Employment – International

World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2020

Published by rudy Date posted on January 22, 2020

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World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2020 – The report in short

Published by rudy Date posted on January 21, 2020

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Update to rules that deter discrimination against Singaporeans in hiring practices

Published by rudy Date posted on January 2, 2020

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Our story, your story

Published by rudy Date posted on October 4, 2019

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Engineer, construction worker vacancies in-demand but hard to fill: DOLE

Published by rudy Date posted on April 6, 2019

by Michael Joe Delizo, ABS-CBN News, Apr 06 2019 MANILA – For the past 5 years, Alan Petil, 36, has been working as a construction worker, enduring the Philippines’ intense outdoor heat and humidity. He earns roughly P4,000 a week depending on a project, which is relatively small for someone on a tough job with…

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World Bank warns brewing trade storm jeopardizes global economy

Published by rudy Date posted on January 9, 2019

By Heather SCOTT, Jan 9, 2019 Trade conflict between the world’s two largest economic powers already is inflicting collateral damage and threatens to do yet more harm to the global economy, the World Bank warned Tuesday.

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Is employment globalizing?

Published by rudy Date posted on September 15, 2018

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The next cycle crisis has begun

Published by rudy Date posted on August 15, 2018

By John Mangun, Business Mirror, Aug 15, 2018 Earthquakes can create disasters, which have plagued civilizations from earliest times. The first recorded tremor happened in 1831 BC in China’s Shandong province.

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There are now more job openings than workers to fill them

Published by rudy Date posted on June 5, 2018

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11 countries where you’re most likely to get a job in 2017

Published by rudy Date posted on March 27, 2017

by Lianna Brinded, Mar 27, 2017 Companies across the globe are starting to ramp up their hiring after a year of political uncertainty and upheaval. Over the last year, Britain voted to leave the European Union, Donald Trump became the new US President, and populism has been spreading across Europe. It has caused great uncertainty…

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The global economy is picking up. Now we must focus on making it inclusive, says IMF

Published by rudy Date posted on January 16, 2017

Written by Maurice Obstfeld, Jan. 16, 2017 An accumulation of recent data suggests that the global economic landscape started to shift in the second half of 2016. Developments since last summer indicate somewhat greater growth momentum coming into the new year in a number of important economies. Our earlier projection, that world growth will pick…

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What new jobs will exist in 2035?

Published by rudy Date posted on February 29, 2016

Written by Joe Myers, 29 February 2016, https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/02/these-scientists-have-predicted-which-jobs-will-be-human-only-in-2035?utm_content=buffer71981&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer By 2035, workplace changes will see us looking for jobs as remote pilots or online chaperones.

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National trade union conference calls for employment security and constructive industrial relations

Published by rudy Date posted on July 1, 2015

29 June 2015, Manila –Some 100 union leaders (40% women), representing 18 national labor federations and 30 enterprise-based unions participated in the two-day national conference on employment security and constructive industrial relations. Supported by the Japan International Labor Foundation (JILAF), the two-day program aimed to contribute to the promotion of equitable growth and decent work…

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Who is the world’s biggest employer?

Published by rudy Date posted on June 22, 2015

It’s often said that Indian Railways is the largest employer of people in the world, and if not Indian Railways, then the UK’s National Health Service.

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Global jobs challenge top of G20’s priorities

Published by rudy Date posted on November 16, 2014

Leaders’ Summit marked by concern that economies might continue to suffer slow growth and recognition that concerted action is needed to make progress on jobs which remain at the centre of public concern.

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ASEAN job agreements shun newbie architects, engineers

Published by rudy Date posted on October 29, 2014

More than 5 years of experience would be required before an architect or engineer can work in other Southeast Asian countries MANILA, Philippines – Newly licensed Filipino engineers and architects need years of experience first before they could find a job in other Southeast Asian countries once the regional economic bloc integrates next year.

