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Dino Mari Testa

How To Compute Your 13th Month Pay In 2018

Before you start planning on how to spend the holiday largess, make sure that you really know how to compute your 13th month pay this 2018. Things have changed. In case you forgot already, this will be the first season where your Christmas bonuses will be aff...

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Millennial OFWs Talk About Their Own Definition of Success
Kristel Serran

Millennial OFWs Talk About Their Own Definitions of Success

The first eight months of 2018 already saw a 2.4% increase in OFW remittances and this is expected to reach $21.2 billion. These are all the fruits of the hard work of OFWs who send back to their loved ones back home.When we were younger, it was easy to think ...

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Elevator Etiquette
Cloey Mangali

10 Simple Rules Of Elevator Etiquette To Live By

Elevators are supposed to be a convenient and quick way to get you from one floor of a building to another. But sometimes, a quick elevator ride can be the longest couple of minutes of your life.People who don’t follow basic elevator etiquette can make a sim...

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100 Days Of Paid Maternity Leave
Kristel Serran

100 Days Of Paid Maternity Leave? Bill Passes House, Must Hurdle Senate

House Bill No. 4113 or the "100-Day Maternity Leave Law" has been unanimously approved on its third and final reading.The bill passed the House of Representatives with a vote of 191-0 last Tuesday, September 4.Currently, women get around 60 days of paid Matern...

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POEA Services For OFW's
Cloey Mangali

POEA Services For OFWs: How To Register And Enjoy The Benefits

If you are seeking job opportunities abroad, it is important for you to know how to register with the POEA as an OFW.POEA stands for Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, a government agency tasked to protect present and future OFWs.Among other things...

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Cloey Mangali

House Of Representatives Unanimously Approves 10 Days Of Paid Incentive Leave

With a unanimous vote of 203-0, a panel chaired by Cagayan representative Randolph Ting, together with the lower house representatives, granted the approval of House Bill 6770 on its third and final reading.House Bill 6770 amends Article 95 of Presidential Dec...

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2019 Philippine Holidays
Kathryn Jalbuena

Official List Of 2019 Philippine Holidays Now Out

Malacañang has released the official list of regular holidays and special non-working days for 2019. We all know what that means: Time to start thinking about how and when to plan your next big trip for 2019!So how many days off are there exactly?All in all, ...

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Dino Mari Testa

'Build Build Build' Jobs Caravan Program To Kick Off This Sunday

If you're in between jobs or struck with a bad case of LBM (Looking for Better Management), check out the "Build, Build, Build" program of the government.According to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), “Build, Build, Build,” has more than 30,000 v...

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Cloey Mangali

Newly Launched Online Platform For OFWs Allows Them To Rate And Review Recruiters

Due to a lack of job opportunities here in the Philippines, a lot of our kababayans tend to take their chances on jobs in foreign countries.Leaving their families behind, they pack with them high hopes for a better life, which are sometimes dashed by unscrupul...

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Cost Of Working Abroad
Dino Mari Testa

What Are The Costs Of Working Abroad?

Many Filipinos fly abroad in search of greener pastures. While moving overseas may set you on the path to bringing home a higher paycheck, it is also an endeavor that entails taking on a lot of expenses.When you create a checklist of how to prepare for working...

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