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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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Dino Mari Testa

New SSS Member Portal Launched, And It Seems To Be Working Just Fine

The Philippines' Social Security System (SSS) has launched a new web portal (yet a beta version) to provide online convenience for Filipinos seeking to access the agency’s services.If you applied for the online services of the SSS in the past, we’re prett...

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Jobs For Fresh Graduates
Dino Mari Testa

More Job Opportunities Await Fresh Grads In 2018

If you’re a new graduate and you’re wondering if there’s a job waiting for you, don’t worry.According to a popular job placement portal, employment opportunities for new grads have grown during the first three months of 2018.In a report by GMA News Onl...

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Quit Job
Dino Mari Testa

12 Telltale Signs You Should Move On From Your Current Job

Being employed is a lot like being in a relationship: There are ups and downs, but at the end of the day, the two of you stay together because you need one another.Unfortunately, like many relationships, sometimes, after a while the love light just fades. When...

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