Staffing and Recruiting Experts in Philippines

Discover the Philippines' top talent and take your business global with our recruitment experts in the Philippines and 70+ countries. Grow your team virtually in the Philippines and unlock the potential of borderless talent today.

Lundi Recruitment Insights in Philippines


Filipino, English

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Recruitment Agency Costs in Philippines

In Philippines, professional recruitment agency fees range from 22-27% of the first-year annual base salary of a recruited employee. Recruitment agencies also require an upfront retainer and payment in advance installments of the agency fee based on milestones such as start of recruitment, presentation of candidates, and scheduling interviews with a candidate shortlist.

We know this might sound overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be. A solution like Lundi eliminates the barriers for you. With Lundi, you can recruit talent across 70+ countries, easily managing recruitment—all in one, easy-to-use platform. Get an overview of what you need to know when hiring in Philippines below.

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Employer Tax Costs in Philippines

An employer’s social contributions in The Philippines includes:

Employee Income Taxes in Philippines

In The Philippines, employees pay between 0% and 35% in taxes depending on their income bracket. They also pay into social security, Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF), and Health Insurance (PHIC).

Employee Probation in Philippines

In The Philippines, the probationary period is six months.

Employee Overtime in Philippines

Employees in The Philippines work eight hours per day and six days a week (totalling 48 hours per week).Overtime work beyond eight hours a day is compensated with an additional 25% of the regular basic rate (30% on special holidays).Employees in supervisory or managerial positions are excluded from overtime pay.

Employee Notice in Philippines

For resignations, employees must provide a minimum of 30 days notice.

The notice period for dismissals over an authorized cause (business or health reasons) is 30 days.

Dismissals over just cause (employee misconduct or neglect) do not require a notice period.

Termination in Philippines

Employees are entitled to severance pay only if they were terminated by the employer for authorised causes. Depending on the basis for termination, severance may be up to one month’s salary multiplied by their length of service in years.

How to Recruit in the Philippines

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A Lundi Global Talent Consultant will work with you to understand your goals, needs, and team dynamics.
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Interview Hand-Selected Candidates

Within days, we’ll introduce you to the right talent for your team. The average time to match is one week.
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The Right Fit,

Work with your new team member for a trial period (pay Lundi only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit.
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No matter the industry or the function, the talent you need could be already living in another country. That’s why we created our borderless talent strategy.

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Why Companies Choose Lundi

Exceptional Talent Unavailable Anywhere Else

  • Not actively applying to jobs
  • Not available on freelancer marketplaces
  • Ready for full-time positions

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Where is Lundi available?

Lundi is a flexible and scalable global talent solution that can fit into your requirements wherever you are in the world. View our coverage.

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Register your interest by booking a call. During the meeting, we'll help you determine if Lundi is right for your business and how we might be able to help you with your hiring goals.

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Our Vetting Process

  • Tailored

    Lundi takes the time to understand the candidate’s skills, experiences, and goals so that they can be matched to the right job.
  • Fair and Accurate

    Rather than relying on a single question or metric, Lundi takes into account the candidate’s overall history, expertise, and motivation.
  • Inclusive

    Our candidate screening process is designed to be inclusive and equitable, ensuring that all candidates have an equal opportunity to pursue their career goals.

Book a free strategy session to see how we can help you

No matter the industry or the function, the talent you need could be already living in another country. That’s why we created our borderless talent strategy.