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June 17, 2015

Razer Philippines posts Online Gamers job opening

With the expected opening of the Razer Concept Store in SM North EDSA this July 4, the local partner has been looking for additional employees for Razer. There’s a job opening for Online Gamers posted this week.

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April 30, 2015

Top 10 IT and Contact Centers in the Philippines Based on Manpower

Apart from revenue, another good characteristic of a successful company is its number of employees. In this post, we list down the top IT companies and contact centers in the Philippines that has the most number of manpower.

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February 26, 2015

I.T. one of the highest paying specializations in the PH

If you’re a soon-to-be fresh graduate or already working your way up the corporate ladder, then you might want to read this. JobStreet Philippines has just released their Annual Salary Report 2015 showing the highest-paying specializations in the country which includes Information Technology or I.T.

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January 21, 2015

Top earning BPO & Call Center Companies in the Philippines

Last year we showed you a list of the top earning call center and BPO companies in the Philippines. This time we’re updating that list which includes new firms and figures. Find out if your company is included.

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October 30, 2014

BPO/Call Center among the top bonus providers in PH

JobStreet Philippines has recently published their 2014 Bonuses Report showing the top five industries in the country when it comes to providing guaranteed bonuses to their employees. Among them is the BPO or Call Center industry. Continue Reading

October 09, 2014

Best Technology and Electronics Brands of 2014

Interbrand, the world’s leading brand consultancy, has recently released their Best Global Brands list for 2014 which summarizes the most valuable brands in the world including those in the Technology and Electronics sector.

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August 02, 2014

JobStreet’s Top 5 Most Preferred Employers in the Philippines

JobStreet.com, the country’s most popular online job portal, has published their list of the top Most Preferred Employers in the country today. One of them is a technology services and outsourcing company. Continue Reading

July 11, 2014

Aegis sells BPO business in PH to Telepeformance

Rumors have going on since last month that Essar Global Fund LTD., the firm that acquired AGC Holdings LTD (Aegis) back in 2004, was negotiating with several companies about possibly selling some of its BPO operations. Recently, all these speculations have been laid to rest as Teleperformance agreed to acquire Aegis’ businesses in Costa Rica, Philippines and United States for USD410 million.

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July 04, 2014

Apple is hiring: iCup Technician to always brew coffee

Do you happen to be looking for a new job at a good company? Are you particularly skilled in brewing coffee? If so, this may be your best chance to land a gig at Apple! The Cupertino-based company is currently looking for an iCup Technician that basically brews coffee for its employees. Continue Reading

June 30, 2014

Solon seeks to increase Night Differential of BPO employees to 25%

Congressman Zajid Mangudadatu, the current Representative of the 2nd District of Maguindanao and former Mayor of the town of Pandag, has recently filed the House Bill 4414 which aims to increase the current night shift differential pay of BPO employees from 10% to 25%.

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June 07, 2014

PH ranked #6 as Top Source of Talent in Silicon Valley

In an infographic posted by the Business Week a couple of days ago, the Philippines emerged as the 6th source of talent in the massive tech workforce of Silicon Valley, beating India who’s in #9.

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May 26, 2014

17 Philippine universities to offer course on BPO

17 state universities and colleges in the Philippines will soon start teaching a course that will help students prepare themselves for their future career in the BPO industry.

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May 11, 2014

Meet Amelia, the humanoid program that will soon replace call center agents

BPO companies may soon add another member to their workforce with the introduction of Amelia, a humanoid program that can answer phone calls and technical queries with human-like response.

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April 08, 2014

I.T. industry, among the highest paying for fresh graduates

JobStreet.com recently published their Annual Salary Report showing which industries give the highest paying jobs for fresh graduates in the Philippines. Among them are the Information Technology, Telecommunications, and BPO industries.

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January 22, 2014

7 cities in PH among top 100 outsourcing destinations

Tholons, a leading full-service Strategic Advisory firm for Global Outsourcing and Investments, has released their report on the Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations for 2014. Included in the rankings are seven major cities in the Philippines.

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January 01, 2014

Top earning BPO companies in the Philippines

Are you planning to start a career in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry this 2014 but don’t know yet which company to work for? This list might help. Here are the top earning BPO companies in the Philippines.

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September 30, 2013

Top 20 Best Technology Brands of 2013

Interbrand, one of the largest branding consultancies in the world has recently released their list of 100 Best Global Brands of 2013 mentioning companies from different sectors including Technology. From there we took all the leading technology brands and compiled them in one simple list.

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August 26, 2013

12 Top-Earning IT/Tech Executives in the Philippines

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has recently released their annual list of Top 500 Individual Taxpayers. This list includes prominent names coming from different industries and based on this we compiled our own list of the twelve highest-earning IT executives in the country.

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August 17, 2013

Google turns to SEA for new Software Engineers

Google Inc. has recently posted a job opening for a Software Engineer role and as part of the applicant should be enrolled or has graduated from any University within the South East Asia region.

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July 13, 2013

House Bill 1180: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

On the latter part of my report, I mentioned that although the provisions under the House Bill 1180 are aimed at improving the work environment of BPO workers, there are some things that I feel like are a little bit over the top. In this segment, we’re gonna take a closer look at the bill’s key proposals and share with you my thoughts about it.

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February 18, 2013

Google posts new Job Openings for Manila Office

When Google officially announced the opening of their Manila office, we saw a lot of buzz and thousands of people started looking for job opportunities with the company. Last week, they finally posted some job openings.

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August 18, 2012

Nominate: Top IT Companies to Work for in 2012

In 2009, we wrote a story about top IT companies to work for here in the Philippines. It’s one of the most highly engaged stories we’ve had with over a thousand comments. We wanted to update the same story but thought of involving our readers this time.

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April 07, 2012

Filipinos are top Freelancers in oDesk

Wrote about this on TechWireAsia the other day (where I’m also a weekly contributor) that the Philippines is among the top 7 contractors in oDesk. Turns out, Filipinos are the top contractors peaking at around 11,000 freelancers.

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February 10, 2012

Pinoy developer salaries, the lowest in the world?

If this infographic data of a survey made on annual salaries and compensations of web designers and web developers, the Philippines ranked as the lowest paid in the world.

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July 24, 2011

How security-conscious is your office or workplace?

Having worked at huge multi-national IT company almost a decade ago, I know how some office workplaces can be very restrictive or security-conscious but every time I hear more stories about office restrictions, I still can’t believe they enforce those.

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