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HR Champions troop to DA for 2017 2nd Quarter HRM Fellowship

Sixty (60) Human Resource (HR) Managers and Career Executive Service (CES) Coordinators gathered inside the halls of the Department of Agriculture (DA)’s new building for the second quarter 2017 HRM Fellowship and Learning Session.....

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ED Allones opens the 1st NUCESO Mid-Year Conference

CESB Executive Director Allones gave the opening remarks before the one hundred ninety-five (195) delegates from the different National Union of Career Executive Service Officers (NUCESO) Inc. department and regional chapters and other career officials during the 1st NUCESO Mid-Year Conference on May 30, 2017 at the Diamond Hotel, Malate, Manila......

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CESBies hop on the BRANDwagon!

The spirit of teamwork lingered among the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) Secretariat as they conquered challenges as a group and created stronger bonds during the Annual Employee Engagement Program in Puerto del Sol Beach Resort & Hotel Club, Bolinao, Pangasinan, from June 7 to 9, 2017. ......

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ED Allones opens the 1st NUCESO Mid-Year Conference

CESB Executive Director Allones gave the opening remarks before the one hundred ninety-five (195) delegates from the different National Union of Career Executive Service Officers (NUCESO) Inc. department and regional chapters and other career officials during the 1st NUCESO Mid-Year Conference on May 30, 2017 at the Diamond Hotel, Malate, Manila......

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CESB donates service vehicles to Barangays Narvacan and Pandan

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) led by its Executive Director Maria Anthonette Velasco-Allones, CESO I, gladly donated one service vehicle each to Barangay Narvacan, Sto. Tomas, La Union, and Barangay Pandan, Municipality of Cabusao, Camarines Sur, to help better service their citizens.....

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7th Thought Leaders’ Congress: Demonstrating Resiliency amidst Adversity

This question was rhetorically raised by Mr. Acmad Rizaldy P. Moti, the newly-appointed President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Home Development Mutual Fund (more popularly known as the PAG-IBIG Fund) on his keynote speech during the Career Executive Service (CES) Annual Thought Leaders’ Congress (TLC) held at the Diamond Hotel, Malate, Manila last 31 May 2017....

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170 Officials Hurdle 2nd Quarter CES WE

The second Nationwide CES Written Examination for 2017, which was simultaneously conducted in Quezon City and Cebu City on June 4, 2017, has registered a total of one hundred seventy (170) officials from public and private agencies. ...

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Integrated Gabay ng Paglilingkod Session 28 held in Legazpi City

“If you set your heart and vision on something and you strategize, and you actually execute, even if you fall you will still succeed. There is no price to the feeling of victory reaching your goal.” ...

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In Memoriam: Ms. Marissu G. Bugante

The Career Executive Service Board and the entire CES Community mourn the passing of Ms. Marissu Gerardino Bugante, CES Eligible, who was the Vice President of the Social Security System (SSS). She sadly passed away at the age of 57 on May 29, 2017 due to an illness ...

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CESB lauds CESPES-compliant agencies

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) commends the following national agencies for their efficient and timely compliance with the Online Career Executive Service Performance Evaluation System ...

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113 PUBLIC MANAGERS HEEDED THE CALL FOR “GOVERGENCE”

A total of one hundred and thirteen (113) Career Executive Service Officers, Eligibles and third-level officials from around the country gathered last 22 February 2017 at the North Center Ballroom, Diamond Hotel, Roxas Boulevard...

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50% PASS MARCH 5 CES WE DBM Exec Lands on Highest Rank

Seventy-four (74) out of one hundred forty-eight (148) examinees or 50.00 percent passed the Nationwide CES Written Examination (CES WE)...

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2017 CES Executive Leadership and Work-Life Balance camp unveils in Davao City

Hardworking government executives finally took a break this April 25 to 28, 2017 at the Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao...

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I-Gabay Session commences in Naga City

Thirty-two (32) senior government executives embark on their learning journey in Naga, the Queen City of Bicol, as the Integrated Gabay ng Paglilingkod Training Course Session 28 kicked off 18 April 2017, at the Villa Caceres Hotel, Naga...

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Govergence Series II held in Zamboanga City

Thirty-Five (35) public managers and executives joined the 2nd Career Executive Service (CES) Leadership Conclave at the Garden Orchid Hotel in Zamboanga City on 6 April 2017 organized by the Career Executive Service Board (CESB)...

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YES RETREAT! YES SURRENDER!
CESB’S ANNUAL RETREAT AND WELLNESS TRAINING

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) took a step back from work-related pressures during the Annual Retreat and Wellness...

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Paglaum Training Workshop Batch XIII ends in success

Twenty-four (24) public servants took part in the Career Executive Service Board's Paglaum Training Workshop (Batch XIII) Paghilom, Pakikipag-ugnayan, Paglaum...

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Inaugural CES Club: Effectively Dealing with Gossip in the Workplace

Spreading rumors or gossiping is an action that has long been frowned upon, especially in the workplace. In the inaugural conduct of CES Club for 2017...

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Chavez rises from the ranks as the new DOTr Undersecretary

President Rodrigo R. Duterte has promoted Cesar B. Chavez, CES Eligible, from Assistant Secretary for Rail as the new Undersecretary for Rails...

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148 Officials Hurdle 1st Quarter CES WE

The first Nationwide CES Written Examination for 2017, which was simultaneously conducted in Quezon City, Cebu...

