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Say what you need to say: A short guide to writing business emails

As the primary means of communication in most companies, emails have become the formal way to contact people in a business setting. Sending emails isn’t as easy and straightforward as it seems. Emails must be concise and informative, striking the proper tone accompanied by well-structured sentences. With that, here are the steps to creating a well-composed business email: 1. Address your recipient This is to simply establish to your recipient who you’re sending the email to. Whether it be he

Enter the workforce the right way: Things to consider when picking your first job

You're a graduating student and the large, inevitable world lies in front of you, waiting for you to make your first move. Looking for a place to plant yourself right after college can be a seemingly impossible task because there seems to be an endless number of companies out there. Your first job can be a career-boosting move or a total mismatched blunder. Here are a few things to consider before signing with your first job: Location Often regarded as a convenience, location is actually a ve

Entry-Level Jobs Available to K-12 Graduates

While only time will tell how far the K-12 program will help high school grads earn career opportunities, there are already various jobs on the market which graduates can apply for Since it’s introduction in 2011 and subsequent implementation in 2013, the Kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) educational program has since produced its first batch of graduates in 2018, with another batch graduating soon. It remains to be seen how beneficial K-12 has been and will be for students, as one set of

Where should I work?: The difference between industries in the Philippines

No matter what job you’re looking for, there are stark differences to what job you’re actually getting depending on the industry of the company you’re applying for. The same positions in different industries could mean different workload, different required skill sets, and different work environments altogether. With this, here’s a list of common industries and the work experience in each of them: Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) FMCG companies are filled with big name brands, which makes the

Say what you need to say: A short guide to writing business emails

As the primary means of communication in most companies, emails have become the formal way to contact people in a business setting. Sending emails isn’t as easy and straightforward as it seems. Emails must be concise and informative, striking the proper tone accompanied by well-structured sentences. With that, here are the steps to creating a well-composed business email: 1. Address your recipient This is to simply establish to your recipient who you’re sending the email to. Whether it be he

Enter the workforce the right way: Things to consider when picking your first job

You're a graduating student and the large, inevitable world lies in front of you, waiting for you to make your first move. Looking for a place to plant yourself right after college can be a seemingly impossible task because there seems to be an endless number of companies out there. Your first job can be a career-boosting move or a total mismatched blunder. Here are a few things to consider before signing with your first job: Location Often regarded as a convenience, location is actually a ve

Entry-Level Jobs Available to K-12 Graduates

While only time will tell how far the K-12 program will help high school grads earn career opportunities, there are already various jobs on the market which graduates can apply for Since it’s introduction in 2011 and subsequent implementation in 2013, the Kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) educational program has since produced its first batch of graduates in 2018, with another batch graduating soon. It remains to be seen how beneficial K-12 has been and will be for students, as one set of

Where should I work?: The difference between industries in the Philippines

No matter what job you’re looking for, there are stark differences to what job you’re actually getting depending on the industry of the company you’re applying for. The same positions in different industries could mean different workload, different required skill sets, and different work environments altogether. With this, here’s a list of common industries and the work experience in each of them: Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) FMCG companies are filled with big name brands, which makes the

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