New grads advised not to be picky on jobs

Published by rudy Date posted on April 4, 2011

MANILA, Philippines – A manager for an international recruitment website advised new graduates not to be picky when searching for jobs.

Jayjay Viray, country manager for, said getting enough experience for bigger employment opportunities is key when landing first jobs.

“Huwag lang silang mamili, experience muna ang isipin nila. Trabaho muna,” she said.

In, there are 8,000 jobs awaiting Information Technology (IT) graduates.

The job vacancies, according to Viray, include software programming, network support and hardware repair.

According to the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) Bureau of Local Employment, there are 4,260 vacancies for call center agents and transcriptionists.

These jobs, they said, are perfect for Communication Arts graduates who have good English skills.

DOLE added that there are 3,000 job vacancies for those who graduated from Commerce and Accountancy courses. – With a report from Apples Jalandoni, ABS-CBN News

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