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Thirty-two (32) Officials Embark on Saldiwa Journey in Tacloban

Thirty-two (32) CES officials from various government agencies started their 15-day Salamin-Diwa ng Paglilingkod journey last 27...

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Solidum named new DOST Undersecretary

Dr. Renato U. Solidum Jr., CESO II, was recently appointed Undersecretary for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation of the Department of Science and...

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Convergence underscored in the inaugural HRM Fellowship Session for 2017

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) hosted twenty-five (25) Human Resource (HR) Public Managers and Career Executive Service (CES) Coordinators from various government agencies on 14 February 2017 to discuss the latest updates on CES policies and programs and provide contemporary trends on HR management...

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New NUCESO officers take oath

Civil Service Commission (CSC) and CES Governing Board Chairperson Alicia dela Rosa-Bala, CESO I, administered the oath to the newly elected officers of the National Union of CESOs (NUCESO) along with CESB Executive...

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CESB ANNOUNCES DECEMBER 4 CES WE PASSERS
DSWD Official Tops Exam

One hundred fifty four (154) out of three hundred twelve (312) examinees or 49.36 percent passed the Nationwide CES Written Examination (CES WE) held last December 4, 2016 in three testing centers namely: University...

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CESB conducts 2016 Year-End Assessment and 2017 Corporate Planning in the City of Pines

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) held its 2016 Year-End Assessment and 2017 Corporate Planning at the Le Monet Hotel, Camp John Hay, Baguio City from...

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CESB maintains ISO 9001 certification for 6th straight year, cited for 6 good practices

In its 6th consecutive year of ensuring quality service delivery through strict implementation of the established Quality Management System (QMS), the Career...

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CESB and REAL, Inc. spread Christmas cheer in Leyte

In the spirit of Christmas and to show their support to the abandoned and ageing sector of the society, the Career Executive Service Board...

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Redesigned Project Paglaum Returns to Ground Zero of Typhoon Yolanda

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) reaffirmed its advocacy to develop government leaders’ capacity in facilitating psychological first aid (PFA) among survivors and calamities as it headed to the last leg of the...

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Outstanding Career Executives Invited to Apply in Prestigious Nanyang Business School Scholarship

Top-ranking Nanyang Business School (NBS) of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore is now accepting applications for the July 2017 intake of Nanyang Fellows Master in Business Administration...

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CESB honors individual and institutional partners in Thanksgiving Dinner

Eighty-nine (89) attendees graced the Career Executive Service Board’s (CESB) Partners’ Appreciation Night and Dinner...

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312 Officials hurdle 4th quarter CES WE

Three hundred twelve (312) officials from public and private agencies nationwide took the CES Written Examination (CES WE) last December 4, 2016...

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121 Pass September 4 CES WE; CHED Official Tops Exam

More than one-half or 121 out of 222 (54.50%) examinees passed the CES Written Examination (CES WE) held last September 4, 2016 simultaneously in...

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CESB celebrates CES month with the elderly

In line with the celebration of the Career Executive Service (CES) month, the CESB held an outreach program at Kanlungan ni Maria, a home for the aged in Antipolo City, on November...

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In Memoriam: Atty. Arturo M. Lachica, CESO II

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB), together with the CES community, deeply mourns the sudden passing of Atty. Arturo M. Lachica, CESO II, Deputy Commissioner for Internal Administration Group of the Bureau of Customs (BOC), on 17 November 2016. He would have turned 59 ...

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Join the CES in its 43rd Celebration!

The Career Executive Service (CES) celebrates its 43rd Anniversary this November 2016 with a wide range of exciting activities in line with theme “Convergence for Change: Inspiring Leadership, Integrity in Innovation, Inclusive Development.” This...

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CESB Provides Guidance on MC 4 Exempting Career Officals from Submitting Courtesy Resignations

The Career Executive Service Board issued Circular No. 1 dated August 23, 2016, to clarify two of the exceptions provided for by OP MC No. 4 directing all presidential appointees...

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HR Practitioners convene in historic Intramuros

“Technology, if used effectively, will make the HR function more efficient and better able to accurately communicate how it (technology) adds...

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Suyao, undoubtedly a Very Innovative Person

“To be given an opportunity to serve my fellowmen, especially those who need our help the most,” is the best part of being a civil servant according to...

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Ways to champion innovation highlighted at the 2016 CES Leadership Conclave culminating session

Sixty (60) CESOs, eligibles and third level non-eligibles from all over the country braved the gloomy weather and trooped to the 4th and closing session...

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73 Officials Hurdle Special CES Written Exam in Camarines Sur

Seventy-three (73) examinees took the Special CES Written Examination (CES WE) held last October 15, 2016 at the Department of Education...

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I-Gabay 26: Excellence through Innovation

Dipolog City, known for its wild orchids and rich sardine industry, became home for ten (10) days to thirty-six (36) learners who completed the 26th ...

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Pushing through the limits: two CESO appointees rise from ranks

Two Career Executive Service Officers (CESOs) from the Department of Health (DOH) and the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology...

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4th CES Club: Managing Personal Finances

Mr. Jayson Lo, best-selling author of YOUnique Publishing, wowed a crowd of seventy-five (75) CES Officers and Eligibles during...

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In Memoriam:
PPA Regional Director Tarcisia A. Tampos, CESO V
(1955-2016)

The CES community mourns the passing of Regional Director Tarcisia A. Tampos, CESO V, of the Parole and Probation Administration (PPA)...

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New CES positions classified for National Meat Inspection Service

The CES Governing Board, in its 20 September 2016 meeting, approved the classification of one (1) Executive Director III...

