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5 Ways To Win Mondays

A couple of Internet memes on the subject of Mondays. Those who can relate, heave a loud sigh: 1) “Keep calm and pretend it’s not Monday.” 2) “I’d rather enter the Hunger Games than enter the office on Mondays.” For most people, Mondays have always spurned mind-bending questions such as “Why is the weekend so short?” and “Monday? Again? Why?” Mondays are welcomed with the enthusiasm of an Energizer bunny running low on battery power. On the bright side, Mondays are worth celebrating! The

It Pays a Lot to Pursue an IT Career

IT is on. IT is in. It’s IT’s time. What is IT, err, it, this post is driving at? Isn’t IT obvious? Let this article [http://www.yugatech.com/careers/i-t-one-of-the-highest-paying-specializations-in-the-ph/] give some clarity. Recently, JobStreet Philippines has published its Annual Salary Report 2015, which features a rundown of the “Top 10 Specializations with Great Salary”. Here is the key takeaway: If you are fresh off hearing Verdi’s Triumphal March (yes, the song that plays on a loop d

10 Graduation Speeches That Will Inspire Even The Working Juan

The commencement address is seen as a required rite of passage for every student on the cusp of entering the real world. Oftentimes they are long, dull, and peppered with generic cliches. But every now and then, there are gems - valuable life lessons seasoned with the wisdom of time that are able to inspire even the most cynical of people. In the spirit of the upcoming season, here’s a roundup of ten inspiring graduation speeches worth listening to: David Foster Wallace, Author - Kenyon Colleg

How to Survive Friday the 13th at Work

Some superstitions are born for a reason. Breaking a mirror was thought to give you seven years of bad luck because Romans thought reflections showed souls...and also because mirrors used to be very expensive and difficult to make. Walking under ladders is bad luck because they could fall on you. But no one is sure how Friday the 13th got its start and how it came to mean a day of bad luck. For most employees, any Friday can be bad luck with traffic ruining evening plans, surprise overtime [h

5 Ways To Win Mondays

A couple of Internet memes on the subject of Mondays. Those who can relate, heave a loud sigh: 1) “Keep calm and pretend it’s not Monday.” 2) “I’d rather enter the Hunger Games than enter the office on Mondays.” For most people, Mondays have always spurned mind-bending questions such as “Why is the weekend so short?” and “Monday? Again? Why?” Mondays are welcomed with the enthusiasm of an Energizer bunny running low on battery power. On the bright side, Mondays are worth celebrating! The

It Pays a Lot to Pursue an IT Career

IT is on. IT is in. It’s IT’s time. What is IT, err, it, this post is driving at? Isn’t IT obvious? Let this article [http://www.yugatech.com/careers/i-t-one-of-the-highest-paying-specializations-in-the-ph/] give some clarity. Recently, JobStreet Philippines has published its Annual Salary Report 2015, which features a rundown of the “Top 10 Specializations with Great Salary”. Here is the key takeaway: If you are fresh off hearing Verdi’s Triumphal March (yes, the song that plays on a loop d

10 Graduation Speeches That Will Inspire Even The Working Juan

The commencement address is seen as a required rite of passage for every student on the cusp of entering the real world. Oftentimes they are long, dull, and peppered with generic cliches. But every now and then, there are gems - valuable life lessons seasoned with the wisdom of time that are able to inspire even the most cynical of people. In the spirit of the upcoming season, here’s a roundup of ten inspiring graduation speeches worth listening to: David Foster Wallace, Author - Kenyon Colleg

How to Survive Friday the 13th at Work

Some superstitions are born for a reason. Breaking a mirror was thought to give you seven years of bad luck because Romans thought reflections showed souls...and also because mirrors used to be very expensive and difficult to make. Walking under ladders is bad luck because they could fall on you. But no one is sure how Friday the 13th got its start and how it came to mean a day of bad luck. For most employees, any Friday can be bad luck with traffic ruining evening plans, surprise overtime [h

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