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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Job Fair: TESDA-CAR to hold 'World Cafe of Opportunities' on August 25

Cordillera - Tech-Voc graduates in the Cordillera Administrative region and nearby municipalities may now start preparing their resumes and heed up to Baguio City to participate in the nationwide Job Fair dubbed 'World Cafe of Opportunities' (WCO) to be held by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority-Cordillera on 25 August (Sunday). 

The WCO is an annual job fair that aims to connect government and private agencies to Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) graduates which is also a highlight of the National Tech-Voc Day celebrated every 25th of August.

"Consistent to our advocacy "TESDA Abot Lahat", TESDA shall continue to implement Job Linkaging and Networking Services (JoLiNS). Throught JoLiNS, TVET graduates will be linked to possible employment opportunities and one of it's strategies is the conduct of WCO", TESDA-CAR OIC Regional Director Manuel B. Wong said via PNA.

Events Management Committee Chairperson Joel Piloten explained that the WCO will serve as a ' one-stop-shop" not only for TVET graduates/alumni, but also entrepreneurs, companies/industries with job vacancies, and returning overseas Filipino workers and their qualified beneficiaries where national government agencies, private companies, tech-voc institutions and financing institutions converge in strategic locations to offer all possible employment, training and financing opportunities and facilitate higher job skill matching.

Among the opportunities at the event are job vacancies in private companies, entrepreneurship orientation, financial opportunities and employability skills orientation.

According to Piloten, WCO targets to serve at least 1,000 certified TVET graduates/alumni with 15 percent hired-on-the-spot.


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