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Project Paglaum goes North

Forty-six (46) hope bearers became part of the recently conducted Project Paglaum in the North held at the Oasis Country Resort, San Fernando...

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SalDiwa Session XXXI graduates 40 new beacons of light in public service

“It is important to know who you work for, but it is infinitely more important to know WHAT you work for,” wrote Atty. Samuel Gallardo in Day 4 of his reflection journal during the Community Engagement Module (CEM). Sam has been with...

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222 Officials Hurdle Nationwide CES WE

Two hundred twenty-two (222) officials from various agencies across the country took the hurdle for the third (3rd) Nationwide CES Written...

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CESB goes “Defense”

As part of CESB’s continuing efforts to provide technical and policy assistance to concerned agencies in this period of transition, CESB Executive Director Maria Anthonette C. Velasco-Allones, CESO I, paid a courtesy call to the Secretary of...

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Innonation: Innovations for the Nation Sparks in Tuguegarao City

How do we respond to the challenge to innovate?

This was the question raised by Cagayan Valley Association of Career Executives (CVACE) President and National Economic and Development (NEDA)...

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CESBies become flu fighters with help from PCMC

A total of thirty-seven (37) employees from the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) registered for the anti- flu vaccination brought by the Philippine...

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93 Hurdle June 5 CES WE; Female NBDB Exec nabs Top Spot

Ninety-three (93) out of 201 examinees, or 46.27%, passed the CES Written Examination (CES WE) held last June 5, 2016 simultaneously...

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DILG hosts 3rd HRM Fellowship Session

Thirty-six (36) Career Executive Service (CES) Coordinators from various national government agencies gathered into the halls...

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REAL Inc. leads special tribute to honourable retirees

The limelights shone on the retiring members of the Region Eight Administrators League, Inc. (REAL, Inc.) as they were given...

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Advisory on 3rd Level Appointments

Executive Secretary Medialdea has issued a Memorandum to all agency heads enjoining the submission of recommendations...

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3rd CES Club: Achieving Financial Freedom

Mr. Jayson Lo, best-selling author of YOUnique Publishing, discussed transformative budgeting and investment strategies...

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CESB joins fellow treasure makers in greening the Upper Marikina River Basin Protected Landscape

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) once again took part...

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CESB CONCLUDES FIRST PAGLAUM WORKSHOP IN MINDANAO

The Career Executive Service Board, in partnership with the Association of CARAGA Executives (ACE), brought...

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I-Gabay XXV: Upholding Excellence amidst Change

Bacolod City, known as the City of Smiles, was home to 35 learners for the 25th Session of the Integrated-Gabay...

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CESB Benchmarks with South Korea’s Assessment Center

As part of CESB’s ongoing efforts to redesign the CES eligibility process, a team of AC administrators and assessors...

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2016 TLC: An Innovation Straight Talk

One hundred thirty-five CES Officials trooped to Marco Polo Davao on 18 – 19 May 2016 to convene for the 2016 Thought...

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SURF UP! Riding the Waves of Baler
CESB Staff Development Program 2016

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) Secretariat headed North-East of Manila to one of the country’s premiere...

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Executive Director Allones Urges Submission of CES Occupancy Data

CESB Executive Director Maria Anthonette C. Velasco-Allones urged the HR Managers and Officers to submit their updated CES Occupancy...

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2nd Leadership Conclave Goes Wild with Ideas

The Career Executive Service Board successfully conducted the 2nd session of the CES Leadership Conclave...

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KIDS AT WORK
The CESB’s NoviCES Summer Program

A total of sixteen (16) kids and tweens joined in the CESB’s NoviCES Summer Program last 27 May 2016 at the CESB Training...

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2 CESOs named as Cabinet Members of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte

Two Career Executive Service Officers (CESOs) have been named members of the Cabinet of President-elect Rodrigo R. Duterte...

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Integrated Salamin-Diwa ng Paglilingkod Session XXX: The Rise of the New Light Bearers

“When you become CESOs, you are first and foremost a CESO, and a member of the agency second. As a CESO, you are held to a higher standard of...

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CES Written Exam Goes Braille

Ronnel A. del Rio, a visually impaired civil servant tried his luck in the first Braille Written Examination (WE) conducted by the CESB in the University of the...

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Thought Innovation: The Key to Breaking New Grounds in Public Service

Barely two weeks after the hotly contested and controversial national and local elections, and the looming changes in the administration...

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Creating Innovations through Adversity

Ruth M. Tawantawan, CESO IV, of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) was one of two conferees...

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CESB trains Visayas and Mindanao-based Panel Interviewers and Validators

As part of CESB’s ongoing efforts to enhance the conduct of the CES Eligibility Process, CESB Executive Director Maria Anthonette...

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OP Affirms Prioritization of CES Members for Appointment
2015 Year-End CES Occupancy Report, now available for download

As of 28 December 2015, 57% or 1, 087 of the total number of occupied CES positions in the bureaucracy are occupied by Career...

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2nd CES Club: CESOs gain insights on financial security

Mr. Jayson Lo, best-selling author of YOUnique Publishing, inspired a huge crowd of CES Officers and Eligibles with transformative...

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Two CESOs recognized as CES Very Innovative Persons (VIPs) at TLC

Two Career Executive Service Officers (CESOS) were conferred the CES Very Innovative Person (VIP) Award during the annual...

