Q&A: Preventive Suspension and Immediate Resignation

From time to time, I receive inquiries regarding employment issues and other related concerns. I try to answer them within a reasonable time and will post some of them here to help out others who may have the same question. Here is one from L. What if the employee is under preventive suspension, and he wants […]
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The Psychology of Human Resources

I’ve been working in the Human Resources field for over 20 years already, and there’s always one question that’s asked of me at least once by new acquaintances.  Once they find out what I do, the inevitable happens: By the way, this is a semi-fictional discourse.  The questions and situations are real.  I just had to spruce up […]
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My Kitchen Adventures

In my early years, I used to watch my mother bake different cakes and pastries for special occasions at home. I always waited for that moment when I would watch how the different ingredients would be brought out and prepared before she would put them together. I remember that for the cakes and other baked […]
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New Tax Exemption Ceiling

On 12 February 2015, Philippine President Benigno S Aquino III signed into law Republic Act 10653. This amended the National Internal Revenue Code of the Philippines, effectively increasing the tax exemption allowance for other benefits (such as the 13th month pay, Christmas bonuses and other incentives) to a maximum of PhP82,000 (Eighty Two Thousand Pesos) […]
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