee Calbayog, Hemasuto Builders, Fast Distribution Corporation, and Go Abroad.

NwSSU PESO Manager Dr. Leonida S. Bernadit said in an interview that the said event aims to increase employment opportunities for the university’s students, graduates, and alumni.

“The job fair is part of the university’s vision and dreams for its students, alumni and stakeholders, starting from the enrollment in the university up to their employment,” Dr. Bernadit shared.

“With this event, I am hoping that we can teach our students the importance of building one’s career path as a way of knowing or determining where they want to go and how to get there. This will most certainly facilitate their search for the right and most suitable career that will help them enriched and make a difference in their communities,” University President Dr. Benjamin L. Pecayo said.

Also present during the event were LGU Calbayog PESO Manager Mrs. Salvacion B. Yangzon and Calbayog City Administrator Mr. Augusto Magdaraog as representative of the City Mayor. “This activity is one way of implementing the current administration’s policy of boosting the local economic recovery and we are grateful that we get to realize this through establishing a collaboration with NwSSU,” he said.

NwSSU PESO data showed that seven (7) job applicants were hired on the spot during the job fair.

Aside from job hiring, there were orientations of job opportunities from various organizations such as the Philippine National Police, Armed Forces of the Philippines, and Opportunities Abroad (a Cebu City-based consultancy firm), and the TESDA Provincial Office.