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Chief Judicial Staff Officer Dominates March 6 CES WE

Atty. Jilliane Joyce R. De Dumo, Presidential Electoral Tribunal Chief Judicial Staff Officer and designated as Assistant Chief Justice...

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Rated R: A Certified Enjoyable and Exciting Experience for Executives!

"In a nutshell the camp is about re-inventing oneself to create a better world with joy and peace and acceptance of self," said Araceli "Cely" Pastor, School...

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CESB Supports Women Empowerment and ICT through WIFI

The CESB, in line with its effort to promote women empowerment and ICT for development, assembled twenty (20) officials to participate...

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NUCESO Energy Sector Chapter reactivates, holds 2nd general meeting

Last April 12, the newly reactivated NUCESO Energy Sector Chapter, comprised of CES members from Department of Energy (DOE), National Electrification...

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24th I-Gabay Session Concludes with a Message of Unity in Diversity

“It is only in unity and solidarity that we can achieve the big changes and reforms we desire to see in our society, for each one of us holds a piece of...

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Two CESOs bag CES Very Innovative Person Award for the 1st Quarter of 2016

On April 15, 2016, two (2) CESOs were hailed as CES Very Innovative Person (VIP) awardees for the 1st quarter of 2016. The two honorees are...

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PSA, NAMRIA Strengthen Hopebearer’s Network

The CESB continues to expand its network of Hopebearers with the conduct of Paglaum Training Workshops hosted and organized by the National Mapping Resource and Information Agency (NAMRIA) and Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) ...

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New CES Positions Classified for Insurance Commission

The Board in its March 9, 2016 meeting, issued/promulgated CESB Resolution No. 1273, Series of 2016 entitled, “The Classification of the Insurance Commissioner Position as a Non-CES Position and the Four (4) Deputy Insurance Commissioner Positions as CES positions”. ...

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PSA adds 28 new hope bearers

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) welcomed twenty-eight (28) new hope bearers from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in the Project Paglaum Training Workshop which was held at the PSA Conference Room, Cyberpod Eton Centris ...

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NAMRIA Grows its Hope-bearers

Career Executive Service Board Executive Director Maria Anthonette C. Velasco-Allones graced the opening ceremony of the Paglaum Training Workshop in the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) City on March...

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NAMRIA Grows its Hope-bearers

Career Executive Service Board Executive Director Maria Anthonette C. Velasco-Allones graced the opening ceremony of the Paglaum Training Workshop in the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) City on March...

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CESB joins the 2016 National Women’s Month Celebration

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) Secretariat, led by Executive Director Maria Anthonette Velasco-Allones, trooped to Burnham Green, Quirino Grandstand, Manila last 16 March 2016 to cast their ballots in support...

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ISDP XXIX: Re-establishing Foundations for Excellent Governance

General Santos City, the tuna capital of the world, served as home to the forty-four (44) public managers who participated in the Integrated Salamin-Diwa (SALDIWA) ng Paglilingkod Training Course under the Career Executive Service Board’s (CESB) 2016...

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220 Examinees took March 6 Nationwide CES Written Exam

Two hundred twenty examinees from various agencies across the country took the Nationwide CES Written Examination (CES WE) last March 6, 2016. Simultaneous...

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Innonation: “Innovators need to be heroic leaders…”
- DPWH Secretary Babes Singson

Close to two hundred members of the CES gathered last 16 February 2016 at the Marco Polo Hotel in Ortigas, Metro Manila to take part in the inaugural session of the 2016 CES Leadership Conclave...

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Returning Board Member Metin officially takes oath,
CESB pays tribute to outgoing Board Members Musngi and Twaño

BM Metin is a familiar figure in the CES Community as this is his second term as its Board Member, having appointed to the same position in 2006 until 2010. He was Undersecretary of the...

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Thumbs up to 2015 CESPES Compliant Agencies

Twelve agencies successfully completed the online Career Executive Service Performance Evaluation System (CESPES) ratings of their respective officials for CY 2015 as of...

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DBP Official Tops December 6, 2015 CES Written Examination

One hundred and twenty-eight (128) officials or 34.69% passed the Nationwide CES Written Examination (CES WE), the first stage of the...

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NUCESO FIRST BOARD MEETING: Setting the Bar High For New Year

The Board Members of the National Union of Career Executive Service Officers (NUCESO) held its first regular board meeting last February...

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Taas Noo, CESO! Escarez promoted to Deputy Administrato

The Career Executive Service Board congratulates Mr. Tomas R. Escarez, CES eligible, on his recent promotion to Deputy Administrator for Marketing Operations...

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CESB welcomes back Board Member Rolando L. Metin

Honorable Rolando L. Metin reunites with the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) after being appointed by His Excellency...

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Palace undersecretaries Musngi and Cruz appointed as Sandiganbayan associate justices

President Benigno S. Aquino III appointed on 25 January 2016 six new Sandiganbayan associate justices including two Palace undersecretaries, Michael Fredrick...

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Singapore’s Ambassador to PH, Kok Li Peng Keynotes 14th Annual CES Conference

"I want to give a special shout-out to all of you Career Executive Service Officers (CESOs) and to the new CES eligibles just conferred this morning...

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2015 HR Fellowships Culminate in Intramuros

Historic for being the capital and seat of Spanish sovereignty in the Orient for over 300 years, Intramuros became a place to remember for forty-five (45) Human Resource (HR) Managers...

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The City of Gentle People Breeds New Hope Bearers

is the key realization and commitment of one of the twenty (20) new hope-bearers honed during the 8th Paglaum Training Workshop conducted...

