Category Archives: Event Coverage

HR Talk: “Is the Company Required to Do COVID-19 Testing?” and 9 Other Confusing Questions Answered for Issues related to MECQ

Running a business is tough. You have to face labor concerns, market your products, sell them, and ensure that money is transmitted in the right way. I think I had a much easier time being part of the corporate world. … Continue reading

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Slides: SBWS + CAMP + DSWD SAP — Clearing out Confusing Questions Re: the SBWS Application

Thanks to the HR Shouts and Whispers and the wonderful HR Guru, Ms. Cristana Estacio Reclamado, we have finished the Webinar regarding DOLE CAMP, DoF/SSS/BIR’s SBWS and DSWD’s SAP. This is a followup to my post, HR HACKS: 12 CONFUSING … Continue reading

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My 1st Time at the Salcedo Auctions

Last March 14, Saturday, I was fortunate enough to attend the Salcedo Auction‘s Important Philippine Art Auction that was held at the NEX Tower. There were around 202 items that were to be auctioned, and many of the works of … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom from Philippine Restaurant Tycoon, Mr. Enrico “Rikki” Dee

  Thanks to the ANVIL Business Club, I had the pleasure of hearing Mr. Enrico “Rikki” Dee, CEO and Founder or Foodee, talk about his success secrets as a restaurant tycoon. The enlightening talk happened last February 19 at the Marco … Continue reading

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How Poor are Filipino Students in Studying?

There is a running joke that’s going around recently that the Philippines is deserving of the award of being lowest in terms of reading comprehension: “HM po” means “How much po?” which means that the typical Filipino do not even bother … Continue reading

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Highly Recommended if You Visit the Philippines: Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar

Our family stayed in Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar over the last three days. It is touted as a heritage resort, and can be found in Bagac, Bataan. Photo taken from the company website The Acuzars Resort are owned by … Continue reading

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HR Series: Latest Supreme Court Decisions on Labor Cases

What and how to learn from others’ mistakes and commission By former DOLE Undersecretary, Atty. Josephus Jimenez, DPM He wrote these two books which is useful for any beginner HR: First, we must remember that in the Philippines, there are … Continue reading

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HR Series: Creative Thinking in the VUCA World

Mr. Paul Smithson is a design thinking consultant and the owner of On-Off Group: This is him. He starts by asking whether anyone is creative nowadays? We used to be not so much anymore. Design thinking is a structured way … Continue reading

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HR Series: How to Avoid Training Mistakes

This topic is taught by Mr. Bob Hooey, author, speaker and creative catalyst for Ideas at Work! Bob believes that employees are the company’s most important assets. Training does not always eliminate conflict. But talking about it, bringing everyone to … Continue reading

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HR Series: Pivot or Perish in HR?

The talk by Mr. Nonong Noriega, Head of People and Transformation Capability Development in PLDT-Smart: Iba talaga sa Pilipinas, masmasaya if there’s song and dance. 🙂 This is the age of disruption. Either you’re the disruptor, or the disrupted. The … Continue reading

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What’s the issue with HR Data in the Philippines?

Mr. Patrick Gentry, CEO and Co-Founder of Sprout Solutions capably speaks about this topic: History Humans were a nomadic species who moved around a lot. There came the agrarian revolution when people started to settle down in a single location. … Continue reading

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12th HR SUMMIT: How do you Motivate your Staff to Do More?

Dra. Joyce Carols is an international speaker, author, TEDx Speaker and Founder & Owner of Enjoy EsC and Drive4Diversity.com and talked about Responsive Coaching She started her talk with a lot of myths which include: People who are unhappy will … Continue reading

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