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Philippines is rising!
I want to work for a Startup…
Elle Castaneda
Presentation for
“What’s Up Philippines”
Update on Tech, Startups and Jobs Scence
09 Jan 2016
Singapore
Ell...
Talent VS Skill
Skill is a learnt ability. It is acquired or developed
after you put in a lot of time and hard work. The
d...
Why Startups Outsource in PH?
• Low Cost.
• English is the primary language in business
and schools.
• Western style, simi...
Location, location , location…
• Tech
Software Development + Graphic Designer + UI/UX
Designer | Manila | Davao | Cebu
Rub...
Hiring
Background of most talents*
• 19% self-taught
• 41% trained by first employer
• 5% Internship
• 35% by Degree
* Dat...
Where are the A Players...?
• 53% employed
• 9% Freelancer
• 34% Overseas
• 4% Soul Searching
* Data from 3 years of perso...
Challenges of Talents
• Commuting.
• Salary, compensation and benefits.
• Bureaucracy of corporations.
• Working for a bos...
Why work with a Startup?
• Above market salary rate, compensation and
benefits.
• Start doing real work.
• Learning and Re...
Thank you!
Elle Castaneda
ElleCastaneda@gmail.com
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What's Up Philippines? Update on Tech, Startups, and Jobs Scene by Elle Castaneda [Presented at TechTalks.ph Singapore event]

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What's Up Philippines? Update on Tech, Startups, and Jobs Scene

  1. 1. Philippines is rising! I want to work for a Startup…
  2. 2. Elle Castaneda Presentation for “What’s Up Philippines” Update on Tech, Startups and Jobs Scence 09 Jan 2016 Singapore ElleCastaneda@gmail.com
  3. 3. Talent VS Skill Skill is a learnt ability. It is acquired or developed after you put in a lot of time and hard work. The difference between talent and skill is hardwork.
  4. 4. Why Startups Outsource in PH? • Low Cost. • English is the primary language in business and schools. • Western style, similar to US culture. • Government Support – PEZA (Philippine Economic Zone Authority).
  5. 5. Location, location , location… • Tech Software Development + Graphic Designer + UI/UX Designer | Manila | Davao | Cebu Ruby on Rails. Python. CSS. Javascript. PHP. C++. C#. • Non tech BPO + Accounting + IT + Engineering Cebu | Davao | Manila | Cagayan de Oro | Pampanga | Ilo-ilo
  6. 6. Hiring Background of most talents* • 19% self-taught • 41% trained by first employer • 5% Internship • 35% by Degree * Data from 3 years of personal recruitment experiences of Ms Castaneda.
  7. 7. Where are the A Players...? • 53% employed • 9% Freelancer • 34% Overseas • 4% Soul Searching * Data from 3 years of personal recruitment experiences of Ms Castaneda.
  8. 8. Challenges of Talents • Commuting. • Salary, compensation and benefits. • Bureaucracy of corporations. • Working for a boss, not a leader.
  9. 9. Why work with a Startup? • Above market salary rate, compensation and benefits. • Start doing real work. • Learning and Responsibility. • Shape the culture around you. • An environment of innovation. • Start your own venture.
  10. 10. Thank you! Elle Castaneda ElleCastaneda@gmail.com

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