Nationwide camp for new graduates to be launched

Published by rudy Date posted on March 24, 2009

MANILA, Philippines – Sen. Mar Roxas announce today in a press statement that he is setting up camps nationwide that would help fresh graduates seek employment.

Called “The Mar Roxas Job-Seekers Training Camps,” the boot camps would be open to university graduates who wish to polish their job search skills for better and easy presentation of themselves to prospective employers. It would also help the graduates with the packaging of their credentials.

The two-day training camps will be held in 30 cities nationwide, with each camp corridor accommodating 1,000 new graduates. Trainers of companies from the Business Processing Association of the Philippines would talk on issues such as job search hints and strategies, Curriculum Vitae/bio-date writing and packaging, presentation of skills (oral and visual), dress and appearance, how to answer interview questions, tips on Business English grammar, how to write letters of introduction and tips in building self-confidence.

The boot camps will be held in Malolos, Bulacan (March 25-26); Baguio City (April 2-3); Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija (April 16-17); Dagupan, Pangasinan (April 23-24), and Tuguegarao, Cagayan Valley (April 29-30).

There will also be training camps in Bacolod City (March 25-26); Iloilo City (April 1-2); Cebu City (April 15-16); Dumaguete City (April 29-30); and Tacloban City (May 6-7).

In the Mindanao region, the camps would be held in Ozamiz City (March 27-28); Cagayan de Oro (April 3-4); Iligan City (April 17-18); Zamboanga City (April 24-25); Butuan City (April 229-30); General Santos City (March 24-25); Digos City (April 3-4); Tagum City (April 17-18); Davao City (April 23-24) and Cotabato City (April 29-30).

The training camps in Metro Manila and in Southern Luzon would be in Mandaluyong (March 31-April 1); University Belt (April 14-15); Taguig (April 21-22) Quezon City (April 28-29); Naga City (March 24-25); Legazpi City (April 1-2); Batangas City (April 14-15); Lucena City (April 22-23) and Dasmarinas, Cavite (April 29-30).

The training camps would be held in partnership with local universities and university Student Councils. Those interested in participating in the training seminars can e-mail or text (city or place of training) ,, Name and University where they graduated to 0915-199-9689 (For Globe subscribers); 0919-851-8416 (Smart) and 0922-554-1246 (Sun).

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