2015 Employment

  • mono-PLMFBPhilippine Labor Market Factbook 2013-2015

    Description: This Factbook presents sets of data and statistical analyses on the results of the Labor Force Survey (LFS) of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). It also contains labor and employment administrative data culled from the databases of various Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) offices. Sources. The main reference material for this Factbook is the LFS, the purpose of which is to capture data on the employment…

  • mono-HRDplanningDocumenting Practices in Human Resource Development Planning

    Description: In 2012, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), through the Board of Investments (BOI), shifted its strategy of industrial policymaking and execution. This strategic shift favors more significant private sector participation in the national industrial agenda setting, with the government taking on the roles of facilitator of sectoral dialogues, broker of constructive partnerships, and enabler of an investment climate…

  • mono-SESPTracer Study of OWWA Skills for Employment Scholarship Program (SESP)

    Description: The Overseas Worker’s Welfare Administration (OWWA) Skills for Employment Scholarship Program (SESP) aims to pursue a paradigm shift in technical-vocational (tech-voc) training that is geared toward the development of highly skilled and more employable workers through career-enhancing courses for overall economic gain. This Tracer Study determines the current whereabouts of former scholars who completed their training through…

  • mono-EDSPTracer Study of OWWA’s Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP)

    Description: The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) provides training and education programs that benefit OFWs and their dependents. One such program is the Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP), which was implemented in 2004. From 2004 to 2013, a total of 380 beneficiaries graduated from this program. However, no convincing evidence of the results of the program, especially as regards its beneficiaries, is yet…

  • mono-KNOMADLow-skilled Labor Migration: Measuring Migration Costs using CAPI – Philippines

    Description: In an effort to reduce distortions to freer mobility of low-skilled labor, the World Bank’s KNOMAD (Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development) program has implemented this research project to collect migration cost data comparable across select migrant corridors to determine how much migrant workers pay to obtain foreign jobs and how migration costs vary across corridors. Results from this work will shed light…

  • mono-HRDcopperHuman Resource Development (HRD) Roadmap for Copper and Copper Products

    Description: Mining Mining is defined as the exploration, extraction, and processing of minerals such as coal, ore, crude, petroleum, and natural gas. Quarrying, on the other hand, is the extraction of building and monumental stone, clay, sand and gravel, guano gathering, and salt evaporation (National Statistics Office [NSO], 2008). The industry employs four stages, namely, exploration, development and construction, utilization and…

  • steel-2015HRD Roadmap Iron and Steel Industry

    Description: According to Republic Act No. 7103 or “An Act to Strengthen the Iron and Steel and Promote Philippine Industrialization and for Other Purpose,” which was enacted in 1991, the iron and steel industry refers to the “preparation, smelting, crushing, soaking, blooming, slabbing, melting, firing, rolling, casting, shaping, plating, galvanizing, and other processes involved in transforming raw materials (i.e., iron ore, coke,…