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The Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs in the Philippines in 2014

Posted by | November 26, 2014 | Uncategorized

Everyone aspires to land a high-paying job. While most of us decide to earn a living overseas to elevate the living standard of our families, others choose to stay in our country and explore different career opportunities locally.

 

Jobstreet’s recent report on the top 10 highest paying jobs in the Philippines may just help you assess if you’re paid fairly in the industry you are in based on your experience. For job seekers, this may just lead you to the industry that can potentially earn you big bucks!

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7 Things Every Aspiring Entrepreneur in the Philippines Should Know

Posted by | November 26, 2014 | Uncategorized

So you want to be an entrepreneur? Entrepreneurship is indeed challenging. It’s difficult yet it’s rewarding. However, it’s not all about getting more freedom, having more time with your family, generating unlimited income, and becoming your own boss. Before you jump into the entrepreneurial world, you have to understand more than just the tip of the iceberg. So without further ado, here are 7 things you should know as an aspiring entrepreneur in the Philippines.

  • Entrepreneurship is not about becoming your own boss. It’s about having multiple bosses, who can be your clients or customers. It’s harder than becoming an employee, as you will be obliged to make more people happy. You will have more control of your time though by managing the number and quality of your clients or customers.

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Job Interview Tips

Posted by | November 26, 2014 | Uncategorized

Like many career advice experts, Steve Fogarty, staffing partner at Waggener Edstrom, says candidates should research a company thoroughly before an interview. And if the company is a private firm, that’s not an excuse to skip doing your homework.

Where there’s a will, there’s a way, and finding a way to gather information on a company “distinguishes the great candidates from the good candidates,” says Fogarty.

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What to expect from a Filipino work environment

Posted by | November 26, 2014 | Uncategorized

The working conditions in the Philippines vary dramatically depending on the type of job you do. Be prepared for conditions that may vary drastically from what you are used to.

Those working in higher level positions will generally enjoy better benefits, pay and a good work environment. People with less skilled employment have little job security, pay can be very low by western standards and often they work for long hours or in dangerous conditions.

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The application and interview process

Posted by | November 26, 2014 | Uncategorized

Applying for jobs you are qualified for and having a well-written CV means you stand more of a chance of getting an interview. The better prepared you are for the interview, the more chance you have of getting the job!

Making sure your resume is correct, succinct and well written will be a big help in the application process and may help you obtain a personal interview. The Philippine application system is similar to that of the USA in that they prefer a resume over a more European style Curriculum Vitae (CV). Job applications usually consist of the following:

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Every year, the Philippines have a bulge in the population that enters the labor force. With these, there is still a number who find it hard to land jobs while there are still some unfilled jobs. The Department of Labor and Employment points to job mismatch as the culprit. Most kids who enroll for tertiary education choose courses which they think are popular or will give them an opportunity to land jobs especially abroad. Sometimes, by the time they graduate, such demand has already waned. But there are also some jobs which may not be popular, but could offer a chance to generate more than modest income. Some of them are:

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