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430 Officials Took the December 6 CES Written Examination

Four hundred thirty (430) examinees braved the nationwide CES Written Examination (CES WE) administered by the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) last 06 December 2015. The examination was conducted simultaneously in four testing centers...

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Budget Secretary Abad Closes the 14th CES Conference with a Blast

"You as members of the professional bureaucracy must continue to be a positive influence over the elected bureaucracy...We must continue the work of organizing...

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CES Anniversary Kicks off with Thanksgiving Mass

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB), led by Executive Director Maria Anthonette Velasco-Allones, CESO I, commenced the month-long celebration...

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CESB runs with NUCESO

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) joined the National Union of Career Executive Service Officers, Inc. (NUCESO) Fun Run with the theme “Takbo CESO, Unlad CESO” in...

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CESB honors Partners anew in Annual Dinner

A night of appreciation for valued individual and institutional partners was hosted by the Career Executive Service Board...

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45.83% Passed the September 6 CES Written Examination, CESB OIC Director III clinches top spot

A total of seventy-seven (77) out of 168 test‐takers from different government agencies passed the CES Written Examinations (CES WE) held simultaneously nationwide last September 6, 2015 in three testing centers - at the University of the...

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CSC Chair is new CESB Chairperson

Newly-assumed Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairperson Alicia dela Rosa-Bala, CESO I, was elected as the new Career Executive...

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CESB retains its ISO 9001:2008 certification, cited for 3 good practices

For the fifth year in a row, the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) maintains its IS0 9001:2008 certification, also called as Quality Management System (QMS), for services under...

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CES CiRCLE Forum Series caps off in Manila

“The topics were very relevant and useful for leaders/managers, especially (the topic on) courageous leadership. A leader who ...

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CES @ 42 – Mark the Dates!

The Career Executive Service (CES) is celebrating its anniversary this November 2015. Amidst the emerging and diverse issues in public governance, the CES is progressively upholding its mandate to rigorously select and develop competent ...

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65 CESOs and Eligibles suited up for the 4th CES Club

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) successfully gathered 65 CESOs and third-level eligibles in “The Look of Success: Personal Branding for the Successful CESO,” the fourth and last leg of the CES...

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7th CES CiRCLE Held in Davao City

Forty (40) CESOs, eligibles and third‐level executives participated in this year's 7th CES Creative Innovations and Reforms for Committed Leadership and Effectiveness (CiRCLE) Forum held last September 23 at Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City...

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CESB thumbs up to greening the future

Attuned to the above words of the late Dr. Wangari M. Maathai, a Kenyan environmentalist and 2004 Nobel Peace Prize laureate...

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CES Pride! Winners of the CES VIP and Outstanding CEO Awards for Q3 Chosen Chairperson

Six CESOs have been chosen as recipients of the CES VIP (Very Innovative Person) and CES Outstanding CEO (Cost Effective Officer) awards for the 3rd Quarter ...

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Former DSWD Undersecretary Alicia Dela Rosa-Bala Nominated As New CSC Chairperson

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) congratulates Ms. Alicia Dela Rosa-Bala, CESO I, who was nominated by His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III as Chairperson ...

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Tejada Promoted as DOST Assistant Secretary

Regional Director Urdujah A. Tejada, CESO II, of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – Region II was appointed as Assistant Secretary of the DOST ...

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SALDIWA 2015 Wraps Up in CamSur

NAGA CITY - Home to a lot of churches which dates back during the Spanish Era and surrounded by verdant mountains, the City is a perfect place for contemplation and self ...

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168 aspirants battle with September 2015 nationwide CES WE

One hundred sixty-eight (168) testees took the three-hour Written Examination (CES WE) last September 6, Sunday, which was held in Quezon, Cebu, and Davao ...

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44.09% PASS JUNE 7 CES WRITTEN EXAM
Chua clinches Top Spot

Ninety-seven (97) out of 220 examinees, or 44.09%, passed the CES Written Examination (CES WE) held last June 7, 2015 simultaneously in Quezon ...

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6th CES Circle held in Koronadal City

Sixty-three (63) CESOs and third-level eligibles participated in the 6th CES Creative Innovations and Reforms for Committed Leadership and Effectiveness ...

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4th CES CIRCLE Forum Highlights: Leveling Up Philippine Competitiveness

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) successfully concluded its 4th CES CIRCLE forum last 16 ...

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CESB Conducts Special CES Written Examination in Region III

Twenty (20) examinees from various government agencies in Region III took the Special CES Written Examination (CES WE) last August 22, 2015 ...

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Paglaum Training Workshop in Tuguegarao Yields 46 New Hope Bearers

Forty-six (46) volunteers from various national government agencies, public and private educational institutions and ...

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I-Gabay 22: Harvesting Pearls of Knowledge in the Tuna Capital

General Santos City, the Tuna Capital of the Philippines, was home to 48 learners for the 22nd Session of the Integrated-Gabay ng Paglilingkod (I-Gabay) ...

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Cuna Promoted as DENR Assistant Secretary

On June 25, 2015, Hon. Juan Miguel T. Cuna was appointed as Assistant Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) ...

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3rd CES CiRCLE Forum

Ninety-four (94) third-level officials from around the country gathered together in the City of Golden Friendship, Cagayan De ...

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A Special CES CiRCLE: All Roads Lead to Baguio City

The Career Executive Service Board, in partnership with the Cordillera Regional Development Council and the Cordillera Association of Regional Executives, presents “Transformation,” the fifth CES CiRCLE Forum for 2015. This special ...

