Australia, New Zealand prefer Ilonggo workers

ILOILO CITY, February 6(PIA) — Employers from Australia and New Zealand prefer to hire Ilonggo workers, according to the City Public Employment Service Office (PESO) here.

In a media interview, Ma. Elena Benitez, City PESO manager, said that the Australia New Zealand Association of Employment Providers of the Philippines, Inc. chooses to recruit Ilonggos because of their positive work attitude.

“Ilonggo workers are dedicated to work and they really listen during trainings,” she said.

She said that employment providers from the two countries find Ilonggos courteous especially those who were in line with hospitality management and were deployed in hotels.

The PESO official also said that skilled workers and graduates of hotel and restaurant management (HRM) are the two most in-demand abroad particularly in Australia and New Zealand.

“Opportunities are also given to fresh graduates especially if they see how competent the applicant,” she said.

Meanwhile, the city government here will be conducting a job fair on Feb. 19, 2015.

Around 33 recruitment agencies from both local and abroad are expected to take part in this job fair.