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How Much Salary Are Companies Willing to Pay the First K-12 Graduates?

A JobStreet Philippines survey of more than 500 companies reveals that only a fourth are willing to hire them

When the Aquino administration enacted the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013, its main goal was simple: create employable high school graduates. The law made the Philippine schooling system at par with the international standard of 12 years of basic education—six years ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 30, 2018 09:00:00
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Here's Some Advice for Millennials: Consider Working at a Startup Instead of Launching One

The startup world is more exciting when you're receiving a paycheck than worrying how to make payroll

The big buzz around millennials is how entrepreneurial they are. Whether or not they really are more inventive than previous generations can be debated, but it sure is easier now than for previous generations.We have so many tools at our disposal that can make the ...

by Steve Eakin  | December 21, 2017 02:00:00
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How Much Average Salary Increase Can You Expect Next Year?

Check out the infographic, based on a Mercer study, to see pay rises across various industries in 2018

Overall salaries in the Philippines are expected to increase by an average of 6.2 percent next year, according to Mercer, an international human resources consulting firm based in New York, citing a newly completed study. That’s slightly faster compared to the increase ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | December 06, 2017 03:00:00
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Who are the Country’s Most Preferred Corporate Employers This Year?’s latest survey reveals big shifts in employment preferences

Online job portal named Manila Electric Company (Meralco), the Philippines' largest distributor of electrical power, as the top company “Filipinos aspire to work for” in 2017.This is the first time the private distribution utility company made it to the list. The ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | August 30, 2017 11:00:00
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Which Industries in Metro Manila Fire and Hire Workers The Most?

As unemployment rises once again, let this list be your guide on where the jobs are

At the rate the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) under Secretary Gina Lopez was suspending mining permits, it was more or less expected that mining companies will soon begin laying off people.But the latest labor turnover statistics covering Metro Manila ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 03, 2017 10:00:00
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Looking for a Job? Here’s a List of DOLE-Sponsored Labor Day Job Fairs

Also open to business owners and companies looking for workers to hire

In celebration of this year’s Labor Day on May 1, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has organized 44 job fairs nationwide, with the theme “Matatag na Kabuhayan at Trabaho Tungo sa Progresibong Pagbabago.”Happening in 17 regions in the country, the ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | April 30, 2017 10:00:00
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Employees From All Generations Want This One Thing From Employers

A recent survey found similarities across Gen Z, millennial and Gen X workers

Much has been written about recruiting and retaining millennials, as if they are a unique animal that has never been seen before. Entrepreneurs building the next wave of companies have prioritized perks like pool tables and craft beer on tap in the hunt for ...

by Phil Strazzulla  | April 07, 2017 01:00:00
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For Fresh-Grad Job Hunters: Where to Look and How to Nail It

Find out what you need to work on if you want to impress your employers

Online job portal recently released the 2017 edition of its annual Fresh Graduates Report, which used data gathered from employers who post job openings on its website.The report included the “Employers’ Survey on Fresh Graduate Hiring Preferences,” which revealed the industries ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | March 16, 2017 05:00:00
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What are the Countries With the Happiest Employees?

A European country tops the list

From Denmark to Canada, countries around the world differ in what they offer employees. And some countries seem to have it a little better than others.Scoring a 7.5 out of 10 on the employee happiness meter, Denmark takes the cake for one of the ...

by Rose Leadem  | March 14, 2017 12:00:00
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Should You Work for a Big or Small Company?

Know the typical traits for a big business and how they contrast with the experience at a smaller operation

It’s impossible to say whether a company of a certain size is inherently better. If you’re considering switching jobs to either a larger or smaller workplace, your first hurdle should be to ensure that the company’s underlying purpose matches with your personal convictions ...

by Joy Chen  | February 22, 2017 12:00:00
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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
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5 Job Trends to Look Out for in 2017

Glassdoor makes its predictions about the year ahead

There is always a level of uncertainty when it comes to looking for a new gig, but having the information you need to make the right decision is key.To that end, Dr. Andrew Chamberlain, job-hunting platform Glassdoor's chief economist, recently released a report detailing ...

by Nina Zipkin  | December 31, 2016 12:00:00
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States with the happiest and unhappiest workers (Infographic)

Location can be a factor on job satisfaction

Are you happy at work? If you live in Hawaii, West Virginia or Maine, you probably answered "yes!" Pulling together data from more than 250,000 workers across the United States, career discovery platform Sokanu uncovered the happiest and unhappiest states.The happiest people were ...

by Rose Leadem  | November 26, 2016 05:00:00