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Does It Matter Where You Went To College?

March, April, and even June are graduation months, which bring us to a pertinent question that has camped out, at one point or another, in the minds of students, deans, HR personnel, fresh graduates bent on nabbing a job and building a career (also for those sports fans looking to taunt a bitter rival before a big-time basketball or volleyball match). The question is - Do employers care about where you went to college?Let's tackle this question in Likert-type scale fashion: - Strongly agree -

#HRH Princess Anne of England Meets PH Entrepreneurs

It is not often, if ever, that you get to meet royalty. A few weeks ago, Princess Anne, daughter of Queen Elizabeth, sister to Prince Charles, and aunt to Princes William and Harry, visited a diverse set of Philippine entrepreneurs to hear their stories. Some of us had connections to the UK, but most did not. [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/HRH-Visit-1-5082.jpg] David Charlton, the Founder and CEO of David’s Salon, was present. He left the UK in the late 1970s to m

5 Statements That Hinder Success

How did you spend the Holy Week break? Were you one of the many who attended masses, participated in recollections, and visited churches? Did you head to your favorite leisure spots? They may remain in the minority but a handful engaged in their personal version of spring cleaning. Yes, these folks brought out the brooms, gloves, the 3-for-P100 rags, and dustpans, to thoroughly declutter their rooms or parts of their house, if not their houses overall. Nothing helps give a room a new look and fe

5 Steps to Decluttering Your Workspace

How many times have you spent at least five minutes looking around your workspace for that one document? Or how many times did your mind wander off while working because of all the clutter? Increase your productivity by organizing your workspace. Here is a list of five simple steps to get you started:1. Sort all of your files.If you haven’t cleaned your desk in a while then it is highly probable that there are stacks of unorganized papers piling up on your desk. Go over your files and separate t

Does It Matter Where You Went To College?

March, April, and even June are graduation months, which bring us to a pertinent question that has camped out, at one point or another, in the minds of students, deans, HR personnel, fresh graduates bent on nabbing a job and building a career (also for those sports fans looking to taunt a bitter rival before a big-time basketball or volleyball match). The question is - Do employers care about where you went to college?Let's tackle this question in Likert-type scale fashion: - Strongly agree -

#HRH Princess Anne of England Meets PH Entrepreneurs

It is not often, if ever, that you get to meet royalty. A few weeks ago, Princess Anne, daughter of Queen Elizabeth, sister to Prince Charles, and aunt to Princes William and Harry, visited a diverse set of Philippine entrepreneurs to hear their stories. Some of us had connections to the UK, but most did not. [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/HRH-Visit-1-5082.jpg] David Charlton, the Founder and CEO of David’s Salon, was present. He left the UK in the late 1970s to m

5 Statements That Hinder Success

How did you spend the Holy Week break? Were you one of the many who attended masses, participated in recollections, and visited churches? Did you head to your favorite leisure spots? They may remain in the minority but a handful engaged in their personal version of spring cleaning. Yes, these folks brought out the brooms, gloves, the 3-for-P100 rags, and dustpans, to thoroughly declutter their rooms or parts of their house, if not their houses overall. Nothing helps give a room a new look and fe

5 Steps to Decluttering Your Workspace

How many times have you spent at least five minutes looking around your workspace for that one document? Or how many times did your mind wander off while working because of all the clutter? Increase your productivity by organizing your workspace. Here is a list of five simple steps to get you started:1. Sort all of your files.If you haven’t cleaned your desk in a while then it is highly probable that there are stacks of unorganized papers piling up on your desk. Go over your files and separate t

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