4 Benefits of Outsourcing in the You Need to Consider

July 12, 2017 ssc web

Outsourcing has been considered a major trend in human resources all over the world for some time now. It’s the practice of sending certain job functions outside an enterprise, instead of handling them internally. More and more enterprises, regardless of size, are turning to outsourcing as a way for them

The Good in Accenture’s Acquisition of Phase One

July 3, 2017 ssc web

Just recently, Accenture Federal Services has acquired Phase One Consulting Group for an undisclosed sum. The latter is a known sales force and technology consulting firm that concentrates more on federal government clients. The deal helps boost Accenture’s presence in the sector through the acquisition of skills as well as

Growing Flexible Workspace Demand

April 28, 2017 ssc web

In fact, according to the latest report from Colliers International, there are around 60 flexible office space operators as of end-2016, with the area dedicated to flexible workspaces reaching 228,000 square meters. Colliers expects the number to grow by 10 percent annually in the next three years as demand for

Link Building and How it is "Still" Relevant

March 23, 2017 ssc web

FACT: The landscape of SEO and Link Building is constantly changing. True and today, the importance of building high-quality links has never been higher. The need to have basic comprehension and implementation of high-quality campaigns is essential if you are planning to compete and thrive online — and that is

Holidays in the Philippines and Outsourcing

March 14, 2017 ssc web

Outsourcing in the Philippines can sometimes have its ups and downs, especially when there’s a holiday in the said country. Last 2015, there was a 3-day holiday in the Philippines due to the Pope’s visit. Plus, there’s the commemoration of the EDSA Revolution held on the 25th of February, the

CEO Speaks : The Commemoration of the 80th Araw ng Dabaw

March 9, 2017 ssc web

It’s that time of year again for Dabawenyos. Last March 1, The City Government of Davao officially kickstarted the 80th Araw ng Dabaw celebration at Rizal Park with a grand production of local talents, highlighting the historical development of the city over the past 8 decades. Anchored on this year’s

CEO Speaks : Leadership

February 28, 2017 ssc web

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. – Warren Bennis Here in Philippine Outsourcer, leadership skills are tantamount to making any project successful. We have a team that’s solely committed to helping you attain what you want to happen for your business. Leadership is an important function of

The Philippines Stays Attractive To Australian Investors in the BPO Industry

February 27, 2017 ssc web

Low labor costs and high-quality labor force will continue to make the Philippines the best country for Australians to invest in, according to the Philippine Institute for Developmental Studies (PIDS). In their policy note, PIDS visiting research fellow Peter K. Ross and entrepreneur Mike O’Hagan stated that Australian enterprises can

CEO Speaks : Inspiring Innovation

February 20, 2017 ssc web

Innovation is about creativity; and innovation is not forced but inspired. In Philippine Outsourcer, we have an innovative team committed to solving your business problems. How do we do it? We value creative spaces and diversity. It’s important for companies to make work environment conducive to creativity. That happens, firstly,

Google Responds to Racist Autocomplete Issue

February 14, 2017 ssc web

Google Search is notorious for its hilarious autocomplete suggestions. We can probably get a good laugh at how a “can a human” search completes with “get a dog pregnant” but it becomes bleak when Sri Lankans are suggested to be “ugly” or Ugandans “lazy” and just downright offensive when Israelis

Tech Companies Unite Against Trump’s Immigration Ban

February 8, 2017 ssc web

The tech industry took the battle from cyberspace to court when approximately 127 companies, including tech giants like Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, and Intel, signed a court brief against the immigration ban that President Donald Trump recently declared. Trump’s legal order prohibits newly arriving immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries

Google Algorithm Update – Jan 2017

January 25, 2017 ssc web

Over the past 24-hours, the ongoing WebmasterWorld thread has seen an uptick in chatter around ranking and traffic changes from Google. Plus, many of the tracking tools that have updated for the day are showing signs of a Google update. Let me be straight, either the update is just starting