British regulator demands 40% women in boardroom, increased ethnic diversity

LONDON — Britain’s financial regulator demanded the appointment of more women and non-white minorities to the leadership of Britain’s largest firms on Wednesday, saying at least 40% of board members should be women.

ARTA prepares automation manual for regulatory agencies

THE ANTI-RED Tape Authority (ARTA) on Thursday launched an automation manual to ease regulatory agencies’ dealings with various industries, prepared in partnership with the UK government.

Six reasons why the exit interview is wrong

There could be hundreds of thousands, if not millions of people and organizations who believe in the validity of exit interviews. However, it doesn’t mean they’re correct and I’m wrong. Recently, a past president of the People Management Association of the Philippines challenged my position on this topic.

Employers urged to address young hires’ climate change concerns

JOB APPLICANTS are increasingly querying their prospective employers about the company’s climate-change policies, First Philippine Holdings Corp. said. 

Getting the cap on the bottle: Inside Procter & Gamble’s robot ambitions

CINCINNATI/TABLERS STATION, W.V. — Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) may be best known for laundry detergent and toothpaste, but its secret sauce is arguably figuring out how to do things like get two red bottles of Olay skin lotion into blister packs as cheaply and accurately as possible.

How to solve unequal worker pay

You and your colleagues are receiving the same amount of money for doing the same job. The truth of the matter is — you’re not being treated unfairly. Matthew 20:1-16 explains this in the parable of the workers in the vineyard. Perhaps you know this Bible story. The one who worked for only a few hours in the vineyard got the same pay compared to those who worked the whole day.  

JobStreet launches online job-seeking event for Filipinos

Online job search website JobStreet launched “Job To Cart,” an online event that will make more than 73,000 career opportunities accessible to Filipino applicants via their website and Facebook page. 

Japan, ILO launch program to help MSMEs digitize

THE INTERNATIONAL Labor Organization (ILO) and Japan have launched a $2.2-million project to support Philippine small business with their digitalization and health and safety efforts.

Capitalizing on remote work, US cities draw in tech workers

NEW YORK — At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jaleesa Garland, a marketing manager at an e-commerce startup, came across an opportunity to relocate from the San Francisco Bay Area to Tulsa, Oklahoma — a city previously not on her radar.

Questions to ask before accepting a job offer

A truck driver was backing his dump truck full of construction materials when the truck tilted towards the rear due to the excess weight of its load, lifting the front several feet off the ground. Both the driver and his assistant jumped out.