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Bleak job prospects for 95,000 Filipino new nurses seen

From PhilippineJobs blog Nov 29th, 2009 A recruitment expert on Sunday expressed concerned at the prospect of no work for some of the 95,000 nursing graduates who may pass the licensure examination currently being administered by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) in selected public and private schools nationwide.

“I pity the 95,000 nursing graduates who are poised to take the nursing licensure. Those who pass will join the more than 200,000 unemployed board passers whose experience are volunteer nursing or call center agents or crew in fastfood outlets,’’ said Lito Soriano, executive director of the Federated Association of Manpower Exporters and former president of the Philippine Association of Service Exporters Inc. (PASEI). Continue reading here


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