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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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How Much Can New Lawyers Expect to Earn in the Private or Public Sectors?

Pay for fresh law graduates is rising thanks to higher demand from government agencies

Despite the huge costs in time and money—an additional four or five years of law school, not to mention a few more months devoted to reviewing for the bar examinations—the number of aspiring lawyers continues to grow.Last year, a record-breaking 6,750 law ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 27, 2018 09:00:00
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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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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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Do Master’s Degree Holders Really Get Paid More Than College Grads?

Check out these numbers from if you’re planning to get an MBA

Intuitively, we know that getting a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) and other graduate degrees is good for professional careers. Anecdotally, advanced degrees help fast-track promotions up the corporate ladder, resulting in much higher pay.But is that expectation supported by a more ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | June 27, 2017 05:00:00
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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
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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
News and Events Philippines launches ‘Company Reviews’

The job site aims to be more engaging, effective in matching talents and employers in a prevailing candidates’ market.

MANILA, Philippines - The country is keeping up with the evolving landscape of the global job market, as cited at HR Day: Staying Competitive in a Candidates’ Market, held Wednesday, April 6 in Makati City.“Increasingly, attractive jobs are hard to fill by ...

by James Humarang  | April 07, 2016 11:00:00