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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Call Center Regular Employee

The term “regular” is a classification of employment according to one’s tenure often contrasted against casual employee. According to the Labor Code of the Philippines, an employee is regular if one is has rendered at least one year of service, whether continuous or broken. An employee is also considered regular even if evinced only by […]

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 […]

APAC Customer Services

Superior Experience and Focused Attention. This sums up the benefit that its clients get in partnering with the APAC Customer Services. Established in 1973, APAC Customer Services since then stood out as one of the premium BPO provider in customer care management. APAC Customer Services relies on its broad and profound expertise to deliver a […]

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 […]

Teletech Philippines

Since telemarketing the niche service of Teletech, it provides a highly competitive financial benefits and incentive package to its sales consultants to recruit and maintain the best in the industry as well as to keep them highly motivated in selling products and services. Teletech call center continues to enlarge its customer database that included a […]

Call Center Signing Bonus

A signing bonus is an amount of money paid by an employer to a newly hired employee as bonus or incentive for joining that company. This is usually given as a token of appreciation to the employee, which forms part of the remuneration package to induce or entice an employee to join the company. A […]

JPMorgan Chase Philippines

JPMorgan Chase is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and businesses, financial transaction processing, asset and wealth management and private equity. JP Morgan Chase expanded their call center operations in the Philippines and offer various offshoring operations such as credit collection and home mortgage. JPMorgan Chase is pioneering in financial services and […]

How to Compute Back Pay in the Philippines?

What is back pay? I have thought really hard before I started writing and just trying to grasp the entire meaning of it. I have been in the BPO industry for quite some time now yet personally, I have never had any major experiences of getting a back pay due to miscalculations for my salary. […]

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 […]

Call Center Wage Hike

Philippines is the second largest call center business capital in the world today, the BPO companies knows that hiring call center agents is as easy as 123. They expect that hiring Filipinos as their agent means giving them salary not on the range of salary bracket. For instance in the provinces, many call center agent […]

Access Pointe Contact Solutions

No matter what kind of profession or industry you are looking through navigating the employment market can be difficult. Job seekers are finding hard to look for companies that matches their needs, goals and qualifications. In addition, even employers are getting a hard time finding the right person who will fit the job description and […]

Cognitif Search

Cognitif Search is business process outsourcing company specializing in the human resource recruitment and management for the contact service and business process industries. Cognitif Search Philippines provides recruitment of manpower requirements of a business process outsourcing company at all levels from the executive level, middle management, to staff level. In the world of business, knowledge […]

ePerformax Philippines

ePerformax Philippines was created through the partnership between Performance Consulting Group (PCG), an end-to-end consulting services provider on IT services, business process support, and project management in the US and Transnational Diversified Group (TDG), a Philippine-based conglomerate engaged in broad range of diverse business from ship management, logistics, investments and ICT. ePerformax Philippines started to […]

Keeping Call Center Jobs in the US

With the financial recession hitting the US in 2008 which left many Americans unemployed and whose impact continued to be felt in the US economy today, the robust call to put a halt or to regulate outsourcing in the US including call center jobs have once again been revived. American companies have been called by […]

Legal Transcription Job

Transcription essentially pertains to the process of converting verbal information into writing. This can be done by listening to recorded audio data and writing it on paper as in the case of transcribing a meeting for preparing the minutes. Thus, transcription had been conventionally done by secretaries. Transcription however is not only restricted to business […]

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 […]

Hazard Pay in the Philippines

Hazard pay is a compensation given to employees whose work is hazardous or dangerous in nature or report for work in stations or areas where conditions are dangerous such if there is war or active hostilities. In the Philippines, hazard pay is provided by law to military and police officers (for their vulnerability to physical […]