CIRCULAR NO. : 2024 – 013 – PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATIONS NO. 465-479 DECLARING SPECIAL NON-WORKING HOLIDAYS IN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE COUNTRY

CIRCULAR NO. : 2024 – 013 TO   : PMAP MEMBERS DATE   : 21 February 2024 SUBJECT   : PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATIONS NO. 465-479 DECLARING SPECIAL NON-WORKING HOLIDAYS IN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE COUNTRY Dear PMAPer, The Office of the President recently released the following proclamations declaring special non-working holidays in their corresponding cities and municipalities […]

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CIRCULAR NO. : 2024 – 012 – BIR REVENUE MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR 27-2024, UPDATED CHECKLIST OF DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS FOR BIR REGISTRATION-RELATED FRONTLINE SERVICES

CIRCULAR NO. : 2024 – 012 TO   : PMAP MEMBERS DATE   : 21 February 2024 SUBJECT   : BIR REVENUE MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR 27-2024, UPDATED CHECKLIST OF DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS FOR BIR REGISTRATION-RELATED FRONTLINE SERVICES Dear PMAPer, The Bureau of Internal Revenue released RMC 27-2024 which prescribes the updated checklist of documentary requirements for registration-related […]

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CIRCULAR NO. : 2024 – 005 – PAG-IBIG ADVISORY ON MEMBER’S CONTRIBUTION INCREASE TO TAKE EFFECT THIS YEAR

CIRCULAR NO. : 2024 – 005 TO   : PMAP MEMBERS DATE   : 15 January 2024 SUBJECT   : PAG-IBIG ADVISORY ON MEMBER’S CONTRIBUTION INCREASE TO TAKE EFFECT THIS YEAR Dear PMAPer, The country’s state-run thrift bank, Pag-IBIG or HDMF, has officially announced a substantial increase in the contributions made by its members. Employee […]

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CIRCULAR NO. : 2024 – 004 – PHILHEALTH ADVISORY ON 5% PREMIUM CONTRIBUTION HIKE TO TAKE EFFECT THIS YEAR

CIRCULAR NO. : 2024 – 004 TO   : PMAP MEMBERS DATE   : 12 January 2024 SUBJECT   : PHILHEALTH ADVISORY ON 5% PREMIUM CONTRIBUTION HIKE TO TAKE EFFECT THIS YEAR Dear PMAPer, The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) has confirmed that the anticipated 5% premium contribution hike for all direct contributors shall take effect […]

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Chinabank is 2023 Employer of the Year

Chinabank was named as the 2023 Employer of the Year in the Philippines by the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP). The only bank to win this coveted award in the last 30 years, Chinabank was recognized during the 60th PMAP Annual Conference Awards Night on October 26, 2023 at the Waterfront Hotel in […]

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CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 080 – ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 12, s. 2023 FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT, AUTHORIZING THE GRANT OF SERVICE RECOGNITION INCENTIVE TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023

CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 080 TO   : PMAP MEMBERS DATE   : 18 December 2023 SUBJECT   : ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 12, s. 2023 FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT, AUTHORIZING THE GRANT OF SERVICE RECOGNITION INCENTIVE TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023 Dear PMAPer, The following Administrative Order No. 12, series […]

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CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 079 – PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION No. 425, s. 2023 DECLARING DECEMBER 26, 2023 AS SPECIAL NON-WORKING DAY

CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 079 TO   : PMAP MEMBERS DATE   : 13 December 2023 SUBJECT   : PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION No. 425, s. 2023 DECLARING DECEMBER 26, 2023 AS SPECIAL NON-WORKING DAY Dear PMAPer, The following Proclamation No. 425, series of 2023 released by the Office of the President, contains information on President […]

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Killer job interview questions as a tiebreaker

In The Workplace By Rey Elbo I’m the vice-president for operations of a major company now looking to hire a department manager. After a series of interviews and tests, we’ve identified two candidates in our shortlist. Their similarities and differences are almost equal. To break the tie, we plan to do one final interview for each. […]

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CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 070 – PMAP By laws Revision

Dear PMAP members, During the September board meeting, Secretary Lily Quintans proposed that the PMAP membership categories be limited to A. Charter, B. Corporate, C. Chapter and D. Individual.  The Advocate membership classification will be abolished. Under the by laws, an advocate is any individual or institution which registers itself formally to avail of specific […]

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PMAP, FEU Academy team up for HRM program

Last Oct. 19, the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) and Far Eastern University (FEU) teamed up in a collaborative effort to advance education and professional development in the field of Human Resource Management. A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed, solidifying the commitment of both organizations to work together on future initiatives and […]

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CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 067 – DOLE Labor Advisory No. 2023-0024 PAYMENT OF WAGES FOR SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS ON OCTOBER 30, 2023, NOVEMBER 1 & 2, AND REGULAR HOLIDAY ON NOVEMBER 27, 2023

CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 067 TO   : PMAP MEMBERS DATE   : 18 October 2023 SUBJECT   : DOLE Labor Advisory No. 2023-0024 PAYMENT OF WAGES FOR SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS ON OCTOBER 30, 2023, NOVEMBER 1 & 2, AND REGULAR HOLIDAY ON NOVEMBER 27, 2023 Dear PMAPer, The following Labor Advisory released by […]

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CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 066 – PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION No. 368 s. 2023 DECLARING THE REGULAR HOLIDAYS AND SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS FOR THE YEAR 2024

CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 066 TO   : PMAP MEMBERS DATE   : 16 October 2023 SUBJECT   : PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION No. 368 s. 2023 DECLARING THE REGULAR HOLIDAYS AND SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS FOR THE YEAR 2024 Dear PMAPer, The following Proclamation No. 368, series of 2023 released by the Office of the President, […]

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CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 064 – PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION No. 359, s. 2023 DECLARING OCTOBER 30, 2023 AS SPECIAL NON-WORKING DAY

CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 064 TO   : PMAP MEMBERS DATE   : 11 October 2023 SUBJECT   : PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION No. 359, s. 2023 DECLARING OCTOBER 30, 2023 AS SPECIAL NON-WORKING DAY Dear PMAPer, The following Proclamation No. 359, series of 2023 released by the Office of the President, contains information on President […]

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CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 062 – PHILHEALTH PUBLIC NOTICE ON THE CORPORATION’S CYBERATTACK INCIDENT FROM MEDUSA RANSOMWARE

CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 062 TO   : PMAP MEMBERS DATE   : 02 October 2023 SUBJECT   : PHILHEALTH PUBLIC NOTICE ON THE CORPORATION’S CYBERATTACK INCIDENT FROM MEDUSA RANSOMWARE Dear PMAPer, The People Management Association of the Philippines, in coordination with PhilHealth, encourages its members to check on their accounts with PhilHealth and […]

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CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 059 – GUIDELINES ON MINIMUM PUBLIC HEALTH STANDARDS IN WORKPLACES RELATIVE TO THE LIFTING OF THE STATE OF PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY DUE TO COVID-19

CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 059 TO   : PMAP MEMBERS DATE   : 22 September 2023 SUBJECT   : GUIDELINES ON MINIMUM PUBLIC HEALTH STANDARDS IN WORKPLACES RELATIVE TO THE LIFTING OF THE STATE OF PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY DUE TO COVID-19 Dear PMAPer, The following Labor Advisory contains information on the guidelines on minimum […]

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CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 053 – SUSPENSION OF WORK IN GOVERNMENT OFFICES AND CLASSES IN NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION ON 01 SEPTEMBER 2023

CIRCULAR NO. : 2023 – 053 TO   : PMAP MEMBERS DATE   : 31 August 2023 SUBJECT   : MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR ON THE SUSPENSION OF WORK IN GOVERNMENT OFFICES AND CLASSES IN NCR ON 01 SEPTEMBER 2023 DUE TO SUPER TYPHOON “GORING” AND “HANNA” Dear PMAPer, The following Memorandum Circular No. 30, series of […]

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Shaping Better Communities in the Workplace: A Collaborative Journey by Juan Miguel G. De Veyra

The PMAP’s Center for Research and Publications, in partnership with O.C. Tanner, is dedicated to enhancing organizational excellence and improving the employee experience through community and recognition. Recently, Ms. Meghan Stettler, Director of O.C. Tanner Institute, led an insightful session emphasizing the importance of fostering connections among employees through consistent and authentic recognition practices. Ms. […]

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Quick Engagement Committee (EC) Pulse Survey

Dear Valued PMAP Members, Warm greetings from PMAP’s Engagement Committee! We are currently undertaking this survey entitled “Membership Engagement” for us to serve you better, as well as understand what your challenges and priorities are. Your voluntary feedback is important to us. Please note that respondent and company names will be kept confidential and aggregate […]

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PMAP-LPRIR Committee’s February IR Kapihan Turning the Tables for 2023

Dear PMAPer, The following article contains information on the recently concluded IR Kapihan spearheaded by PMAP’s Labor Policy Reforms and Industrial Relations Committee anchored on the theme “What Awaits for the Philippines: Country’s Economic Outlook for 2023.” The successful event featured a discussion on the country’s current economic projections, challenges, and opportunities, led by Dr. Jan Carlo […]

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PMAP Bicol Courtesy Visits – DOT, DENR and DPWH ROV

