Category Archives: Leadership Series

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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Respect in a Time of COVID-19

Respect is very important in the time of COVID-19. During the time of COVID-19, I am reminded of the word RESPECT. There’s three ways we should respect — Respect for SELF, Respect for your WORK, and Respect for OTHERS. You gotta … Continue reading

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HR Talks: How to Convince your People to Stay Put during the ECQ?

After the President’s Expanded Community Lockdown last March 17, everybody is asked to stay at home and self-quarantine. In our condominium, our building’s board of trustees made the critical decision to ask our frontliners to stay in the condo. These … Continue reading

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Current Events: How to Handle an ex-Frontrow or MLM Employee?

Yesterday, Dave Villanueva, a disgruntled popular multi-level marketing employee went to Raffy Tulfo to complain about FrontRow Millionaire’s Club’s failure to pay for his earnings due to some misunderstandings last year. Dave Villanueva was tauted as one of Frontrow’s rags … Continue reading

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Work Series: Look at the Man’s Character, NOT merely What They Say

A person’s character can be seen not because of what she said, but rather what she DOES.  A person can come all sweet and giggly, but underneath, is a snake in disguise. Whereas they may greet you with smiles and … Continue reading

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Leadership Series: Create an Atmosphere where your People can Tell the Truth

I received a call this afternoon. My new supervisor made a big boo-boo — She erroneously gave our staff the wrong schedule causing the store to still remain closed until noon. The late opening caused us to incur mall late … Continue reading

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Leadership Series: Crab Mentality

In the Philippines, we have a saying that you should not have a Crab Mentality. Have you ever seen crabs in a barrel?  Everyone wants to escape to avoid being eaten, but every time someone gets a leg up, the … Continue reading

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HR Series: How long does it usually take for me to hire someone?

I usually need just one interview to decide to hire. If I am on the fence, I would usually ask the applicant to come back 2 to 3 times. But most of my hires got an offer by the end … Continue reading

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HR Series: Are you a Responsive HR Leader?

Responsive HR Leadership was covered by Mr. Ericson A. del Castillo, Country Head for HR for Nissan Philippines Inc. He begins his talk by saying we should not be reactive leaders. It’s better to be PROACTIVE LEADERS. Why? Hirap kasi … 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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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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How will HR achieve your business targets?

Ms. Grace Abella-Zeta is the president of IRC Philippines, which does executive search, staffing services and outsourcing in the Philippines. Her talk is about Workforce Planning. For her, HR Planning ensures that the right number and the right kind of … Continue reading

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