Dept of Employment to implement IT in matching labors with jobs



BANGKOK, 9 March 2012  – The Department of Employment is set to make use of information technology in its upcoming job fair, in a bid to speedily place the right man in the right job.


Employment Department’s Director-General Prawit Kiangpol said on Thursday that the department plans to make it easier and more efficient for vacant laborers to find the right job opportunities in the 2012 fiscal year, which started last October.

In doing so, the Employment Department will utilize information technology (IT) at its job fair events across the country.

Mr. Prawit said the use of IT at all offices under its supervision will help save time and cost for both prospect employers and employees, enabling tkem to prepare and verify all documents online before they arrive at the fair.

As a pilot project, the department has scheduled to set up the IT system at 30 select provinces throughout the country.

The first job fair to take place under the IT initiative will take place at Nongbualamphu on March 22nd. At this event, more than 50 companies will be recruiting some 5,000 employees.

More information on the upcoming job fair and advance registration can be acquired from or call DOE Hotline 1694.