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  • November 16, 2021 - BY Nurhuda Syed

Marriott's CHRO reveals what’s 'non-negotiable' in a culture

In a study conducted to over 700 companies, showed that most of them are relying on a set of core values as their guideposts in cascading corporate culture to individual behavior. 72% of these organizations defined their corporate cultures as a set of values or core values, though other organizations used different terms in lieu for “culture” such as principles, philosophy or ideals; values are still cited as the foundations of their culture.

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  • November 15, 2021 - From:

SSS records 1.34 million OFW members

From the same period in 2020, the Social Security System recorded 1.34 million Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) members as of June 2021 which is higher by over 800,000, cited from the SSS website.

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  • November 11, 2021 - By Matthew Finnegan

Meta Workplace and Microsoft Teams collaborates together

On November 10, 2021, Microsoft Teams and Meta Workplace officially announced their collaboration, where all Microsoft Teams users can now access Meta’s Workplace social network without switching screens anymore.

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  • November 5, 2021 - By Arina Sofiah

Cyber skills research shows an increase in amount of time dedicated to security training content

Skillsoft an American educational technology company that produces learning management system software and content - has recently conducted research, using global user data that have accessed security assets in Skillsoft’s learning experience platform, and seeing how organizations and their employees are engaging in security training. This is following the event of Cybersecurity Awareness Month last October. It showed that 2021 has been a true inflection point for security learning and development (L&D) in corporate environments.

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  • November 8, 2021 -

DOLE vaccinated of 2k OFWs

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) conducted another round of inoculation of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) last Wednesday, at the Labor Governance Learning Center (LGLC), DOLE building in Manila.

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  • November 8, 2021 - By: Arina Sofiah

Reasons why pandemic burnout led to robot support in the professional development of employees in workplaces

Current research, in over 13 countries, conducted among 14,600 employees, managers, HR leaders, and C-level executives, responded that 78% of them feel “stuck” professionally, and 77% personally. According to the research which was conducted by Oracle and Workplace Intelligence, Covid 19 is the primary contributory factor with 90% of those surveyed having perceived the meaning of success differently since the pandemic has started.

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  • November 02, 2021-Emily Courtney

Ten Benefits of Working From Home: Why the pandemic isn’t the only reason to work remotely

Working from home can bestow employees the time and environment needed to promote healthy and best choices. Working from home also leads to better health, more time for physical activity, ability to eat healthier, recover illness or surgery from home, less exposure to illness, ease of caring for health issue or disability, and option to create a comfortable and ergonomic workplace.

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  • November 1, 2021-Ferdinand Patinio

Only online Covid-19 cash aid applications accepted for now: ECC

The Employees Compensation Commission (ECC) last Monday (November 1, 2021), it is said that only online application will be accepted for cash assistance from government, private sector and uniformed personnel, who contracted coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) due to work or working conditions.

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  • November 01, 2021

Airtel to showcase 5G use cases for enterprises

Airtel has tied up with global consulting and technology companies such as Accenture, AWS, CISCO, Ericsson, Google Cloud, Nokia and Tata Consultancy Services to deploy the spectrum. It has further collaborated with Apollo Hospitals, Flipkart, and other manufacturing companies to test the 5G based solutions.

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  • October 25, 2021-Philstar Global

PLDT says innovation is key to business success

PLDT CEO Alfredo Panlilio emphasizes that Filipinos need to clasp resilience and versatility to conquer the strain effect of the pandemic. It has become imperative to adapt and act fast pivoting processes and operations to survive, and build resilience for a sustainable future ahead, he said.

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  • October 24,

DOLE ramps up TUPAD

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has ramped up its assistance program, Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) benefiting underprivileged and disadvantaged workers in Manila and Muntinlupa towards the weekend.

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  • October 22, 2021-Eric Rosenbaum

It’s not just Covid: Amazon’s top doctor on why air quality is the biggest workplace health challenge of this century

While it is true that the pandemic had triggered the support for investment in proper ventilation. Public health research has shown that air quality at work is connected to brain function and productivity. According to Vin Gupta, chief health officer Amazon, the huge challenge for public and work space today will be the ventilation and air quality.

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  • October 17, 2021-Philippine News Agency

SSS adds pension loan and retirement benefits modules in ExSSSel portal.

