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A Strategic Partnership: LeadNet and LogicBase

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“We envision to have at least 1 near-home office (NHO) in each of all the provinces of the Philippines by 2020. This way, we will be able to extend the services we provide to our countrymen, by way of making employment possible without having to go to Metro Manila,” are the words from founder and Chief of Corporate Services – EJ Nolasco.

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And yet, LeadNet stays true to its word. With the influx of clients from the US and New Zealand, LeadNet, after establishing presence in Makati City and Cebu City, now makes itself present in one of the most progressive cities in the Philippines – Cagayan de Oro City.

The office marks LeadNet’s first presence in Mindanao. “We are always looking forward to establishing presence in, what EJ and I believes, to be one of the most underutilized workforce, but definitely one of the most talented ones, in the Philippines,” said Jenny Santos-Nolasco.

LeadNet has inked an agreement with LogicBase Interactive, a local venture headed by Bryan King. With the agreement, LeadNet will have presence in Cagayan de Oro, and will be able to deploy onsite staff utilizing LogicBase’s local reach and influence, technical expertise, and infrastructure.

“As much as possible, we would like to grow the business with like-minded individuals. We are not here to compete. We are here with a clear calling: to bring the opportunities – if not directly at every Filipino’s home – near every Filipino’s homes,” said EJ.

LeadNet is looking at establishing more presence in Davao City by 2016. It is also currently looking at establishing its National Command Centre at Calamba City by early 2016.

To date, LeadNet, through MOSS, is looking at expanding its clientele to possibly employ close to 200 staff around the country by mid 2016.

LeadNet Invests on LMS, Launches LeadU Online!

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LeadershipNetwork has recently launched an online Learning Management System (LMS) called LeadU Online. The system will manage online content and appointment setting for online, live, canned, and onsite training sessions.

 

LeadershipNetwork University (LeadU), headed and managed by seasoned HR and Training professional Gem Manalansang, targets to launch 1-2 new courses every week to achieve its year-end goal of reaching 60-70 new training content by year-end.LeadU Online

LeadU will release both premium and free-to-access content for both LeadNet staff and the general public. “We are part of the community, so we want to make sure we do our part in improving the skills of all Filipinos who want to build careers in the BPO industry, and establishing a telecommuting career in particular,” says EJ Nolasco, LeadNet’s Chief of Corporate Services.

Jenny Santos-Nolasco, LeadNet’s Chief of Corporate Operations, mentioned that the content generated by LeadU will surely “complement the needs of our clients in the Micro-Outsourcing” arm of the business. “We are very much looking forward to providing exclusive training content for our staff. I believe LeadU will be releasing certificates for each of the training sessions the staff will be taking so they can use these to bring more value to their personal portfolio,” Jenny said in an interview.

Access to the LMS is free for all. Everyone is invited to submit a request through the LeadU online portal (leadershipnetwork.com.ph/leadu). All requests are returned within 2 business days.

LeadNet Offers New Opportunities for Employment, Enters into Agreement with Virtual Recruitment Ltd. NZ

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The Leadership Network (LeadNet) has entered into an agreement with New Zealand’s Virtual Recruitment (Virtual Staff) which could very well open up a lot of work-from-home employment opportunities in the next 18 months.

LeadNet, while still relatively new to the telecommuting industry, has nevertheless grown by leaps and bounds since its inception. The company currently hires a roster of extremely talented and dedicated individuals that provide virtual support to several businesses in Australia, New Zealand and the US, with other potential markets opening soon.

Virtual Recruitment Ltd, meanwhile, is headed by Stephen Martin. He has extensive business reach and connections across New Zealand.

The agreement was spearheaded by Martin and LeadNet Chief Executive Jenny Santos-Nolasco under Leadnet’s MOSNet Division.

Because of this arrangement, MOSNet, via Virtual Staff, will start having a local presence in NZ. Virtual Staff will have exclusive rights to resell all of its Remote Administrative Assistance, Marketing, Online and Technical services at the Shaky Isles.

Currently, MOSNet provides Virtual Assistance services. These new developments will not only repackage its existing VA service packages. It also catapults MOSNet to become a full offshore services provider in the country and opens up opportunities for expansion in neighboring Australia.

“This is exciting news for us and the whole telecommuting industry in general,” says LeadNet head honcho, EJ Nolasco. “As a local entity in New Zealand, Virtual Staff can interact with the businesses even while the staff remains offshore in the Philippines. That should provide peace of mind locally in New Zealand and open up a lot of opportunities for Filipinos as well.”

Client relations will be managed by Virtual Staff, but with all operational processes remaining in the Philippines, LeadNet is looking to employ between 100 and 250 new people within the next 12 to 18 months alone.

LeadNet remains focused on the diversification of its services. The aim is to become a full services provider that can support MOSNet’s growth. The company will also be launching LeadU in November 2014 to provide training and leadership development to all potential hires. This is to ensure the good quality is delivered amidst the rapid ramp up.

“We’ve always envisioned LeadNet to become the premiere resource provider in the Philippines,” says Nolasco. “This is a step in the right direction. At the same time, we are able to provide employment alternatives to many Filipinos who are tired of the usual grind.”

The agreement started December 2014.