Monday, April 15, 2024

SM CITY GRAND CENTRAL TO BOLSTER WORKFORCE WITH JOB FAIR

SM CITY GRAND CENTRAL TO BOLSTER WORKFORCE WITH JOB FAIR

How do you feel about this story?

Like
Love
Haha
Wow
Sad
Angry

SM City Grand Central’s recent Job Fair attracted a significant turnout, with hundreds of eager job seekers flocking to the mall’s activity hall.

Organized in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Public Employment Service Office (PESO), Local Government Units (LGUs), the Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC) Jobs Group, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP), Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (PHILEXPORT), SM Retail, and the city’s Public Employment Service Office (PESO), the event served as a platform to connect job seekers with employment opportunities, aligning with the government’s efforts to address unemployment.

With the aim of providing valuable employment opportunities for job seekers, a total of 119 applicants were Hired-On-The-Spot. The Job Fair also showcased the diverse range of career opportunities available, with 22 participating companies offering a combined total of 1,574 job listings. Notable industry players such as SM Retail, SM Store, and SM Supermalls were joined by a host of other esteemed companies, including SM Retail Affiliates like Ace Hardware, Uniqlo, Pet Express, SM Appliance, Our Home, Sports Central, Toy Kingdom, and The Body Shop, among others. SM Markets also adds to the lineup, introducing SM Hypermarket, SM Supermarket, Savemore Markets, Alfamart, and Waltermart to the mix.

The Job Fair underscores SM Supermalls’ commitment to supporting the government’s efforts to address unemployment and foster economic growth. Since 2008, SM Supermalls has been a key partner of DOLE in organizing job fairs aimed at bridging the gap between job seekers and potential employers while striving to mitigate unemployment challenges.