The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Engadin Corporation, owner of Edukasyon.ph which an online education site in the Philippines. This partnership should allow DOLE to link out its job matching portal, PhilJob.net, with Edukasyon.ph.

Providing more job opportunities

“We have always been keen on finding ways to provide more job opportunities for the Filipino and we believe that one way of making this possible is by means of the internet and social media,” PIA News reported Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III, as saying.  

Henry Motte-Munoz, founder of Edukasyon.ph, said that this partnership reflected the vision of the online education portal to bridge students from education to employment. “With this agreement with the labor department, students, jobseekers and the public are now easily connected to colleges, scholarships and on various employment opportunities worldwide,” Motte-Munoz said.

The official website of Edukasyon.ph stated that the website intends to provide comprehensive information and advice for students to help them make the critical educational choice that will equip them for their dream career.

Cross linking facility

The partnership of DOLE and Engadin Corporation would allow PhilJob.net to crosslink with Edukasyon.ph. This would allow PhiljobNet registered users within its own website to view details of job vacancies posted by the employers and other career resources at the "Career Conversation Page" and at "Employment Partners" section without any cost on the part of the jobseekers.

DOLE will also provide links of the Edukasyon.ph website to make it as one of its partners. The education website, meanwhile, will provide assistance to DOLE in promoting its activities.

DOLE conducts annual activities such as Labor Day Job Fair, Career Guidance Week, National PESO Congress and others. Having key strategic partners to promote these activities is crucial for DOLE so that the job-seeking public can apply for available jobs.

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