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These Jobs Have The Happiest Employees In The PH, According To JobStreet

Overworked, underpaid, and unhappy? Here's where you should go

Thinking of switching careers? Ready you resumé as has found where the happiest employees in the country are.In a survey conducted from July 31 to August 31 this year, asked 9,326 Filipinos what makes them happy and unhappy with their jobs. The respondents ...

by Khatrina Bonagua for  | October 29, 2017 12:00:00
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How the Compressed 4-Day Work Week Could Affect Your Life

That's four days of working for 12 hours max and three days of rest

Recently, the House of Representatives has approved a bill that compresses the regular workweek of five to six days to four days on the third and final reading.According to their statement, House Bill 6152 aims to “institutionalize the compressed work week scheme ...

by Charlene J. Owen of  | September 05, 2017 12:00:00
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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
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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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After Telling PLDT to Hire 8,720 Contractuals, Who are DOLE's Next Targets?

The labor department is prioritizing industries based on workers’ complaints

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has its sights on restaurant chains, retailers, hospitals and hotels in checking widespread violations of the agency’s regulations against “labor-only” contracting practices, according to Secretary of Labor Silvestro Bello III.Last March, DOLE issued Department Order ...

by Cherrie Regalado  | July 27, 2017 11:00:00
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(WATCH) What Jobs and Skills Are Needed by Philippine Firms?

LinkedIn lists the 10 most hired jobs on its platform and their corresponding skill requirements

Aside from being a professional networking website, LinkedIn has also emerged as a way for companies to look for new talent. Its growing Philippine network is a testament to the website’s effectivity—as of end-2016, LinkedIn’s network consists of four million Filipino professionals ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | June 28, 2017 09:00:00
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PH Is 'One of the Ten Worst Countries in the World for Working People'

Don't shoot the messenger

Violence, intimidation and murder? Check. Discrimination and dismissals of workers? Check. Repressive labor laws? Check. According to the recently released Global Rights IndexÂcompiled by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), the Philippines ranks among the ten worst countries in which to be ...

by Christopher Puhm for  | June 25, 2017 12:00:00
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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