10 months DOLE urged to find jobs for K-12 graduates MB
By Erma Edera A party-list has urged the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to help K-12 graduates find jobs. Department of Labor and Employment (MANILA BULLETIN) “One of the promises of the K-12 program is to help graduates enter the workforce even if they do not wish to pursue higher studies,” Sulong Dignidad Party-list president and first nominee Rico Paolo Quicho said. “However, it is alarming because several surveys show that companies are not really sold on hiring K-12 graduates,” Quicho said. Last year, job recruitment website Jobstreet released a poll showing only 24 percent of employers are willing ... more