Kalibrr and PHINMA Education Enter Official Partnership
The education arm of conglomerate Phinma Corp. has partnered with the first and only end-to-end recruitment solutions provider in Southeast Asia to further improve the lives of students from low-income families through education and meaningful career opportunities
On July 12, 2019, Kalibrr Technology Ventures, Inc. and PHINMA Education Holdings Inc., officially entered a partnership that will see the organizations working together in an effort to provide accessible and quality career opportunities for university and college graduates in the Philippines.
Acknowledging the need for quality resources on the career and employment data of students and graduates, as well as the respective responsibilities of both companies to act to propose and pursue solutions to any identified gaps, PHINMA and Kalibrr look to use the partnership to bring about the modernization and technological advancement in gathering info on the careers of PHINMA students and graduates.
PHINMA Education has been among the fastest-growing network of schools in the Philippines with a total enrolment of 70,000 students school year 2017-2018. It began investing in the education services sector in 2004 via the acquisition of Araullo University in Nueva Ecija. It has since expanded its network of schools to include Cagayan de Oro College in Misamis Oriental, University of Pangasinan in Pangasinan, University of Iloilo in Iloilo, Southwestern University in Cebu City, and Saint Jude College in Metro Manila. PHINMA Education has also established its presence overseas when, starting in 2016 when it established the PHINMA Training Center in Myanmar.
Kalibrr Co-Founder and CEO Paul Rivera shared his excitement over the new partnership.
“This partnership is clearly important in our continued aim to help skilled and qualified Filipino professionals find meaningful career opportunities. As Phinma Education continues to help students obtain the skills and competencies for their futures, Kalibrr is excited to be with them as they move closer to that future.”
The partnership will also see the participation of Phinma and Kalibrr with each other’s career workshops and seminars, and work together on other events which are relevant in helping reach the aforementioned shared goals.
Present during the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding were Rivera, PHINMA Education Chief Operations Officer Raymundo “Emon” Reyes, PHINMA Alumni and Placement Manager Nathalie Dionaldo, Kalibrr Market Development Manager Danielle Ayag, and Kalibrr Program Coordinator for Strategic Partnerships Dean Bulaon.
For more information on the PHINMA Education and the partnership, visit PHINMA.edu.ph.
For inquiries about becoming a Kalibrr partner, you can contact us at [email protected].
Kalibrr is a technology company that aims to transform how candidates find jobs and how companies hire talent. Placing the candidate experience at the center of everything it does, the company continues to attract the best talent from all over, with over 2 million professionals and counting. Kalibrr ultimately connects these talents to companies in search of their next generation of leaders.
The only end-to-end recruitment solutions provider in Southeast Asia, Kalibrr is headquartered in Makati, Philippines, with offices in San Francisco, California and Jakarta, Indonesia. Established in 2012, it has served over 18,000 clients, and is backed by some of the world’s most powerful start-up incubators and venture capitalists. These include Y Combinator, Omidyar Network, Patamar Capital, Wavemaker Partners, and Kickstart Ventures.