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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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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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While your colleagues get jealous, you'll be getting work done.
Step one to creating a better workspace for yourself in the office is to clean your desk. Get all those lunch crumbs, coffee stains, and dust bunnies out of there. Step two is to personalize it with cool stuff. These items will ...
 
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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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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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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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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 ...