Career

Free Government Documents for First-Time Job Seekers
Cloey Mangali

Government Documents Now Free For First-Time Job Seekers

Good news for first-time job seekers and fresh graduates of 2019, you can now get many pre-employment documentary requirements for free. Republic Act 11261 or the “First-Time Job Seekers Assistance Act” aims to waive government fees and charges for individ...

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Kristel Serran

All Your Questions About BIR Form 2316, Answered

Tax season in the Philippines falls in the first quarter of the year. Around this time, Filipino employees are required by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to file BIR Form 2316 or the Certificate of Compensation Payment or Income Tax Withheld.If you’re ...

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Kristel Serran

4 Top Philippine Universities Make It To The 2019 QS World University Rankin...

Four Philippine universities have made it onto this year’s Quacquarelli Symonds’ (QS) world university rankings.The University of the Philippines (UP), De La Salle University (DLSU), Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU), and University of Santo Tomas (UST) w...

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Dino Mari Testa

How The Universal Health Care Act Will Benefit All Filipinos

Earlier this week, President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act, which will provide healthcare coverage to all Filipinos. It's one of the priority bills by the President during his last State of the Nation Address (SONA).And now we’r...

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Extended Maternity Leave Philippines
Cloey Mangali

Maternity Leave Bill Signed Into Law

The Expanded Maternity Leave (EML) Bill has been signed into law.Today, February 21, the Palace confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the EML into law.According to executive secretary Salvador Medialdea, the president signed the law on Wednesday,...

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Law Increasing SSS Contributions
Cloey Mangali

New Law Increasing SSS Contributions Approved

A new act meant to protect and increase the Social Security System (SSS) funds has been approved and signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte. The Social Security System Rationalization Act (RA No. 11199), which is now signed into law, sets down implementi...

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Your Career And Financial Horoscope This Year Of The Earth Pig
Cloey Mangali

Your Career And Financial Horoscope This Year Of The Earth Pig

With the new year bringing the hope for good luck to everyone, especially financially and career-wise, many of us are probably in the process of thinking how we can improve our situation this Year of the Earth Pig.Although this year’s financial forecasts may...

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Dino Mari Testa

New Year 2019: Four Great Productivity Methods To Try For A New, More Produc...

Whether you believe in new beginnings or not, the new year is the perfect opportunity to wipe your slate clean and do some personal fine-tuning. Although there are many ways you can start the year right with a “new year, new you” attitude, one of the best...

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Tax-Free Health Card Premiums
Cloey Mangali

BIR: Health Card Premiums No Longer Taxable

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) will no longer be taxing health card premiums.Last May, the BIR released Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 50-2018, which clarified the income and withholding tax provisions of Revenue Regulations 8-2018 and 11-2018 under the...

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Whats is the Difference Between a Resume and a CV
Dino Mari Testa

Adulting 101: What Is The Difference Between A Resume And A CV?

A few weeks from now, 2018 will draw to a close and we will enter a brave new year. To many people, this means a fresh start and they face the new year with a hopeful disposition.One way to take advantage of the fresh start 2019 brings can be to evaluate your ...

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