The High Cost of Bad Hires and Why You Need Recruiters’ Help

Poor hire costs you more than time and energy – they disrupt business in multiple ways. And the effects can be more adverse for small and medium-sized businesses. Making poor hiring decisions is not uncommon. According to research commissioned by Glassdoor from management consultancy the...
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Sysgen Named One of the Top 25 Most Socially Engaged Staffing Firms

MAKATI, PHILIPPINES, October 7, 2016 – On Wednesday, 5 October 2016, LinkedIn recognizes Systems Generators Philippines, Inc.  (Sysgen), the premier IT staffing and IT recruitment provider in the Philippines, as one of the Top 25 Most Socially Engaged medium-sized staffing firms in Asia. To...
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The New Norm: Work-Life Balance or Work-Life Integration?

The School of Life defines work-life balance as the summation of a perfectly optimal career plus a perfectly optimal home-life. It revolves around the assumption that we are two people (or two roles): our professional role and our personal role. These two should never meet inside the workplace,...
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How to Choose the Best Recruitment Firm – As a Candidate

Last time we talked, we discussed whether one should use a recruitment firm to find a job or not. We established the fact that recruitment/staffing/employment firms are a thing of the present as more and more employers are turning to them for help. Moreover, for technical positions like IT and...
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Should You Use a Recruitment Firm to Find a Job?

Most of my contemporaries have expressed negative impressions about using recruitment or staffing firms in finding a job (they are technically called recruitment agencies, or employment agencies). Indeed, job seeking through recruitment or staffing firms qualifies under the many contentious topics...
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