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The Pros and Cons of Working in Real Estate

Thinking of working in real estate? Here are some pros and cons from people already working in the industry to help you in making your decision:Con 1: Weekend workEverybody loves the weekend. Unfortunately, working in real estate also means that sometimes, you’ve got to work during the weekend too. Depending on the real estate firm or company, you may be assigned to specific properties during the weekend because of increased foot traffic. It's no fun working when everybody else is catching a bre

The Skills College Graduates Need for White-Collar Jobs

During a recent career fair, an HR head of one of the multinational companies in attendance shared a valuable nugget of wisdom to the applicants on hand. “When we graduate, we think our time to study and learn is over. The best part of working is that you continue to learn. Working is the beginning of another university. Enjoy learning because this is how you grow. Enjoy being a lifelong learner,” she said. Depending on one’s perspective after reading this article by the Wall Street Journal’s

TDA Pesta Wirausahan: The Biggest Indonesian Entrepreneurship Conference

Last week, Indonesia held its largest entrepreneurship conference, Pesta Wirausahan, in Jakarta and I was privileged enough to be one of the speakers. What’s a Filipino-American doing at an Indonesian entrepreneurship festival? That’s what I wondered myself when I was first invited to speak by one of the organizers, Wempy Dyocta Koto. He wanted me to talk about my journey from Asia to Silicon Valley and back. [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/IMG_4905.jpg]Startup fev

8 Little Things Fresh Grads Can Do to Land Their Dream Job

To those who have already landed their dream job, congratulations! For those who haven't,this article by author Stan Popovich [http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/244324]shares a crucial component that will net the fresh-out-of-college applicant or aspiring career changer the job he or she desires. Clue: It is often called the best teacher."Many college graduates and people who want to change careers have a difficult time getting the job they want because they lack experience. But companies ofte

The Pros and Cons of Working in Real Estate

Thinking of working in real estate? Here are some pros and cons from people already working in the industry to help you in making your decision:Con 1: Weekend workEverybody loves the weekend. Unfortunately, working in real estate also means that sometimes, you’ve got to work during the weekend too. Depending on the real estate firm or company, you may be assigned to specific properties during the weekend because of increased foot traffic. It's no fun working when everybody else is catching a bre

The Skills College Graduates Need for White-Collar Jobs

During a recent career fair, an HR head of one of the multinational companies in attendance shared a valuable nugget of wisdom to the applicants on hand. “When we graduate, we think our time to study and learn is over. The best part of working is that you continue to learn. Working is the beginning of another university. Enjoy learning because this is how you grow. Enjoy being a lifelong learner,” she said. Depending on one’s perspective after reading this article by the Wall Street Journal’s

TDA Pesta Wirausahan: The Biggest Indonesian Entrepreneurship Conference

Last week, Indonesia held its largest entrepreneurship conference, Pesta Wirausahan, in Jakarta and I was privileged enough to be one of the speakers. What’s a Filipino-American doing at an Indonesian entrepreneurship festival? That’s what I wondered myself when I was first invited to speak by one of the organizers, Wempy Dyocta Koto. He wanted me to talk about my journey from Asia to Silicon Valley and back. [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/IMG_4905.jpg]Startup fev

8 Little Things Fresh Grads Can Do to Land Their Dream Job

To those who have already landed their dream job, congratulations! For those who haven't,this article by author Stan Popovich [http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/244324]shares a crucial component that will net the fresh-out-of-college applicant or aspiring career changer the job he or she desires. Clue: It is often called the best teacher."Many college graduates and people who want to change careers have a difficult time getting the job they want because they lack experience. But companies ofte

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