Last July 28 of this year, President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo gave her 2nd to the last State of the Nation Address or commonly stated as SONA. For this year's SONA, she emphasized the economic growth in behalf of the crisis we are facing.
Relating her SONA to the Human Resource Management, she deals with the presentation about the jobs she enabled to give to those who needs one. For about numbers of graduating and graduates students on technical courses and vocational courses, she exclaimed that there will be millions of job opening for the year 2010. So for that statement, we, the students of this year, as one of the graduating students of the said year, hope so is included on her project
She also stated about the benefits and compensation of the workers with exclaiming to the private and public sector of the government such as SSS, GSIS, PAG_IBIG, and health benefits. The health benefits she stated is countrywide being implemented. For the said benefits above, employers have funded the two increases in SSS benefits since 2005. As she stated in the SONA."GSIS pensions have been indexed to inflation and have increased every year since 2001. Its salary loan availments have increased from two months equivalent to 10 months, the highest of any system public or private—while repayments have been stretched out. "
There are also trainings for technical sectors such as call center agents, medical transcription, animation and software developer, which have a demand of one million workers by 2010. This training exclaimed for the purpose of having lots of jobs to be opened by the said year.
And the last improvement during her regime is the peso control on which it increases from the previous regimes. It helps the country as well as the investors to still invest to our country. As the statement goes, this example exclaimed that her position as the president of the nation really gives something for our economic growth.
There is one statement of the president that she stated for her part. "Leadership is not doing the first thing that comes to mind; it is about doing the necessary,however hard!". As what I see about our country today, its really a great deal of having a leaders that aims for the needs of her/his members. As what she said, she gives a program that helps the "masa". Believing in her position might gave us to success.