• Multiplan International: 35 years of age and going stronger than ever

    International talent mobility: from painfully accepted to structural HR solution

    We started in the seventies and eighties where we supplied blue collar workers for infrastructural projects in the oil producing countries. Nowadays, Multiplan supplies on projects worldwide, highly qualified technicians and engineers in the offshore industry.

    Looking at the evolution of profiles deployed, Multiplan International already travelled quite a distance, but still finds itself at the beginning of an interesting journey.

    While companies, that are investing billions of dollars in the oil and gas industry,...

    Posted on apr 03, 2012

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  • Ban on deployment of Filipino Overseas Workers to three countries lifted

    The POEA Governing Board has issued three resolutions lifting the ban on deployment to Nigeria, Libya and South Sudan and instructed the POEA to resume processing of documents of OFWs bound to the said countries.

    Posted on mrt 22, 2012

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  • Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in a historical context

    Working abroad has become commonplace for Filipinos

    Since World War II, the Philippines has gone from being one of the richest countries in Asia — after Japan — to one of the poorest, with a gross domestic product (GDP) per capita of just 2.007 USD in 2010, compared to 32.700 USD in Japan. A severe recession in the 1980s saw the economy of the Philippines shrink by more than 10 percent, and years of political volatility during and since the time when Ferdinand Marcos was president (1965 to 1986) have contributed to economic stagnation.

    Easing poverty has been a top priority for decades, with l...

    Posted on nov 20, 2011

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