Job fair set for March 1 at SM City North Edsa

/ 06:08 PM February 29, 2024

Job fair set for March 1 at SM City North Edsa

The Jobs Sector of the Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC) of Malacañang, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) , Quezon City government, and SM Supermalls will hold a job fair on Friday, March 1, 2024, as part of the joint campaign by the Marcos administration and business groups to bridge job seekers to potential employers.


The event will be held at SM City North Edsa’s Annex Atrium from 10 a.m., and will be attended by SM officials, Labor Undersecretary Benjo Benavidez, and Quezon City Rep. Arjo Atayde.

This is the 12th of SM’s weekly job fairs staged in various malls nationwide, and it will continue until the end of the year in cooperation with DOLE, PSAC Jobs Sector, local government units, Employers Confederation of the Philippines, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Philippine Exporters Confederation, and other industry groups.


SM also partnered with JobStreet for digital job matching to provide more opportunities for employers and job seekers.

Citing data from the Philippine Statistics Authority, the Presidential Communications Office said that the number of employed Filipinos reached 50.52 million in December 2023 with 0.88 million jobs generated since the preceding November.

The unemployment rate further declined in December 2023 to its lowest since April 2005, the PCO added.

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