Updated: Apr 12, 2021
DOLE-Batangas, Batangas Public Employment Service Office (PESO) managers and Batangas career advocates convened via Zoom and planned their activities for 2021.
“This kind of activity sets the tone for the entire year. Kailangan namin ng framework na susundan; kailangan namin ng plano na babalik-balikan. Kaya naman, maski nasa pandemic situation, we cannot skip this kind of activity,” Dir. Predelma M. Tan of DOLE-Batangas said.
“Nagpapasalamat kami sa mga partners namin kasi noon pa man ay aktibo na sila. I am confident na we will deliver, ika nga, just as we have always done in the past,” Dir. Tan added.
DOLE-Batangas and Batangas PESOs
DOLE-Batangas and Batangas PESOs agreed on the following as their activities for this year:
Employment Services Training (EST) Plus for all PESO staff;
Leadership Masterclass for all PESO managers;
Career Coaching Training for selected PESO managers and staff;
Virtual SPES Orientation for all SPES beneficiaries;
Virtual Learning Processing Session for all SPES beneficiaries;
Gawad Parangal Para sa Natatanging Lingkod Mag-aaral;
Pastoral Visit to all PESOs.
“After a shocking 2020, we are excited for a better 2021. Sampu ng lahat ng PESOs sa buong Batangas, it is my commitment na maitaas pa ang kalidad ng serbisyo namin para mas maraming indibidwal pa ang magkatrabaho at lumago sa pinili nilang negosyo,” said Ms. Rose Lyn Francisco, President of Batangas Provincial Federation of PESO Managers, Inc.
The following PESO officers were also present: Mr. Noel Silang, Executive Vice President (VP); Mr. Glenn Aytona, 1st District VP; Ms. Rhodora Ilagan, 2nd District VP; Mr. Edison Jallores Jr., 3rd District VP; Mr. Teodoro Lacerna, 4th District VP; Ms. Anna Louisa Cauntay, Secretary; Mr. Alvin Lumbera, Asst. Secretary; Ms. Jhoan Medina, Treasurer; Dr. Alex Ylagan, Auditor, and; Dr. Razel Ingco, Batangas Provincial PESO representative.
DOLE-Batangas and Career Advocates
On career-related matters, DOLE-Batangas and officers of Advocates for Career Education Support, Inc. (ACESI) planned to have, as their kick-off activity, a webinar for Junior high school students which will show what is in store for them in relation to the available academic strands.
“Plano rin namin na maexpand ang online career coaching namin to students. It was and is a hit for job seekers; we believe na it will also help students,” Dr. Karl Joseph D. Sanmocte, DOLE-Batangas employment focal person, said.
“I think this pandemic intensified the need for enlightenment ng mga students pagdating sa career pathing. The new normal poses different industry demands and necessitates different skill sets,” he added.
The following ACESI officers were present: Mr. Jeff Pangan, President; Ms. Mary Joy Garcia, Secretary; Ms. Joana Michelle Ganancial, Treasurer; Ms. Katrina Celine Obligar, Auditor; Ms. Zena Grace Adducul, Ms. Mary Grace Adao, Ms. Marity Charito Torres and Ms. Cleoafas Khoo, Board of Directors.