COVID-19 has caused hiring in the country to decline by more than 50%, with more applicants vying for the same job.
The Philippine economy shrank for a third consecutive quarter, though at a slower rate compared to second quarter’s plunge of 16.5%.
The move comes as about 90,000 businesses in the country remain closed due to the COVID-19 lockdown imposed by the government.
Employees in the Philippines must be given their 13th month pay even if their companies are financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The country’s GDP is likely to return to pre-pandemic level only in 2022, the World Bank has predicted.
More micro, small and medium businesses have been forced to temporarily close in the Philippines than any other country in ASEAN.
The reopening of the economy in the Philippines has helped the country reduce its unemployment numbers.
The Philippines government has set aside 120 billion pesos for a credit guarantee programme that will help small businesses gain access to loans.
This represents the biggest slump in quarterly GDP data dating back to 1981, and plunges the Philippines into recession.
The Philippines is looking to revive its economy and job market with the launch of over 69,000 jobs across the country.
Driven by wider digital transformation initiatives taken by local enterprises, the ICT market in the Philippines is set for continued growth in 2020.
The Philippines is set to have the highest unemployment rate in Southeast Asia this year, according to the latest report.
A proposed new bill will require employers to offer work-from-home arrangements for their employees, and comes as lockdown measures continue.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warns that the aviation industry’s recovery will be long and challenging.
Four Asian countries make the International Trade Union Confederation’s list of top 10 worst countries for working people.
Businesses in South-east Asia, Australia and Newland are prioritising improving ICT and security resilience for business continuity plans.
The shutdown of businesses to help curb the outbreak of the pandemic has led to the country's highest-ever unemployment rate.
The COVID-19 recovery plan, which will cost US$493 million, looks to provide 1 million jobs in provinces and rural areas for workers.
Employees from the three Asia Pacific nations are the most optimistic in the world according to the LinkedIn Opportunity Index 2020.
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The internet giants are expected to bring some 3,800 customer support jobs in-house to its offices in Philippines, India and Mississippi at the end of 2020.
Let’s take a look back on some of the biggest news in the region that have made 2019 one of the most defining years in the employment world.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened not to renew the franchise of ABS-CBN, which will affect 10,000 to 11,000 jobs.
Technology and digitalisation will shape hiring and requirement trends across the Philippines next year, according to a new salary survey.
The country’s largest flight school is turning to females to help meet a shortage of pilots in Asia as demand soars.
The ASEAN economy ranked first in the region for its delegation of human resources management practices.
Chinese workers are in high demand in online gaming hubs in the Philippines but they could be working illegally it warns.
The issue of contractors' rights continues to stir in the Philippines, with the President blocking a bill that he once supported.
The World Health Organisation has formally labelled burnout as a medical condition, and Filipino labour advocates want change.
The labour department of the Philippines is looking to slap heftier penalties on companies found hiring illegal foreign workers.