BDO Network Bank (BDONB), the community bank of BDO Unibank, Inc., held a job fair at San Fernando, Pampanga last December 2022. The activity is in line with BDONB’s on going branch expansion and was done in partnership with the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) of San Fernando, Pampanga.

More than 800 job positions such as branch heads, service officers, account officers, and marketing assistants were opened to support 106 branches and loan offices set to open in 2022. The job fair at San Fernando, Pampanga is one such venue to reach out to local talent.

At the job fair, BDONB President Jose Antonio Itchon was asked on how many applicants they expect.

“We are expecting, based on the number PESO provided and those by the San Fernando Munisipyo, plus our own referrals, we might get about 200 to 250 applicants. We’re thinking, if there are that many applicants, then we might be able to hire about half of that,” Itchon said.

The job fair is in line with BDO Network Banks aim to offer job placement closer to where applicants live, so they can work closer to their families and loved ones, without having to spends hours of commute time to distant places.