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How HR Managers Should Deal With Employee Complaints

Dealing with employee complaints proves to be one of the toughest parts of being an HR manager. In worst cases, it means having to face so many things at once: a gap in the company’s policies, an error caused by a colleague (or even by yourself!), a lack of resources, and an emotional fit thrown by a valued employee. You’ll never know what’s coming your way — payroll disputes, a harassment-related grievance, an aggravated conflict between rank-and-files and their [...]

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HR Highlights: August 2017

Here are the top news, events, and announcements that shaped and steered the HR industry and labor in the Philippines in August 2017. DOLE announces pay rules for 2018 holidays The Department of Labor of Employment (DOLE) published last August 10 the prescribed computation of wages for 2018 holidays. Labor Advisory No. 10, s. 2017 or the “Payment of Wages for the Regular and Special (Non-Working) Holidays for the Year 2018” is set to guide private sector employers in determining how [...]

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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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5 Steps to Maintain and Promote Discipline at Work

In his best-selling management book Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t, business consultant and lecturer Jim Collins said, “A culture of discipline is not a principle of business, it is a principle of greatness.” We all know the deal: in order for a company to succeed, discipline should sit at its core. No one should lose sight of the predefined vision and values. As HR managers and leaders, we’re tasked to make everyone [...]

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4 Common Mistakes HR Teams Commit after the Hiring Process

HR responsibilities do not end after a successful applicant signs the contract. They extend to orientations for new hires and even to performance evaluation. It’s HR’s task to make new recruits feel welcome in their new workplace, let them know the rules, and ensure that they live up to the expectations that have been set during the interviews. chaussure timberland homme However, some companies tend to skip the needed introductions or go through them in a rush. This usually [...]

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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 Ways to Boost Employee Morale as HR Manager

We all know the basic rule: happy employees function better and blossom within the company. This saves the company from incurring unnecessary retention costs. Good pay, enjoyable office environment, and adequate management support are fundamental to boosting employee morale. nike air max 2017 soldes But how do you take that up a notch? At some point, employees will need extra layers of appreciation and gratitude. Here are some tips to help you uplift your employees’ morale as HR manager. [...]

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Closing the Gender Pay Gap

The gender pay gap still exists, and, as leaders and people managers, we have one of the biggest stakes in closing it. The fact that women have yet to earn as much as men keeps us from building a stronger workforce. It ushers in a host of problems we work hard to avoid every day: unnecessary turnover, skill shortages, missed opportunities for business growth, and even a bad rap among young and driven jobseekers. The Philippines holds a reputation [...]

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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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Counteroffers: To Pitch or Not to Pitch?

A lot has been said about counteroffers. Some say it’s a knee-jerk reaction: a mechanical and reckless response to a top employee’s resignation that a number of companies are guilty of. nike air max 2016 soldes Employees, on the other hand, are often warned never to take a counteroffer, lest they fall victim to the ultimate kiss of death for their careers. adidas yeezy boost Accepting a counteroffer means accepting the stigma that comes with it; once you’re [...]

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