Online BPO professionals remain in demand

Business process outsourcing (BPO) professionals are expected to continue to be in demand for employers looking for staff online in the months ahead. This was the prediction of Sanjay Modi, managing director of who said online hiring for the IT and BPO sector went up by 13% in April while overall online hiring in the Philippines dropped 24%. The IT-BPO sector was among the areas that registered notable growth during the month based on the Monster Employment Index (MEI) of the online employment solutions provider Aside from the IT and BPO sector, other areas that registered notable growth in online hiring were retail, advertising, media and entertainment, banking and finance, insurance and education.