THOUSANDS OF JOB openings in both the private and public sectors are now available on the government’s job listings platform, the Labor department said Thursday.

The jobs are posted on the site of Trabaho Negosyo Kabuhayan (TNK), a program offered by the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

The TNK page also provides access to online lectures and seminars offered by DoLE, DTI, and other participating agencies.

The program is part of the government’s efforts to ease unemployment as the economy reopens during the pandemic, Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III said in a statement Thursday.

“As such the online program gives jobseekers access to online employment facilitation and entrepreneurial options. This is purposely for displaced workers, returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), K-12 graduates, persons with disabilities (PWDs), and senior citizens,” he said.

The job openings may be accessed through

“Those in need of pre-employment requirements such as Police/ NBI/ Barangay clearance, birth certificate, marriage certificate, tax account number, and the like, are exempted from paying fees,” Mr. Bello said.

Online skills training opportunities from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority will also be available, according to Assistant Secretary and concurrent Bureau of Local Employment Director Dominique R. Tutay.

Ms. Tutay added that a list of entrepreneurship opportunities and useful information on how to become a successful business owner, is likewise included in the webpage. — Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza