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Posted on Thursday | August 15, 2019

The President appointed two Career Executive Service (CES) members as Secretaries of the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on 05 August 2019.



Posted on Wednesday | August 14, 2019

One of the most dynamic Career Executive Service Officers (CESOs) in the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has been recently appointed to a higher Career Executive Service (CES) position. Former DPWH Director of Bureau of Construction, Walter R. Ocampo, CESO III, is now the department’s new Assistant Secretary for Technical Services.



Posted on Wednesday | August 7, 2019

One hundred twelve (112) out of two hundred thirty-five (235) examinees or 47.65% passed the Nationwide CES Written Examination (CES WE), the first examination stage for CES Eligibility. The exam was held last June 2, 2019, simultaneously in three testing centers, i.e., University of the Philippines (Quezon City), University of Cebu (Cebu City) and San Pedro College (Davao City).



Posted on Tuesday | August 6, 2019

President Rodrigo R. Duterte appointed 37 more career officers to Career Executive Service (CES) ranks last 31 July 2019, bringing this year’s total number of Career Executive Service Officers (CESOs) to 144.



Posted on Friday | July 26, 2019

Driven by the mission to spearhead positive, meaningful and sustainable reforms in governance and development, twenty-six (26) career executives took on the challenge of being “Champions of Change” in attending the thirty-fifth (35th) Session of the Integrated Gabay ng Paglilingkod (I-Gabay) Training Course conducted at the Kew Hotel in the City of Tagbilaran, Province of Bohol starting 22 July 2019.



Posted on Thursday | July 25, 2019

Dr. Joselito R. Chavez, Deputy Executive Director for Medical Services of the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) and a member of the Career Executive Service (CES) Community was conferred the 2019 Presidential Lingkod ng Bayan Award – Regional Winner by the Civil Service Commission – National Capital Region for his exemplary service in introducing Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) in the treatment of severe leptospirosis in the country.



Posted on Thursday | July 18, 2019

The CES Governing Board, in its 04 July 2019 statement, upholds the performance of duties of the CESB personnel who acted as members of the Board of Election Inspectors (BEI) during the 14 November 2018 National Union of Career Executive Service Officers, Inc. (NUCESO) general election for its National President and Executive Vice President held in Davao City.



Posted on Thursday | July 18, 2019

The CES Governing Board issued CESB Resolutions Numbers 1481 and 1482 on 04 July 2019 setting new parameters for engaging NUCESO towards a more productive public policy setting and formulation process.



Posted on Thursday | July 11, 2019

Who says that archival records cannot be fun?
Not the thirty-two (32) CESOs and third level eligibles who trooped to the Heritage City of Vigan to attend the 2nd Session of the 2019 CES Club entitled “Our Heritage; Our Future” on July 4, 2019 at the Hotel Luna, Vigan City.



Posted on Wednesday | July 10, 2019

Pursuant to the mobility principle that binds the members of the Career Executive Service (CES), the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) promulgated CESB Resolution Number 1464, setting its own guidelines on secondment of senior officials to further strengthen linkages and collaboration among government agencies and other institutions towards the continuous improvement of government services.



Posted on Thursday | July 04, 2019

Led by Executive Director Maria Anthonette C. Velasco-Allones, CESO I, the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) Secretariat trooped to Baguio City from 26 to 28 June 2019 to hold its 2019 Mid-Year Performance Review and Client Management Training.



Posted on Thursday | July 04, 2019

Twenty-six (26) public managers participated in the 40th session of the Integrated Salamin-Diwa ng Paglilingkod (SALDIWA) Training Course held at the Kapis Mansions Hotel in Roxas City, Capiz from 3-18 June 2019 to spearhead governance reforms and commit to make a lasting difference.



Posted on Wednesday | July 03, 2019

One hundred forty-five (145) executives from different government agencies in all parts of the country gathered to assimilate inspiring, compelling, and captivating talks from exemplary, pioneering and influential leaders from both the public and private sector at the second installment of the 2019 CES Leadership Conclave Series with the theme: “Greatful Leadership: Performance, Positivity, Possibilities” at the Emerald II Ballroom of the Limketkai Luxe Hotel in the City of Golden Friendships, Cagayan de Oro City on 21 June 2019.



Posted on Monday | July 01, 2019

Twenty-nine (29) Human Resource managers and executives from eighteen (18) government agencies met at the Bureau of Internal Revenue, National Training Center, BIR National Office Compound, BIR Road, Diliman, Quezon City and discussed CESB Policies and Updates, the Guidelines on Secondment, and learn how to manage a multigenerational workforce as part of the CESB HR Managers Fellowship and Learning Session on June 10, 2019.



