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Ditch the Doormat: Learn How to Say No at Work

No. Such a short and simple word consisting of two letters but somehow manages to leave many people tongue-twisted. A lot of people find it really difficult to say no. Especially for us Pinoys who find it hard to say it out of fear of disappointing people. Instead, we say “maybe”, “we’ll see”, “tignan natin”, and other similar phrases. It’s even tougher to say no in the workplace. If we say no to overtime, colleagues might say we’re too lazy to put in the extra hours. What if the boss asks

5 Internship Problems and What to Do When They Happen

For most of us, an internship is our first brush with the real world. It will probably be your first time to spend an entire day wearing a collared button-up top and a pair of sensible shoes. You imagine eagerly going to work 15 minutes early. You can’t wait to get in there and get a head start on your career. And then you get there. Quickly, you realize your internship isn’t exactly what you expected it to be. Frankly, it’s kind of disappointing. Reality check, kid, you’re at the bottom of t

How this young Filipina got her job in New York's fashion industry

Meet Dana Sy, a young Filipina working in New York. Dana is where a lot of us want to be right now, working in beautiful New York, independent, exploring what life outside the country has to offer her. How did she do it? In this Q & A with Kalibrr, she gives us a little insight into what it's like to work in the Big Apple.Tell us a little bit more about yourself.I studied in the Fashion Institute of Technology with a degree in fashion merchandising and minor in economics after graduating f

5 Ways Pinays Can Be Assertive and Powerful at the Workplace

Filipinas, like many women all over the world, have risen from hundreds of years of inequality to stand side by side with our male counterparts in many industries. Whether we’re at home or at work, we rock at what we do. According to the 2014 World Economic Forum Gender Gap Report, the Philippines ranks number 1 in Asia [http://www.pcw.gov.ph/article/philippines-still-asia%E2%80%99s-top-performer-closing-gender-gap] in closing the gender gap. Our country also ranked 2nd after Norway in the a

Ditch the Doormat: Learn How to Say No at Work

No. Such a short and simple word consisting of two letters but somehow manages to leave many people tongue-twisted. A lot of people find it really difficult to say no. Especially for us Pinoys who find it hard to say it out of fear of disappointing people. Instead, we say “maybe”, “we’ll see”, “tignan natin”, and other similar phrases. It’s even tougher to say no in the workplace. If we say no to overtime, colleagues might say we’re too lazy to put in the extra hours. What if the boss asks

5 Internship Problems and What to Do When They Happen

For most of us, an internship is our first brush with the real world. It will probably be your first time to spend an entire day wearing a collared button-up top and a pair of sensible shoes. You imagine eagerly going to work 15 minutes early. You can’t wait to get in there and get a head start on your career. And then you get there. Quickly, you realize your internship isn’t exactly what you expected it to be. Frankly, it’s kind of disappointing. Reality check, kid, you’re at the bottom of t

How this young Filipina got her job in New York's fashion industry

Meet Dana Sy, a young Filipina working in New York. Dana is where a lot of us want to be right now, working in beautiful New York, independent, exploring what life outside the country has to offer her. How did she do it? In this Q & A with Kalibrr, she gives us a little insight into what it's like to work in the Big Apple.Tell us a little bit more about yourself.I studied in the Fashion Institute of Technology with a degree in fashion merchandising and minor in economics after graduating f

5 Ways Pinays Can Be Assertive and Powerful at the Workplace

Filipinas, like many women all over the world, have risen from hundreds of years of inequality to stand side by side with our male counterparts in many industries. Whether we’re at home or at work, we rock at what we do. According to the 2014 World Economic Forum Gender Gap Report, the Philippines ranks number 1 in Asia [http://www.pcw.gov.ph/article/philippines-still-asia%E2%80%99s-top-performer-closing-gender-gap] in closing the gender gap. Our country also ranked 2nd after Norway in the a

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