The Social Security System (SSS) added the Pension Loan Program (PLP) last June 2021 while the Retirement Benefit Modules last September 2021, in the ExpreSSS e-Learning (ExSSSel) portal, where around 1.8 million pensioners can navigate around and explore more information about pension loan and retirement benefit programs.

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  • October 14, 2021- Priya Sunil- Hum Res Online

Boss’ Appreciation Day: 6 simple and fun ways to celebrate Boss's Day

This year’s celebration is not the same as before due to our current condition, Human Resource online shared some ideas for us to consider to make it possible and to express our gratitude with a simple “thank you” to our leaders.

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  • October 10,2021

‘TUPAD for all’, Bello tells LGBTQ workers in Laguna

Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) secretary Silvestre Bello III, said the government has no discrimination in extending assistance and financial aid for all workers including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning (LGBTQ) community.  

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  • October 08, 2021-

World Mental Health Day special: How HR leaders prioritized and nurture mental health

The World Mental Health Day 2021, was celebrated last last October 10, 2021. During the event, The human resources online had come up with special feature to celebrate and create awareness on World Health Day 2021, where leaders coming from multi-national companies shared how they prioritized mental health.  

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  • October 8, 2021 -Matthew Finnegan

Async video messaging: Another route to productive remote work

Due to crucial conditions for connecting remote workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, where companies tend to clone face-to-face conversations in real-time communications, that resulted in compact and complex schedules and catching colleagues that work from different time zones.

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  • October 05, 2021-Human Resources Today

Top 20 Employee Recognition Tools in 2021

Employee Recognition for employees plays an important aspect in delivering a flawless working experience. With the sudden twist in the way we business these days brought about the pandemic, as hybrid work rise and develop, employers outstretch their efforts in developing a strong reward and recognition platform and program.  

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  • October 5,

Onboarding remotely: Mapping out an employee induction

The Robert Walters remote onboarding series, features support to employers gaping to attract, engage and bring in employees’ skills and talents from their respective homes during this pandemic. 

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  • October 3, 2021-

More aid vowed for Cagayan workers

According to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), the projected aid workers for pandemic-hit in Cagayan Province reach more than P1 billion by the end of this year 2021.

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  • September 30,

HR Metrics: Common HR Analytics and Tips on How to Use Them Effectively

Organizations nowadays implements various HR programs and initiatives just to engage their employees.  They even employ several tools to study them and observe their work patterns, behavior and traits in order to predict positive outcomes that lead to higher productivity

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  • September 21,

How to Drive More Value with Performance Reviews

According to, 82 percent of organization as Gartner found that performance reviews either did not contribute to goals or directly nullify them. Performance reviews in a modern setting involves collecting data and delivering a single performance review at the end of the year, which essentially, offer a little value.

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  • September 20,

10 Best Recruitment Software of 2021

According to, hiring and recruitment process is really a hard and time consuming for every Human Resource officer. With a bunch of data and spreadsheets, the process and procedures provided will be mind-numbing and grubby.

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  • September 20, 2021-

City of Baguio Boosts PhilHealth-CAR’s Claims Processing Through Student Employment Program

The Cordillera Region-City of Baguio, led by Mayor Benjamin Magalong was extended the assistance to PhilHealth Regional Office-CAR (PRO-CAR) under its Special Program for the Employment of Students, by assigning underprivileged but deserving students including out-of-school youths in the processing of claims submitted by health care providers.

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  • September 14,

20 Best Remote Work Software Platforms for 2021

Management or administrator can improve virtual management skills by using project management software and guide on how to manage remote teams. There are remote work software platforms that are available and accessible online, these are tools that facilitate online collaboration for distributed teams.

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  • September 12,

Masbate workers get 43.2-million pesos DOLE aid

Led by Labor Secretary Silvestre ‘Bebot’ Bello, informal sector workers and some 3,600 displaced or disadvantaged Masbateno, including returning OFW and youth interns received 43.2 million pesos from the labor department, September 11.

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  • September 9, 2021- Mckenzie Cassidy

4 L&D Tips: How to Improve Remote Workforce Development

Opportunities such as learning and development are really important for your employees, but it is more challenging to synchronize them since workforce this period are working partially or entirely remote.

