Why Outsource to the Philippines?
Since fighting side-by-side with General Douglas MacArthur and American troops in World War II, the Philippines has been America's 51st state, which means your work will be handled by a staff familiar with the nuances of U.S. processes and procedures.
The Filipino work ethic and skill level is firmly established. This helps explain why such companies as IBM, Intel, Texas Instruments and Accenture have established major facilities in the Philippines.
English Language Fluency. The official languages in the Philippines are English and Filipino. The Philippines is the third largest English speaking country in the world after the U.S. and the U.K. English is the language of business in the Philippines. Filipinos understand U.S.-created documents.
Understanding of U.S. Culture. The Philippines was a territory of the U.S. It became independent on July 4, 1946. Filipinos are heavily influenced by American culture, including fast food, music and movies. Television and movies show U.S. productions without subtitles. Basketball and billiards are the most commonly played sports. Filipinos can relate to both the content and context of U.S.-created documents.
Similar Educational System to U.S. The Philippine educational system was established by the United States in 1901. Students study math, science, English, American literature, history and other subjects. English is the typical language of instruction in elementary school and the primary language of instruction in high education. Filipino names, dates, weights and measures mirror the U.S., so vital information can be understood and recorded correctly.
Large Labor Pool. The Philippines has a population of over 90 million people. The literacy rate is over 93%. There are more than 300,000 college graduates each year. We can accommodate projects of any size and turnaround time.
High Quality Labor Pool. The Philippines offers a wealth of professionals that are hard-working, educated, skilled and service-oriented. A college degree takes four or more years, depending on the subject. Employment turnover is low. We can accommodate any level of project complexity.
U.S. Ally. The Philippines is an ally of the U.S. It is a member of the World Bank, the World Trade Organization, the International Monetary Fund and a founding member of the United Nations. Filipinos are very friendly with the U.S.
Legal System Similar to the U.S. The Philippines is governed by a President elected by the people to a 6-year term. The constitution is patterned after the U.S. constitution, and the court system and commercial laws are similar to the U.S. Filipino lawyers sit for a bar exam and have licensing requirements. Many Filipino lawyers sit for U.S. bar exams. Filipino lawyers can understand U.S. legal documents, processes and procedures.
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