PCUP to hold jobs fair in Cebu

Wenilyn B. Sabalo

Opportunities await for job seekers during the one-day Urban Poor Solidarity Week Jobs Fair in Cebu Coliseum on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.

Arlene Tudtud, information officer of the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP), said the local and overseas job fair is in line with their celebration of the 30th Urban Poor solidarity week from Dec. 2 to 8.

“We are expecting 2,500 applicants on Dec. 2. It is open for both high school and college graduates,” she said.

Among the available jobs include fields in the sales, marketing, production, housekeeping, customer service, call center, fast food crews, and insurance agents.

“They just have to bring their credentials, PSA (Philippine Statistics Authority-issued birth certificate, resume, and certifications for skills training,” Tudtud said.

A total of 38 companies will participate in the jobs fair. This include the 28 local companies and 10 overseas companies.

Government agencies such as Bureau of Internal Revenue, Social Security System, Technical Skills and Development Authority, Department of Trade and Industry, among others, will also be present to provide services to job applicants.

Pag-ibig will also cater to first-time registrants and process renewals of multi-purpose loans.

PhilHealth will also accept submissions of member registration forms and inquiries.

Applicants whose forms are submitted during the fair will be prioritized when they obtain their Pag-ibig number and ID processing at the agency’s office.

SSS will also provide inquiry services and SSS Unified Multi-Purpose ID processing to pre- registered applicants. (SunStar Cebu)