HR Talk: 22 Most Common Questions Asked by Employees in GCQ Answered

It’s been a month since we returned to work and things are returning back to normal except for the COVID-19 confirmed cases rising on a daily basis, at the very least, deaths are kept steady, which is still a good thing. The HR world is still full of uncertainty as companies retrench large group of […]

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HR Talk: 10 Questions Answered Re: SSS Involuntary Separation Insurance Program Worth Up to Php 20,000 Max

Today, GMW News Online published this article, creating a ruckus in the HR Field: Source: SSS members who lost jobs to receive up to P20,000 cash benefit, June 9, 2020 When the employees saw the Php 20,000 cash benefit, biglang lumaki ang mata ng mga tao. “Wow, ang laki!!!! Apply tayo!”  After the SBWS’ Php […]

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HR Series: For probationary employees, are you counting the correct 6 months deadline?

The Philippine Law said that companies have 6 months to gauge the capability of a probationary staff before the decision is made to regularize that staff. Companies erroneously count 6 months from the day they start. Hence, for example, if the person started on March 29, the HR person might say that he/she must have […]

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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. Population boomed. People became stable. Quality of life improved. The Industrial Revolution came in the […]

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12th Philippine HR Summit – Responsive HR: Challenges and Opportunities

Guess where I am going? 🙂 I will be attending the 12th Philippine HR Summit this August 8 and 9 at the Crowne Plaza Galleria Hotel, thanks to the invitation of the PowerMax Consulting Group: Tickets are available via this link from php 11,995.00 plus VAT, but you can get a cheaper group rate for […]

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Why Responsiveness is Key to a Meaningful HR

This is a true story: The staff called the HR to ask why there was a missing php500 in her cash card. This was not the first time, but the third time already. She alleged that the agency was stealing from her payroll slowly but surely. Upon hearing the complaint, HR immediately conducted an investigation. […]

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Work: You Snooze, You Lose

Our office needs a new accounting clerk so I’ve been holding interviews this week. To be honest, it’s not easy to find good, capable, and willing employees nowadays. Many of the applications I received were from under-qualified candidates or from applicants who priced themselves too high versus their competency. There’s also the issue of fit — even […]

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