Help! How Do I Negotiate a Job Offer?
You’ve gone through your first, second, and final round of interviews, you’ve met your potential boss and teammates, and now you’ve even received the job offer. Awesome! Now, read through the terms of your employment. Not too crazy about it because your salary is not enough? Is there anything you can do? Of course there is! You can try to negotiate the terms of your employment with your employer. Understandably, negotiating your job offer can be scary and intimidating. There are a lot of f
How to Cope with Bullying at Work
For most of us, bullying was a sad and painful reality in grade school or high school. Whether we were the bully or the bullied, it was a source of emotional trauma and embarrassment. But fortunately, for most of us, bullying also ended in grade school or high school as we eventually became more mature. But not everyone grows up. There are still many of us who have faced bullies in the workplace, whether we realize it or not. In fact, a bill has been filed to prohibit office bullying [http://
How to get an NBI clearance in the Philippines the fast way
In May, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) launched afaster way [http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/489114/news/nation/nbi-clearance-in-3-steps-via-mobile-too] towards getting your NBI clearance. If you didn't know yet, the NBI clearance is an essential government ID that all companies require before you get hired. For them, it's proof that you have no criminal records. Before the new system, people who were out to get their NBI clearance would have to line up in Clearance Cente
How BPO Changed Office Culture in the Philippines
For more than a decade, the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry in the Philippines has been revolutionizing the traditional office set up in the Philippines. In 2014, the BPO industry posted an 18.7% growth - that's US$18.4 billion in revenue flowing into the local economy. By 2016, the industry hopes to hit its benchmark of US$25 billion revenue and 1.3 million employment. And while the industry thrives on traditional contact centers and voice work, or what we know as call centers, i