We Truly Live by the Term #AdventureEngineering at PayrollHero

Last weekend some of our team including Kieran, Adam, Mike and myself got the chance to stay at the Sumilon Bluewater Island Resort to explore the area and experience a new area of the Philippines. Although Kieran, Adam and Mike had finished a TechTalks Cebu the night before, I flew straight from Vancouver over night and after a transfer flight from Manila to Dumaguete finally arrived at the destination to be greeted by smiles and drinks.

Shortly after arriving we ventured to a well known local spot called Tumalog Falls which had a visually stunning water pool formed by the 20 meter high waterfall. As if it could not get better, we also had a picnic arranged by the resort at the base of the falls with a full roasted pig or known as Lechon in Filipino presented with many other eats. The Sumilon Island resort staff provide an incredible level of service and accommodation making our short time there extremely pleasant.

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In the pursuit to experience everything Oslob had to offer, we set out to go whale shark diving. Without a doubt one of the most fun and bizarre experiences to be swimming casually next to such massive creatures, we spent as long as we were allowed in the water. Definitely a new life experience we highly recommend!



Check out our video on #AdventureEngineering to learn more about how we like to create incredible things while still leading a life of new adventures. Contact us if you think you would be a great fit for our team!


Recap: Happy at Work Conference (Makati, Philippines)


PayrollHero was represented well at the Happy at Work Conference in Makati, Philippines yesterday. David Bonifacio, the Director of New Leaf Ventures was on stage to deliver a talk about “Happiness of Meaning”.  His video will be posted below once we have it online.  In the meantime, here is his slide deck as well as a ton of photos from the event. (Be sure to tag yourself)


PayrollHero Unwrapped Events Around Metro Manila

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Are you interested in learning more about PayrollHero? Want to drop by a free PayrollHero Unwrapped event to get a glimpse of how PayrollHero can help your business? Here are some upcoming dates where we take PayrollHero on the road in Metro Manila;

May 29th @ 2:00pm – Fort Bonifacio (register)
June 5th @ 2:00pm – Pasig City (register)
June 19th @ 2:00pm – Quezon City (register)
June 26th @ 2:00pm – Makati City (register)
July 3rd @ 2:00pm – San Juan (register)
July 10th @ 2:00pm – Pasay City (register)
July 17th @ 2:00pm – Muntinlupa City (register)
July 24th @ 2:00pm – Makati City (register)
July 31st @ 2:00pm – Taguig (register)

These Unwrapped events are a great way to get an idea of what PayrollHero can do for you. It will be an overview of the Philippine payroll platform, time, attendance, scheduling, HRIS and analytics.  See you there!

iHOP, California Pizza Kitchen, P.F. Chang’s Join PayrollHero


We continue to grow and are pleased to welcome the Global Restaurant Concepts group to PayrollHero. Lead by entrepreneur Archie Rodriguez, they have 7 brands all of which are moving over to PayrollHero’s time, attendance, scheduling, HRIS and payroll platform. Their brands include iHOP, P.F. Chang’s, California Pizza Kitchen, Morelli’s Gelato, Mad for Garlic, Gyu-Kaku and Ramen Iroha.

“We are a fast growing restaurant chain in Southeast Asia and were in need of a cloud based, time, attendance, scheduling, HRIS and payroll platform that would help us to continue to streamline our operations. PayrollHero was the obvious choice and we could not be happier”  
Archie Rodriguez, CEO, Global Restaurant Concepts

Exciting times ahead for PayrollHero as we continue to innovate our platform with a focus on employee happiness.


Largest BPOs in the Philippines (INFOGRAPHIC)

Screen Shot 2014-05-19 at 5.48.10 PMWe wrote a blog post a few weeks back about the 36 largest BPOs in the Philippines. We decided to create an infographic to create a nice visual for our readers.

Check out the growth of the largest BPO companies in the Philippines and how they stack up over the last 2 years.

Recap: TechTalks Cebu, Philippines

Last night, some of the PayrollHero Whistler team were in Cebu, Philippines to to speak at the TechTalks Cebu Meetup organized by Tina Amper. Sounds like it was a great event with a solid turn out and a big thanks to Amazon for the beers and snacks.

Michael Stephenson (CEO), Adam Baechler (Product Manager) and Kieran Peppiatt (Client Success) were on hand for a fire side chat to talk about Client Success, running a Agile Team and on many things about startups and entrepreneurism.

Did you make it to the event? Let us know how it went in the comments.


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Product Development with Tate Publishing

Tate Publishing is an Oklahoma City based company with a back office in Cebu, Philippines. Since late 2012 Tate Publishing has been using PayrollHero for their Philippine payroll, time, attendance, scheduling, HRIS and analytics. When we first welcomed Tate to PayrollHero there were about 60 employees and this month they will add their 200th.

It is an amazing growth story and a great example of how companies grow with our platform. Our constant focus on their needs helps us to understand what challenges they have as their business grows and how we can help further.

Last week, some of the PayrollHero team visited Cebu, Philippines to meet up with the Tate Publishing team to chat further about their business, gather feedback on PayrollHero and take their administrator Diana out for dinner.

Here are a few photos:


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Get Registered For Upcoming TAS Certification


We have two TAS Certifications coming up in Manila, Philippines and there are a few spots left. TAS Certification is all about PayrollHero’s time, attendance, scheduling and HRIS. Getting certified means you have all of the skills needed to get the most out of PayrollHero.

Register Now: 

Manila, Philippines:
May 22-23 — TAS Certification – Register
May 27-28 — TAS Certification – Register