Pinoy_Blogfest 2.0 looks at ‘The New Workplace’; job applicants welcome at Teletech booth

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Fresh graduates and young professionals looking to explore new working arrangements are invited to come to Pinoy_Blogfest 2.0, which is happening on Friday, 05 August 2011, at the Trinoma Activity Center in Quezon City.

Teletech, a global leader in business process outsourcing, will have a recruitment booth on-site and will be entertaining applicants the whole day.  Interested job seekers are invited to present their updated resume to any of the Teletech staff.

Open to the public, Social Activity #1 scheduled from 10:30 am to 12:00 nn will focus on The New Workplace.  Work anywhere, anytime.  This is the office of the future, with co-workers housed not in a physical structure, but linked through technology.  Speakers will focus on how global changes and advances in technology present new professional opportunities and redefine work in the 21st century.

Mr. Angelo Hernandez and Mr. Louie Sangalang, Senior Managers for Talent Acquisition, will talk on the topic  “Inside the BPO Industry: It’s Impact on the Youth Today.”  Teletech is a global company that was built on thinking and acting outside traditional business boundaries.  It has offices and operations in 17 countries worldwide, providing support services for leading Global 1000 companies and governmental agencies.

Providing another perspective as an IT professional, Mr. Joey Gurango, will share his success story as a technopreneur.  He will talk on how jobs and career opportunities are changing vis-à-vis the skills and competencies required in the global marketplace.  His company, Gurango Software, is an award-winning Microsoft Dynamics partner and global provider of human capital management solutions serving 500 customers in 15 countries.  In recognition of his mastery of and contributions to software technologies and businesses, Joey was inducted into the Hall of Fame for Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professionals.  In 2006, he was acknowledged as one of the country’s Most Inspiring Technopreneurs by the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship.

Interested participants are encouraged to register for a chance to win raffle prizes and other freebies to be given away during this Social Activity on The New Workplace.

Pinoy_Blogfest 2.0 is organized by GADGETS Magazine, with the support of The Coca-Cola Export Corporation, Teletech, Canon, Globe, Pony, NeoAsus, Western Digital, Archos, BenQ, JBL, Sennheiser, Manila Bulletin, Business Mirror, and TriNoma.