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Frustrated because you feel like you know more?
A good leader is someone you look up to, someone to learn from, and someone you hope you can be like later on in life. They often act as mentors, training and building you up by helping you become the best version ...
 
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The Monster Employment Index shows the highest rise in demand in the consumer goods industry.
If you’re looking for a change in career, you might do well to check out openings within the consumer goods, hospitality, health care and IT sectors. According to the most recent Monster Employment Index (MEI), these industries recorded the highest jumps in demand ...
 
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Eduardo Santos ranked No. 2 in Top 100 RE/MAX agents worldwide in 2017
Eduardo “Eddie” Santos’ journey as a real estate broker began with a crisis.More specifically, the Asian financial crisis of 1997. Santos was then working for the Philippine office of an Indonesian stock brokerage firm when the crisis hit 21 years ago. With ...
 
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They may have grown up or studied abroad, but these guys know Manila’s where it’s at.
The phenomenon of Filipinos leaving the country to study or work abroad is nothing new, but how many come back to make a life for themselves here? No one can fault people for dreaming of a better life for themselves outside the ...
 
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It pays to be nice, but not too nice!
There’s something called "The Peter Principle" which says that at some point, every person rises to his own level of incompetence. For example, an employee is competent at his current position, but when given additional responsibilities or a promotion he’s not ready for, ...
 
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Here's how much it would cost.
National Bookstore (NBS), the country's largest chain of books and school supplies store, is opening one of its store concepts for franchising. This is the first time the 76-year-old company is considering expanding the business with potential partners outside of the founders' ...
 
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A JobStreet report looks at gender equality across various industries
As stereotypes go, it’s not difficult to understand why the impression that men dominate the top positions in the country’s banks and financial institutions continue to persist.Just take a look at the leaders of the Bankers’ Association of the Philippines (BAP), the ...
 
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The Barrie brothers on what it really takes to create an award-winning restaurant
‘Sometimes the best things are on the other side of fear,’ says Ellis Barrie. He should know: along with his brother Liam, Ellis has transformed an unassuming shed into one of Wales’ most celebrated restaurants. Nine years in and The Marram Grass is ...
 
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It's something to know when working for their companies.
Much is known about how much the country’s richest tycoons are worth. A cursory look at the annually published list of top world billionaires by US magazine Forbes would reveal the size of their publicly known fortunes.In building their wealth, these billionaires ...
 
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This is where self-care comes in.
Talking about how tired you are at work or how the stress is making you feel inexplicably lonely is too often brushed off—“It’s just work,” or “Lilipas din ‘yan.” The fact is, the stress produced by the constant pressure to perform well ...
 
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No need to be a martyr.
Making the decision to leave your current company is not easy, especially if you know that you’ll be jumping out of the comfort zone you’ve stayed in for years. While the length of your tenure should be taken into consideration when contemplating ...
 
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The latest ITUC Global Rights Index cites repressive laws and violence as reasons.
For the second year in a row, the Philippines was cited as one of the 10 worst countries for workers in the world, according to a study by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), a Belgium-based organization linking over 300 trade unions ...
 
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Expert communication is the key to success.
As you climb the corporate ladder to the top, it's best to watch what you say and how you say it.To help, we've formulated a list of common phrases that may be hurting your work life and we've prepared alternative statements to ...
 
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We asked HR heads and executives what parts of your resume catch their eye.
When it comes finding the right candidate for the job, human resources managers are often faced with piles of resumes. So when they’re trying to sift through applicants in the shortest amount of time possible, what details catch their eye? ‘There is ...
 
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Depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder are manageable conditions.
Over the past few years, a lot of progress has been made in raising awareness about depression. However, we still have a long way to go when it comes to eliminating the stigma surrounding people with mental health problems, especially in the ...
 
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Your cheat sheet to your next interview.
It’s job-hunting season, and your best chance at acing your interviews is by coming well-prepared. Apart from researching about the company, it really helps to prepare your answers to questions your interviewers are most likely to ask. We consulted HR managers and ...
 
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It doesn’t look anything remotely like the ‘Mad Men’ set.
If your current office design scores major points on health, well-being, and happiness, then you have yourself a winner. It certainly follows the new global trend in work environment which focuses on one important thing—the user experience. Workers now are given top ...
 
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LinkedIn survey finds that majority of 25-to-33-year-old Filipino working professionals worry about financial insecurity
Around 87 percent of Filipino working professionals aged from 25 to 33 years old are currently experiencing a “quarter-life crisis,” according to a survey commissioned by professional networking website LinkedIn. LinkedIn defines quarter-life crisis as “a period in one’s mid 20s to early ...
 
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The country's top legal partnership is more profitable than about half of biggest 1,000 corporations
Every year, thousands of law graduates take the bar exams. Last year, a record 7,227 hopefuls were allowed by the Supreme Court to take the tests that aspiring lawyers must pass to practice law and appear in courts. Many of the bar takers ...
 
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But most suffered initial losses and invested months or years mastering the craft before enjoying huge pay-offs
For many long-term investors, volatility—the extent to which prices of assets such as stocks, bonds or currencies move up or down—is a bad thing. Many investors would forego putting their money in an asset promising high returns if the volatility, a measure ...
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