Employees in Manila

Guide to hiring employees in the Philippines

The Philippines is a tropical archipelago country located in the western Pacific Ocean. It is made up of more than 7,000 islands and islets and shares maritime borders with Taiwan to the north, Japan to the northeast, Palau to the east and southeast, Indonesia to the south, Malaysia and Brunei to the southwest, Vietnam to the west, and China to the northwest.

The capital city of the Philippines is Manila. A majority of Filipinos live on the island of Luzon. The second-largest island in the Philippines is Mindanao, in the south.

In order to hire employees in the Philippines, you need a company registered in the Philippines. An alternative is to use a service provider called an employer of record to hire your employees.

In the following pages, we will cover the key aspects of hiring and managing employees in the Philippines.