Courtesy Visit to RD HERBIE B. AGUAS Regional Director DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM – Region V Courtesy Visit to RD FRANCISCO E. MILLA, JR. CESO III Regional Director DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES – Region V February 7, 2023 Courtesy Visit to RD VIRGILIO C. EDUARTE, CESO III Regional Director DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS – Region […]

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PMAP Bicol – Jan 19 Event – Documentation ~ Thank you very much to all Participants, Guests, Sponsors and Stakeholders

Honorable Atty. EDCEL GRECO A.B. LAGMAN – Governor, Province of Albay; and TUV Nord Philippines  as our  Platinum Prestige Sponsors  and Department of Tourism Regional Office No. V thru RD Herbie Aguas as our Silver Advantage Sponsor        1st Live Learning Session and General Membership Meeting January 19, 2023 Thursday at the Bicol University Amphitheater, Legazpi City […]

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PMAP 10th Makatao Awards Press Release

All awardees pose for a photo in the 10th Makatao Awards for Media Excellence and Media Summit Plenary Roundtable Discussion during the Media Summit PMAP continues to honor the Media at the 10th Makatao Awards for Media Excellence and Media Summit Mandaluyong, Philippines, December 2022 — Finally, after two years of hiatus brought about by […]

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House of Representatives’ Committee on Labor and Employment conducts the deliberation

JUST EARLIER: House of Representatives’ Committee on Labor and Employment conducts the deliberation on HB 20, HB 1680, HB 4651, and HB 5156 – seeking to provide a Revised National Apprenticeship Program. Deliberation is headed by Committee Chair Hon. Juan Fidel Felipe F. Nograles. PMAP was represented by members of the LPRIR Committee: Atty. Noel […]

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INQlusive Webinar Series: The New World of Work

Employees are now continually connected with the company through technology. This has blurred the line between company time and personal time, resulting in a workforce where stress, disengagement and burnout are prevalent. For the third part of “The New World of Work” series, the discussion will focus on what companies can do to create a […]

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#ACHighlights – Plenary Roundtable 3

The Business Case for Leveraging on Filipino Values: Embedding Malasakit in the Flow of Work and Life. For our last plenary roundtable discussion, our panelists shared with us the importance of integrating Filipino values in leading their companies. For some, the practice of “Malasakit” may come as an added burden but for Filipinos, this is […]

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59th Annual Conference is the Concurrent Sessions

HAPPENING NOW: One of the most essential parts of our 59th Annual Conference is the Concurrent Sessions where there are different topics revolving around our conference’s theme- Co-Regeneration. In total, we have 28 concurrent sessions emphasizing new knowledge to be learned by this year’s participants. #PMAP2022 #59thAC #CoRegeneration #HR Views: 592 […]

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#ACHighlights – Plenary Session Day 2

ACHighlights To open day 2 of our 59th PMAP Annual Conference, we go to our first plenary session for this day. We have Chris Cooper the Chief Revenue Officer of LiveHire. Mr. Cooper focused on how to build a sustainable talent community for your company. He further emphasized his point that your approach to finding […]

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AC Highlights – Plenary Session 1

Panelists in the first plenary session emphasized that strong leadership, teamwork, having a clear company vision, essence, and valuing human assets are key to building organizational agility. Having these key elements will help your organization survive no matter how difficult the circumstances are. These salient points were shared by Laurenti M. Dyogi, the Head of […]

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AC Ideas: 59th PMAP Annual Conference

#ACIdeas: 59th PMAP Annual Conference The new reality poses a herculean challenge of rebuilding institutions and strengthening lives in collaboration with greater humanity. What policy actions are needed to build and support new ways of being, thinking, and doing to ensure a just, equitable, progressive, and sustainable society? #PMAP2022 #59thAC #CoRegeneration #HR Views: 886 […]

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#ACHighlights

Increase investment in TVET, review policies and implementation of enterprise modalities and apprenticeship programs, operationalize the Philippine Qualificatiions Framework, and continue collaboration with national priority industry/sectors and international development partners are the ways forward underscored by Atty. Benedicto Ernesto Bitonio Jr., Undersecretary for Labor Relations, Policy and International Cluster of the Department of Labor and […]

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PMAP through its Center for Research and Publication is one of the alliance partners of the USAID-Unilab Foundation

PMAP through its Center for Research and Publication is one of the alliance partners of the USAID-Unilab Foundation in pushing the national discourse and policies on strategic human resources for the Philippines to shape businesses to be more internationally competitive and enable the workforce to thrive in the industry 4.0. PMAP will lead the setting […]

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2nd PMAP Research Conference

The People Management Association of the Philippines, through its Research Committee, recently held its 2nd Research Conference with a distinct focus on developing people, systems, and technology towards workplaces that are more evidence-based and data-driven. Our keynote speaker, plenary speakers, and presenters eagerly presented their findings on better people management. Our current objective is to […]