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  • September 3,2021-Lorne Fade

Using Augmented Reality for Hands-On Training

As we hear about augmented reality (AR), maybe you think of the game like Pokemon Go or the messaging app Snapchat. Most company started using it for hands-on skills training in the workplace.

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  • August 28,

Top 14 Learning Management Systems (LMS) for 2021

An organization use this software to create, manage, and share educational content with their workers, clients, and partners. The main purpose is to trach progress, boost employee engagement, which leads to higher productivity.

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  • May 10, 2021 - Bernadette E. Tamayo

Graduates should have skills for the future – senator

SEN. Sherwin Gatchalian wants senior high school graduates equipped with skills needed for the so-called fourth industrial revolution so they can benefit from the government’s artificial intelligence (AI) roadmap.

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  • April 17, 2021 - Provided by BusinessWorld

How to work from home efficiently and comfortably during summer

Working at home has its advantages. However, it can also be difficult at times with so many distractions. How do we stay focused and productive? How can we improve our work routine and separate it from our home life? So, here are ways and tips for optimizing your spaces efficiently and comfortably for remote work especially during summer.

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  • April 15, 2021 - BusinessWorld

GoDaddy launches e-store product for small businesses

GoDaddy, a domain registrar and web hosting company, launched an e-store product that allows small businesses to create their own virtual storefront and manage all their online needs in one place.

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  • April 15, 2021 - The Good News Pilipinas Team

Artificial Intelligence Projects by UP, DLSU, Caraga launched by DOST Philippines

A total of nine Artificial Intelligence (AI) research and development (RD) projects by the DOST-Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI), University of the Philippines Mindanao (UPMin), De La Salle University (DLSU), University of the Philippines Los Ba (UPLB), and Caraga State University (CarSU) were launched by the Philippines Department of Science and Technology (DOST Philippines) in April 2021.

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  • April 8, 2021 - Beatrice M. Laforga

BIR maintains April 15 deadline for ITR filing

THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Tuesday said it will not extend the April 15 deadline for filing and payment of annual income tax returns (ITR). BIR Commissioner Caesar R. Dulay issued Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 46-2021 on Tuesday which emphasized the deadline for ITR filing and payment remains on April 15, following a number of queries from taxpayers and tax practitioners about earlier reports of a possible deadline extension.

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  • April 8, 2021 - Luz Wendy T. Noble

BIR releases draft IRR for CREATE Law

THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) released the draft guidelines for the implementation of the law that will immediately slash corporate income tax to 25% from 30%.

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  • March 25, 2021 - Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT

SSS death benefits disbursements down

The Social Security System (SSS) said its disbursements for death benefit claims shrank last year. In a statement on Tuesday, it said disbursements under the Social Security Fund in 2020 slid by 2.28 percent to P54.56 billion from the P55.93 billion in 2019. It benefitted 1.05 million members, lower than the 1.06 million in 2019.

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  • March 24, 2021 By Beatrice M. Laforga, Reporter

BIR to extend ITR filing deadline for corporates

THE BUREAU of Internal Revenue (BIR) is extending the deadline for the filing of annual income tax returns (ITR) for corporate taxpayers, following the recent surge in coronavirus cases and the President. delay in signing into law the measure to bring down corporate income tax.

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  • March 23, 2021 - Jet Hitosis

Explainer: What you need to know about stricter GCQ and NCR Plus Bubble

Kasunod ng pagtatala ng lampas 7,000 bagong nahawahan ng COVID-19 sa bansa sa nakalipas na tatlong araw, naghigpit pa ang gobyerno sa ipinatutupad na General Community Quarantine (GCQ) restrictions sa National Capital Region (NCR) at sa mga probinsiya ng Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, at Rizal.

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  • March 23, 2021- By Aadarh Baijal

Ten key technology trends

THE COVID-19 crisis has dramatically accelerated corporate digital transformation. As companies hurry to develop new digital capabilities, build resilience and retool for the post-pandemic world, keeping up with fast-moving technology trends is critical.

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  • March 19, 2021 - Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT

‘PH economy to grow 6% in 2021’

BDO Unibank Inc. forecasts a slower economic recovery for the Philippines in 2021 after taking into consideration the surge in coronavirus infections this month.

