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5 Ways People Spend Their Salaries In Their 20's (That Leave Them Broke)

Let’s be real here. Getting your first (and second and third and so on) paycheck is probably the highlight of getting a job. After years of relying on mom and dad’s good will and generosity, we finally get to fatten our wallets with our own hard-earned money. But after the initial high of excitement – treating your family to dinner with your first sweldo, buying something you like as a “reward” – you’ll end up with not much money left in your bank account. Your 20s are the perfect time for

6 Steps to Build Confidence as a First Time Job Seeker

Leaving college and entering the real world can be one of the biggest adjustments you’ll have to make in your life. Life outside the four walls of a classroom is drastically different, and all the big changes can throw you off and make you feel unsure of yourself. I remember being an awkward and nervous fresh grad sitting in an office lobby, waiting to be called for my interview. Job hunting felt like uncharted territory. I never really had to go out of my way to prove myself and directly com

5 Blue-Blooded Personalities from Ateneo de Manila

Even before I stepped inside the beautiful, surprisingly green campus of Ateneo de Manila University, I already knew that our national hero Jose Rizal and other prominent Philippine figures such as Noynoy Aquino and Manuel V. Pangilinan attended the school too. But what about the more recent batches of blue-blooded personalities from Ateneo de Manila? Here's a rundown of a few Filipino celebrities who graduated from this school in Katipunan:Nikki Gil (AB Literature 2009)Yahoo blogs [https://w

Essential Gadgets for Filipino Mobile Workers

These days, working at home is not limited to freelancers. Even people with traditional jobs are allowed to telecommute, or work from home. This is because companies now have reasons to loosen their reins on workers. According to a February 2015 study [http://qje.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/02/08/qje.qju032.abstract] published in Oxford Journals, working from home lead to a 13% performance increase. The study's experiment was carried out on Ctrip, a 16,000-employee Chinese travel ag

5 Ways People Spend Their Salaries In Their 20's (That Leave Them Broke)

Let’s be real here. Getting your first (and second and third and so on) paycheck is probably the highlight of getting a job. After years of relying on mom and dad’s good will and generosity, we finally get to fatten our wallets with our own hard-earned money. But after the initial high of excitement – treating your family to dinner with your first sweldo, buying something you like as a “reward” – you’ll end up with not much money left in your bank account. Your 20s are the perfect time for

6 Steps to Build Confidence as a First Time Job Seeker

Leaving college and entering the real world can be one of the biggest adjustments you’ll have to make in your life. Life outside the four walls of a classroom is drastically different, and all the big changes can throw you off and make you feel unsure of yourself. I remember being an awkward and nervous fresh grad sitting in an office lobby, waiting to be called for my interview. Job hunting felt like uncharted territory. I never really had to go out of my way to prove myself and directly com

5 Blue-Blooded Personalities from Ateneo de Manila

Even before I stepped inside the beautiful, surprisingly green campus of Ateneo de Manila University, I already knew that our national hero Jose Rizal and other prominent Philippine figures such as Noynoy Aquino and Manuel V. Pangilinan attended the school too. But what about the more recent batches of blue-blooded personalities from Ateneo de Manila? Here's a rundown of a few Filipino celebrities who graduated from this school in Katipunan:Nikki Gil (AB Literature 2009)Yahoo blogs [https://w

Essential Gadgets for Filipino Mobile Workers

These days, working at home is not limited to freelancers. Even people with traditional jobs are allowed to telecommute, or work from home. This is because companies now have reasons to loosen their reins on workers. According to a February 2015 study [http://qje.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/02/08/qje.qju032.abstract] published in Oxford Journals, working from home lead to a 13% performance increase. The study's experiment was carried out on Ctrip, a 16,000-employee Chinese travel ag

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