Last May 7 and 8., Profiles Asia Pacific, Inc. (PAP) was a proud local service provider to Civil Service Commission-Civil Service Institute (CSC-CSI) for a seminar-workshop entitled “Raising the Bench in HR Practices”.

Conducted by HR & OD practitioner and Profiles’ Director for Special Projects, Dr. Vida G. Caparas, the public seminar helped 17 attendees from different local government units and organizations level up their HR practices, by knowing the latest trends and current issues in the world of Human Resources.

Attendees from the Department of Justice, Department of Labor and Employment, WV College of Science, UP Manila, Department of Budget and Management, US Embassy, Cygnus Industries, Philippine Retirement Authority, City Government of Tanauan, LGU Tanauan City, and Senate of the Philippines benefited in the seminar by getting equipped with ideas on the roles of HR in the industry, major HR functions being practiced by most industries, the concepts in comparing the current work application of HR vs. its traditional method, the current HR Trends; and the effects of globalization and web-based technology to HR practices.

Profiles online assessments, particularly the  Profiles Performance Indicator (PPI) were also given to the attendees which provided them with valuable insight into how an individual can be motivated and managed to operate at peak performance. The PPI also provides recommendations for improving employee performance.

All in all the collaboration was a success, and according to Agnes Padilla, Director  IV, Human Resource Development Office, CSC will still be collaborating with Profiles Asia Pacific in their next public runs. For a training calendar, go to

Civil Service Commission-Civil Service Institute is a local government unit that provides direct training and personnel development interventions to all government officials and employees. CSC-CSI provides competency-based training and development as well as best practices consulting services to all civil servants and government agencies- specifically focusing on HR/OD and Leadership Capacity Development, and Foundation Programs-to support them in their functions and in recognition of their ability to extend the work and mandate of CSI and ultimately influence the capabilities and capacities of civil servants. For more details, go to

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