New study describes low labor participation rates of Pinays
Women in the Philippines are more likely to withdraw from the labor force in their peak childbearing age of 25 to 29 years old, a new study commissioned by the National Economic and Development Authority showed. The results underline the need for policy reforms that would counter stereotyped gender norms and discrimination in the workplace,… (0 comment)

UNESCO report recognizes PH proactive policies for OFWs
The Philippine government’s proactive policies for training and education of Overseas Filipino Workers was recognized in the latest 2019 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) report by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). While the comprehensive 2019 GEM report summarizes, covering most of 195 countries in the world, that there is insufficient progress on… (0 comment)

PH employment index Q1 2018 registers 14% growth
The latest Southeast Asia Online Recruitment Trends Report by Monster.com revealed that overall job market activity in the Philippines was positive throughout 2017 while a positive outlook on online hiring for the remainder of 2018 is maintained. The said Monster.com report gives an overview of the online recruitment landscape, market challenges, opportunities, hiring trends, and… (0 comment)

PH unemployment rate decreases
The recent unemployment rate survey conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed improvement from 5.7 percent in April 2017 to 5.5 percent in April 2018. The employment rate likewise improved with estimated 94.5 percent in April 2018 as compared to 94.3 percent in April 2017. In the PSA report, workers were grouped into three… (0 comment)