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Sick Leave in Singapore

Sick Leave and Hospitalization Leave

An employee is entitled to sick leave if the employee has worked for the company for at least 3 months. What You Will Learn What...
Annual Leave in Singapore

Annual Leave in Singapore

An employee is entitled to annual leave if the employee is covered under Singapore Employment Act and has worked for the company for at...

Notice To Explain

Notice To Explain is a letter from the employer to the employee as a notice to require the employee to provide an explanation for...
Resume Font

The best Resume Font for Job Application

Your resume font doesn't really matter... Or does it? Of all the things that you should be worried about, the resume font is probably at the...
Constructive Dismissal in the Philippines

Constructive Dismissal in the Philippines

Constructive Dismissal In a constructive dismissal, the employee resigned involuntarily due to unbearable working conditions created by the employer. And since the resignation is involuntary,...
Labor law of the Philippines

Labor Law and the Labor Code of the Philippines

The most basic requirement of being a HR professional is to be in compliance with the labor law of the Philippines. However, there may...
Interviewer bias

Common Job Interview Biases

Interviewers, like any other people, have a tendency to be biased. These interviewer biases may cause the interviewer to make a decision not based...
how to conduct a job interview

How to conduct a Job Interview

Conducting a job interview is as challenging for the interviewer as for the applicant. Because the interviewer needs to determine within that short 2...
How to write a job advertisement

How to write a Job Advertisement

A good job advertisement should be able to attract qualified candidates to apply. Qualified candidates mean candidates who can perform the job. So the job...
How to write a job description

How to write a Job Description

Writing a job description that accurately and realistically portrays the job and attracting suitable candidates is difficult. Besides, it requires a clear understanding of...
project based employment in the Philippines

Project Based Employment in the Philippines

Article 280 of the labor code and the jurisprudence of the Philippines contemplates 5 types of employment. Project based employment is one of them. Click...
HRIS

What Is HRIS?

HRIS is an abbreviation for Human Resource Information System. It is a system designed to help human resource professionals to achieve greater efficiency in...
Lack of trust between management and employees

Why is there a lack of Trust between Management and Employees?

Companies have long wanted to be able to control the performance of their employees. It would be mind blowing if we can eliminate the...
The reason why you cannot find your dream job

The reason why you cannot find your Dream Job

Everyone has a dream job but not everyone grows up doing their dream job. But why can't all of us do things that we...
How does the company decide your salary

How does the Company decide Your Salary?

Salary may not be the most important factor, but it has consistently been the top 5 factors that employees are looking for. Since it is...
Types of Payroll System in the Philippines

Types of Payroll System in the Philippines

With so many different payroll systems in the Philippines, it may be confusing for some companies to choose the right payroll system for them without...
How to choose a payroll system in the Philippines

How to choose a Payroll System in the Philippines

Choosing the right payroll system is critical for a smooth transition and effective execution of the human resources policies. Because not all payroll systems...

How to use Facebook to find a Job

Facebook is the largest social networking site with more than 39.8 million users in the Philippines. Therefore, it is also a popular recruitment platform...
free social media recruitment tools

5 Free Social Media Recruitment Tools

Although many recruitment experts would say that social media recruiting is part of a successful recruitment strategy, I think it is still not that...
Facebook job posting

4 ideas Recruiters use to create an engaging Facebook Job Posting

As a social media platform, Facebook is the place where users participate in social networking. It is the place where users interact with each...
How to use Facebook to recruit employees

How to Recruit Employees on Facebook in the Philippines?

