Austria looking to take in more Filipino workers

THE Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) said Austria is looking to admit more skilled labor across all industries, at a rate of about 500...

The pros and cons of regional wage setting

REGIONAL wage boards have a better idea of local conditions in deciding what wages are suited for their areas, but run a bigger risk...

How effective is routine job rotation?

By Rey Elbo
Last week, you talked about employee transfer as an option for those who are not happy about their career development. How about job rotation...

Think tank backs P690 hike in daily wages

IBON Foundation said it is proposing a P690 across-the-board increase in daily wages to bring worker pay more in line with the prevailing cost...

No promotion? Ask for a transfer

By Rey Elbo
I’ve been in my current job for five years and feels unhappy about my career development under my boss. Can I request a transfer...

EXPLAINER | Taking care of the workforce

Rey Elbo, People Management Journalist and HR Coach, shares his expertise and opinions on how companies can provide better care for their employees.

Fairwork Philippines calls for reform on working conditions for Filipino platform workers

An action research firm in their recent report on gig workers in the Philippines finds a ‘critical gap’ in government regulation and platform policies...

EXPLAINER | Bridging the skills gap with vocational education for a future-ready workforce

The Philippines has 40 million people in its labor force who can easily be upskilled, reskilled, and retooled, but work must be done to...

Integrating AI into hiring processes

WE are in a very interesting stage in the evolution of the workplace, with the various generations working cohesively together. You have your boomers, Gen Xers, millennials, and Gen Zs.

Low-cost options to celebrate worker achievements

By Rey Elbo
Without spending much money, how do we celebrate promotions and performance milestones in the company? What would be the best way of doing it?...

AI tool boosts trainee pass rates in medical coder certification tests

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) learning platform CYPHER Learning has raised pass rates on certification exams for students at the Health Information Management Training Institute (HIMTI),...

UK union law ruled to be in breach of human rights

LONDON — British trade union law breaches workers’ human rights as it does not protect them from sanctions short of dismissal for taking part...