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Neltex – Successful Supervision Workshop

The Asian Institute of Human Resource Management (AIHRM), the training arm of PMAP, is proud to be part of NELTEX’s continuous journey in developing their leaders as it celebrates its 65th year of providing quality products and service to the nation. Neltex Chief Financial Officer MJ Sy graced the 1-day in-person “Successful Supervision Workshop” attended by […]

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PMAP GUESTING AT DZMM – GOOD JOB SEGMENT

PMAP GUESTING AT DZMM – GOOD JOB SEGMENT ATM: PMAP GUESTING AT DZMM – GOOD JOB SEGMENT The People Management Association of the Philippines’ Academe – Industry Committee Representative Thelma Meneses, and Trustee Mark Hernandez discuss how can fresh graduates secure jobs (e. g. tips on resumes) that are in line with the demands of […]

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People Manager Magazine – February 2020

People Manager Magazine – February 2020 Here’s a glimpse of PMAP’s printed People Manager magazine for February.We will be distributing copies during our 654th General Membership Meeting on March 25, 2020 at Fairmont Hotel, Makati City. See you there!#PMAP2020 #PeopleManager #PM2020 #GMM Views: 546

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HR In The Philippines During The COVID-19 Pandemic

In the Philippines, to reduce the impact of COVID-19 outbreak on businesses, workers, customers and general stakeholders, HR leaders and employers have made tremendous efforts to mitigate the circumstances. Various companies have updated their risk management plans to address the specific exposure, identified sources of exposure and means of transmissions. Employers have taken careful steps […]

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Salary And Benefits Benchmarking Learning Session 2020

Salary and Benefits Benchmarking Learning Session 2020 Salary and Benefits Benchmarking Learning Session 2020 Select people managers from various companies, and industries gathered to attend the salary and benefits benchmarking session facilitated by Mr. Bobby Marquez, Lead Consultant of the research. Highlighted points include the merits of the objectivity of the benchmarking process in rationalizing […]

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PMAP’S Academe-Industry Committee

PMAP’s Academe-Industry Committee In its thrust to advance sound people management, PMAP’s Academe-Industry Committee convened and shared insights on how the strategic position of human resources may be leveraged to strengthen the employability skills of our talents today and prepare them for the jobs of the future. Zeroing in on the interconnection between the subject […]

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People Manager Magazine 2020

The People Manager magazine digital is back! And we love our theme this year “People Inspired, Heart Driven, Tech Enabled Organizations.” And the team behind the People Manager Magazine headed by Boris Joaquin is committed to bring you practical and useful content. Expect our content to be more focused on the growth and development of […]

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2019 ECCP Women In Business Forum

Men, time to feed the baby By: Annelle Tayao-Juego – Reporter PMAP executive director Rene Gener with Julia Abad, executive director of PBCWE Or just do more at home. According to Rene Gener, executive director of the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP), a family-responsive workplace and a cultural paradigm shift on sharing household […]

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IR Consultation Session

PMAP conducted an IR Consultation Session on the recently signed Social Security Act & Expanded Maternity Leave Law last March 20 at the Quisimbing Torres Law Office in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Present during this consultation were top SSS officials and DOLE Bureau of Working Conditions Director Ma. Teresita Cucueco together with PMAP LPRIR Committee […]

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PMAP Baguio Chapter

PMAP Baguio Chapter conducted a learning session and induction of officers last March 21 at Sitel Philippines office in SM Baguio. PMAP National President Gerry Plana inducted the chapter officers led by President Ric Bayao of Moog Controls Corporation. Also present during this event was PMAP National Past President and Congressman Mark Go, DPM Views: […]

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PMAP Tarlac Chapter

PMAP Tarlac Chapter conducted its Induction of Officers and Learning Session last March 20 at La Maja Rica Hotel, Tarlac City. Pres. Gerry Plana gave a learning session on Good Practices in Leading People and inducted the chapter officers led by Chapter President Bebet M. Reyes, AFPM. Views: 485 […]

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2019 Go Up Forum

Part 1 of our Go Up (Government Updates) Forum: DOLE Bureau of Working Conditions Director Teresita Cucueco discussing Department Order 198-18. Part 2 of PMAP’s Go Up (Government Updates) Forum: Mr. Fernan Nicholas, Head of Member Relations of the Social Security System (SSS) discusses the Social Security Act of 2018. Part 3 of PMAP’s Go Up Forum: Mr. […]

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7th Bulacan Youth Summit

The 7th Bulacan Youth Summit was organized by the Junior PMAP Bulacan Federation, in partnership with PMAP Bulacan and the Provincial Government of Bulacan. This event was held last March 15, 2019 at the Hiyas ng Bulacan Convention Center, Malolos, Bulacan. Views: 472 […]

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