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CES Community Mourns the Demise of DA Director Marilyn V. Sta. Catalina

It is a time of mourning for the Career Executive Service as Director Marilyn V. Sta. Catalina, CESO IV, of the Department of Agriculture (DA), ...

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4th CES CIRCLE Forum Highlights: Leveling Up Philippine Competitiveness

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) successfully concluded its 4th CES CIRCLE forum last 16 July 2015 ...

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220 Examinees took June 7 Nationwide CES Written Exam

Two hundred twenty examinees from various agencies across the country took the Nationwide CES Written Examination (CES WE) last June 7, 2015. Simultaneous exams were conducted in three testing centers, namely, University of the Philippines - National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP-NCPAG), ...

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Solamillo and Lacanglacang Promoted to CESO Rank

On July 2, 2015, Director Araceli F. Solamillo of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Region X and Director Rosa H. Lacanglacang of the Parole and Probation Administration (PPA)-Region X were promoted by the Office of the President to Career Executive ...

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CES Board opens up Gawad CES Awards to CESOs and Third Level Eligibles Occupying Non-CES positions

The CES Governing Board, in its May 27, 2015 Meeting, approved the amendment of Section 5, Chapter II of the Gawad CES Code of Procedure to include the nomination to the Gawad CES Awards of Career Executive Service Officers (CESOs) and Third Level ...

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Leadership Excellence 2015 showcases Organizational and Individual Transformation

Insights and experiences in organizational and individual metamorphoses were showcased in Leadership Excellence 2015, which was held at the Diamond Hotel, Manila on 26 May 2015. ...

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CES Wellness Camp in Batanes wowed government, non-government execs

BASCO, BATANES – The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) conducted anew the CES Executive Leadership, Wellness and Work-Life Balance Camp with ...

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Davis Promoted as DENR Assistant Secretary

On March 24, 2015, Hon. Corazon C. Davis was appointed as Assistant Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Having over ...

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PMS USEC TOPS MARCH WRITTEN EXAM

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) announced that 57 out of 133 or 42.86% passed the CES Written Examination (CES WE) held last March 1, 2015 simultaneously in Quezon City (University of the Philippines), Cebu City (University of San Carlos) and Davao City (San Pedro College). ...

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37 CESOs, eligibles vow to lead well in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

Thirty-seven Career Executive Service officers and eligibles from various government and non-government offices nationwide stepped up to the challenge of the Career Executive Service ...

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2nd Human Resource Managers Fellowship Meeting held in CESB

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) successfully gathered forty-four (44) Human Resource (HR) ...

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PQA Foundation seeks Assessors for PQA Program

The Philippine Quality Award (PQA) Foundation, Inc. is inviting interested Career Executive Service Officers (CESOs) and CES eligibles to become part of the PQA pool of assessors for the 18th PQA Program. ...

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Over 130 Examinees Took the March 1 Nationwide CES Written Examination

The Career Executive Service Board conducted the first Nationwide CES Written Examination (CES WE) for 2015 last March 1, 2015 ...

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Game Changers Meet for The Inaugural CES Circle Forum

A total of eighty-eight (88) Career Executive Service Officers, eligibles and third-level officials gathered last 20 February 2015 at the Grand Ballroom, Diamond Hotel Philippines, ...

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CES Club: Making the Workplace Flourish

Thirty-nine (39) top government executives had the chance to unwind from the usual paper and pen routine as the Career ...

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Corpuz tops the December 14, 2014 CES Written Examination

Eighty eight (88) or 29.83% passed the Nationwide CES Written Examination (CES WE), the first examination ...

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CESB launches Online CESPES, 2 new recognition programs

The Career Executive Service Board jumpstarted the year with the launching of the Online Career Executive ...

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CES grieves the loss of co-servants in government; offers prayers and works of sacrifice

As the nation observes a day of mourning to grieve the deaths of forty-four members of the elite ...

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Bangsamoro Executive Leadership Course kicks off in Cotabato City

With the transition roadmap in place for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to be replaced ...

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294 Examinees Took the December 14 Nationwide CES Written Examination

The CES Written Examination (CES WE) held last December 14, 2014 (originally set on December 7, 2014) has registered a total of 294 examinees. It was conducted ...

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Harvesting Lessons in Environmental Governance from the City of Gentle People

Harnessing the Power of Private-Public Partnerships
The Environmental Quality Management Officer of the award-winning Dumaguete City Septage Management Program (DCSMP) briefs IGABAY ...

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2014 Paglaum Training Workshop Series fittingly wraps up in Legazpi City

Under the shadow of restive Mayon Volcano’s imposing presence on the horizon, the Career Executive Service Board, in partnership with the Regional Directors Association (REDIRAS) in Region V, aptly concluded the 2014 Project Paglaum ...

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CESB holds thanksgiving night for partners, supporters

The Diosdado Macapagal Hall in Landbank Plaza, Manila was filled with celebration, music, dance, thanksgiving and strengthened friendship as ...

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CESB Maintains ISO Certification on 4th Year

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) maintains its ISO 9001:2008 (also called the Quality Management System or QMS) ...

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Project Paglaum yields new batch of ‘hope bearers’

Harolds Hotel, Cebu City -- The Career Executive Service Board concluded the third installment of the Project Paglaum Training Workshop ...

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A day of thanksgiving and love

The Career Executive Service Board kicked off the month-long celebration of the 41st founding anniversary of the CES with a thanksgiving mass and an outreach program at the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC), November 7, 2014 ...