Posted on Monday | June 17, 2019

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) successfully staged the First Public Leaders’ Summit last May 29-30, 2019 at the Summit Galleria Hotel in Cebu City with the theme “Are you Game for Change?: Innovation, Inclusion, Inspiration drawing a diverse crowd from various government agencies all over the country.



Posted on Friday | June 7, 2019

The second quarter CES Written Examination (CES WE), administered by the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) last June 2, 2019, has registered a total of two hundred thirty-five (235) examinees from various government and private agencies. This was held simultaneously in three testing centers, namely: University of the Philippines, Quezon City, University of Cebu, Cebu City and San Pedro College, Davao City.



Posted on Monday | May 06, 2019

Fifty-one (51) learners coming from eighteen (18) agencies actively took part in the 21st session of the 2019 CES Executive Leadership and Wellness Camp held 27-30 April 2019 at the HRTC Training Room of the Provincial Capitol in Basco, Batanes.



Posted on Thursday | May 02, 2019

Thirty-one (31) Career Executive Service officers and eligibles from various government agencies nationwide took on the challenge of the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) to “Serve Happy” during the 20th session of the CES Executive Leadership and Wellness Camp at the Coco Grove Beach Resort in Tubod, San Juan, Siquijor Island on 23-26 April 2019.



Posted on Thursday | April 25, 2019

More than a century after the publication of “Administration Industrielle et Generale” in 1916 by the French “Father of Modern Operational Management” Henri Fayol, we can still perceive the practicality of the theories he set forth to describe the functions of management, namely: Planning, Organizing, Commanding, Coordinating, and Controlling which modern management authors condensed to just four—Planning, Leading, Organizing and Controlling.



Posted on Monday | April 08, 2019

Twenty-seven (27) executives from eighteen (18) diverse agencies congregated on 1 April 2019 in the first class, highly-urbanized City of General Santos to harvest pearls of information that executives need in order to remain effective on-the-job in the ongoing 34th Session of the Integrated Gabay ng Paglilingkod Training Course (GABAY) currently being held in Greenleaf Hotel, General Santos City till 12 April 2019.



Posted on Friday | March 29, 2019

Seventy-eight (78) more career officers were appointed to Career Executive Service (CES) ranks by President Rodrigo R. Duterte last 25 March 2019. This was the second batch for the year bringing the total number of qualified incumbents of CES positions appointed to ranks to 107.



Posted on Wednesday | March 27, 2019

Twenty-five (25) government executives signed up in response to a call to increase the pool of hope bearers in the recently concluded Project Paglaum Training Workshop conducted from 19 to 21 March 2019 at the Microtel UP Technohub in Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City.



Posted on Tuesday | March 26, 2019

Cyber attacks will most likely come from your current employees. You cannot share employee’s personal information over the phone. Send documents through email with encryption or password. Be mindful of people you add in your online group or community. There should only be one administrator for your online groups or communities. Use Telegram or Viber for sending secured messages.



Posted on Monday | March 25, 2019

The CES community hails one of its members, Atty. Noreen Benadette S. San Luis-Lutey, Regional Director of Land Transportation Office – Bicol, as she was acclaimed as one of 2019 Outstanding Women in Law Enforcement and National Security of the Philippines!



Posted on Tuesday | March 12, 2019

Ninety-four (94) or 64.83% out of the total number of examinees represent those who took the exam in Quezon City and 27 examinees or 18.62% in Davao City and 24 examinees or 16.55% in Cebu City.



Posted on Friday | March 8, 2019

In the 1990’s book entitled, A Force for Change: How Leadership Differs from Management by renowned Professor Emeritus of Leadership at Harvard Business School and best-selling author John Kotter, he stated that leadership involves the process of “motivating and inspiring” and that a leader should “appeal to very basic, but often untapped human needs, values and emotions.”



Posted on Tuesday | February 20, 2019

Two hundred twenty-five (225) out of four hundred twenty three (423) examinees or 53.19% passed the Nationwide CES Written Examination (CES WE), the first examination stage for CES Eligibility. The exam was held last December 9, 2018 simultaneously in three testing centers, i.e., University of the Philippines (Quezon City), University of Cebu (Cebu City) and San Pedro College (Davao City).



Posted on Saturday | February 16, 2019

Exude positivity in the workplace, because positivity generates energy, generates innovation, generates new ideas how best we can do better in the bureaucracy.



Posted on Saturday | February 16, 2019

We are more than just executives of the Government.



Posted on Monday | January 28, 2019

The Association of Regional Executives of National Agencies in Region XI (ARENA XI) elected its new set of officers and Board of Trustees on 07 January 2019.



Posted on Friday | January 25, 2019

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) welcomes its new Director III in Mr. Hiro V. Masuda who took his oath before Civil Service Commission and CES Governing Board Chairperson Alicia dela Rosa-Bala, CESO I, on 25 January 2019.



Posted on Tuesday | December 18, 2018

A total of four hundred twenty-three (423) examinees from various government and private agencies took the fourth quarter Nationwide CES Written Examination which was held simultaneously in Quezon City, Cebu City and Davao City last December 9, 2018.



Posted on Monday | December 17, 2018

Forty (40) Human Resource (HR) Managers gathered last 13 December 2018 to conduct the last installment of their quarterly fellowship session at the Social Hall A of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB).



Posted on Monday | December 10, 2018

In line with its Quality Management System (QMS) Policy of continually improving work outputs and exceeding client requirements, the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) conducted its 2018 Performance Review last December 03-05, 2018 at the Green Canyon Eco Art Resort in Bamban, Tarlac.



Posted on Friday | November 22, 2018

Members of the CES community, learning partners, sponsors and friends attended the CES 45th Anniversary Gala last 10 November 2018 at the Reception Hall of the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Pasay City. The landmark event provided the occasion to renew bonds, reminisce, honor and celebrate four and a half decades of memories, accomplishments, triumphs and inspiration which have infused life, meaning and purpose to the esteemed tradition of the CES.



Posted on Thursday | November 29, 2018

Members of the CES Governing Board warmly welcomed CHED Regional Director Maximo C. Aljibe in the November 29, 2018 CES Board Meeting as the newly elected President of the National Union of Career Executive Service Officers (NUCESO), Inc. The NUCESO President sits in the CES Governing Board on an observer status.



Posted on Tuesday | November 27, 2018

CES Governing Board Member Evangeline C. Cruzado administered the oath of office of newly elected NUCESO President Maximo C. Aljibe and Executive Vice President Enrique A. Tayag during the 2nd day of the 17th Annual CES Conference in SMX Convention Center, Davao City. ARNEL B. GARCIA/PHOTO



Posted on Friday | November 09, 2018

One hundred nine (109) out of two hundred seventy-two (272) examinees or 40.07% passed the Nationwide CES Written Examination (CES WE), the first examination stage for CES Eligibility. The exam was held last September 02, 2018 simultaneously in three testing centers, i.e., University of the Philippines (Quezon City), University of Cebu (Cebu City) and Department of Public Works (Davao City).



Posted on Monday | October 29, 2018

Governance is defined as 'the process of decision-making and the process by which decisions are implemented (or not implemented).' As society is run by these decisions, it is imperative that we mold the values and principles of those who make them, namely, our leaders in the bureaucracy. It is for this specific reason that learners of the 33rd installment of the Career Executive Service Board’s (CESB) Integrated Gabay ng Paglilingkod Training Course (I-Gabay)...



Posted on Wednesday | October 17, 2018

Being the second installment of the Leadership and Management Program, the I-Gabay is a capacity-building training course which aims to expand and strengthen the management competencies of Third Level Officials for increased effectiveness on-the-job.



Posted on Friday | October 12, 2018

Members of the Career Executive Service (CES), the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) staff, and friends of the CES community made Christmas come early which brought joy to over one hundred seventy (170) in-patients and out-patients of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) last 07 October 2018.



Posted on Tuesday | October 02, 2018

The Career Executive Service (CES) Community celebrates anew as none other than the President of the Philippines graced to lead two CES Pride Events on 27 September 2018 at the Rizal Hall, Malacañang Palace, Manila.



Posted on Tuesday | October 02, 2018

Fueled by the realization of the bigger goals of the “Ambisyon Natin 2040” and the 2030 Global Sustainable Development goals, one hundred forty-eight (148) CESOs and Eligibles from different regions heeded the call to help eradicate hunger through an interactive outreach program.



Posted on Friday | September 28, 2018

Seventy-nine (79) officials from various government agencies convened at the AMB FVR Hall in Baguio Country Club to learn more about the concept of resilience in the last installment of the Career Executive Service Board’s CES Leadership Conclave Series.



