69,000 jobs openings launched in the Philippines

The Philippines is looking to revive its economy and job market with the launch of over 69,000 jobs across the country.
By: | August 2, 2020

More than 69,000 job openings were unveiled by the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) at its various economic zones nationwide on July 28.

PEZA unveiled the job opportunities via an online launch of its Development Outreach for Labor, Livelihood, and Advancement of Resources (DOLLAR), a job expo and online skills training program.

There have been over 69,000 job openings at its factories and IT zones across the country.

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“These job vacancies are for Filipinos of any working age and there will be no educational attainment discrimination in the hiring of workers in the ecozones,” said PEZA Director-General Charito B. Plaza.

The Philippines has been one of the hardest-hit nations in the region by the COVID-19 pandemic, with the total number of cases nearing 100,000.

However, it is on the road to economic recovery with the recent easing of the lockdown restrictions by President Rodrigo Duterte.