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Frequently Asked Questions
We get these questions so much we thought you might have the same queries in mind. We answer your most pressing questions about Penbrothers.
A Professional Employment Organization (PEO) supports businesses as a co-employer dedicated to managing HR operations and shares liability in managing outsourced employees. Contrast to an Employer of Record (EOR) acts as the legal employer for your outsourced workforce to aid businesses without a legal local entity. Based on our function, Penbrothers is a PEO providing customizable, federal/local law-compliant HR Services to small to medium-sized companies. We partner with businesses in the management of HR responsibilities for their remote, full-time workforce.
We have strategic office locations in Metro Manila, Philippines. One is in OPL Building, Palanca Street, Makati City and one in Rockwell Business Center Sheridan 1 Tower, United Street, Mandaluyong City.
If your team member doesn't perform well within 3 months of their start date, we will find a replacement free of charge.
Yes, you have the choice to switch between home-based, hybrid, and office-based setup for your team member/s.
The lock-in period may vary depending on the terms of the contract or agreement between the parties (you and Penbrothers).
Staff working on a holiday will require you to pay a small premium which will be invoiced to you. You will need to pay 200% of the standard day rate for Regular Holidays or 130% of the same for Special Non-Working Holidays. The Customer Success team will regularly update you on the upcoming Philippine holidays.
Yes. All staff (unless otherwise required by the client) are working from the safety of their homes, with occasional days in the office. In the event of a calamity or disaster, the Customer Success team will notify you on an expected calamity while our People & Culture team will reach out to all staff to check in and see what support they need, and what we can do to help.
We have successfully filled tech and non-tech roles from the Philippines for different industries. We have hired graphic designers, marketing specialists, travel experience agents, developers, customer support, and more.
From job requisition to talent sourcing to talent handover, it takes us 45 to 60 days to hire a talent.
No. We don't require our partners to have a minimum headcount. Whether you need just one or an entire team, Penbrothers can arrange it for you.
We provide HR support such as payroll, compliance, and engagement, as well as healthcare plans, laptop rental, and a remote work setup.
We provide the necessary laptops/computers to all employees. We have packages ranging from standard to premium. If you have any specific requirement for equipment, let us know and we will give you a quotation and a lead time.
We accept payments through telegraphic transfer from clients around the world. If you're in the Philippines, we accept corporate checks and telegraphic transfers.
We charge a setup fee of $300. We also collect a deposit equal to every team member's one month salary.
In accordance to Philippine labor law, all Filipino employees are entitled to a mandatory year-end bonus equivalent to one (1) month salary regardless of the nature of their employment.
DesignCrowd found a reliable partner in Penbrothers, who provided essential support in managing their HR operations, and payroll; and ensuring compliance with local laws while providing high-quality candidates who grew with the company.
Penbrothers and Propeller Aero have been working in close collaboration, scaling their team with 50 handpicked talents for unique and hard-to-fill roles while saving them 73% of employee costs.
The need to quickly fill in roles to accomplish administrative tasks was identified as a priority for Spot Ship and they turned to the Philippines as a talent hub not only to save on cost but also to deliver high-quality results with professionalism.
2023 Philippines’ Fastest-Growing Offshore Staffing Company