Posted on Monday | September 24, 2018

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) spearheaded the three-day training workshop entitled Project Paglaum, a competency building workshop on providing psychosocial support in post-disaster situations in work places, homes and communities, together with twenty-four volunteers from the Philippine Army at the Mardale Hotel and Convention Center in Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur from 12-14 September 2018. 



Posted on Monday | September 24, 2018

“Except for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, I bet no other government agency represented here in this gathering has a succession planning program or even a basic career pathing program,” dared CESB Executive Director Maria Anthonette C. Velasco-Allones in her opening remarks...



Posted on Monday | September 17, 2018

Thirty-eight (38) officials representing seventeen (17) agencies of the government recently graduated under the Career Executive Service Board’s (CESB) Leadership and Management Proficiency Program (LAMP) – Integrated Salamin-Diwa ng Paglilingkod (SALDIWA) Training Course held last August 25-September 10, 2018 in General Santos City.



Posted on Tuesday | September 11, 2018

A total of two hundred seventy-two (272) examinees from various government and private agencies took the third quarter Nationwide CES Written Examination which was held simultaneously in Quezon City, Cebu City and Davao City last September 2, 2018.



Posted on Thursday | September 6, 2018

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) is pleased to announce that all of its processes are now ISO 9001:2015 certified!



Posted on Tuesday | August 28, 2018

Thirty-eight (38) senior government executives took the challenge to become better leaders as the 38th session of the Salamin-Diwa ng Paglilingkod Training Course commenced on 26 August 2018 at the Greenleaf Hotel, General Santos City, South Cotabato.



Posted on Tuesday | August 28, 2018

Shutter speed, aperture, and ISO were among the camera terms that the masterful photographer Troy Erwin A. Monsod discussed with the seventy-eight (78) photojournalists and hobbyists from the government during the 3rd CES Club for 2018 entitled “Ready, Set, Click: Basic Photography for Leaders” held in Tacloban City on August 24.



Posted on Wednesday | August 15, 2018

With this year’s theme “Ensuring Food Security, Preventing Disasters, Providing livelihood,” the activity aims to successfully rehabilitate the 26,125-hectare UMRBPL, which is a major source of water for Metro Manila and nearby areas.



Posted on Monday | August 13, 2018

Out of one hundred three (103) passers, sixty-seven (67) or 65.04% took the exam in Quezon City testing center, eighteen (18) each or 17.48% in Cebu City and Davao City.



Posted on Monday | August 13, 2018

In line with the agency’s thrust to further enhance office productivity as well as strengthen its employee values, the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) conducted its 2018 Mid-Year Planning and Assessment (MYPA) workshop in Baguio City from August 6 to 8, 2018.



Posted on Wednesday | August 1, 2018

Strong winds, rain showers and rough seas generated by the southwest monsoon and typhoon Henry failed to dampen the enthusiasm and interest of 33 CES eligibles who enrolled in Session 32 of the Integrated Gabay ng Paglilingkod (I-GABAY) Training Course under the CESB’s rebranded Leadership and Management Proficiency (LAMP) Program.



Posted on Tuesday | July 24, 2018

Resilience, widely seen as one of the common traits among successful leaders, sets the learning backdrop for CESB’s continuous learning programs for 2018. It is no surprise that leaders take in a daily dose of challenges. The higher the rung one is in the organization ladder, the larger the dose of adversities to face.



Posted on Thursday | July 05, 2018

“In this new assignment, I look forward to making a positive difference,” remarked Director Caancan in her acceptance speech during the simple turn-over ceremony held at the DENR Grounds last January 31, 2018.



Posted on Tuesday | July 03, 2018

Keeping our surroundings and environment clean and healthy is a responsibility that we all share. With the effects of global warming and climate change we are experiencing, there are little ways that each one of us can contribute to saving the planet, one of which is the practice of natural farming.



Posted on Friday | June 29, 2018

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region II Officer-in-Charge Odilon L. Pasaraba, CESO V; Department of Education (DepEd) Region X Assistant Schools Division Superintendent (ASDS) Agustines E. Cepe, CESO VI; DepEd Division of Caloocan City SDS Rita E. Riddle, CESO V; and DepEd Division of Navotas SDS Romulo B. Rocena, CES Eligible are the recipients of the 2018 1st Quarter CES Very Innovative Person (VIP) award.



Posted on Monday | June 18, 2018

Thirty–eight (38) learners comprised of senior government executives from different parts of the country completed their sixteen-day learning journey as the Session XXXVII of the Integrated Salamin-Diwa (SALDIWA) ng Paglilingkod Training Course under the Leadership and Management Proficiency (LAMP) Program culminated last 11 June 2018 at the Villa Caceres Hotel in Naga City, Camarines Sur.



