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October 2017

The “-ber” months are here; which means that Christmas is right around the corner. With an approximately 90% Christian population, 80% of whom are Catholic, it is no wonder that Christmas in the Philippines is one of the most important and widely celebrated occasions. It is also probably the world’s longest Christmas season, with festivities starting as early as September — one sees massive displays of parols and Christmas decor, hears Christmas songs playing non-stop in malls, and smells bibingka and puto bumbong being sold from sidewalk stalls.

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Safeguard and the Pambansang Bae team up to remind Filipino to wash their hands

In this year’s Global Handwashing Day celebration, Safeguard has partnered with one of the most prominent personalities in the country today to bring attention to the importance of proper and habitual handwashing. The nation’s leading soap together with the “Pambasang Bae” Alden Richards join forces to educate Filipinos on the importance of handwashing through the power of a song.

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Jobstreet holds HR Day in Radisson Blu Cebu on August 10, 2017 and attracts nearly 120 HR leaders in the Visayas region. Jobstreet Marketing Manager Eileen Go (far right) and Provincial Sales Manager Ryan Tordesillas (far left) are joined by industry leaders who led the discussions on the different generations in the workplace: (from left to right) SYKES Asia’s Senior HR Manager Mae Blanco, Nestlé Philippines’ Talent Acquisition Head Hannah De Lumen, SM Investment Corp’s VP for HR Joann Hizon, Asian Institute of Management’s Associate Professor Dynah Basuil, and Eudo Strengths-based Development’s Brian Quebengco.

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