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7 Sure Signs Now Is the Time for a Career Change

7 Sure Signs Now Is the Time for a Career Change

January 25, 2016

For most people, finding a fulfilling career doesn’t happen overnight. Some know exactly what they want to do for a living, but for many, it’s a long process of trial and error with pitfalls along the way. Each new job holds a lesson about what is and isn’t wanted in a fulfilling career, and hopefully a fulfilling care...
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Different Ways You Can Utilize a Call Center Software For Your Home Office

Different Ways You Can Utilize a Call Center Software For Your Home Office

January 22, 2016

Sometimes a home business grows to a point where more employees are needed, such as call center employees, but it is not ready to move into a bigger space. Freelancers and small business owners can easily set up a call center in their home offices, and there are software packages that make it affordable to do. Here are...
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Why It’s Never Too Late To Do Something Great

Why It’s Never Too Late To Do Something Great

January 21, 2016

Do you sometimes feel lost in life? Like every time you’re turning a new corner, beginning a new chapter, you find out it’s still not what you were looking for? Are you afraid you might never be successful, because your life and career feel like a maze? Don’t be! Let this infographic from Funders and Founders show you...
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Register and Apply for TESDA Online Courses Program

Register and Apply for TESDA Online Courses Program

January 18, 2016

Technical Education Skills and Development Authority found a best way to help aspiring TESDA certified skilled workers. They made an Online Training website for those people who do not have much time to enroll and learn in Training Centers nationwide. This TESDA Online Program aims to gather more aspiring trainees to l...
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BPO revenues soon to overtake OFW remittances

BPO revenues soon to overtake OFW remittances

January 18, 2016

MANILA, Philippines – The business process outsourcing (BPO) industry may soon overtake dollar remittances from overseas Filipinos in terms of revenues given the continued strong demand for office space, a real estate market consultancy firm said. In 2014, the BPO sector registered $18.9 billion in total revenue and is...
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Avoid Asking These Questions During Your Interview

Avoid Asking These Questions During Your Interview

January 18, 2016

Unfortunately for all of us, face-to-face job interviews are a bit like a game, and by asking direct questions about compensation, hours, and employee happiness may make your interviewer question your motives about the role and if you are the right fir for the team. Running businessman and open door, vector Don’t Ask:...
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Negotiating Job Offers for Millennials

Negotiating Job Offers for Millennials

January 16, 2016

Millennials, have you ever been so excited to get offered a job that you didn’t even think to negotiate the terms? You’re not alone. According to Salary.com, only 37% of people negotiate a job offer, and the biggest reason why people don’t bring it up is because of fear. What are you so scared of? Employers are anticip...
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10 Things You Might Be Doing Wrong In Your CV

10 Things You Might Be Doing Wrong In Your CV

January 12, 2016

Above all else, a CV or resume is a serious document. Getting a job is a serious undertaking. And when you submit a CV, recruiters, hiring managers, or other decision-makers assume that you “get” the dos and don’ts for crafting a document that follows certain norms and formats. That said, there are some common things t...
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Why Rest Days are Important for Higher Efficiency at Work

Why Rest Days are Important for Higher Efficiency at Work

January 10, 2016

For centuries, humans have understood that rest is fundamental to success, health, and happiness. As the saying goes, “Even God rested on the seventh day.” Traditionally, humans have too – thanks in no small part to the practice of the weekly Sabbath (a core component of Judeo-Christian cultures) that’s observed by mil...
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7 Traits Separating an Entrepreneur from a Wantrepreneur

7 Traits Separating an Entrepreneur from a Wantrepreneur

January 07, 2016

Most of you say you’re an entrepreneur, or planning to become an entrepreneur, but are you really who you think you are? Most of the people don’t want to be an entrepreneur, they just kinda-want it. They put half-hearted efforts into their business and are not really passionate. Also, in most cases, they do it because...
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Secret to A Successful Career: Hard Work

Secret to A Successful Career: Hard Work

January 05, 2016

If you’re relatively new to your career, you’re probably asking yourself “what can I do to be successful?” Well I’ve had the opportunity to work with hundreds of amazing people over the years and there’s one trait that always comes through among the highly successful: Hard work. Of all the things you can do to be a suc...
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TESDA Call Center Training Course

TESDA Call Center Training Course

January 03, 2016

Do you like to become a call center agent? Then the first thing you need to do… assuming you’re not fluent in English (like me) is to attend call center training. As we all know call center and/or BPO is one of the fastest growing industries in the Philippines. It has high demand that the hiring process is so fast that...
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This Is Why Motivation Only Is Not Enough For New Year’s Resolutions

This Is Why Motivation Only Is Not Enough For New Year’s Resolutions

December 31, 2015

As 2015 winds down, a lot of people are getting ready for the new year by setting their New Year’s Resolutions. Finally, they are going to make the decision to lose weight, stop smoking, go back to school, get a better job, save money, travel, spend more time with family, and be happier. Yes, on January 1, 2016, millio...
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This Boy Was Photographed Studying On The Streets. Strangers Are Now Helping Him Achieve His Dreams

This Boy Was Photographed Studying On The Streets. Strangers Are Now Helping Him Achieve His Dreams

December 28, 2015

When Joyce Torrefranca posted photographs of a young boy on Facebook, she had no idea what an impact that simple action would soon have on the child’s life. On June 23, the student from Mandaue City, Philippines, shared two photos of a child studying at a makeshift table on a sidewalk. “I got inspired by a kid,” the wo...
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What Customer Service Workers Never Told You At Work

What Customer Service Workers Never Told You At Work

December 25, 2015

Whatever definition you want to give to the role of being a customer service worker, it cannot be as simple as knowing that this job is all about interacting with some kind of patron or client. It could be in retail or in a restaurant, the role still means that your job is to make sure the customer is placated and enga...
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How to Spot a Bad Recruitment Agency

How to Spot a Bad Recruitment Agency

December 23, 2015

Sometimes businesses and jobseekers are somewhat hesitant to partner with a recruitment agency. This is often because they’ve had negative experiences in the past. Unfortunately, there are many unreputable “agencies” and consultants out there who make money while offering subpar (or downright useless) service. These ar...
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What’s Wrong With the Phrase ‘Work-Life Balance’

What’s Wrong With the Phrase ‘Work-Life Balance’

December 22, 2015

How people think and talk about an issue matters. Every time people say “working mother” but don’t say “working father,” every time people talk about parental issues (or caregiving issues generally) as “women’s issues,”—together these small failures continually reinforce the assumption that it is up to women to raise c...
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10 Great Platforms To Learn Languages For Free

10 Great Platforms To Learn Languages For Free

December 13, 2015

I honestly feel quite insecure every time someone tells me that they can speak more than one language. One of the disadvantages of English being your first language is that you’re more likely to be a “monolingual” unlike countless others around the world who can speak at least two languages—if not more. What’s more is...
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3 Key Steps to Winning at the Employment Game for New Graduates

3 Key Steps to Winning at the Employment Game for New Graduates

December 12, 2015

I’ve been approached more and more often recently by universities and colleges to speak to their international as well as soon to graduate student cohort about career success and employment pathways. As a former international student, I find myself looking into the hopeful eyes of bright people, both young and old, and...
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6 Powerful Ways to Become More Persistent (And Never Quit Again)

6 Powerful Ways to Become More Persistent (And Never Quit Again)

December 09, 2015

Most of us are great at setting goals, but not at achieving them. Whether it’s starting a new business, learning a new language, or mastering an instrument — we love to start things without finishing. One of the biggest reasons why we never achieve our goals is due to a lack of motivation and persistence. We start out...
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