By Rey Anthony Chiu
BOHOL JOB seekers and those from nearby provinces may now try their luck as Bohol Employment and Placement Office (BEPO) coordinates special recruitment activities for workers willing to try their luck abroad.
Needed by various agencies in their weeklong recruitment activities from February 18 to 25 at the BEPO Office of the Capitol are factory workers, domestic helpers, medical staff, nurses, skilled workers all for Taiwan, Hongkong, United States of America, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia and Dubai of the United Arab Emirates.
BEPO has been institutionalized to assist Boholanos seeking work opportunities abroad by coursing these facilitation through the correct government channels thereby cutting on red tape and streamlining the process to make the paper trail as transparent, BEPO sources briefly describe their tasks.
To fully extend their mandates, BEPO also facilitated job fairs and one-stop shop services by allied government services to make sure workers can get their important documents on the same place at the fair venue.
For February 18, Grand Placement Agency seeks applicants for factory workers for Taiwan, BEPO through Romulo Tagaan said in a communication.
On the 22nd and 23rd of the same month, R.V. Tria International Recruitment Agency would be screening for domestic helpers to Hongkong.
By the 23rd, another agency: Greenfields International Manpower Inc. seeks workers as medical staff for hospitals in the US, domestic helpers, nurses and skilled workers for United Kingdom and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
On February 25, IUPP Inc would be screening for various jobs for United Arab Emirates, especially for assignment in Dubai.
Bohol, a largely skilled work exporting province has earned a spot in the countryâ€™s finances with the once biggest foreign currency remittance from overseas workers posted at the local Philippine National Bank, said sources from the Bohol Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Now into brisk tourism industry activities, still many Boholanos are seeking work abroad knowing that any savings they can scrape goes on to tourism related investments. (racPIABohol)