LPU-Cavite establishes School-based PESO
by Ma. Carizza Almoradie, 2nd yr./ABLS
Establishing the school-based Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Lyceum of the Philippines University-Cavite signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) at University Auditorium, March 8.
PESO intends to assist the Cavite Lyceans in finding jobs which are relevant to their courses; further, in investing to the workforce with excellence and quality. The said partnership between LPU- Cavite and DOLE expects to address the issues regarding job mismatch, unemployment and underemployment.
Present during the MOA signing were DOLES's Regional Assistant Director, Ms. Milagros R. Mata; Engr. Ignacio S. Sanqui, Jr., Director of the DOLE- Cavite Provincial Office; Mr. Ariel M. Mugol, PESO Manager Municipality of Gen. Trias/President of CALABARZON PESO Federation; Dr. Eva R. Defiest, Provincial PESO Manager of Cavite; and Ms. Maria Teresa O. Pilapil, Vice President of Administration/Registrar of LPU-Cavite.
“It is in this context that we see the value of our new found alliance with DOLE, through PESO.
We see this program as a catalyst by which our graduates will be able to secure not just short-term jobs but more sustainable employment that matches their unique capabilities, values and personalities. We regard this covenant as a opportunity for LPU to reach out and establish collaborative relationships with key industry players towards continuous improvement of our curriculum in view of actual industry requirements.”, thus was the message imparted by VPA Pilapil.
Prior to this, an orientation on school-based PESO was conducted at the Guidance and Testing Center last February 28. Mr. Ariel Mugol and Mr. Ricky Martin Velasco discussed the objectives, functions and special services of PESO.
The orientation was attended by the GTC personnel headed by Ms. Evangeline G. Avinante; Mr. Noel Icatlo, HRD Director; Mrs. Elizabeth Collins, Alumni Affairs Coordinator and Ms. Marylyn Alparo, CAS Chairperson.