HR Tech Strategy Meeting Philippines 2023: Aboitiz Equity Ventures’ Ruby Jaucian on HR’s Evolving Role in Business in the New World of Work

Ruby Jaucian, FVP Transformation at Aboitiz Equity Ventures, is a seasoned leader with more than twenty years of professional experience in the areas of Human Resources, IT, and Research. Having accumulated many years of professional experience, she has undoubtedly observed changes in the business landscape and the way we approach HR.  At the beginning of […]

Harnessing HR Technology to Drive DEI Efforts in the Modern Workplace

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) have become essential pillars for organizations striving to foster an environment where every individual can thrive. Organizations today recognize the importance of DEI, turning to cutting-edge HR technology solutions to drive meaningful change and bolster efforts. RedThread Research revealed that there’s a remarkable 87% growth in the market for DEI […]

The Power of HR Automation: Streamlining Processes and Improving Efficiency in Human Resources

HR department serves as the lifeblood of any organization, giving essential resources and ensuring that the company is functioning well. However, it can become strained under inefficient processes and outdated practices. Enter HR automation— an innovative tech solution that utilizes software to streamline and automate menial tasks, minimizing the need for manual intervention. By harnessing […]

The Importance of Reskilling and Upskilling in Building a Future-Ready Workforce

Technological advancement transformed various industries which shifted the market dynamics, making organizations prioritize the development of a future-ready workforce. This fast-paced and ever-evolving business landscape made reskilling and upskilling more evident. Reskilling and upskilling are two distinct approaches to developing employees’ skills and knowledge, but they have different focuses and objectives: Reskilling This refers to […]

Balancing Technology and Wellbeing in the Workplace

During the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, digital well-being became a hot topic in the workplace, especially for people who moved to a remote work setup, where the boundaries between work and personal life became blurred. Research indicates that individuals worldwide spend an average of 6 hours and 37 minutes per day staring at screens. […]

2023 Best Hiring Applicant Tracking Software

Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) is now being integrated into the Human Resources Management of various organizations due to its ability to streamline the entire hiring process.  The system automates the recruitment process by collecting, sorting, and screening resumes of job applicants. To assist you in selecting the best hiring ATS for your needs, we have […]

The Growing Role of AI in Employee Engagement

The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in HR is rapidly expanding, and its growth shows no signs of slowing down. For instance, AI-powered chatbots can now handle customer service inquiries, as well as complete tasks such as scheduling meetings, generating reports, and even drafting emails that were once considered solely within human capabilities. Given these […]

Philippines HR Platform, Sprout Solutions Raises $10.7 Million in Series B Funding Round

Sprout Solutions, a Philippines-based HR platform that provides digitized human resource software, has raised $10.7 million in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Cercano Management with the participation of SoftBank Ventures Asia, AFG Partners, GSR Ventures, Integra Partners, ACA Investments, and Mynavi Corporation. The company currently serves over 1,000 corporate clients […]

Samsung Bans Use of Chat GPT After Code Leak by a Staff

Samsung Electronics Corporation is banning the use of Chat GPT and other AI-generative tools after a recent “misuse” by an employee. According to Bloomberg’s report,  severe measures were taken when the company discovered an accidental leak of sensitive internal source code by an engineer who uploaded it to Chat GPT. “Samsung is working to find […]