By Jerry E. Esplanada
Despite the country’s impressive economic growth, which averaged 5.4 percent a year during the past decade, the overall labor market scenario has been “less positive,” limiting progress on social development and inclusive growth, a joint study by the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the Asian Development Bank said.
By Ronnel W. Domingo
The job market for large enterprises in Metro Manila was sluggish in the first quarter of 2014, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).
By Nicole Bautista
Coined in the 1970s, the term work-life balance—referring to the practice of prioritizing aspects of work and lifestyle—has become a familiar concept in the corporate world.
By Miguel R. Camus
The National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) has upheld the validity of Digitel Telecommunications’ redundancy program, Digitel owner Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. said in a statement.
By Marlet D. Salazar
Growth of the business processing outsourcing (BPO) sector may have helped in tearing down cultural divides. Call center agents located in one country are now able to easily communicate with a customer from another.