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Project Paglaum yields new batch of ‘hope bearers’

Harolds Hotel, Cebu City -- The Career Executive Service Board concluded the third installment of the Project Paglaum Training Workshop ...

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2014 HR Managers Fellowship Meeting and Learning Session Series Culminates through People Strategy Workshop

“Machinery and technology make it possible; people make it happen.”

These were the words of Mr. Gerardo A. Plana, Chief Executive...

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CES officials, strategic leadership experts convene in Cebu

The Career Executive Service Board carries on its advocacy on strategic leadership as it featured 2012 Gawad CES Awardee...

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ISDP XXV: Bridging Government and the Ilonggos

“The CES serves as a critical link between the government and the Filipino...

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180 Examinees Took the September 7 Nationwide CES Written Examination

The CES Written Examination (CES WE) held last September 7, 2014 has...

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Be an ICT catalyst, join the 3rd gCIO program in October

Gone are the days when ICT was only for the “techies.” In a networked society like ours, ICT must be harnessed by everyone, most especially...

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New AFP Chief of Staff is CES pride

The Career Executive Service Board congratulates one of its CES eligibles, Lieutenant General Gregorio Pio P. Catapang Jr. who...

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Jung ang CES Club!

“Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside dreams. Who looks inside awakens. “

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CES Written Exam and Strategic Leadership Forum: Promoting leadership excellence in the Bangsa Moro

The Career Executive Service Board successfully concluded the special CES Written Examination (CES WE) and the 4th ...

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Gift of Paglaum shines brighter in the Summer Capital of the Philippines

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB), in partnership with the National Economic and Development Authority - Cordillera Administrative Region (NEDA-CAR), kept...

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ISDP Session 24: Strengthening the foundation of government leaders

“With the near perfect cone of Mayon Volcano as its majestic backdrop, The Oriental Hotel in Legaspi City, Province of Albay became...

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4th TLC: Gearing up crisis leaders with integrity, courage and compassion

Leadership in times of crisis is culled from the stories of government employees, who, in the midst of a disaster such as typhoon Yolanda, demonstrate courage, hope and compassion to carry on with their tasks. They remind themselves...

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CES officials surf Siargao’s waves

Primed by the success of last month’s camp in Caramoan Island, the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) led 22 government executives from various agencies nationwide to the 11th...

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32% hurdles March 29, 2014 Written Examination

Eight (8) out of 25 examinees or 32.00% passed the Special CES Written Examination (CES WE) held last March 29, 2014 at the Sindalan Elementary...

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10th CES Leadership, Wellness and Work-Life Balance Camp in Caramoan

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB), mindful to its credo and commitment to healthy living for effective leadership and work ...

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Top gov’t execs poured their ARTS out

How great though art? It was as great as gathering together top executives from various government agencies nationwide in an event that unleashed their hidden ...

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I-GABAY Session XVIII – Continuing the Mission of Excellence in the CES

Naga City and the Municipality of Goa, both centers for excellence in governance and innovation in the Province of Camarines Sur, hosted a class of thirty-seven ...

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TSI heads to Cebu

Following the successful conduct of the Targeted Selection Interview (TSI) training in Clark, the CESB ...

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Nurturing Public Leaders in the Queen City of the South

Aptly themed Path-finding Service with the Speed of Change, the 3rd CES Strategic Leadership Forum was held at Harold’s Hotel, Cebu City, on April 22, 2014.. ...

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PNoy revokes CESO rank of DepEd official

In a memorandum to CESB dated March 28, 2014, President Benigno S. Aquino III revoked the Career Executive Service Officer (CESO) Rank VI of Assistant Schools Division Superintendent Milagros Fernandez Du Razote of the Department of Education, Division of Cagayan. ...

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DENR hosts 2nd HRM Fellowship Session

Thirty-five Career Executive Service (CES) Coordinators from various government agencies experienced nature within the heart of Quezon City as the Department...

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CESB leads TSI training in Clark

The CESB in partnership with the Development Dimensions International (DDI) recently conducted the Targeted Selection Interview (TSI) training on March 27-28, 2014 at the Widus Hotel in Clark, Pampanga...

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CES Club’s rocky adventure in Corregidor

March 26, 2014. It’s way back Wednesday for 39 CESOs and eligibles who traveled back in time through CES Club’s historical day tour in Corregidor, the famous rocky island that serves as a fortress of bravery...

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SALDIWA XXIII Learning Journey Concludes in Davao

On 17 March 2014, thirty-seven (37) public managers successfully completed Session XXIII of the Salamin-Diwa ng Paglilingkod (SALDIWA) Training Course under the CESB’s Executive...

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Sailing through the boats of hope

After surviving the onslaught of super typhoon Pablo in December 2012, 10 families in this coastal are a in Davao Oriental...

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CES Strategic Leaders’ Forum heads to Davao

Following the success of its kick off session in La Union last month, the CES Strategic...

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23rd SALDIWA 2014: GREAT LEADERS CREATE CHANGE!

The Second Learning Module facilitated by Mr. Santy E. Getalado, a seasoned HRM, HRD and OD practitioner, introduced the learners into...

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A champion of dedicated public service

After 38 years of dedicated and unwavering service to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Director Blandino M. Maceda retired from government service on February 3, 2014...

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2014 CES Strategic Leadership Forum Series Kicks Off at the Surfing Capital of the North

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB), in partnership with the National Union of Career Executive Service Officers Inc. (NUCESO) – Region I Chapter, held the first CES Strategic Leadership Forum for 2014 ...

