Objectives: The objectives of the program is to provide information on job vacancies, 24/7. Normally, jobseekers look for a job through referrals of relatives and friends, newspaper advertisements, walk-in applicants, jobs fair, and lately, through the Internet. “Trabaho… i-Text MO!” provides another way of finding a job by simply sending a text message, through the cellphone. This way jobseekers will get information on job vacancies even at home and in remote areas (for as long as there are Globe and Smart cell sites in the area), any day at any time (24/7). Job vacancy information that are provided are those contained in the Phil-JobNet, which include the name of the company
1. TheBureau of Local EmploymentAt a Glance
2. National Policy on Employment• 1987 Constitution, Section 9 “The State shall promote a just and dynamic social order that will . . . . promote full employment, a rising employment standard of living, and an improved quality of life for all.”• Labor Code, Article 3 “The State shall afford protection to labor, promote full employment, ensure equal work opportunities regardless of sex, race or creed, and regulate the creed relations between workers and employers.. . . .”• Administrative Code of 1987, Sec. 1 Title VII “(1) The State shall afford full protection to labor and promote full employment and equality of employment opportunities for all … ”
3. BLE Mandates (as provided in the Administrative Code of 1987)• Formulate policies, standards and procedures on productive manpower resources, development, utilization and allocation;• Establish and administer a machinery for the effective allocation of manpower resources for maximum employment and placement;• Develop and maintain a responsive [vocational] guidance and testing system in aid of proper human resources allocation;
4. MISSIONThe Bureau of Local Employment shall promote full employment by facilitating access of Filipino jobseekers to local employment opportunities through policy researches, standards setting, strategy development, labor market analysis and provision of technical assistance to regional implementors in support of employment service operations.
5. VISION• BLE is the center of excellence in employment service in Asia• BLE is well-managed, dynamic and people-oriented organization
6. VISIONTowards this end:• We facilitate local employment through computerized PESO network nationwide;• We are committed to provide fast and effective employment service to jobseekers and other clients;• We influence policy makers and planners with accurate, timely and reliable labor market information;
7. VISION(...continuation)• We are well-trained, capable, highly competent and committed employment service officers; and• We work harmoniously together as a high- performing team.
8. BLE Mandates• Regulate and supervise a private sector participation in the recruitment and placement of workers locally under such rules and regulations as may be issued by the Secretary;• Establish and maintain a registration or work permit system to regulate employment of aliens;• Develop and maintain a labor market information system in aid of proper manpower
9. BLE Mandates• Formulate employment programs designed to benefit disadvantaged groups and communities; and• Perform other functions as may be provided by law
10. Organizational Chart Office of the Director Monitors, evaluates and upgrades Administrative employment Unit service activities Employment Employment Employment Labor Market Standards and Policy & Program Services Monitoring Development RegulationsDivision (ESD) Division (LMID) Division (ESRD) (EPPDD) Collects, analyzes Regulates alien Formulates and review and disseminates employment, private employment plans and labor market recruitment and policies and develops information placement services, and programs and legislative contracting- proposals subcontracting activities
11. BLE’s Employment Programs•PESO – RA 8759, Dec 16-House; Dec 15, 1999-Senate•SPES – RA 7323, Feb 6, 1992•TULAY – RA 7277, Mar 24, 1992 (H-Jan 16; S-Jan 22, 1992); ILO 159• WAP – EO 139, ILO 122•Phil-jobnet•Trabaho . . . . i-Text Mo
12. Program Framework onEmployment ServicePESO - It provides employment services at the local level:• labor market information• career guidance and employment counselling• referral and placement to local and overseas jobs• self-employment promotion• training & capability building
13. Special Program for the Employmentof Students (SPES)SPES• This program aims to help poor but deserving students pursue their education by encouraging their employment during summer and/or Christmas vacations and providing income to augment their studies.
14. Work Appreciation Program (WAP)WAP• A Program that provides opportunities for the youth to appreciate work and develop proper work ethics by exposing them to actual work situations.• A training modality which the youths are referred to private companies to undergo employment training and receive corresponding stipend of 75% of the prevailing minimum wage in
15. TULAY or Tulong, Alalaysa Taong may Kapansanan• This program aims to assist in the integration of persons with disabilities into the society by providing them access to training and employment opportunities both in the formal and informal sector.
16. Phil-Jobnet• an Internet-based job and applicant matching system which aims to fast-track jobseekers search for jobs and employers search for manpower. www.phil-job.net
17. Trabaho… i-Text Mo!A facility which allows the job search feature of the Phil-Jobnet to be accessed through short messaging system (SMS) of cellular phones.8,000 Text Messages monthly average
18. GMA Jobs Center Kiosk• The Greater Modular Access (GMA) Employment Kiosk is an information portal designed to provide information on labor market and livelihood opportunities to the public for free. GMA Employment Kiosks may be found in selected malls and popular places.
19. Job Fairs• This is an employment facilitation strategy aimed to fast-track the meeting of jobseekers and employers/overseas recruitment agencies in one venue at a specific date to reduce cost, time and effort, particularly on the part of the applicants.