When it comes to sourcing for candidates on social media, most recruiters will think of LinkedIn. After all, it brands itself as the platform...
Attendance Monitoring System

Different Types of Attendance Monitoring System in the Philippines

It is important to be able to monitor the employees' attendance accurately as most employees are paid based on the number of hours that...
Computation of Payroll Philippines

Payroll Computation in the Philippines

For those who do not know how to compute payroll in the Philippines, this is a simple payroll computation guide. In this guide, I will...
how to handle payroll for small business

How to handle Payroll for Small Business

Processing of the payroll requires an understanding of taxation and compensation regulations. However, small businesses may not have a dedicated payroll personnel to process their...
Excel Timesheet Template

Download free Excel Timesheet Template with formulas

One of the most routinary task when processing the payroll is to consolidate and tally all employees' attendance record. More so when employees clock...
Philippine Salary Grade

Philippine Salary Grade – The Salary Standardization Law IV (SSL IV)

The public service faces the same challenges of attracting and retaining good employees as the private sector. In order to be able to compete...
Compensation Strategy

Developing a Compensation Strategy

A compensation strategy is to align all employees, top to bottom, in understanding what the organization wants to achieve; how each employee contributes to...
Compensation Structure

How to create a Compensation Structure

The compensation structure gives the organization an idea of the cost of any position within the organization. Therefore, allowing the organization to budget, monitor...
Compensation and Benefits in the Philippines

Types of Compensation and Benefits in the Philippines

Compensation and benefits is a term commonly used in human resource management. It may also sometimes be known as compensation, benefits and rewards. At...
Different Types of Interview Format

11 different types of Interview Format

An interview may not always be face to face or even one to one. Sometimes it is conducted over the phone, and sometimes with...
The Best Questions to ask an Interviewer in 2017

The Best Questions to ask an Interviewer in 2017

It is important to know that an interview is a 2-way communication. You have as much choice to choose your employer as the interviewer...
What is a job interview

What is a Job Interview?

A job interview is an opportunity for both parties to have a deeper understanding to determine if they are suitable for each other. Like a...
How to answer interview questions

How to answer Job Interview Questions

Have you ever wondered how many people applied for the same job that you do? And does the interviewer ask the same set of...
Job Interview Tips

The Best Job Interview Tips in 2017

Every candidate goes into a job interview trying to convince the interviewer that he or she is the perfect candidate for the job. More often...
Interview Questions for Fresh Graduates

Job Interview Questions for Fresh Graduates

Being a fresh graduate sometimes means that you had never been to a job interview before. That's fine. But if it means that you...
Tell me about yourself

How To Answer Tell Me About Yourself

"Tell me about yourself" is a common way to start an interview. It allows you and the interviewer to warm up and break the...
Due Process

Due Process for Termination of Employment in the Philippines

In this article, I will be referring to procedural due process simply as due process. This is to help human resources practitioners to understand...
Types of Employment in the Philippines

Types of Employment in the Philippines

Do you know how many types of employment are there in the Philippines? Other than probationary and regular employment, there are also other types...
Overtime Pay

Overtime Pay in the Philippines

The term ‘overtime’ has been commonly used for work done beyond the normal working hours. However, how exactly does the Labor Code of the...
Rest Day in the Philippines

Rest Day Pay in the Philippines

Every employee is entitled to at least 1 rest day after every 6 consecutive normal work days. However, there may be times when you are...
Special Holiday Pay

Special Non Working Holiday Pay

There are 2 types of holidays in the Philippines, regular holidays and special non-working days. This article will you to understand more about the special non-working day: ...
Authorized Causes of Termination

Authorized Causes of Termination

The Labor Code of the Philippines has established the authorized causes for termination under Article 298 (previously article 283) and Article 299 (previously article...
13th Month Pay

13th Month Pay Law and Computation

Section 1 of Presidential Decree No. 851 is modified by Memorandum Order No. 28, s. 1986 to the extent that all employers are hereby...
Night Differential Pay Rate

Night Differential Rate and Computation of Night Differential Pay

Night Differential or Night Shift Differential (NSD) is an additional compensation provided to workers who worked during the night. This additional pay is also...
Quitclaim Deed

Quitclaim and Final Pay

An employee is usually required to sign a quitclaim deed and discharge the company of any liability upon receipt of the final pay (including the...
Separation Pay

Separation Pay in the Philippines

An employee who is terminated for an authorized cause is entitled to separation pay of at least 1 month pay. It is a form...
Calamity Leave

