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What are the Highest-Paying Specialist Jobs in 2017?

Top finance, HR and IT professionals in the Philippines seen to enjoy 20%-30% pay rise when moving jobs

Specialists and highly skilled professionals working in the Philippines received a salary increase between 20 percent and 40 percent when moving jobs in 2016, according to a report issued by professional recruitment consultancy Robert Walters. It also predicted that “qualified professionals moving jobs ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | February 12, 2017 10:00:00
Run & Grow

How to make people your hiring priority

Encourage an applicant to share personal stories that demonstrate his or her character.

When I consider acquiring a company, I try to get inside the heart of the person selling—and allow him (or her) to get inside my own. I try to avoid being overly technical. When it comes to hiring people, on the other ...

by Sheldon Yellen  | June 18, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

Your company culture is what matters when recruiting millennials

Because millennials will constantly search for a business that better suits their expectations and needs.

As an entrepreneur, you are responsible for making a number of decisions within your company. You will establish its foundation, business model, and much more. As your business grows, it will likely fall on you to make the tough decisions that guide ...

by Gerard Adams  | June 07, 2016 01:00:00
Startup Tips

Financial Adviser: Should I pay my company's interns?

Our financial adviser lets us in on the merits of compensating on-the-job trainees and interns.

ON THE JOB. You may consider paying interns an allowance just to help them recover their daily expenses while coming to work for you. Photo from ThinkstockQ: My company is just starting in the business. I hired some interns from a university ...

by Henry C. Ong  | February 23, 2016 09:00:00
Startup Tips

The most successful job interview tactic

Get to know the job interview tactic that sets the difference between success and failure.

Having coached the full range of job seekers, from entry-level candidates to C-suite executives, I learned the one job interview tactic that makes the difference between success and failure. This same tactic works for coaches and consultants who want to build a ...

by Nance Rosen  | August 16, 2015 10:00:00
Startup Tips

How to find a job in 6 simple steps

Increase your chances of landing that dream job with these tips.

Job seekers can spend a lot of time trolling job sites and sending resumes en masse without culling much of an employer response let alone landing an interview. While the job market is rebounding, employers still receive between 102 and 137 applications ...

by Carolyn Sun  | August 04, 2015 08:00:00
Business Ideas

Things to know about the new SSS rule

SSS branches nationwide will open for business on four consecutive Saturdays in June to enable household employers and domestic workers to register.

Social Security System (SSS) branches nationwide will open for business on four consecutive Saturdays in June to enable household employers and domestic workers or ‘kasambahay’, such as maids, nursemaids or yaya, gardeners, cooks and laundry women, to register with SSS.SSS President and ...

June 03, 2013 10:00:00
Business Ideas

4 ways to keep your employees happy

Entrepreneurs share their secrets on keeping their employees happy.

It is one thing  to find the right employees; it is another to keep them happy on the job.Keeping an employee happy is more than just giving them high salary and prestigious positions in the corporate hierarchy. Sometimes, as one entrepreneur shares, ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | October 22, 2012 10:00:00
Startup Tips

Background checks help you save time, money, and heartache by weeding out the undesirables

If you haven’t done it yet, now’s a good time to vet your potential hires, and for the following reasons: hiring people who have misrepresented their abilities can cost you longer training time; replacing slowpokes is costlier and more complicated than doing ...

by Romelda C. Ascutia  | July 26, 2012 11:00:00
Business Ideas

9 keys to a well-planned organization

From people to finances, make sure you have a well-planned organization before starting your operations

One of the keys to any successful business is finding the right people for your company. With the right people, a small company can operate as efficiently and effectively any company of any size.This also means that your company could save a ...

July 18, 2012 10:00:00
Business Ideas

Tips on how to make your employees stay

Keep your best employees from jumping ship.

Each year, close to 3,000 people—a significant percentage of them skilled workers and professionals—leave the Philippines to migrate or work abroad. This is a nagging concern that can hurt the competitiveness of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), considering that they usually don’t ...

by Noel De Leon  | March 12, 2012 10:00:00
Startup Tips

Hiring for your business

Understanding what the law states in relation to the people you hire is key to building a successful business.

Understanding what the law states in relation to the people you hire is key to building a successful business. [related|post]Business plans, no matter how good they are, will simply remain as such—plans—unless they are implemented by you, your business partners, and your ...

by Jose Marlon Pabiton  | January 24, 2012 05:00:00
Business Ideas

Pitch your talent

Jobseekers must find creative ways to advertise themselves to potential employers.

These days finding a job can be tough particularly with increased competition from other job seekers. Indeed these days coming from a good school and having good grades are no longer good jobs. Because of this jobseekers are now being forced to ...

November 09, 2011 09:00:00
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