JobStreet & CSC’s Virtual Career Fair To Open 24,000 Gov't Jobs

September 09, 2021

If you would like a career in government service, then register in JobStreet and CSC's Virtual Career Fair featuring over 24,000 job openings.

If you are looking to start a career in government service, then you should attend JobStreet’s nationwide Virtual Career Fair from September 20 to 24, 2021. This initiative, organized by JobStreet in partnership with the Civil Service Commission (CSC), will bring more than 24,000 government job openings to aspirants all over the country.

JobStreet and Civil Service Commission's Virtual Career Fair

JobStreet & CSC’s Virtual Career Fair To Open 24,000 Gov't Jobs 


    JobStreet is aware that the pandemic has greatly affected many employees, with some even losing their jobs because the company that they are working for had to close shop. As such, JobStreet’s Virtual Career Fair embodies its longstanding commitment to providing meaningful employment opportunities, especially during these trying times.

    Jobseekers need not google “job openings near me” anymore because they can just head over and register at the Virtual Career Fair website.

    Job security is the top priority


    The number of employees affected by the pandemic is alarming. During the launch of the Virtual Career Fair, I found out that there were around 90,000 workers who have either lost their jobs or are in flexible work schemes because of the recent Enhanced Community Quarantine. This is according to data from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

    Virtual Career Fair organized by JobStreet and CSC featuring 24,000 government job openings

    With all the uncertainties around us, job seekers want job security more than financial compensation, as determined by JobStreet’s Global Talent Survey. In terms of job security, it’s the government sector that is often viewed by Filipinos as the most stable option. As such, government agencies are some of the top employers in JobStreet.

    Through the virtual career fair, JobStreet and CSC will bring Filipinos closer to their dream of entering government service. This joint initiative is also in commemoration of the CSC’s 121st Philippine Civil Service Anniversary, whose commitment is to hold an enjoyable, productive, and helpful virtual job fair this 2021.​

    “It has always been JobStreet’s advocacy to provide every Filipino with jobs that matter, and it’s an honor that the Civil Service Commission trusted us again to be a part of this initiative to help candidates rebuild themselves and find an opportunity to be of service to our nation,” shared JobStreet Philippines Country Manager Philip Gioca.

    Job openings in JobStreet & CSC’s Virtual Career Fair


    Job seekers can send in their applications to over 160 government agencies that are participating in the Virtual Career Fair. Among the skills that will be sought by those companies will be related to the following, just to name a few:

    • Healthcare (Nurse, Medical Support, Assistant)
    • Education Clerical/Administrative Support
    • Security/Armed Forces/Protective Services
    • General Work (Housekeeper, Driver, Dispatch, Messenger)

    Meanwhile, the top locations for those government positions will be in Central Visayas​, CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon) and MIMAROPA​ (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan), Eastern Visayas​, Zamboanga​, and Cordillera Administrative Region.

    Applicants at the Virtual Career Fair may also explore the platform’s live chat feature and Facebook Live events, with the chance to be interviewed on the spot.

    JobStreet launches Career Tools to empower job seekers


    Aside from the Virtual Career Fair, JobStreet launched its Career Tools as a way of providing more avenues to support jobseekers.

    JobStreet's Career Tools

    The Career Tools is a convenient and one-stop-shop feature that will help candidates in their professional journey by helping them make the right decisions.

    Here are some of the most popular tools in the portal:

    1. Interview Practice Tool


    This section contains the most commonly asked interview questions, including actionable tips to help candidates prepare and respond positively for their next interview.

    2. Resume Templates


    These are free resume templates that job seekers may download. They feature clean designs that highlight the most important information that companies are looking for in candidates.

    3. Cover Letter Template


    Jobstreet understands the important points that need to be highlighted in a cover letter to help candidates stand out. As such, it is giving out a free cover letter temple to help jobseekers create a good first impression.

    4. Career Development Planner


    This four-page planner is like a journal that will help employees assess themselves in terms of achievement of their career goals as well as the areas that they want to develop.

    5. Salary Calculator


    This simple yet handy tool will calculate one’s net salary just by entering the gross amount in the available field.

    Other available tools in the portal as the follow-up email template, resignation letter template, farewell email template, networking template, career planner, internship cover letter template, and decline job offer template.

    “We’re very excited to introduce the Career Tool to our candidates and be of great help with their online job hunting. JobStreet is doing its best to support jobseekers more than ever and we hope that through this simple initiative, we can make their career journey a little bit more manageable and productive,” said JobStreet Senior Sales Manager Mr. Ryan Tordesillas.

    You can access the Career Tools here.

    Epilogue


    Government service is viewed by most Filipinos as the most stable career option. As such, JobStreet and CSC are joining forces to make 24,000 jobs in the government available to Filipinos through the Virtual Career Fair. 

    In this event, job seekers, especially those affected by the pandemic, can find a meaningful job suited to their skills and experience.

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    20 comments

    1. Being employed by the government is such a smart idea. Having job security and of course liking how you are employed is so important.

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    2. This sounds like a great way for people to learn about the jobs. It would make finding a job so much easier.

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    3. My husband is in the military and he's liked his government job. He's been doing it for 20 years now! The job security is nice.

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    4. Such a great way to get the jobs to the people most interested in them. Job fairs make it easier for the company and prospective employees! Kelli

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    5. I really love that this career fair includes a salary calculator. That's a great way to know exactly what you're shooting for.

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    6. Applying for a new job is as exciting tas buying a lottery ticket. It can change your life if you get lucky.

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    7. I couldn't agree more. Thanks for this helpful article.

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    8. This is very helpful po

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    9. This is definitely a very important event. I am so glad to know all these details to be prepared for!

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    10. A really useful article for those curious to know more about a career in government service. The salary calculator sounds like a really handy resource.

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    11. Definitely a great virtual event to attend to. This will definitely help a lot of people to find work at the comfort of their home. Thank you!

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    12. Sounds like an amazing event. These are some of the best events in my opinion too. It's great to learn more from career fairs.

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    13. I wished there had been job fairs when I was in the working world. It would be interesting to see all the different jobs out there that I was never privy to.

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    14. It's great you're able to put this resource together! Thanks for this!

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    15. The tools sounds super helpful especially the interview practice one.

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    16. This is very cool. Has a lot of job that can apply for and earn extra money.

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    17. Such an important event! Job fairs are always awesome and they can help so many people, I love to hear there are so many jobs open!

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    18. WOW this is so helpful! I bet finding a job this way is so great!

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    19. I agree with you, nowadays, job security should be one of our priorities. And if you already have one, you should be blessed and thankful especially during these difficult times. I hope your article helps a lot of jobless people and hope we all overcome this situation.

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    20. Wow! I hope these jobs can be beneficial for those who lost their jobs last year. It's been a very difficult pandemic.

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