Special Emergency Leave, Calamity Leave in the Philippines

An employer may grant calamity leave or emergency leave to employees for circumstances such as typhoon, flooding or other unforeseen circumstances. What is Calamity...
Special Leave Benefits for Women

The Magna Carta of Women – Special Leave Benefits for Women

What are the Special Leave Benefits for Women The special leave benefits for women are mandated under Republic Act No. 9710, also known as ‘The...
Solo Parent Leave

Solo Parent Leave in the Philippines

An employee who is assuming sole responsibility for parenthood may be entitled to parental leave or more commonly known as solo parent leave. Solo Parent...
Paternity Leave Act of 1996 Philippines

Paternity Leave Act of 1996 in the Philippines

Under Republic Act No. 8187 also known as the ‘Paternity Leave Act of 1996’, a male employee is entitled to 7 days of leave for...
Maternity Leave Policy and SSS Maternity Benefit

Maternity Leave Policy and SSS Maternity Benefit

While Article 131 (previously article 133) of the Labor Code of the Philippines provides for maternity leave benefit, it has since been integrated with...
Sick Leave and SSS Sickness Benefit

Sick Leave Policy and SSS Sickness Benefit

Falling sick sometimes is not within our control. As much as we try to keep ourselves strong and healthy, we inevitably fall sick at...
Absence Without Official Leave AWOL

Absent Without Official Leave (AWOL)

AWOL is the abbreviation for absent without official leave. It refers to the absence of an employee without seeking prior approval before the day...
Service Incentive Leave

Service Incentive Leave (SIL) and Vacation Leave Regulations and Computation

Service incentive leave is a leave benefit covered in Article 95 of the Labor Code of the Philippines. However, most people know it as...
Bereavement Leave

Bereavement Leave, Compassionate Leave and Funeral Leave

Bereavement leave, also known as compassionate leave or funeral leave, is not covered in the Labor Code of the Philippines. It is a management...
payment for job advertisement

Job Advertisement Price In The Philippines

Advertising a job on online job boards can be costly. A single job advertisement can easily cost more than P1,000. Besides, the more popular...
Free Job Posting Site Philippines

30+ Free Job Posting Sites For Employers In The Philippines

Companies and recruiters often source through job posting sites. Because it is one of the easiest ways to broadcast to thousands of active job...

Resume Format In The Philippines

A resume format is important because according to a study, recruiters spend only an average of 6 seconds per resume. A good resume can help guide the recruiters and highlight areas of importance. The 3 different resume formats that job seekers can use are; chronological resume format, functional resume format, and hybrid resume format. Other elements such as font, color, size and style also affects how the recruiter view the resume.
Income Tax Refund in the Philippines

What is Income Tax Refund and how to compute your Tax Refund in the...

Income tax refund refers to the return of excess taxes withheld from the employees. This situation may occur when the total amount of withheld...
Withholding Tax Computation

Computation of Withholding Tax in the Philippines

In the Philippines, employers act as the withholding agent for the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR). So employers are required to compute, deduct and...
Income Tax and Withholding Tax Philippines

Personal Income Tax and Withholding Tax on compensation

Employers are required to act as withholding agents to ensure that their employees' pay the right amount of income tax every year. Failure to do...
Probationary Employment

Understanding Probationary Employment Contract & Extension Of Probation Period

The Labor Code limits the duration of the Probation Period to 6 months, however, Extension of such period is possible for the Benefit of the Employee.
Leave Benefits in Philippines

Overview of Leave Benefits in the Philippines

Surprisingly (or not), not all of the employee's leave benefits can be found in the Labor Code of the Philippines. Find out all of them here.
Employment Contract, Employer Employee Relationship

Employment Contract, Employer Employee Relationship

Contrary to popular belief, the employment contract is not the sole indicator of an employer-employee relationship. So how do you distinguish between independent contractors and employees?
Regularization of Employee

Regularization of Employee

Regularization is used to describe the process of becoming a regular employee. It means that the employee qualifies for the permanent position in the...
Working Hours Philippines

Working Hours in the Philippines

Are you paid for your meal period? Does your job require you to travel? Or maybe waiting is part of your job? Find out how to determine working hours.