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by Sonnie Santos | May 15, 2022 | 2nd Look, Politics, Q and A
When journalists, in my opinion, openly declare their political leanings risk losing their credibility as fair and impartial news reporters.
by Sonnie Santos | May 13, 2022 | Personal Thoughts, Politics, Q and A, Salt and Light
My presidential bet is languishing in the middle; what does that make me if I arrogantly dragged God into my politics?
by Sonnie Santos | Apr 13, 2021 | Business and Human Rights, Due Process, Employment, Final Pay, HR ToolBox, News, Q and A, Termination
when saving jobs are no longer possible, what to do next?
by Sonnie Santos | Apr 10, 2021 | Business and Human Rights, Employment, HR ToolBox, News, Q and A, Resignation, Termination
If an employee failed to observe the rendering period s/he promised, will this lead to the abandonment of work?
by Sonnie Santos | Apr 9, 2021 | Business and Human Rights, Employment, HR ToolBox, News, Q and A, Regularization
Management oversight in monitoring the timeline and missing the performance feedbacking schedule for proby employees is common. When it happens, what will be the consequence?
by Sonnie Santos | Apr 7, 2021 | Business and Human Rights, Employment, HR ToolBox, News, Q and A, Talent Management
Employers, thru their HR, are looking for creative ways to survive. Do you find the downgrading of regular employment to proby acceptable?
by Sonnie Santos | Jan 12, 2020 | Personal Thoughts, Q and A, Salt and Light
Betrayal is personal, you alone can feel it. On the other hand, the person you thought have betrayed you is just being practical.
by Sonnie Santos | Dec 29, 2019 | Business and Human Rights, Due Process, HR ToolBox, Q and A
Accountability eliminate gray areas. Define who are accountable, have it acknowledged and you will minimize finger pointing situations in the future.
by Sonnie Santos | Jul 2, 2019 | Cyber Harassment, Cyber Wellness ToolBox, CyberCrime, Q and A
Cyber libel is one of the crimes under the new cybercrime law in the Philippines. This can be used by victims of online bullying
by Sonnie Santos | Jun 30, 2019 | Due Process, HR ToolBox, Q and A, Termination
When both substantive and procedural due process are met, management can proceed with retributive or corrective actions even without the admission of guilt.
by Sonnie Santos | Oct 29, 2015 | HR ToolBox, Q and A, Statutory Benefits
Since employee has no salary, there is nothing to deduct for SSS contribution. However, for humanitarian reason, companies have taken a proactive approach.
by Sonnie Santos | Sep 18, 2015 | Crowd Sourcing, Cyber Harassment, Cyber Wellness ToolBox, CyberBullying, Q and A
Eleanor Roosevelt once said “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent”. Thus, let no harassing behaviour affect you.
by Sonnie Santos | Oct 6, 2012 | Do It Yourself, Employee Relations, HR ToolBox, Q and A You need to appreciate first all the factors in your situation before you can make your conclusion, thus, chart your next move. Are you directly hired or supplied by the agency? This will determine whether you have employer/employee relationship with...
by Sonnie Santos | Oct 1, 2012 | CyberCrime, Q and A
the cyber crime law will take effect on Oct. 3, 2012 (IRR to follow). So spammers, consider yourselves warned.
by Sonnie Santos | Sep 10, 2012 | Do It Yourself, HR ToolBox, Q and A My 2 cents: Biz people are given 6 reasons to compel employees to render overtime work as written on Sec 10, Rule I, Bk. III, IRR, to wit: 1) When the country is at war or when any other national or local emergency has been...
by Sonnie Santos | Sep 1, 2012 | Guestings, Q and A In collaboration with Miss V, yours truly was given opportunity to have a regular radio segment dubbed “Ask Sonnie ” aired every Monday, 4 PM at Show & Tell Radio, DWVL 1242 AM. This is an Entrepreneur Magazine show that makes learning both...
by Sonnie Santos | Apr 27, 2012 | Q and A CISPA or Cyber Intelligence Sharing Protection Act was filed on Nov. 2011 in US House of Representatives and was approved on April 26, 2012 and on it’s way to the US senate. CISPA is a cousin of SOPA or Stop Online Piracy Act which was introduced to US...
by Sonnie Santos | Aug 4, 2011 | Cyber Wellness ToolBox, Personal Thoughts, Q and A, Social Good
Christopher Lao is one of the most prominent cyberbullying victim in the Philippines. He is now a practicing lawyer.
by Sonnie Santos | Mar 15, 2009 | Do It Yourself, Q and AAllow me to discuss another F.F., but this is still not the “friends with benefit” practice of young couples 😀 This FF is about the dream of ordinary people, those working in 8-12 hour shifts, those whose aspiration is to give their families good lives at...
by Sonnie Santos | Nov 21, 2008 | Do It Yourself, Personal Thoughts, Q and A2008 is set to end in less than 2 months, this is the best time to look back and reflect, and plan for next year. If business organizations are doing this, specially in anticipation of the effects of the financial meltdown of world markets and recession of major...
by Sonnie Santos | Mar 15, 2008 | Brand Management, Career Management, Q and A
It’s graduation season once again, and the labor market will be flooded with new talents. In the midst of the growing competition, how do we keep with the competition?
by Sonnie Santos | May 16, 2007 | Personal Thoughts, Q and AUpdate:Here’s another one from him: TU sweep in Maguindanao ‘stinks to high heavens’–GO exec Like every patriotic citizen, am awaiting every update on the national and local canvassing of votes. Hoping this election will yield value adding results. Am interested...