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4 Reasons to Join the SM Supermalls Job Fairs

Whether you are a fresh grad looking for your first job or someone who wants to work in a new environment, then the SM Supermalls job fairs are just for you! Here are 4 reasons for you to join:

1. They are a collaborative effort.

SM partners with several government agencies and other entities to facilitate their job fairs. These include the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), the Public Employment Service Offices (PESO), Local Government Units (LGUs), industry associations, and SM Retail. Now that is what we call bayanihan!

2. They are frequent and accessible.

The SM Supermalls job fairs are a weekly event and are part of the company’s drive to reduce unemployment in the Philippines. Not only that, these are held across its numerous malls, making it convenient and accessible to jobseekers. Similarly, SM malls are also locations for job fairs and expos from other companies, such as JobStreet. So the possiblities are endless!

3. You can get Hired On The Spot (HOTS)!

SM shared that on their Labor Day job fair held last May 1, they welcomed almost 20,000 jobseekers. What makes this more exciting is that many of them were hired on the spot, which totaled up to 2,000 new employees! Let us take this as another milestone in the company’s mission to connect individuals to jobs that fit their skill set.

4. You can choose between various industries.

SM stated that they will hold weekly job fairs every month until November, which gives various industries the platform to present themselves to potential employees. When you enter, you will see companies from sectors such as Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Food and Beverage (F&B), Information Rechnology (IT), and retail. So, you will be able to assess which sector and eventual employer will suit you best!

READ: How to Get Employed: 5 Key Skills to Success

The SM Supermalls job fairs are a two-way street. Not only do they link jobseekers to their preferred industry. By helping these industries, they boost our country’s economy and nation-building efforts!

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