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9 reasons you need to perform background checks

As an HR, it’s a rule of thumb that in selecting the right applicants for the business, you should go deep in every detail about who they truly are more than seeing what’s on the surface. Sure you can take note of that confident smile, neat look, and firm handshake, but are you sure about what he/she shows on the outside is also a match on the inside? The answer is definitely no. That’s why background checks are essential. [...]

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Super Cool Employee Benefits You Never Thought You Wanted

Employee benefits are provided to further motivate an employee with his or her current job. While every company has these benefits, some do take it to the next level. Here are some of the insanely unique employment packages according to Business Daily that you never thought exists.   Free education Not everyone can afford to pay for one’s education. This is why Starbucks offer employees educational assistance. chaussure de tennis asics The offer is a full tuition coverage, [...]

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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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5 Excuses Every HR Manager has heard for Absent People

As an HR manager, one of the most critical jobs is monitoring employee attendance. The data should always be accurately recorded as it will affect a huge part of your work in keeping the payroll system up-to-date without misses. And just like for everything else, nothing is perfect and you can guarantee yourself that someone will be absent – whether it’s planned or unplanned. Five Commonly Used Excuses You’ll Hear For every absence, there is an excuse that will cover for [...]

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Lessons from PLDT’s Recent Labor Controversy: Employee Regularization and Contracting in PH

As HR practitioners, we shouldn’t just be familiar with labor laws; we also need to make sure that our companies abide by them. Fjallraven Kanken Sales Taking care of employees involves sticking up for their rights, after all. Fjallraven Mochilas adidas ace Besides, no company wants to be identified with unfair labor practices. Last July 21, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) ordered Philippine Long Distance Telephone Incorporation (PLDT) to regularize 8,720 employees. The said employees had been [...]

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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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Measure Employee Engagement with These 8 Survey Questions

Employee engagement refers to workers’ overall willingness to help their company succeed. It reveals their passion for their roles and predicts whether they would go the extra mile to take the company to where it wants to be. According to Officevibe’s article entitled 6 Amazing Benefits of Employee Engagement, employee engagement can lead to increased profitability. The idea was clearly pictured out as follows.   Happy employees -> Quality Work -> Happy Customers -> Referrals -> Happy employees   [...]

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Heads Up Tax Payers, The TRAIN is Coming

As per the table of tax comparisons in Asia, Philippines is tied with India for having the highest tax rate based on taxable profit at 30%. Kånken Rucksäcke This fuels the argument that the “poor becomes poorer, and the rich becomes ultra-rich.” This is why currently, the majority of consumers – who are taxpayers at the same time – find it hard to strike a balance between budget and expenses. bns gold However, this inequity is expected [...]

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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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Work Culture: More Fun In The Philippines?

We all know how fun the Philippines can be when it comes to being with the people, eating the food, and seeing the sights. But what about working here? What’s true, what’s false? Company culture refers to the set of behaviors and beliefs that are shared by employees and people within the organization. The company’s values, visions, beliefs, and assumptions are all examples of what forms company culture. The Philippines, known as a country of rich and diverse [...]

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