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  • March 19, 2021, ANNA FELICIA BAJO,GMA News

House OKs bill protecting freelance workers on 2nd reading

The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved on second reading the proposed measure providing protection for freelance workers. In a vote of ayes and nays, House Bill 8817 (Freelance Workers Protection Act), which promotes the welfare of freelance workers, was approved at the lower chamber of Congress.

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  • Beatrice M. Laforga, March 8, 2021

Most Philippine employers say they plan to raise salaries this year

EMPLOYERS in the Philippines expect to raise salaries by an average of 5.6% this year — the slowest pace in over a decade — as companies remain cautiously optimistic amid the coronavirus crisis, global advisory company Willis Towers Watson (WTW) said in a report.

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  • Christina Mendez, March 2, 2021

With EO, the Palace responds to rising unemployment.

THE PHILIPPINES MANILA, Philippines — Malacanang is preparing an executive order to institutionalize efforts to address the pandemic's rising incidence of unemployment.

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  • By Filane Mikee Cervantes November 18, 2020, 7:07


MANILA - A measure making an electronic business (internet business) agency to secure purchasers and dealers occupied with web exchanges jumped second perusing at the House of Representatives.

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  • Wednesday, January 6, 2021

The Social Security System Launches new guidelines for provident fund.

Makati, Philippines - SSS Provided new guidelines for enrolment of its members is mandatory. The Workers' Investment Savings Program or WISP is a "safe, convenient, and tax-free individual retirement savings plan," a State pensioner said in a presentation during a virtual briefing. This will be launched this month, January 2021.

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  • January 15, 2021

DOST eyes to lead innovation in 2021

On Thursday, A Department of Science and Technology (DOST) official said he sees the agency leading the way in innovation in 2021 and beyond.

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  • January 15, 2021

Competition Policy vital to Inclusive Digital Economy

As the Novel Corona Virus 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic quickened the advancement of digital shifts, rivalry strategy will stay in sight to ensure a comprehensive computerized economy, Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) Director Arsenio Balisacan said on Wednesday.

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  • January 16, 2021

The Technological Evolution of Human Resources

HR evolves, and also the workforce does also. To find, develop, engage, and retain talent, we are in an exceedingly time of leveraging technology. that very same technology has redefined what it means to be an HR professional. In essence, technology isn't just an answer anymore, but a strategic partner for HR.

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  • By Beatrice M. Laforga, February 18, 2021

New globalization can benefit the Philippines

THE PHILIPPINES will benefit significantly from the ongoing major shift in global trade, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said, with the services sector expected to see the most significant gains.

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  • Christa I. De La Cruz, January 29, 2021

What PH Industries have the most job openings in 2021?

The COVID-19 pandemic, which began in the first quarter of 2020, presented economies worldwide with many challenges, and the Philippines was not left unscathed. Establishments shut down, businesses declared bankruptcy, and others began to retrench staff to keep their business afloat. But JobStreet, the online job portal, revealed that some industries are already actively recruiting to start fresh.

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  • By Louella Desiderio February 17, 2021

MSMEs urged to tap COVID-19 loans

MANILA, Philippines-Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are encouraged by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to use a loan program that has approved P2.35 billion worth of loans to help companies recover and improve their activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Javier Joe Ismael, March 1 2020

PH 7th Business Hub

In a survey conducted by Japan Bank for International Cooperation, HE Philippines was ranked seventh most promising country/destination for overseas operations for the next three years (JBIC).

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  • By Daniela Laurel, February 17, 2021

Naturally human beings are ethical...Or are we

It is an age-old debate: are humans naturally selfish or altruistic? Every subject worth researching in economic sociology has at its core the question of homo economicus versus homo reciprocans.

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  • By Richard Heydarian, February 17, 2021

What the world has learned about governance in 2020 from Taiwan and Vietnam

Some fundamental truths about the nature of modern governance and leadership, shattering long-held illusions, have been exposed by the ravaging effects of COVID-19. Policymakers have been trapped in a binary debate about government size since the 1980s. But if there is one thing we have learned from the pandemic; size does not matter when it comes to governance. Nor does it seem that the type of government makes much difference either. The all-important factor is quality when it comes to governance.


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