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3 Horrible Examples of Filipino Resumes

Technology has made the job search easier, as now we have ways to look and apply for jobs online, while being able to easily contact recruiters. WithKalibrr [https://www.kalibrr.com/?utm_source=b2c-blog&utm_medium=in-text&utm_content=signup-button-060816&utm_campaign=blog-cta] , you've got a platform to match you up with a job perfect for your skill set, making it even easier. But the reality is, signing up won't a guarantee an interview. Technology and the internet can only do so much if your r

4 questions to ask yourself before quitting

Millennials (yes that probably includes you) are entering the workforce in droves. At least half of the Philippines' millennial population, people born from the early 1980's to the early 2000's, are already of working age. With young employees like these come unique problems like high attrition [http://www.forbes.com/sites/danschawbel/2011/11/22/whos-at-fault-for-high-gen-y-turnover/] . Millienials usually leave their first job within just two years of joining. This probably sounds just like

Moving out: Expectations versus reality

In the Philippines, moving out is usually something only newlyweds do. More often than not, children stay with their parents even when they are no longer children and that's totally okay. Family is important and it always will be. If you're reading this though, chances are, you've started to think about what it would mean to be independent. What's going to happen when you step out of the nest? Is living on your own something you can handle? As it's romanticized by U.S. sitcoms and movies, liv

5 mistakes fresh grads make at the start of their careers

Recently, Facebook’s “On This Day” tool reminded me of a favorite quote I posted as a status message a year ago. The quote is from John Maxwell and it reads, “It's said that a wise person learns from his mistakes. A wiser one learns from others' mistakes. But the wisest person of all learns from others' successes.” Reading this quote got me thinking about all the times in my career, when I made, fortunately, small mistakes at work. Much of these mistakes - or as I would put it, “learning opportu

3 Horrible Examples of Filipino Resumes

Technology has made the job search easier, as now we have ways to look and apply for jobs online, while being able to easily contact recruiters. WithKalibrr [https://www.kalibrr.com/?utm_source=b2c-blog&utm_medium=in-text&utm_content=signup-button-060816&utm_campaign=blog-cta] , you've got a platform to match you up with a job perfect for your skill set, making it even easier. But the reality is, signing up won't a guarantee an interview. Technology and the internet can only do so much if your r

4 questions to ask yourself before quitting

Millennials (yes that probably includes you) are entering the workforce in droves. At least half of the Philippines' millennial population, people born from the early 1980's to the early 2000's, are already of working age. With young employees like these come unique problems like high attrition [http://www.forbes.com/sites/danschawbel/2011/11/22/whos-at-fault-for-high-gen-y-turnover/] . Millienials usually leave their first job within just two years of joining. This probably sounds just like

Moving out: Expectations versus reality

In the Philippines, moving out is usually something only newlyweds do. More often than not, children stay with their parents even when they are no longer children and that's totally okay. Family is important and it always will be. If you're reading this though, chances are, you've started to think about what it would mean to be independent. What's going to happen when you step out of the nest? Is living on your own something you can handle? As it's romanticized by U.S. sitcoms and movies, liv

5 mistakes fresh grads make at the start of their careers

Recently, Facebook’s “On This Day” tool reminded me of a favorite quote I posted as a status message a year ago. The quote is from John Maxwell and it reads, “It's said that a wise person learns from his mistakes. A wiser one learns from others' mistakes. But the wisest person of all learns from others' successes.” Reading this quote got me thinking about all the times in my career, when I made, fortunately, small mistakes at work. Much of these mistakes - or as I would put it, “learning opportu

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