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CES hope bearers ready to provide psychosocial support

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) spearheaded the three-day training workshop entitled “Project Paglaum: Rekindling Hope, Rebuilding Lives”, a competency building workshop on providing psychosocial support ...

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ICT and DRM training workshop, a rousing success

We learned from Typhoon Yolanda. This was the claim made by the twenty-eight (28) technology enthusiasts and disaster risk management practitioners from various government agencies and local government units during the three-day Information and Communications Technology (ICT) ...

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CES Coordinators Converge in a Fellowship Session

A total of sixteen (16) Human Resource Officers/ CES Coordinators from various government offices converged in the inaugural HRM Fellowship Session on January 23, 2014 at The Bayleaf Hotel, Intramuros...

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277 Officials Took the December 8 CES Written Examination

A total of two hundred seventy seven (277) examinees took the CES Written Examination (CES WE) administered by the Career Executive Service Board simultaneously ...

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See you in Cebu!

The CES goes to the Queen City of the South. This was announced by CESB Executive Director Tonette Allones...

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Are you a warrior or a king?

For the last day of the 12th Annual CES Conference, psychologist Rose Marie Yenko presented a learning...

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Golden Years: Letting the Gold Shine Through

The simultaneous work-life balance learning sessions on the last day of the conference is divided into two...

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Day 2: Life-long learning sessions

Aligned with its anniversary theme "Fit@40", simultaneous yoga and samba sessions jumpstart Day 2 of the...

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CESOs, Honored in Gabi ng Parangal

CESOs old and new, as well as those already in the great beyond, were honored in a night of remembrance...

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CESOs from 4 decades dialogue on governance

The first plenary learning session of the 12th Annual CES Conference, dubbed "Ganito kami noon, kumusta kayo ...

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Celebrating four decades of public service

Forty years after its inception in 1973, the career executive service (CES) gathers its members to celebrate...

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"Serve for mission, not position"

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle urged CESOs and eligibles attending the opening of the 12th ...

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GCIO Program Batch 2: Moving Forward Towards an ICT-Enabled Bureaucracy

Welcome MOVERS! The Government Chief Information Officer (gCIO) Capacity Building Program is a twelve-day training program which aims to produce gCIOs with the knowledge, skills, creativity and initiative ...

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The CES Cares

There is no other way but to pray and help. CESB Executive Director Maria Anthonette Velasco-Allones, CESO I, led on ...

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Groundbreaking for CES Resource Center

Upholding its commitment to deliver excellent service to its clients, the Career Executive ...

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2013 Circle Forum Culminates in the City of Tuguegarao

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) conducted the 8th and last session of the CES CIRCLE Forum ...

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32.87% PASSED THE SEPTEMBER 1, 2013 CES WRITTEN EXAMINATION

Seventy-one (71) out of 216 examinees or 32.87% passed the CES Written Examination (CES WE) ...

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Third Installment of the gCIO Training Program Held in Tagaytay City

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB), in partnership with the De La Salle University-College of Computer Studies (DLSU-CCS) and information and communications technology (ICT) ...

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PRESS RELEASE: 2013 CIRCLE Forum - Tuguegarao

The CESB shall conduct the 2013 CIRCLE Forum on the theme: “Excellence in the CES”. It is the 8th ...

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7th session of CES Circle Forum in CDO continues the tradition of public service excellence

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) conducted the 7th session of the CES ...

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The 9th CES Wellness Camp Session in Bohol

Effective leadership has long been linked to organizational performa nce and productivity. Given the daily ...

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22nd Salamin-Diwa, a success in Dumaguete City

For the first time since the Executive Leadership Program (ELP) was launched in 1993, the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) has ...

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SLEX Tree Planting 2013

As one of the activities to kick off the 40th year CES Anniversary Celebration, the Career Executive Service ...

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CESB joins CSC’s R.A.C.E to Serve III Fun Run

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) led by Executive Director Atty. Ma. Anthonette Velasco-Allones, CESO I ...

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2013 CIRCLE Forum

The CESB shall conduct the 2013 CIRCLE Forum on the theme: “Excellence in the CES”. It is the ...

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Hit the road to health and wellness

Calling all campers! The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) is hitting the road to a healthy and ...

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2013 CES Club culminates through Cavite historical tour

August 29. Twenty two Career Executive Service Officers (CESOs) and Eligibles from various...

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GAWAD CES Awardees Inspire the CES Community in Cebu City

While torrential rains flooded Metropolitan Manila, the golden sun shone brightly in Cebu, ...

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216 OFFICIALS TOOK THE SEPTEMBER 1 CES WRITTEN EXAMINATION

A total of two hundred sixteen (216) examinees took the CES Written Examination (CES WE) ...

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I-Gabay Visits the Crown Jewel of the Visayas

The Integrated Gabay ng Paglilingkod Training Course (I-Gabay) Session XVI commenced last July 25, 2013...

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DBP Renews Pre-Employment Exam MOA with CESB

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) signed the renewal of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP)...

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CES Circle Forum goes 42nd

The Career Executive Service Board conducted the CES CIRCLE Forum with the theme: “Mainstreaming e - (Effective+Efficient) - Governance for Performance Excellence in the Public Sector” at...

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Ongoing Application for the g-CIO Training Program for ICT-Enabled Government Executives

The Integrated Gabay ng Paglilingkod Training Course (I-Gabay) Session XVI commenced last July 25, 2013...

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