The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announces that there are thousands of job vacancies that await for applicants this June, according to the Phil-Job.net database. Phil-Job.net is the official job portal of DOLE.Labor Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz says that the sales industry tops the list of jobs with 11,971 vacancies in various offices nationwide. Call center or business process outsourcing (BPO) industry remains to flourish and ranked second with 8,888 agents needed as of May 29.
Below are the jobs with top vacancies as of May 2013:
- Sales industry – 11,971 vacancies
- Call center industry – 8,888 vacancies
- Service crew – 8,757 vacancies
- Technical support staff – 6,458 vacancies
- Production workers/factory workers – 5,180 vacancies
- Sales clerk – 5,003 vacancies
- Cashier – 4,708 vacancies
- Production machine operator – 2,823 vacancies
- Customer service assistant – 2,718 vacancies
- Office clerk – 1,969 vacancies
- Janitor – 1,863 vacancies
- Merchandiser – 1,718 vacancies
- Security guard – 1,418 vacancies
- Production technician – 1,369 vacancies
- Sales officer – 1,300 vacancies
- Head waiter – 1,234 vacancies
- Promo girl – 1,228 vacancies
- Janitress – 1,216 vacancies
- Promo salesperson – 1,146 vacancies
DOLE has also lined up job fairs nationwide this June which offers thousands of jobs for overseas and local employment.
For the job seekers, Baldoz says that in job hunting, patience is a virtue. She cites job description mismatch is one of the common reason. Thus, she encouraged job seekers to take technical-vocational (tech-voc) courses related to their craft to improve their qualifications.
The labor chief advised students to consider the current market demands for jobs in choosing a college course.