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How this journalist started a health blog for Filipinas

When Sareena Dayaram, founder of the blog Health Begins With Her [http://www.healthbeginswithher.com.ph/], came back to Metro Manila earlier this year, she found herself in a totally different city. Even after nearly five years of working abroad as a journalist and more than four years of studying in the US, she is still being constantly surprised by the metropolis she grew up in. “Manila is a different landscape from what it was when I left,” she told me. “I find that I’m frequently discover

Top 5 Call Center Job Interview Questions and How to Best Answer Them

When call centers first appeared in the late '90's, it was dubbed as a sunrise industry with a huge potential for growth and numerous career prospects. Fast forward to today, and that promise of growth has already come to fruition. It is estimated [http://www.bworldonline.com/content.php?section=Economy&title=it-bpo-sector-revenue-to-soon-be-bigger-than-remittances----villegas&id=110293] that by 2016, the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry will generate about $25 billion in revenue,

Rights every working PWD should know about

Cliche as it may sound, everyone has been given talents, capabilities, and the natural ability to learn new skills for the sole purpose of using them — even persons with disabilities (PWDs). In the Philippines, there are many different companies who employ PWDs, giving them a chance to participate in society just as much as any other person. In a 2013 study by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies [http://dirp3.pids.gov.ph/ris/dps/pidsdps1313.pdf], it was observed that "pessimism a

Are you ready to become a manager?

Joseph Grenny [http://www.josephgrenny.com/], New York Times bestselling author and co-founder of VitalSmarts [https://www.vitalsmarts.com/], a company that does corporate training and leadership development, interviewed new supervisors, CEOs, and political leaders in an article [https://hbr.org/2015/09/are-you-sure-you-want-to-be-a-manager] said that the new responsibilities brought in significant changes into their lives, some of whom were still unsure why they accepted the new position. Re

How this journalist started a health blog for Filipinas

When Sareena Dayaram, founder of the blog Health Begins With Her [http://www.healthbeginswithher.com.ph/], came back to Metro Manila earlier this year, she found herself in a totally different city. Even after nearly five years of working abroad as a journalist and more than four years of studying in the US, she is still being constantly surprised by the metropolis she grew up in. “Manila is a different landscape from what it was when I left,” she told me. “I find that I’m frequently discover

Top 5 Call Center Job Interview Questions and How to Best Answer Them

When call centers first appeared in the late '90's, it was dubbed as a sunrise industry with a huge potential for growth and numerous career prospects. Fast forward to today, and that promise of growth has already come to fruition. It is estimated [http://www.bworldonline.com/content.php?section=Economy&title=it-bpo-sector-revenue-to-soon-be-bigger-than-remittances----villegas&id=110293] that by 2016, the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry will generate about $25 billion in revenue,

Rights every working PWD should know about

Cliche as it may sound, everyone has been given talents, capabilities, and the natural ability to learn new skills for the sole purpose of using them — even persons with disabilities (PWDs). In the Philippines, there are many different companies who employ PWDs, giving them a chance to participate in society just as much as any other person. In a 2013 study by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies [http://dirp3.pids.gov.ph/ris/dps/pidsdps1313.pdf], it was observed that "pessimism a

Are you ready to become a manager?

Joseph Grenny [http://www.josephgrenny.com/], New York Times bestselling author and co-founder of VitalSmarts [https://www.vitalsmarts.com/], a company that does corporate training and leadership development, interviewed new supervisors, CEOs, and political leaders in an article [https://hbr.org/2015/09/are-you-sure-you-want-to-be-a-manager] said that the new responsibilities brought in significant changes into their lives, some of whom were still unsure why they accepted the new position. Re

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