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Shifting to A Green Economy Can Generate 14 Million New Jobs in Asia

Going green can be profitable too, and it turns out the Philippines has already been taking steps toward a more sustainable economy.

These days, people often see environmental conservation and economic development as being at odds with one another. However, the International Labour Organization (ILO) is challenging this assumption with their recently released report, “World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs.”While transitioning ...

by Angelica Gutierrez for  | May 19, 2018 08:00:00
News and Events

Update Your CVs: PH Companies Hiring More in 2018, and Peak Recruitment Season Lasts from March to June

Here’s a guide to top hiring industries and the most in-demand jobs, according to the latest JobStreet survey

Business process outsourcing (BPO) providers remain the country’s biggest employer of new hires but jobs needed by the industry are not what they used to be.“The BPO industry in particular is not only just looking for customer service representatives now—while they do ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 27, 2018 04:00:00
Run & Grow

7 Red Flags Warning You to Turn Down That Job Offer

Seriously, money is not everything

Job searches get old fast. They can feel like a part-time job all by themselves. When they get tiring, or when we get bored or desperate, we sometimes compromise our principles and take jobs that in hindsight, we know we shouldn't have accepted.I did this ...

by John Boitnott  | November 17, 2017 08:00:00
News and Events

What Are the Country's Highest Paying Jobs in 2016?

Here are the top 50 out of over 400 jobs across 51 industries, according to the PSA

Every other year, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) releases the Occupational Wages Survey (OWS), which lists the average monthly pay of different jobs across several industries. Targeting establishments that have at least 20 employees, the data generated by the OWS serves as ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 18, 2017 06:00:00
News and Events

LOOK: This Is How Much You Should Be Getting Paid In 2017

Are you properly compensated?

If you've ever wondered whether you were underpaid, overpaid, or properly compensated, then this might be the time to check.BusinessTrends, a company that provides workforce management solutions in the country came up with a salary guide that gives an estimate of how much ...

by Andrei Medina for  | September 03, 2017 12:00:00
Run & Grow

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
Run & Grow

Tricks That Will Help You Find a New Job Fast

It pays to make connections

Recently, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has stated that age discrimination should not be tolerated in the workplace, which means that companies cannot post ads with age caps. However, employers will always have their own preferences even if they don’t ...

by Charlene J. Owen of  | August 09, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

Hate Your Job? Google Wants to Help You Find a New One

You can now just type 'jobs near me' into Google to see what's available in your area

Mulling a career change? Finding job opportunities is about to get a lot easier, thanks to Google.The web giant on Tuesday launched a new job search experience for desktops and mobile devices, though its only available in English at this time. No ...

by Angela Moscaritolo  | June 24, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

Do College Graduates Really Earn a Much Higher Pay?

A look at users’ self-reported salaries sheds some light on the big question

A few weeks into the new school year, college students and their parents struggling to pay for rising tuition fees may find themselves asking an obvious question. Does a college degree really lead to a higher salary? Will a bachelor’s degree increase ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | June 21, 2017 01:00:00
Run & Grow

(Infographic) 18 Extraordinary Jobs You May Not Have Known About

Did you know you could get paid to sleep?

Bored with your work? Don’t worry, there are plenty of interesting jobsyou can look into. And we don’t mean a travel blogger or a fashion photographer. We’re talking about jobs you didn’t even know existed.  Enjoy sleeping? You could become a professional sleeper. That’s ...

by Rose Leadem  | June 15, 2017 08:00:00
News and Events

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
Startup Tips

How This Entrepreneur Kept His Day Job While Starting a Business

Devote time to your side hustle while keeping your regular paycheck

Some entrepreneurs are glorified in the media for making the leap from full-time worker to business owner. While this strategy can work for some people, other times it adds unnecessary risk.Starting a business doesn’t mean you need to quit your day job. ...

by Nathan Resnick  | February 12, 2017 06:00:00
Startup Tips

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