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How everyday workers can help those affected by #LandoPH

Over the weekend, the Philippines saw the coming of the weather disturbance Lando, internationally known as Koppu. On Saturday, October 17, the United States Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Center elevated Lando's status to a super typhoon [http://www.rappler.com/move-ph/issues/disasters/109684-lando-super-typhoon-jtwc-weather-philippines] . Sending strong winds and very heavy rains to the northern part of Luzon, state weather bureau PAGASA put up signal #4 in Southern Isabela and signal #3 in t

10 Tips to Survive the Graveyard Shift

A career in the business process outsourcing industry can entail working on a graveyard shift, as employees need to work at the same time with their global counterparts. BPO employees, especially those handling call center jobs [https://www.kalibrr.com/job-board/i/customer-service/1/?link=CTAanchortext], need to keep themselves awake for the rest of the evening up until their work schedule ends. So, here are 10 tips to help you stay awake during the graveyard shift:1.  Enjoy a cup of coffe

What To Say When You're Running Late For Work

Late for work again? Chances are you wouldn’t be reading this article if you weren’t in danger of being late. Unfortunately, being on time is something that is taken as more of a suggestion than a requirement in the Philippines. Between constant traffic jams, inclement weather, and the ever unreliable “Filipino Time”, we have all come to accept that tardiness is a common occurrence even in professional settings. While we do discourage you from making it a habit to be late to meetings, events,

Why I Turned Down a BPO Company to Work for a Startup

Like everyone else, I wasn’t sure of my game plan after college. I was a Management Information Systems student with a passion for art and design. Taking up MIS was a practical decision I made when I was still in high school: I knew that having a degree in I.T. would leverage me in the future. That’s why I chose it over courses that were aligned with my passion, like Information Design. I enjoyed programming in high school anyway, and that carried over to college. While it certainly isn’t my pas

How everyday workers can help those affected by #LandoPH

Over the weekend, the Philippines saw the coming of the weather disturbance Lando, internationally known as Koppu. On Saturday, October 17, the United States Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Center elevated Lando's status to a super typhoon [http://www.rappler.com/move-ph/issues/disasters/109684-lando-super-typhoon-jtwc-weather-philippines] . Sending strong winds and very heavy rains to the northern part of Luzon, state weather bureau PAGASA put up signal #4 in Southern Isabela and signal #3 in t

10 Tips to Survive the Graveyard Shift

A career in the business process outsourcing industry can entail working on a graveyard shift, as employees need to work at the same time with their global counterparts. BPO employees, especially those handling call center jobs [https://www.kalibrr.com/job-board/i/customer-service/1/?link=CTAanchortext], need to keep themselves awake for the rest of the evening up until their work schedule ends. So, here are 10 tips to help you stay awake during the graveyard shift:1.  Enjoy a cup of coffe

What To Say When You're Running Late For Work

Late for work again? Chances are you wouldn’t be reading this article if you weren’t in danger of being late. Unfortunately, being on time is something that is taken as more of a suggestion than a requirement in the Philippines. Between constant traffic jams, inclement weather, and the ever unreliable “Filipino Time”, we have all come to accept that tardiness is a common occurrence even in professional settings. While we do discourage you from making it a habit to be late to meetings, events,

Why I Turned Down a BPO Company to Work for a Startup

Like everyone else, I wasn’t sure of my game plan after college. I was a Management Information Systems student with a passion for art and design. Taking up MIS was a practical decision I made when I was still in high school: I knew that having a degree in I.T. would leverage me in the future. That’s why I chose it over courses that were aligned with my passion, like Information Design. I enjoyed programming in high school anyway, and that carried over to college. While it certainly isn’t my pas

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