’s Career Congress Soars High at Five – Kicks off With Career Congress 2012 for Administrators in Manila’s Career Congress Soars High at Five

Kicks off on July 20


When in Manila, Philippines – The biggest campus career event in the country soars high on its fifth year!’s Career Congress 2012 Season is on and it kicks off with the Career Congress 2012 for Administrators in Manila on July 20 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City. The said event is once again envisioned to be the biggest gathering of school administrators and human resource professionals in Luzon.


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Innovation is Key


This year’s theme focuses on innovation as a key to progress into the future. The event will have the executive director and chief executive officer of Rappler, Ms. Maria Ressa as resource speaker. Ms. Ressa heads the said social news network which uses a “hearts and minds approach” to news through a unique mood navigator. A Princeton University graduate, she is also an award-winning international journalist who has worked as CNN’s news bureau chief in Manila before handling the News and Current Affairs of the country’s media giant, ABS-CBN Corporation.


As the Career Congress has become a venue for discussing issues and programs that affect the Filipino youth’s employability, the event this year will be highlighted by expository talks on the newest educational curriculum being implemented for elementary and high school- the K-12 Program.


“The K-12 program is definitely a big innovation in the country’s educational sector. It aims to bring the competencies of our high school and college graduates into global standards. This is the reason why we see the relevance of the said program to both the academe representatives from the tertiary level and employers’ sector,” says Ms. Yolanda Buyco, marketing director of


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To expound on the K-12 program, has invited Cong. Mariano Piamonte Jr., representative of A TEACHER Partylist and member of the Task Force and Board of Advisers of the DepEd K-12 program. His talk shall also touch on the impact, challenges, and opportunities to the tertiary educational institutions, as well as the demand-supply workforce matrix in the next few years.


In an interview with Cong. Piamonte, the official stressed on the importance of the K-12 program, “We have to ensure that the Filipino workforce is composed of globally competitive individuals and the K-12 program addresses this concern.”


Meanwhile, the afternoon sessions will be have esteemed speakers from the industry and academe sectors who will share how innovation has helped their institutions immensely.


Career Congress 2012 in Cebu set


The Career Congress 2012 also flies to Cebu and this time, it will not only hold an administrators- employers leg but also a student leaders’ forum as well. Slated on August 3 at the Casino Espanyol in Cebu City, almost 200 delegates consisting of administrators, employers and student leaders will converge at the event.


The morning activities will have the school administrators and the human resource professionals discussing the K-12 program which will be expounded again by Cong. Mariano Piamonte Jr..


The afternoon session will have talks on how to fare well in the job market battlefield and shall be graced by the student leaders from the Queen City of the South.


Save the best for last!


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As in previous years, the Career Congress Season caps with the Student Leaders’ leg, the biggest gathering of the nation’s top student leaders. The event will transpire on August 24 at the SMX Convention Center.


Themed Level Up! Preparing our Future Workforce Leaders, the event will gather 5,000 student leaders who will not only be able to listen to industry representatives, discussing the skills and attitudes required by companies among fresh graduates. They will also be able to apply their learnings immediately since more than 150 employers’ representatives will be present at the event to conduct resume screenings and mock interview sessions and entertain internship applications.



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