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Hundreds of Boracay hotel workers may lose jobs with shutdown

MANILA – Hundreds of hotel workers in Boracay could lose their jobs with the six-month closure of the island that starts on April 26, one industry group said. Twelve “large” hotels may lay off at least 50 workers each, mostly ...

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Jobs: AI helps sort best performing, problem employees

MANILA – Technology entrepreneur Kathleen Yu turned a rejected thesis and $ 500 in seed funding into an artificial intelligence platform that helps employers identify the best possible new hire. Rumarocket combines human intelligence and machine learning to understand the ...

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Artificial intelligence threat on BPO jobs need urgent action: Sen Aquino

MANILA – The government has to move with “urgency” to protect the 1.4 million Filipinos working in the business process outsourcing industry who might be displaced by the industry’s shift to artificial intelligence, a lawmaker said. Possible job losses “might ...

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Survey: More jobs expected in 2018

A robust job market ahead for the Philippines as more companies seek to expand their work force. This, according to a survey conducted by online job portal Jobstreet. The same study, however, shows job seekers are less optimistic in finding ...

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Labor dept to give temporary jobs to fire-hit NCCC Mall workers

The fire at NCCC mall in Davao City on Dec. 23 killed 38 people. Manman Dejeto, ABS-CBN News/file photo MANILA – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will provide temporary jobs to thousands of workers displaced by the deadly ...

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Social enterprise matches displaced, jobless mothers with household cleaning jobs

MANILA – This social enterprise is helping poor mothers earn a living by matching them with households who are in need of cleaning services. With Happy Helpers, beneficiaries can earn from cleaning homes for five to six hours a day, ...

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Lopez: $6B Japanese investment pledges to create 500,000 jobs

MANILA – Investment pledges from Japan worth $ 6 billion are expected to generate at least 500,000 jobs in the Philippines, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said on Wednesday. “We had a successful visit, bringing home about $ 6 billion of ...

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EU seeks more protection for Uber-style jobs

BRUSSELS – The European Commission wants more social protection and rights for casual workers, such as those in the “gig economy,” and others with non-standard contracts to try to tackle growing social inequality. The Commission’s consultation document on these plans, ...

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Negros Occidental social enterprise helps out-of-school youth find jobs

[embedded content] A social enterprise in Negros Occidental is helping curb unemployment by training out-of-school youth to help them find jobs. Bagosphere, which began in the city of Bagos in 2011, provides “short, immersive programs” that are closely linked to ...

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'Dutertenomics' to create 2 million jobs annually: budget chief

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte’s P8-trillion infrastructure program will create a shortage in labor that might require bringing home overseas Filipinos or importing workers, one of his economic managers said Thursday. The 75 projects under the President’s “build build build” ...

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