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Top Industries for Women Who Want to Advance Their Careers

Based on a study by Jobstreet

According to a survey by, the Philippines, compared to other Southeast Asian countries, is among the best in promoting and practicing gender equality in the workplace. The survey, where most of the respondents were college graduates between 18 to 37 years ...

by Ysabel Y. Yuzon for  | July 30, 2018 10:00:00
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Is Male Dominance in Banks and Financial Services Coming to an End?

A JobStreet report looks at gender equality across various industries

As stereotypes go, it’s not difficult to understand why the impression that men dominate the top positions in the country’s banks and financial institutions continue to persist.Just take a look at the leaders of the Bankers’ Association of the Philippines (BAP), the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 18, 2018 09:00:00
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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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JobStreet Relaunches Online Listings for Blue-Collar Jobs Amid Shortages of Skilled Workers

JobExpress is a platform that aims to help SMEs look for production, maintenance and service workers

Online job marketplace is relaunching a web-based platform for blue-collar employees in May or June, according to the company’s Philippine Country Manager Philip Gioca.Called JobExpress by JobStreet, the online listings for blue-collar jobs aims to help small and medium enterprises look ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 25, 2018 09:00:00
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Are Call Center and BPO Jobs Available for New College Graduates Crashing?

Latest data from JobStreet Philippines seem to indicate worrisome trend

Thanks to the rise of the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry, particularly call centers, the prospects of getting a job for those who just got their newly minted college diplomas have just gotten better and better in the last decade or so. ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 19, 2018 02:00:00
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PUP Back as Most Preferred School by Employers Hiring Fresh Grads in 2018

Two Cebu-based schools also make it to the Top 10 list for the first time, according to JobStreet Philippines survey

The Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), a state-owned higher educational institution, topped the list of most preferred schools by employers hiring fresh graduate employees this year, online jobs portal Philippines said.PUP reclaimed the top spot in the widely-watched JobStreet annual ...

by Pauline Macaraeg and Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 18, 2018 01:00:00
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What and Where are the Highest-Paying Jobs for Fresh Grads in 2018?

Digital content producers and editors are seeing a big jump in rankings, according to JobStreet Philippines

With more companies ramping up their digital presence and increasing their online footprint, salaries for communication and media-related jobs for fresh graduates have become more competitive, according to the latest fresh graduate report of online job marketplace JobStreet.Three out of the top ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 18, 2018 01:00:00
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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
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Pinoy Freelancers Can Now Find Work Faster on JobStreet’s Special Page for Home-Based Jobs

Initiative seen to benefit around a million home-based job seekers in the Philippines

According to experts, there are now roughly around one million freelancers in the Philippines, most of whom are relying on jobs and projects offered online. The growth has created a domino effect in other industries as well. Fintech firms and companies, including ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | November 15, 2017 10:00:00
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Average Job Satisfaction Drops in PH as Millennials Continue to Despair over Work says Philippines overtaken by Indonesia and Vietnam in job happiness rankings

Philippine companies may soon find themselves managing a bad-tempered if not hostile workforce as’s 2017 Job Happiness Index, which is based on a survey of 7,000 Filipino employees, fell to 4.97 from 5.25 last year. The survey was carried out between ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 25, 2017 05:00:00
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Millennials Want More Time Away but Gen Zs Prefer Higher Pay, Housing Support

JobStreet’s latest benefits survey show big shifts in preferences across generations

Employee retention may be a costlier proposition for employers in the next few years as the next generation of Filipino workers demand greater monetary benefits.Job marketplace site revealed in a forum on Wednesday, October 11, that Gen Z Filipinos, or those ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 12, 2017 01:00:00
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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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A Bonus Worth 4 Months of Pay? It's Yours if You're in the Right Industry

Jobstreet lists the sectors that give the most and least extra pay for employees

Bonuses vary widely across various industries, Jobstreet, the country's leading online job board, has found in a survey of 741 employees and 81 employers last November 2016.  The results were released last week.It distinguishes between two kinds of bonuses. The first, guaranteed, ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | March 01, 2017 01:00:00