Posted on Monday | June 11, 2018

Two hundred thirteen (213) examinees from various government and private agencies took the second quarter Nationwide CES Written Examination last June 3, 2018



Posted on Thursday | June 7, 2018

Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Bureau Directors will be taking on new assignments in the Budget Preparation and Execution (BPE) of the agency.



Posted on Saturday | May 26, 2018

DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu, CESB Exec. Director Atty. Maria Anthonette C. Velasco-Allones, PACC Chairman Dante L. Jimenez, Chalre Associates President Ms. Rebecca Bustamante and DEPED Principal Jesus C. Insilada - sharing stories of courage and hope with this year’s theme: Resilience: Steering through Adversity, Bouncing Back Bravely.



Posted on Monday | May 21, 2018

Paul Yang Chua is a CES Eligible who is as passionate about providing direction and management, as he is in positively contributing needed institutional reforms - which are all essential elements of a principled and impactful leader.



Posted on Monday | May 21, 2018

A little over forty-four percent or sixty-seven (67) out of one hundred fifty-two (152) examinees passed the Nationwide CES Written Examination (CES WE), the first examination stage for CES Eligibility



Posted on Thursday | May 10, 2018

The CESB trooped thirty-eight (38) government executives to the mystical island of Siquijor for the second leg of the 2018 CES Executive Leadership, Wellness and Work, Life Balance Camp or Wellness Camp #19 conducted on 2 to 5 of May 2018 at the Coco Grove Beach Resort, San Juan, Siquijor



Posted on Friday | May 04, 2018

Mixing the peace and tranquility of a secluded eco-park resort at the foot of Mt. Pinatubo with a strict diet and exercise routine of a fitness trainer or a tai-chi master, this intensive wellness escape pushed the body, mind and spirit to the limit



Posted on Friday | May 04, 2018

The CESO rank doesn’t reward you with greater rights and privileges but imposes on you the standard of excellence in your performance, confers on you a deeper sense of accountability



Posted on Monday | April 16, 2018

The second session of the CES Leadership Conclave was held in Park Inn by Radisson, Davao City on 5 April 2018



Posted on Monday | April 02, 2018

Twenty five (25) Schools Disaster Risk Reduction Management Coordinators (SDRRMC) from the Division of Dagupan City of the Department of Education (DEPED)



Posted on Wednesday | March 28, 2018

Thirty-six (36) government leaders hailing from different regions learned better ways to prepare for retirement, discovered more about the Results-Based Performance Management System



Posted on Monday | March 19, 2018

Roxas City, the seafood capital of the Philippines, served as home to the thirty-seven (37) Career Executive Service (CES) Eligibles



Posted on Friday | March 09, 2018

The first quarter Nationwide CES Written Examination, which was simultaneously conducted in Quezon City, Cebu City and Davao City on March 4, 2018, has registered a total of one hundred fifty-two (152) officials from public and private agencies



Posted on Monday | March 5, 2018

We are hope-bearers. We must accept the challenge given to us. We must always carry this positive outlook with us and be ready to share it with others



Posted on Monday | March 5, 2018

Executive Director Maria Anthonette C. Velasco-Allones led the oath-taking ceremony of newly elected officers of the Region Eight Administrator’s League (REAL) to cap the 2018 First Quarter Conference and Fellowship Dinner conducted on 13 February 2018



Posted on Monday | March 5, 2018

The lone recipient of the 4th quarter for 2017 CES Outstanding Cost Effective Officer (CEO), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Region IX Regional Director Jorge U. Sebastian, Jr., CESO III



Posted on Monday | February 20, 2018

One hundred thirty-one (131) out of three hundred forty-five (345) examinees or 37.97% of the total number of examinees passed the Nationwide CES Written Examination (CES WE)



Posted on Tuesday | January 31, 2018

There is no denying that the Career Executive Service is filled with visionary leaders who continuously strive to contribute exceptional innovations



Posted on Tuesday | January 23, 2018

“Psycho-Social Training is one of the priority programs of the DILG this year”. These, exactly, were the words of Assistant Secretary Alexander L. Macario



Posted on Tuesday | January 23, 2018

CESB visits Our Lady of Atonement Cathedral during the last day of the 2017 Year-End Assessment and 2018 Corporate Planning



Posted on Monday | January 08, 2018

President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed 169 CESO rank appointments of officials from Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Department of Agriculture (DA)


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