20. Program Framework onLabor Market InformationMANDATE/ Develop and maintain a labor marketFUNCTION information system in aid of proper manpower and development planning PHIL. STATISTICAL SYSTEM DATA APEC MEMBER ECONOMIES, BLE OPERATIONAL END OTHER INTL STATISTICS MARKETS, USERS ALIEN EMPLOYMENT NATIONAL AND TULAY LOCAL END USERS SPES WAP MAINTENANCE OF LMI DATABASE DISPLACED WORKERS [BLE] OPERATIONAL STATISTICS OF OTHER GOVT AGENCIES DOLE REGIONAL SPRS OFFICES MAJOR EMPLOYMENT LABOR SUPPLY AND DEVELOPMENT OFPROGRAMS PROGRAMS MONITORING DEMAND MONITORING OCCUPATIONAL MONOGRAPH Labor Market Employment National Labor Supply Regional Occupational Monograph OUTPUT Situationer Bulletin and Demand Profile Program Assessment in Selected Industries PESO [PHIL-JOBNET] LABOR SUPPLY LABOR DEMAND
21. BLE Roadmap to ConnectJobseekers to Job Opportunities MMLDC, Antipolo City
22. MODES of ConnectingJobseekers to Employment Opportunities Connection Thru Non Fee Charging Intermediary PESOs/Schools Aided by Vacancy INFO Ads/phil-jobnet “Word of Mouth”, etc CONNECTION THRU DIRECT CONTACT Not Aided by LMI Connection Thru Fee Charging Intermediary PRPAsDepartment of Labor and Employment
23. Roadmap to Connect EMPLOYMENT/ INCOME-AUGMENTING OPPORTUNITIES FILIPINO EMPLOYERS WORKFORCE Employment Facilitation • wage employment •Non-wage employment A. Greater LMI Availability to all Stakeholders Major Program Interventions B. Strengthen Career Guidance & Employment Counseling C. Expand Network of Program Partners & Develop Capability of Existing & New Partners
24. Where are we now? Employment rate – 93.7% Unemployment rate –6.3% Underemployment rate-18.1%BLE Situationer on Employment Facilitation:• Existence of 1,664 PESOs• 40 PESOs Institutionalized• Presence of DOLE Provincial/Field Offices in all Provinces• Presence of LMI System (data generation, processing, publication, dissemination, etc.)• Maintained Automated Job Matching Facility: Phil- JobNet• Conduct of Job Fairs• Presence of Referral System• Deployed 100 GMA Kiosks
25. BLE Vision to Connect Shortened Worker/Job Search and Higher Placement and Employment Rates
26. How do we get there? PESOs/CTECRegistry/Graduates OWWA OFW Accurate Members Timely NRCO Returning Reliable OFWs A. Greater LMI Availability MTC to all StakeholdersCertified Marine AccessibleOfficers & Ratings Long Term Short Term NMP Goal Goal Trained Seafarers CHED Graduates Unified DOLE Intensify LMI Advocacy Registry to All Levels PRC Licensed Professionals TESDACertified Workers Manpower (Supply) Industry (Demand) Intensify Market Development& TVET Graduates Registry Registry & Promotion to Employers BLE PhilJobnet Registry
27. How do we get there? (Short-term Goal)1. Intensify LMI Advocacy to All Levels 2008 2009 2010 Target Target Targeta. Development of Career Top 10 in demand Additional Top Top 30 per occupations per industry 10 not earlier industry based Communication identified in the KEGs identified on KEGs Tools b. Conduct ofPEOS/Employment (1,158) (1,165) (1,150) Counseling • Phil-jobnet Functionality c. Enhanced Enhanced 20% increase in 20% increase • Make system user-friendly in jobseekers Phil-jobnet and more comprehensive jobseekers registry registry • Promotion thru tri-media
28. How do we get there?1. Intensify LMI Advocacy to All Levels 2008 2009 2010 Target Target Targetd. Deployment of Evaluation & Employment 100 Kiosk Enhancement Redeployment Deployed of Kiosk Kiosk of Underutilized Kiosks Functionality e. Rationalize 5% Increase in 8% Increase in 10% Increase conduct of Placement Placement in Placement Jobs Fairs
29. How do we get there? (Short-term Goal)2. Intensify Market Development & Promotion to Employers 2008 2009 2010 Target Target Target a. Promotion of 10% Increase In No. 20% Phil-JobNet to of Employers Increase 50% Increase Employers Posting Vacancy b. Revive 20% of Top Employers Submitting MERs Submission of MER c. Incentive Agency Awards (Local) PESO Managers Award Program for Phil-Jobnet Champion (Best Employer) Program Partners International Employers Awards
30. How do we get there? (Long-term Goal) Unification of Manpower Registry •Scoping of Manpower Data 2008 •Systems Analysis Target •Re-define Core Data Sets •Establishment of BridgingLong Term Goal Public Assistance Desk •Proposal and Funding 2009 •Establishment of Protocols Target •Development of System •Data Validation •Full Implementation 2010 •Fine Tuning Target •System Enhancement
31. How do we get there?B. Strengthen Career Guidance & Employment Counseling 2008 2009 2010 Target Target Target Establish and Train 1 network Network of Guidance 1 network per 1 network per per Counselors & Academic region province city Officers in Public & Private Schools Update module Develop Career Module Continue to make it client Orientation Module Developed updating specific Develop Manual for All PESOs Manual 50% of PESOs Employment Counseling are Develop trained trained
32. How do we get there?C. Expand Network of Program Partners & Develop Capability of Existing Partners 2008 2009 2010 Target Target Target Strategic • Conduct of Capability Capability Survey/TNA 50% PESO All PESO Building for • 20% of PESOs Trained Program on Employment Partners Counseling & PEOS • All ROs Oriented New partners networked Establish/ tru MOA (NGOs, LGUs, New Partner/ New Develop POs/SUCs, Network per Partner/ Network of Civic Clubs, Recruitment province Network per New Partners Agencies, Job Contractor & city Sub-contractors & Employer’s Associations)
33. How do we get there?C. Expand Network of Program Partners & Develop Capability of Existing Partners 2008 2009 2010 Target Target Target Continuing Agency 10% RAs for local 20% RAs for local 50% RAs for local employment employment employment Education Establish Provision of Incentive Incentive Award Provision of Institutionalized Program for for Incentives for PRPA Incentive Awards Employers/Group of Partners Employers