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Three ways to reignite U.S. job creation

Published by rudy Date posted on May 7, 2014

Small businesses and startups have historically created the bulk of America’s jobs. Here’s how to get them hiring more again. FORTUNE — Despite the strong monthly U.S. jobs report released last week, it’s likely too soon to cheer the positive numbers. In recent years, the number of jobs created has been anything but choppy; for…

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More jobs for Pinoys in South Korea eyed

Published by rudy Date posted on April 24, 2014

AFP News – This file photo shows a group of Filipino domestic workers collecting their luggage from a carousel at Manila airport, on August 15, 2006. The Philippines is to resume sending workers to Israel as …more If you’re planning to work abroad, you might want to keep an eye out for job openings in…

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Which jobs pay more overseas?

Published by rudy Date posted on March 18, 2014

MANILA – If you’re an engineer or a doctor, then your profession is among the list of highest paying jobs abroad. According to JobStreet.com’s Salary Report for Overseas Jobs, oil and gas engineers in the managerial level are the highest paid workers abroad, earning an average of P186,000 per month.

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Migrants say firms force workers out of Singapore

Published by rudy Date posted on February 16, 2014

SINGAPORE — Bapari Jakir’s employers wanted to see him off the job, but the welder was heavily in debt and didn’t want to go back to Bangladesh. So, he says, they encouraged him to leave — by hiring a company whose thugs held him captive in a room, holding a knife to his throat.

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Singapore opens doors to Pinoy construction workers

Published by rudy Date posted on February 6, 2014

MANILA – Construction workers are in high demand in Singapore amid a construction boom in the city state. A Singapore-based building and construction company has already set up a training center in the Philippines to help fill the 200 construction jobs needed every month.

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POEA: More Pinoys seeking jobs abroad

Published by rudy Date posted on January 23, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – Almost immediately after coming home from the United Arab Emirates, OFW Rey Salarda is already applying for another job abroad. “Yung kikitain mo kasi doon talagang hindi mo makukumpara dito, mas malaki,” he said.

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Weak economic recovery does not extend to jobs

Published by rudy Date posted on January 22, 2014

Global labour markets still stalled despite slow economic recovery, according to the ILO’s Global Employment Trends 2014 report, which calls for an urgent switch to more employment-friendly policies.

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14,000 jobs up for grabs in Canada

Published by rudy Date posted on October 17, 2013

MANILA – Thousands of jobs are waiting for Filipino workers in Canada. Among the jobs up for grabs are for engineers, architects, teachers, and healthcare professionals.

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Canada hiring more Filipinos to fill out 14,000 job vacancies

Published by rudy Date posted on October 8, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – Job opportunities await many Filipinos planning to work in Canada with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Canadian government.

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9,000 jobs for Filipinos open in Russia

Published by rudy Date posted on August 9, 2013

A MEMBER of the Legislative Council of St. Petersburg, Russia urged Filipinos to seek employment in their place as there are more than 8,000 vacancies for those in the medical field and around 1,000 in the construction and social sectors.

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DOLE to undocumented workers: Take advantage of Saudi job openings

Published by rudy Date posted on August 1, 2013

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz urged undocumented Filipino workers in Saudi Arabia to take advantage of job openings as more companies are seeking to hire workers, especially in Jeddah.

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P680-B Brunei projects to generate jobs for Filipinos

Published by rudy Date posted on July 8, 2013

More jobs in Brunei for Filipinos are anticipated as four major projects that have a combined investment cost of more than Brunei 20 billion (about P680 billion) are currently being pushed in that country.

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World growth still too slow to generate jobs: IMF official

Published by rudy Date posted on May 1, 2013

NEW DELHI – The world economy is still not growing fast enough to generate jobs for tens of millions who have become unemployed but it is strengthening gradually, a top International Monetary Fund official said Wednesday.

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Building on ‘BRICS’: The next emerging economies

Published by rudy Date posted on March 27, 2013

(CNN) — As leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa convene in Durban, the term “BRICS” used to describe these rapidly growing economies is so last year; today everyone is talking about the “CIVETS.”

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