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is there equal employment opportunity in the Philippines? check this out!

by reynz on April 21, 2011

So this is the reason why I had so many visitors lately. It says:

Workers may register and encode their profile online at www.phil-job.net.

This is the Philippine Government’s Job Portal. That’s what it says. The site is oooogly.

So, I checked the job openings.

Take a look at this one, Finance Manager.

Minimum Age: 30

Maximum Age: 40

Maybe they made a mistake. So, I thought, I’d browse again.

Here’s another one.

Accounting Manager.

Minimum Age: 25

Maximum Age: 35

I guess, this must be the Generally Accepted Acquiring People for work in the Philippines! Age is very important!

They must have it scientifically proven and codified somewhere that when a CPA and/or an accounting graduate who turns 36, that all accounting concepts learned gets erased on his/her brain and becomes non-functioning. Huh!

Sad. These people have no concept of EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY.

Some things just don’t change in the Philippines.