Philippines Laws on Call Center

General laws relating to labor is basically contained on the Philippine labor code. There are particular provisions that generally refer to labor which applies to the call center industry such as employment of night workers, mandatory deductions and health guidelines, rights of women, provisions on overtime work and holidays, night work schedules, penalties or erring […]

ICT Group

The ICT Group had more than 15000 employees in more than 50 delivery centers across the world that mostly in financial and insurance institutions, telco, healthcare services, IT companies and government. The financial crisis of 2008 that beleaguered the world economy took its toll of ICT Group as the company began shutting down its delivery […]

BPO Hubs in the Philippines

In Philippines, the call centers or call centre in fact started as a plain provider of email response and managing services. As time pass by, the call center industry comprises 80% of the outsourcing industry in the Philippines. Among the client of the call center is the United States market, which occupies the 80% services […]

How to file a Complaint in DOLE?

Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is the government agency that generally regulates all issues, matters and policies related to labor and employment. When filing a complaint relating to labor, there is a particular agency under DOLE that especially handles complaints. This is the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC), a quasi-judicial agency mandated to arbitrate […]

Growth of Philippine Call Centers

Over the last two decades, the Philippines had become a popular destination for business process outsourcing chief of them, the contact center industry. The BPO industry is considered as the fastest growing industry in the Philippines that generate revenues of over 10 billion US dollars. The greater part of this amount is attributed to call […]

Provincial Call Centers

The boom in the call center industry is felt not only in the metropolis but also in the provinces as many call center companies start sprouting in provinces especially in Freeport zones. The boom of call centers can primarily be attributed as a cost saving measure for companies abroad. Many call centers moved to countries […]

Backpay for AWOL

Backpay pertains to the past salaries and benefits to which an employee is entitled because the employee had actually worked for it or has rendered service to the company. The benefits many include bonuses, increments and overtime that an employee has already earned. AWOL (absence without leave) employees or employees who got absent without proper […]

How to get to AMDATEX Makati?

Question: How to get to AMDATEX Makati? Answer: American Data Exchange Corporation has a satellite call center office located in Philippine AXA Life Centre, along Buendia ave., Makati City. Residents from Manila and nearby areas can easily get to ADEC Solutions Makati via LRT ride to Buendia station; then take a jeepney/bus ride going Ayala/Makati; […]

PIASI Philippines

Philippine Interactive Audiotext Services, Inc. or PIASI is a business process solutions company whose trademark expertise is finding ways to transform a company’s business without changing or compromising the identity of the organization. PIASI Philippines is especially known as the pioneer visa outsource service provider in the Philippines helping foreign corporations set up visa applications […]

PAF Finance Center

The PAF (Philippine Air force) Finance Center is a unit under the Philippine Air Force created to provide financial services to its members. The PAF Finance Center was established on Oct 1973 in pursuant to General Order Nr 130 initially as a provisional unit. It is headed by the Commanding General whereas Comptrollership pertains to […]

Does Job Security Still Exist?

Years ago, our parents and grandparents found stable jobs, worked continuously for 20 or so years, and retired at the ripe old age of 60. Employees only needed to work diligently and they were assured of tenure. Meanwhile, employers didn’t have to worry too much about employee turnover because most of their people were very […]

Aegis Philippines

Aegis PeopleSupport resulted from the merger of two business processing companies in October 2008, namely Aegis and PeopleSupport. Aegis, a company founded 3 decades ago was an international business services and consultancy company that provide enhanced consumer experiences to different international brands. PeopleSupport on the other hand was founded 1998, with the development of online […]

Philippines vs India Call Centers

The two contenders for offshore outsourcing are India and Philippines. While both countries have their own current niches in the type of business processes that are outsourced, the Philippines remains as one a top destination for the contact center BPO? Why is this so? While India had been a center for outsourcing for many years, […]

Non-Voice BPO Training

Non-voice business processes generally pertain to a wide range of services which included financial accounting support services, IT programming and software development, multimedia development including animation, engineering and design services , transcription (medical and legal transcription), and even writing services. However with the inclusion of the term “non voice”, this term may specifically pertain to […]

Mirof Philippines

Mirof Philippines is a staffing and recruiting firm, which was started in the year 2001. Even the company just started its operation more then 10 years ago, no doubt that it continuously grows and expands its operation. The proof of this expansion is their extension to different locations around the Philippines. Mirof Philippines has already […]

Dressing Up In Call Centers

Most call center companies do not impose a dress code. However some companies try to put up a dress code in order to maintain a business ambiance in the office. However, there are usually no prescribed uniforms that employees must wear. In most instances, employees and agents are ask to wear casual attire which they […]

Night Differential for Call Centers

Night Differential is an additional amount paid to an employee who works at night between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. This pay is compulsory as provided by the Labor Code of Philippines. Article 86 of the Labor Code stipulates that “every employee is entitled to a night shift differential or night shift pay of not […]

Convergys Philippines

With over 30 years of experience on its sleeve, Convergys rises as the top company in the world that specializes in customer management. Convergys Philippines is inimitably focused on aiding companies and innovating ways to increase the merits of their customer relationships and convey reliable customer experiences in multi-channels across the globe. With over 70,000 […]

NCO Group Call Center

Headquartered in Horsham USA and with over 80 years of business experience, NCO Group is an international leader in providing business process outsourcing services specializing in on receivable management, customer relationship management and other support office services. NCO Group call center operates in over 100 locations in 11 countries across the world including the US, […]

Call Center Agent Retention

Call center agent retention is very important issue in a company. While there may be a steady supply of call center employees available in the market, a high turn over rate in a company is inefficient and costly. It is inefficient because an unstable roster of agents can be damaging to the company. It is […]