Shared values improve employee retention

Businesses that value family, education, faith, health and wellness, and basic needs are more likely to keep their employees, according to a human resources (HR) professional.

Integrating well-being, happiness in business education key to building ‘resilient’ executives

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter Madrid, Spain — Business school curricula should include a program aimed at helping future business leaders improve their health, well-being, and...

Court upholds payout to illegally dismissed worker under PSALM

THE Supreme Court has ruled against the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM), which had been seeking to avoid making a P750,750 payout to a dismissed employee.

Qantas is so stretched it needs office staff to work as ground crew

AUSTRALIA’s Qantas Airways Ltd. is appealing to head-office employees to help the airline’s overworked ground handling staff as the pandemic-hit sector struggles to cope with a rebound in air travel.

Shift to flexible work gives boost to London landlord Workspace

DEMAND for flexible office space in London is back to pre-pandemic levels as employees return to the workplace and companies adapt their real estate strategies for an era of hybrid working.

Why managers should respect job applicants

By Rey Elbo
Meeting rude hiring managers is one of the reasons why you should not jump right away into every job interview opportunity without first doing your homework. Investigate the background of the manager and the company they’re representing.

One day focused on hiring nurses as St. Luke’s marks Nurses Week 

St. Luke’s Medical Center (SLMC) in Bonifacio Global City dedicated the first day of its 2022 Nurses Week celebration to hiring nurse applicants 

JobStreet PHL, Trade dep’t organize virtual career fair

ONLINE job portal JobStreet Philippines has tied up with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to offer a virtual career fair on June 13-17.

What you may not know when seeking a promotion 

By Rey Elbo
What is missing from your story? How would you objectively assess your accomplishments compared to management expectations? You might deny that you’re part of the problem. Therefore, the first step in understanding your situation is to be your own critic.

Elon Musk tells Tesla staff: return to office or leave

Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk has asked employees to return to the office or leave the company, according to an email sent to...

Work-life ‘integration’ considered critical for employee retention

WORKER RETENTION will hinge largely on moving beyond work-life balance to work-life integration, in which employer support for their workers’ personal circumstances like parenthood is ingrained in the company’s culture, participants in the BusinessWorld Virtual Economic Forum were told on Thursday.

Situational job interview questions you should know

By Rey Elbo
There are many potential job interview questions you can find on the internet. The trouble is that you can’t tell how necessary they really are. What’s the point of asking “tell me something about yourself” in the first few minutes of an interview. From experience, I consider such a question a time waster.
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