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Outsourcing Philippines: The Bigger Picture

Outsourcing Philippines Millions of people around the world celebrated Barrack Obama’s victory in taking the Presidential office for a consecutive time.  On the other hand, the BPO industry is having some worries after speculations of President Obama’s intent of resurrecting talks about the ban on outsourcing spread.  His firm stand on bringing jobs back to the American people was received ...

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Philippines vs India in BPO

Business Outsourcing Philippines vs India Even after having only one-tenth of India's population, the Philippines, with 400,000 call center agents manages to lead by 50,000 against its bigger rival according to IBM's recent Global Invesment Locations Database. It also said that the tiny country is also became the more favored destination for other business support services by a huge margin. ...

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Specialized Workers in the Philippines

Diamond in the Rough - Workers in the Philippines Filipino Perseverance Amidst Challenging Times Having one of the highest poverty rates in Asia, the Philippines has a 26.5% poverty incidence says the 2009 National Statistics Coordination Board (NCSB) report. What's worse is that most of its people live under a dollar per day. One can easily  assume that this densely populated country ...

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The Influx of BPO in the Philippines

BPO in the Philippines From Small Beginnings The growth of BPO in the Philippines opened new methods for increasing productivity and cut costs for businesses in and out of the country. The Filipino's command of the English language and their familiarity with western culture brought the western world's eyes on to the small archipelago and became a key player in the BPO industry. In the early ...

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Asia’s BPO Industry

India BPOs setting up elsewhere? India has been a hub for the BPO industry for many years and still has the highest revenue generation among other outsourcing countries.  However, with the way the Philippines boosted their revenue from USD2.8 Billion in 2010 to USD11 Billion in just one year, the small country can knock the giant off the top spot in no time at all.  So, how do the ...

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The BPO industry and Its Effects on the US Economy

Is the BPO industry taking jobs away from America? Many companies have turned to BPOs to take advantage of its benefits.  As a result, Americans fear that this trend will have ill effects to the economy as they believe that it will only augment the already high unemployment rate in the country.  However, businesses cannot ignore the fact that the cost of 1 local employee can get them 3 ...

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Froogle (Google) Product search. Are your eBay listings showing up?

Are your products showing up in Google Product search? If your answer is no, let me tell you why. Google’s product search is a tricky one, they filter out any items that do not fit their product criteria. What’s the criteria you ask? Images must have a white background – Your 1st eBay picture which is always the eBay gallery picture must have a white background. Google wants to keep ...

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