ECQ Saved My Staff from Getting COVID-19

REAL TALK: THIS ECQ PROBABLY SAVED MY STAFF FROM COVID-19 Just got word last Sunday, April 4, that one of my office staff swab tested positive of COVID-19. By that time, we were on ECQ on the 7th day. In my staff’s household, there were 7 people. Out of 7, 6 caught COVID-19: Auntie: Died […]

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Get yourself COVID-19 Vaccinated to SAVE LIVES

A TALE OF TWO “RESPECTABLE” DOCTORS: ONE CREATES FEAR. THE OTHER SAVES LIVES I respect Dr. Edsel Maurice Salvana. Many respectable doctors are choosing to take Sinovac. And then there’s people like Dr. Tony Leachon who strives to create fear and anger just because he was let go of the IATF. Dr. Tony Leachon is […]

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10 Reasons Why Employees Rant to Social Media than to their HR

Hanap ng kakampi: If they get support online, bigger chance to legitimate their case. Ayaw mapahiya: They also want to double check if may laban talaga ang reklamo nila. Natatakot mabara: At least pag binara ka sa socmed, it’s relatively anonymous. Ayaw mo ding kasi lagi magtanong ng question na silly. Easier: Minsan, may HR […]

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Common Mistakes I Had Managing a Business

Giving your staff access to cash for more than a day: If your staff has cash access, they will use it for their personal use. You don’t trust in God but give your staff the temptation to steal. Daily deposits dapat. Payroll: Always double check that the SSS, Philhealth and Pagibig payments are done correctly […]

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My Top 20 Things People Do NOT Realize are Privileges

MY TOP 20 THINGS PEOPLE DO NOT REALIZE ARE PRIVILEGES (Philippines Version): Having two parents still married together. Graduating from college. Most dont have enough money to finish high school. Having enough disposable income to travel abroad. Many don’t even have money to travel. Accessible hot water for showering. Most don’t have water heaters. Working […]

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My Top 20 Lessons in HR for 2020

MY TOP 20 LESSONS IN HR FOR 2020: It’s almost the new year! To end the year with a bang, here are my top 20 lessons in HR that I learned this 2020: 1. When government puts everyone on lockdown, stop stressing and being depressed. Walang pakialam ang government kung depressed ka. Hindi dadagdag ang […]

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Labor Advisory No. 31, Series of 2020: Deferred Holiday Pay

Labor Advisory No. 31, Series of 2020: Bayaran ng DEFERRED holiday pay deadline on December 31, 2020. Please note that: 1. Establishments thay have totally closed or ceased operation during the community quarantine period are exempted from the payment of holiday pay. 2. Under the Philippine Labor Code, employees covered by holiday pay rules should […]

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Awesome News: When the DOLE and DTI Listen to Feedback and Issue a Quick Clarification on COVID-19 Testing

Quick Feedback After the Backlash (Yay!) After issuing the DOLE and DTI  Joint Memorandum Circular No. 20-04, Series of 2020 last August 15 afternoon, the two were quick to listen to the constructive feedback of everybody else (Thank you, you guys!) and immediately issued a clarificatory statement regarding two questionable issues I had with the original […]

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HR Talk: Top 10 Questions Re: SSS Sickness Benefit Answered

What happens when you get sick? Uso na ang COVID-19 positive ngayon. At 95,000 confirmed cases, you will meet a suspected COVID-19 patient as you go on your daily lives. Everywhere I look, someone is positive. Too Many People are Contracting COVID-19 My aunt’s adopted son was tested positive of COVID-19. He is a BPO […]

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For Those who Received Double Aid — How Honest Are you?

My letter to my staff wrote like this:   SUBJECT: FOR THOSE WHO RECEIVED DOUBLE AID — HOW HONEST ARE YOU? Congratulations!   Our company was approved for the Small Business Wage Subsidy (SBWS). The government will give Php 16,000. The first tranche has been released. The second tranche is to follow. This is government’s […]

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COVID-19 Update: To See if We are Doing Well, Look at Population Density

ALWAYS LOOK IN TERMS OF POPULATION People have been hawking how bad the Philippines is to be #1 of confirmed cases in Southeast Asia. We have the most confirmed cases so we must be #1: But I think this is misleading. We have to look at the numbers taking population in consideration. then we see […]

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