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How travel led this Filipino to his dream job at the British Red Cross

Passion isn't always as easy to come by as it seems. So when passion calls, you answer. Arbie Baguios graduated from Ateneo de Manila University in 2012 thinking he was going to law school but life had other plans. In 2011, Arbie lived and backpacked around Europe. In 2012, he graduated with a degree in Development Studies and a hunger for more and more travel. Despite what it may seem like, to travel is far from a selfish endeavor. Whatever change and enlightenment you get from seeing the

How This 26 Year Old Became a Marketing Head at PLDT

When you get out of college and start working, you’ll learn that the road to career success can be arduous at best. Littered with so many highs and lows, twists and turns, the typical climb to the top of the corporate ladder is defined by your ability to hustle. While majority of fresh grads will naturally struggle at the beginning of their careers, some people pull ahead of the crowd and start succeeding early in their careers. So how do you go from inexperienced fresh grad to whip-smart,

Paano Bitawan ang Salitang "Hindi" sa Trabaho

Hindi.Napakasimpleng salita pero napakahirap sabihin. Marami sa ating mga Pinoy ang nahihirapan bitawan ang salitang "hindi" dahil takot tayong masaktan ang kausap natin. Sa halip nito, ang sasabihin natin madalas ay, "pwede," "tingan natin," at iba pa. Isipin mo na lang ang hirap na humindi sa trabaho. Kung humindi tayo sa overtime, baka sabihin ng mga katrabaho natin na tamad tayo. Paano kung tinanong ka ng boss mo kung pwede kang humawak ng bagong proyekto kahit marami ka nang ginagawa?

Work Colleagues 101: Which type of worker are you?

Who are the people in your neighborhood? In this case, let “neighborhood” be defined as “workplace.” Almost all working professionals can attest to the truth that the office is the adult version of the school playground and of course, it has its own playground rules. It's to be expected that we will encounter various types of personalities at work. Some of them, you may have been grateful to meet. A few of them, you may have regretted spending time with. Regardless, if one of your career g

How travel led this Filipino to his dream job at the British Red Cross

Passion isn't always as easy to come by as it seems. So when passion calls, you answer. Arbie Baguios graduated from Ateneo de Manila University in 2012 thinking he was going to law school but life had other plans. In 2011, Arbie lived and backpacked around Europe. In 2012, he graduated with a degree in Development Studies and a hunger for more and more travel. Despite what it may seem like, to travel is far from a selfish endeavor. Whatever change and enlightenment you get from seeing the

How This 26 Year Old Became a Marketing Head at PLDT

When you get out of college and start working, you’ll learn that the road to career success can be arduous at best. Littered with so many highs and lows, twists and turns, the typical climb to the top of the corporate ladder is defined by your ability to hustle. While majority of fresh grads will naturally struggle at the beginning of their careers, some people pull ahead of the crowd and start succeeding early in their careers. So how do you go from inexperienced fresh grad to whip-smart,

Paano Bitawan ang Salitang "Hindi" sa Trabaho

Hindi.Napakasimpleng salita pero napakahirap sabihin. Marami sa ating mga Pinoy ang nahihirapan bitawan ang salitang "hindi" dahil takot tayong masaktan ang kausap natin. Sa halip nito, ang sasabihin natin madalas ay, "pwede," "tingan natin," at iba pa. Isipin mo na lang ang hirap na humindi sa trabaho. Kung humindi tayo sa overtime, baka sabihin ng mga katrabaho natin na tamad tayo. Paano kung tinanong ka ng boss mo kung pwede kang humawak ng bagong proyekto kahit marami ka nang ginagawa?

Work Colleagues 101: Which type of worker are you?

Who are the people in your neighborhood? In this case, let “neighborhood” be defined as “workplace.” Almost all working professionals can attest to the truth that the office is the adult version of the school playground and of course, it has its own playground rules. It's to be expected that we will encounter various types of personalities at work. Some of them, you may have been grateful to meet. A few of them, you may have regretted spending time with. Regardless, if one of your career g

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