Ivy Paraluman-De Borja

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Ivy Paraluman-De BorjaIf the corporate ladder were a race track, Ivy De Borja had been riding a Ferrari since she started driving. Regarded as results-oriented, passionate and energetic, Ivy is an HR Practitioner who earned professional experience in various industries for over a decade.

She acquired a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences Double Major in Psychology and Political Science in 2004 from the University of the Philippines Baguio. She also earned a Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Organization Development at the De La Salle College of Saint Benilde School of Professional and Continuing Education in 2008.

In her pursuit to grow her profession in Human Resources in the BPO space, Ivy studied and attained certification in COPC in 2014, a family of standards for operational management in the Contact Center industry. Ivy also received training and certification in language assessment using BUPLAS, an end-to-end communication assessment system to manage performance in business.

Her vast experience in volume and niche recruiting for various industries paved the way for her contribution to The Talented Philippines, the first literature to present the unique strengths of the Filipinos to current and future investors in the region published by PageUp in 2015.

Ivy unveiled her competitive spirit at an early age. From grade school to college, she was an active student leader. Other than being a part of the student body year on year, she was inclined in stage acting from grade school to college. She was never tired of participating in extracurricular activities while studying. Demonstrated in the workplace, her highflier demeanor smoothed the path to her career growth.

Ivy started to be a people manager in 2007. In 2008, she led the recruitment team of Resorts World Manila, the first ever integrated tourism company in the Philippines at its pre-opening until grand launch. She moved back to the BPO industry in 2010, continuing to climb the corporate ladder to her current position as a Senior HR Business Partner of Harte Hanks for its offices in Asia.

Ivy reached an HR executive position at age 29. Outside work, Ivy is an advocate of environmental sustainability. She is a long-time supporter of the WWF. Her interests are writing, reading, travelling, fashion and arts and crafts.