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Can You Match The Moms To These Celebrities?

In 2014, we ranked 9th in the world for gender equality. [http://globalnation.inquirer.net/113582/ph-tops-in-gender-equality-among-asia-pacific-nations] We have so many women who proudly take over companies and high political positions in the Philippines. At home, it's no question that moms play an equally vital part in raising children, and they often have a disciplinarian role as well. These famous Filipino figures wouldn't be who they were / are without their moms, and here's some of the

7 Tips When Moving Out For The First Time

When I had my first job [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/2015/05/fresh-grads-tips-first-job-need-life/], I lived in Quezon City. Traveling to work every day from home was a nightmare. Twenty kilometers away and inching through traffic, I knew it would be more sensible to move somewhere closer. My family also had a financial situation at that time so I decided to become financially independent to lessen their burden as well. Even though my mom was really strict and overprotective, I managed to per

3 Valuable Lessons Fresh Graduates Can Teach Experienced Employees

For a moment, let’s put aside the urge to give fresh graduates, or even new teammates, our two cents worth of advice or nuggets of wisdom on how to make it in their new surroundings. In the Philippines where the hierarchical culture in companies still exist, executives tend to believe that they know better than entry-level employees. However, this may not be necessarily true. There are a lot of things that young, fresh and open minds can bring to the table and to the culture of a company. This t

This Story of an FEU Summa Cum Laude Will Surely Make Your Day

“Edukasyon lang ang tanging maipapamana ko sa iyo.” (Education is the only thing I can impart to you.)Parents all over the world have been telling their children this since time immemorial because all of them know the truth, education is hope. An education can bring a person's goals and dreams to life - an understatement that explains why families work so hard to put each child through school after school.Nowadays, putting a child through a university is a huge challenge because of very high tui

Can You Match The Moms To These Celebrities?

In 2014, we ranked 9th in the world for gender equality. [http://globalnation.inquirer.net/113582/ph-tops-in-gender-equality-among-asia-pacific-nations] We have so many women who proudly take over companies and high political positions in the Philippines. At home, it's no question that moms play an equally vital part in raising children, and they often have a disciplinarian role as well. These famous Filipino figures wouldn't be who they were / are without their moms, and here's some of the

7 Tips When Moving Out For The First Time

When I had my first job [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/2015/05/fresh-grads-tips-first-job-need-life/], I lived in Quezon City. Traveling to work every day from home was a nightmare. Twenty kilometers away and inching through traffic, I knew it would be more sensible to move somewhere closer. My family also had a financial situation at that time so I decided to become financially independent to lessen their burden as well. Even though my mom was really strict and overprotective, I managed to per

3 Valuable Lessons Fresh Graduates Can Teach Experienced Employees

For a moment, let’s put aside the urge to give fresh graduates, or even new teammates, our two cents worth of advice or nuggets of wisdom on how to make it in their new surroundings. In the Philippines where the hierarchical culture in companies still exist, executives tend to believe that they know better than entry-level employees. However, this may not be necessarily true. There are a lot of things that young, fresh and open minds can bring to the table and to the culture of a company. This t

This Story of an FEU Summa Cum Laude Will Surely Make Your Day

“Edukasyon lang ang tanging maipapamana ko sa iyo.” (Education is the only thing I can impart to you.)Parents all over the world have been telling their children this since time immemorial because all of them know the truth, education is hope. An education can bring a person's goals and dreams to life - an understatement that explains why families work so hard to put each child through school after school.Nowadays, putting a child through a university is a huge challenge because of very high tui

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