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PESO Polomolok, 2 others, bag Best PESO Award in the 1st-2nd Class Municipal Category

Region 12 has once again proved its competitiveness in the country as the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) of Polomolok, together with two others from Luzon, bested other nominees and were awarded Best PESO in the 1st-2nd Class Municipal Category during the recently concluded 2018 National PESO Congress held at SMX Convention Center, Davao City on October 24-26, 2018.


Marilou E. Hormigos, LGU-Polomolok PESO Manager, received the award and witnessed by DOLE 12 key officials headed by RD Sisinio B. Cano.


“Right now, I am deeply overwhelmed and I dedicate this award to the people of Polomolok who continuously receive quality service from the PESO,” said Hormigos. She also added that the award will remind them (PESO) of providing the best employment programs and services to the constituents of the municipality.


The criteria for the said award set by the Department of Labor and Employment-Bureau of Local Employment (DOLE-BLE) include Impact of Performance or Achievement, Jobs Referral and Placement, Labor Market Information, Career Guidance and Employment Coaching, and Implementation of DOLE Programs.


PESO Polomolok (South Cotabato), tied together with PESO Angono (Rizal) and PESO Masinloc (Zambales) garnered a total score of 91 percent and each received a trophy, plaque of recognition and cash prize of P100,000.00.


“We would like to congratulate PESO Polomolok for this momentous achievement and we are thankful for its continued commitment, contribution and partnership in the delivery of DOLE programs and services,” said DOLE 12 Regional Director Sisinio B. Cano. He further encouraged other PESOs in the region to vie in the next year’s search.


The Search for Best PESO Award which started in 2007 is one of the highlights during the National PESO Congress. It served as the major mechanism in recognizing the outstanding performance and contribution of PESOs in the implementation and delivery of employment service programs.


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