English Proficiency in Caregiving – An Ace for Philippine Recruitment Agencies

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Caregivers are very much in demand overseas, and as with most overseas jobs, a good grasp of the English language is important. In fact, it is even more essential for caregivers because they are solely responsible for attending to the needs of patients with dire needs. These are people who may also be hard of hearing so a lack of proficiency in the language will lead to even more chances of miscommunication. This becomes a life or death situation when carers must call the Emergency hotline on behalf of their patients. English proficiency was highlighted by Dr Shereen Hussein just … Continue reading

“Do what you love. Love what you do…” and what it means to me

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I’m sure you’ve heard of this quote at least once in your life. There have been many art prints crafted around this catchy saying. The late visionary behind Apple, Steve Jobs, has always preached about the importance of doing what you love. In his commencement address at Stanford University almost a decade ago, he said: You’ve got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what … Continue reading

Social Media’s Vital Role in the Recruiting Process

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Social media’s ubiquitous influence is definitely not lost in the world of recruitment, as more and more companies look to the Internet for potential candidates. While our country still has a fair share of job fairs in universities, malls, etc. companies have embraced the efficacy and efficiency of social media. How does social media make a positive impact on recruitment? 1. Consider social media as a constant job fair online Traditional job fairs take place only during a limited amount of time (usually over a week or even just a weekend) whereas recruits are always publicly listed in social media … Continue reading