Job hunting is pivotal, especially to new entrants in the workforce, because it determines and paves the course of one’s career. It could be overwhelming at times, as one is given the full responsibility to decide, and the power to choose. The need to acquire employment security and financial stability is apparent, but one must also consider the physical, emotional, and psychological aspects of work as they ulteriorly affect one’s level of productivity.
It’s all systems go for the Bureau of Local Employment (BLE) on the scheduled Consultation Workshop regarding the Proposed Amendments of the existing Rules and Regulations on the issuance of Alien Employment Permit (AEP).
“In the past few years, we have been seeing significant positive changes in the country’s employment dynamics… but we continue to face the youth unemployment challenge,” said Bureau of Local Employment (BLE) Director Dominique Rubia-Tutay of the October 2016 Labor Force Survey results that was released early this January 2017.
“Everyone may now access and log in to PhilJobNet through its new web address, www.PhilJobNet.gov.ph,” said Director Dominique Rubia-Tutay of the Department of Labor and Employment-Bureau of Local Employment (DOLE-BLE).
Director Dominique Rubia-Tutay of the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) Bureau of Local Employment (BLE) was announced as one of the finalists to the 2016 Gawad Career Executive Service (CES) Awards in an official communication by the Career Executive Service Board (CESB). The announcement was relayed through a
DOLE-Human Resource Development Service (HRDS) memorandum issued on 24 August 2016.
“The amendatory bill to the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) Act of 1992 is now a law!,” happily announced Director Dominique Rubia-Tutay of the Department of Labor and Employment-Bureau of Local Employment (DOLE-BLE).
One (1) of DOLE’s youth employment facilitation program, the SPES, provides short-term job opportunities to help students pursue and continue their education. Originally mandated by Republic Act (RA) No. 7323 in 1992, the program intends to overcome youth unemployment as it aims to provide poor but deserving high school, vocational or college students the opportunity to be employed and compensated during summer and/or Christmas breaks.
“Early 2015, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), through its Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Programme, has extended its proposal to the Philippines, through the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) for a research collaboration on the review of the implementation of employment and skills policies," opened Bureau of Local Employment (BLE) Director Dominique Rubia-Tutay and continued, “Seeing the relevance of the research initiative to labor and employment policy and program development, the DOLE has responded its full commitment to the project.”