March 26, 2013
Every year, it is estimated that more than a million Filipinos leave to work abroad, or around 4,500 Filipinos every day.
Data from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) shows that roughly 9.5 million to 12.5 million Filipinos currently work or reside abroad. This translates to around 10-11% of the total Philippine population.
December 20, 2011
A bill banning public and private hospitals in the Philippines from requiring the payment of “training fees” from nurses have been approved by the House of Representatives on December 17.
If approved into law, the bill would make illegal the policy of hospitals of collecting fees in exchange for providing nurses with work experience.
June 25, 2010
Those planning to take the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam but are deterred by the high cost can now take it at a much lower cost, thanks to the CFA Philippines Scholarship Program.
February 10, 2010
Saw an interesting but frightening news article at the Asian Wall Street Journal the other day. I had the printed version but I can’t find the online version of the article so I’ll just explain it here.
Basically, the Asian Wall Street Journal is saying that based on their research, it might take at least seven (7) years before job losses due to the economic recession will recover. This is based on the experience of the global economy in past recessions.
January 18, 2010
Leading internet job portal site JobStreet.com recently partnered with PinoyMoneyTalk.com in delivering a listing of finance and accounting-related jobs to applicants.
PMT’s Finance Jobs page contains updated and real-time list of jobs in the fields of Audit and Taxation, Banking, Finance, Investment, and General and Cost Accounting, among others — directly taken from JobStreet’s official database.
If you’re a fresh grad looking to work for the first time or an experienced worker thinking of shifting to a new job, head over to PMT’s Finance Jobs page to search and apply for jobs that might fit you.
July 1, 2009
The CFA Society of the Philippines is offering scholarships for the December 2009 Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level I examination.
Read below for details on how to apply for the scholarship.
February 8, 2009
At a time when job cuts are happening at an uncontrollable rate around the world, Filipinos apparently still have something to be glad about. A recent study by recruitment specialist Antal International showed that the Philippines is currently one of the countries with the highest hiring rates around the world.
July 9, 2008
Planning to take up Nursing so you can earn a lot when you practice the profession outside of the Philippines?
Think again, because if the decreasing demand for Filipino nurses continues, you may not be able to work abroad anymore.
May 31, 2008
Here’s a list of jobs in the US with surprisingly high salaries, according to Forbes Magazine.
Is it now time for you to shift careers?
April 26, 2008
Most recent graduates are probably happy that school has come to an end but when the graduation rites are over, the reality starts to kick in. Getting a job in this country is not easy.
In January this year, the Philippines recorded a high 7.4% unemployment rate, according to the National Statistics Office. Although this was already a 0.4% nominal improvement from last year, it still translates to more than 2.7 million FIlipinos out of work.
But this does not mean jobs are not really available. In fact, more than 3,000 jobs in foreign-owned firms in the country are up for grabs in a two-day employment expo at the Glorietta Activity Center in Ayala, Makati.