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Startup Tips

Is your best self an entrepreneur or a worker bee?

The answer lies in what drives you and how you relate to others

Not everyone is born for the traditional 9-to-5 job. And not everyone is a born entrepreneur. While many prefer the security of working for others, others prefer the risk of starting their own businesses and positioning themselves for substantial rewards.But is entrepreneurship ...

by Peter Daisyme  | October 08, 2016 01:00:00
Run & Grow

Financial Adviser: Why companies practice contractualization

While contractualization may be boon to employers, it may be bane to employees over the long term.

Q: One of the leading presidential candidates has mentioned in the last debate that he will stop the labor policy on contractualization when he becomes president. How will contractualization affect entrepreneurs like me if this practice has been stopped? Please advise. – ...

by Henry Ong  | May 03, 2016 09:00:00
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
Startup Tips

How do you deal with employee turnover?

Should you hire employees or get contractual workers?

High employee turnover can be disruptive—take care of your business by taking care of your employees.While there is enormous risk and competition, doing business these days could be made much easier by relevant technology and efficient manpower.Investing in manpower can be costly, ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 19, 2011 01:00:00