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It's about time. You've finally decided to resign from your job. There's nothing like the joy of knowing that you've finally made that big choice, but of course, you can't just up and go (read: don't go AWOL). As with everything you've done ...
 
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Don't punish yourself with heroics. Delegate, but oversee.
Stress is a leading cause of mental health problems, which is why human resources always ask applicants how they handle stress at work. The key to managing stress despite multiple tasks you need to finish is staying focused. Here are some strategies ...
 
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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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Well, damn.
That headline probably made you want to spring up from your seat—if you didn’t, then you probably should. Because apparently, spending more than 9.5 hours a day glued to your office chair might just send you to the grave faster than you ...
 
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According to science, a boss with poor leadership affects the health of employees.
There are bosses that you don't get along with but aren't actually bad, and then there are bosses that are just horrible: they gaslight you, lie to people, sabotage your career, attack you personally, and make a habit of throwing you under ...
 
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The old adage holds true: Laughter is the best medicine.
Some work days are worse than others—your project hit a huge snag, everyone’s grumpy, your boss isn’t in the most understanding of moods, there’s no coffee in the pantry, and fate just seems to conspire against you. This can understandably make anyone ...
 
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The three are the top most expensive cities to li ve in, according to a survey by Mercer.
Let's admit it, the first lure of working abroad is the salary. If you're flying out to a country that has a pretty strong currency, then chances are the money that you'll be sending back will afford much more when converted to pesos. And while ...
 
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It's time to get your work-life balance in order
Tired of spending hours upon hours either stuck in traffic or public transportation? Then we have some good news for you.The Philippine Senate has passed Senate Bill No. 1571, otherwise known as the Alternative Working Arrangement Bill or ‘flexitime bill.’ Essentially, this ...
 
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And companies that don’t provide a flexible workplace policy risk losing top talents.
In January, employees everywhere rejoiced as President Rodrigo Duterte signed a law that provided a concrete set of rules and regulations for companies to allow their workers to work from home.Some saw it as a sign that more companies are set to ...
 
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And it's several hours above the standard 40.
In its latest Labor Force Survey dated January 2019, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) revealed that Filipino employees work an average of 43.2 hours each week, a six-percent increase from the figure a year ago.For employees with five-day workweeks, that amounts to around ...
 
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Say goodbye to your 9-5 with advice from someone who's living the dream
Some people dream about winning the lottery, dating a wealthy celebrity or acquiring a badass super power. We hate to break it to you, but these are all clichéd and unachievable.However, there is one acceptable fantasy that most men have: slamming down ...
 
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Y'all know which font we're talking about.
2018 is coming to an end and the new year is looking to be a promising one for, well, the font Comic Sans. You know this font, of course, and you probably cringe whenever you see it being used. There's just something ...
 
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For the first time, a Filipino-made game is promoted by Google Play in a global event in South Korea.
Like a proud parent, Howard Go was beaming when a game his company developed earned a coveted place of honor at the Global Game Exhibition G-STAR 2018 in Busan, South Korea.Google Play had picked Bounc.io, a game developed by a company Go ...
 
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Read how Lydia de Roca worked her way to the top—one kilo of lechon at a time.
With the long list of parties and family reunions you had to attend during the holidays, the feasting almost never stops and, by the end of it, you can happily blame the weight gain to a Filipino fiesta favorite: lechon.For over 50 years, one woman’s name ...
 
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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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From her home kitchen, this entrepreneur built the now popular Cafe Mary Grace.
Between having her first baby at 23 and her fifth child at 32, Mary Grace Dimacali didn’t have much time to nurture a career. She admits to feeling a “bit of angst” back when her batchmates from college started taking up their ...
 
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Stop banging your fist on the desk. Start making personal connections.
Long gone are the days of shouting over the meeting table, sabotaging your co-workers, and being overly aggressive to get what you want.While aesthetically, we like the style and the banter of American Psycho's Wall Street, it has no place in the modern world. ...
 
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It seeks to lessen traffic congestion, among other things.
Tired of spending hours upon hours stuck on EDSA on your way to work? If yes, we have some good news for you.The Philippine Senate released a statement earlier today saying that the Telecommuting Act of 2017, better known as the work-from-home ...
 
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FWD Insurance outlines their desire to create equal opportunities for people with disabilities.
“Go forth and be human,” the video announces. The short clip from the District of Columbia’s office talks about how to stop being awkward around people with disabilities, a lighthearted skit with funny quips and cheery music.It sounds easy to do in ...
 
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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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