GBP Subsidiaries earns new ISO 2015 Certifications

GLOBAL Business Power (GBP) subsidiaries, Panay Energy Development Corporation (PEDC), Panay Power Corporation (PPC) and Global Business Power Holdings, Inc. (GBHPRI) have recently been certified to the new ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System. The ISO 9001:2015 specifies quality management system requirements that highlight consistency in providing products and services […]

BagoSphere announces training scholarship program

BagoSphere, an award-winning job training provider, is pleased to announce BagoSphere Scholarship Program, a new call center training scholarship opportunity in Iloilo City beginning April 01, 2019. The scholarship will fully subsidize tuition fees of 300 Ilonggos who are accepted to BagoSphere’s Customer Service and Communication (CSC) Training Program, a one-month course that prepares its […]

SSS urges member-borrowers to avail loan condonation

WITH only less than 10 days left, the state-run Social Security System (SSS) urged its members with outstanding loan obligations to avail themselves of the Loan Restructuring Program (LRP) with penalty condonation before its deadline of accepting of applications on April 1, 2019. “We appeal to our members to please avoid the rush. We encourage […]

Closing the strategy-execution gap (2)

By: Jigger S. Latoza This is a continuation of my column on how to bridge the sometimes yawning divide between organizational strategy and execution. We are drawing insights from the findings of a significant research on the subject conducted by Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi of Pricewaterhouse Coopers. The work was published by the Harvard […]

Business Failure: What are the Tell Tale Signs? Part 3

By: Prof. Eric Soriano FAILURE happens all the time especially for entrepreneurs who are naturally risk takers. In a recent interview initiated by ICON Executive Search related to business failures, I was asked a question that entrepreneurs must take to heart.     Question: “Professor, in your more 10 years of coaching business leaders and turning […]

SSS must level-up services with contribution hike

WITH the increase in monthly contributions now inevitable following the enactment of the new Social Services System (SSS) Law, the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) is expecting the SSS Board and management to provide a level-up, fast, efficient and quality service in exchange for members’ increase monthly payment In a statement, TUCP President […]

e-Fulfillment aims to help sellers manage multiple marketplaces

SMART businesses know marketplaces are the heart of e-commerce, but they can be cumbersome: Sellers must juggle multiple logins, the labor and logistics of packing, shipping and tracking sales and managing inventory. Then comes updating all the marketplace listings, which can take hours. Enter the rollout of UPS eFulfillmentoffering small- and medium-sized businesses worldwide streamlined […]