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This Senate Bill is for you: The Magna Carta for Call Center Workers

The call center industry is arguably one of the foremost pillars of our economy. With an estimated revenue of $55 billion by 2020 [http://www.philstar.com/business/2015/02/10/1421942/bright-prospects-bpo-industry] , the industry is pegged to be one of the reasons why credit ratings agencies have consistently given the Philippines good ratings. With all of the good things happening for the call center industry, it may be easy to forget about the people who make all this success happen: the cal

Prohibitions to Contractual Employment in the Philippines

As we’ve discussed in a previous article [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/2015/06/rights-of-a-contractual-employee-philippines/] , there should be nothing to fear with contractual employment. Philippine law has placed measures that assure contractual employees humane working conditions and other workers’ rights. As long as your employer abides by the law, you shouldn’t have to worry about your working conditions. We want to shed more light on the legal provisions of Department Order No.18-A [h

5 Ways People Spend Their Salaries In Their 20's (That Leave Them Broke)

Let’s be real here. Getting your first (and second and third and so on) paycheck is probably the highlight of getting a job. After years of relying on mom and dad’s good will and generosity, we finally get to fatten our wallets with our own hard-earned money. But after the initial high of excitement – treating your family to dinner with your first sweldo, buying something you like as a “reward” – you’ll end up with not much money left in your bank account. Your 20s are the perfect time for

Essential Gadgets for Filipino Mobile Workers

These days, working at home is not limited to freelancers. Even people with traditional jobs are allowed to telecommute, or work from home. This is because companies now have reasons to loosen their reins on workers. According to a February 2015 study [http://qje.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/02/08/qje.qju032.abstract] published in Oxford Journals, working from home lead to a 13% performance increase. The study's experiment was carried out on Ctrip, a 16,000-employee Chinese travel ag

This Senate Bill is for you: The Magna Carta for Call Center Workers

The call center industry is arguably one of the foremost pillars of our economy. With an estimated revenue of $55 billion by 2020 [http://www.philstar.com/business/2015/02/10/1421942/bright-prospects-bpo-industry] , the industry is pegged to be one of the reasons why credit ratings agencies have consistently given the Philippines good ratings. With all of the good things happening for the call center industry, it may be easy to forget about the people who make all this success happen: the cal

Prohibitions to Contractual Employment in the Philippines

As we’ve discussed in a previous article [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/2015/06/rights-of-a-contractual-employee-philippines/] , there should be nothing to fear with contractual employment. Philippine law has placed measures that assure contractual employees humane working conditions and other workers’ rights. As long as your employer abides by the law, you shouldn’t have to worry about your working conditions. We want to shed more light on the legal provisions of Department Order No.18-A [h

5 Ways People Spend Their Salaries In Their 20's (That Leave Them Broke)

Let’s be real here. Getting your first (and second and third and so on) paycheck is probably the highlight of getting a job. After years of relying on mom and dad’s good will and generosity, we finally get to fatten our wallets with our own hard-earned money. But after the initial high of excitement – treating your family to dinner with your first sweldo, buying something you like as a “reward” – you’ll end up with not much money left in your bank account. Your 20s are the perfect time for

Essential Gadgets for Filipino Mobile Workers

These days, working at home is not limited to freelancers. Even people with traditional jobs are allowed to telecommute, or work from home. This is because companies now have reasons to loosen their reins on workers. According to a February 2015 study [http://qje.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/02/08/qje.qju032.abstract] published in Oxford Journals, working from home lead to a 13% performance increase. The study's experiment was carried out on Ctrip, a 16,000-employee Chinese travel ag

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