More employers saying skills outweigh experience

ABOUT A THIRD of Philippine employers surveyed by professional networking site LinkedIn said they value a jobseeker’s skills more highly than their experience.

Average monthly pay of corporate executives

A man stopped at a coffee shop for a break to his road trip. He sat down to order a cup of coffee and a doughnut. He was looking for a bit of conversation with the waitress when she brought in what he ordered: “It sure looks like rain in few minutes, doesn’t it?” The waitress smiled and replied: “I can’t help but to tell you this. We love the rain as it helps us sell coffee and doughnuts.”

POEA extends the deadline for recruiter status reports on OFWs

THE Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said it is moving its deadline to the end of the month for recruitment and manning agencies to file status reports on their deployed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).

Rice farmer training program graduates top 25,000

RICE FARMERS and dependents who completed training programs offered by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) have totaled 25,904 to date, TESDA said.

Is your boss an active listener?

The saying goes that we should do something every day to make other people happy, even if it means leaving them alone.

Why men should champion workplace equality and diversity 

Male leaders are shaping their legacy by championing workplace equality and diversity. “A massive global transformation is taking place, presenting opportunities to further advance equality,” said Fernando Zobel de Ayala, president and chief operating officer of Ayala Corp., “The post-pandemic world is an excellent opportunity to institutionalize these changes.”

House OK’s bill setting freelance payment deadlines

A PROPOSED LAW that will require freelance workers in the gig economy to work under contract with specific payment deadlines was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives, sitting as a plenary body.

How competitive are your pay and perks?

They say that money doesn’t go as far as it used to. That’s not true. It’s just that more of it goes to other places other than your workplace. Now, to answer your question on how to manage your high turnover rate, you need to consider many factors and, other than compensation policy, even if people tell you that is their reason for leaving.

Keep ears to the ground to come up with helpful solutions, Filipina tech leaders...

Keeping your ears to the ground and sincerely listening to what people say allows you to come up with helpful solutions, according to Filipina tech leaders who participated in a forum organized by local startup enabler QBO Innovation Hub. 

Pandemic affects women disproportionately

While the pandemic has affected everyone, the disadvantaged have suffered the most. Women are often part of this group, said Karin Strandås, state secretary...