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The 1-2-3-4 of a Four-Day Work Week in the Philippines

Every employee needs a break every now and then due to the stress and pressure encountered every day at the office. There are times where we just want an additional day off to keep us efficient and productive at work. With the new house bill being passed, would the additional hours of work be more beneficial for employees in order to have a longer weekend? 4 days + 4 hours The current labor code requires a maximum of 6-days of work [...]

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HR Highlights: September 2017

Here are the top news, events, and announcements that shaped and steered the HR industry and labor in the Philippines in September 2017. Senate endorses TRAIN Bill The Senate has endorsed its own version of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) bill on September 20. fjallraven rucksack The proposed law, called Senate Bill 1592, provides complete exemption for the first Php150,000 annual taxable income and retains the Php82,000 tax exemption for 13th month pay and [...]

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Digital Trends That Are Changing The HR Industry

There’s no doubt about it: HR is going digital. asics gel lyte In the recently held Philippine HR Congress, HR leader, businessman, and bestselling author Roger Collantes talked about how technology has gained traction in the industry in the past few years, and how it has given rise to the need for “digital HR leaders.” This new breed of HR leaders embraces technological trends with skyrocketing levels of agility and adaptability. They want accuracy, but are unwilling to [...]

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How To Maintain Leadership at Work Despite Household Issues

Managing a team at work is an equally big responsibility as that of managing a household. Compra Mochilas Kanken nike air max 90 It comes with certain expectations, such as showing leadership and being the role model at all times, being able to manage troubled employees, and more, while also ensuring the operations are running in tip top shape. Everything can be easy at times, but what if it’s you who isn’t in tip top shape? What if [...]

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The Php21 Minimum Wage Hike and How It Affects HR and Finance

Metro Manila’s wage board has finally come to a decision. Last week, it approved a Php21-minimum wage hike for workers in the region. ugg boots bailey That’s an increase from Php491 to Php512. The new base pay will be implemented this October and shall apply to all minimum wage earners in the private sector in NCR regardless of their position, designation, or status of employment. It’s also irrespective of the method through which they are being paid. That’s a [...]

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5 Simple Ways to Make HR Easier

Working as an HR professional may look like an easy job – on the outside. But being on the job itself is truly challenging as you deal with managing the company’s employees daily. new balance What the rest doesn’t know about HR is its importance beyond recruiting new employees. You should always work with an intention to understand every person you deal with. You maintain open communication and you make sure you can keep them motivated to stay in [...]

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5 Ways to Handle Underperforming Employees

Your team members are staring blankly into their monitor screens, wanting to speed up the clock so they can immediately head on their way home. Mountains of paperwork remain undone, and your men are badly lagging behind the company-wide metrics. Now you begin to question if it’s still a matter of technicality – or will. Underperformance means going below the expected or desired outcome. In the workplace, underperforming employees can cause the business thousands of lost profit from missing [...]

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The Core Employee Needs HR Leaders Should Address

The idea of investing in employees beyond giving them their wages is relatively new. Before, people simply cash in on their rendered hours and go. Now, employers and HR leaders also face the pressure of providing “the perks” — the things that drive job satisfaction and employee engagement. nike air max flyknit ultra 2.0 To attract and keep people in this day and age, we’re expected to give them sources of motivation, commitment, and focus. And those ought [...]

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Four Signs Your Employee Is Unhappy and How to Prevent It

Department managers have their plates full on a daily basis ensuring all operations are going well. They have a tremendously long list of to-do’s; The most essential one among all is managing his or her staff, and making sure they are happy and performing at their best. buy ffxiv Items The truth is that the latter, gets overlooked quite often. Fjallraven Kanken Big Filipinos, by nature, are happy and fun-loving people. On a report published by Job Street [...]

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Bye, TGIF; Hello, TGIT! The Benefits and Drawbacks of Having 4-Day Workweeks

Got mixed feelings about working longer hours in exchange for longer weekends? One thing’s for sure: the idea no longer seems as vague and as far-fetched as it used to be. Fjallraven Kanken Sales Recently, House Bill 6152 — more popularly known as the compressed or 4-day workweek bill — made waves when it passed its third and final reading at the House of Representatives. Now that the proposed law has gone to the Senate, it appears as if [...]

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