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How I Beat My Hardships and Built a Career Training Others to Succeed

Started from the bottom Being born to parents who were considered poor and did not finish their education may seem a cross to bear. My mom gave birth to me when she was 43 and to a father was a construction worker. My father was forced to work in Saudi Arabia and Iraq to make ends meet for the family while my mother worked as everything from a labandera, kusinera, kasambahay and even as a balut vendor. We lived in a slum portion of Pasay, considered a “squatters” area. It was near the river and

To Quit or Not To Quit—That is the Question

No, this isn't the most asked question of your work life. That title belongs to, "Saan tayo kakain?" but to quit or not to quit comes at a close second. It's only natural to wonder whether or not there are greener pastures out there for you in terms of a career. For some people, it's a temporary slump they get in when work starts to get monotonous or particularly taxing. For others, it's a real dilemma that needs attending to. The important thing to remember is to not write any resignation le

Meet the Filipino Who is Part of the Top 0.15% Programmers in the World

When stacked up against foreigners, many Filipinos get intimidated and hide behind the likes of "I'm from a small country," or "We don't have the best resources there." While both are true, they aren't excuses and once in a while we get a reminder and dose of Pinoy pride when one of our own makes it in their field. Meet Kevin Atienza [http://www.rappler.com/technology/news/61475-filipino-engineer-tops-southeast-asia-in-google-code-jam] . You might miss him walking down the street but this guy

Jobs for the Graduating Class of 2017

Congratulations, class of 2017! College was fun but it's time to enter the "real world" that you've all been wondering about. Don't worry, it won't bite. Start the journey to your career with a job that's meant for fresh graduates like you. On Kalibrr, there's a job for everyone [https://www.kalibrr.com/job-board/w/200-fresh-grad-%252f-entry-level/1#job-board-grid?utm_source=b2c-blog&utm_medium=in-text&utm_campaign=social-content&utm_content=wjd-fresh-grads-122916&ref=b2c-blog_paid_social-conten

How I Beat My Hardships and Built a Career Training Others to Succeed

Started from the bottom Being born to parents who were considered poor and did not finish their education may seem a cross to bear. My mom gave birth to me when she was 43 and to a father was a construction worker. My father was forced to work in Saudi Arabia and Iraq to make ends meet for the family while my mother worked as everything from a labandera, kusinera, kasambahay and even as a balut vendor. We lived in a slum portion of Pasay, considered a “squatters” area. It was near the river and

To Quit or Not To Quit—That is the Question

No, this isn't the most asked question of your work life. That title belongs to, "Saan tayo kakain?" but to quit or not to quit comes at a close second. It's only natural to wonder whether or not there are greener pastures out there for you in terms of a career. For some people, it's a temporary slump they get in when work starts to get monotonous or particularly taxing. For others, it's a real dilemma that needs attending to. The important thing to remember is to not write any resignation le

Meet the Filipino Who is Part of the Top 0.15% Programmers in the World

When stacked up against foreigners, many Filipinos get intimidated and hide behind the likes of "I'm from a small country," or "We don't have the best resources there." While both are true, they aren't excuses and once in a while we get a reminder and dose of Pinoy pride when one of our own makes it in their field. Meet Kevin Atienza [http://www.rappler.com/technology/news/61475-filipino-engineer-tops-southeast-asia-in-google-code-jam] . You might miss him walking down the street but this guy

Jobs for the Graduating Class of 2017

Congratulations, class of 2017! College was fun but it's time to enter the "real world" that you've all been wondering about. Don't worry, it won't bite. Start the journey to your career with a job that's meant for fresh graduates like you. On Kalibrr, there's a job for everyone [https://www.kalibrr.com/job-board/w/200-fresh-grad-%252f-entry-level/1#job-board-grid?utm_source=b2c-blog&utm_medium=in-text&utm_campaign=social-content&utm_content=wjd-fresh-grads-122916&ref=b2c-blog_paid_social-conten

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