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Extracurricular Activities That Boost Your CV

By Lyn Balanza · Jun 25, 2019

Being a college student exists hand-in-hand with obsessing over grades. However, employers often check for the extracurricular activities that you take part in. Here are 8 extracurricular activities that employers consider most when hiring.

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No fees for official documents for first-time job seekers

By Lyn Balanza · May 16, 2019

the Republic Act No. 11261, also known as the First-Time Jobseekers Assistance Act was signed into law which exempts first-time job seekers from paying fees and charges for documents required for job applications. The documents covered are...

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Need To Know

7 Documents and Requirements You Need For Your First Job

By Lyn Balanza · Mar 18, 2019

Getting ready to start your first job? Or are you switching careers? You will need a few documents to be able to process your application and start your new adventure. Generally, you will need your Official Transcripts of Records/Diploma, Birth Certificate, and more. Read on to find out what you need.

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    Here's the low down on burn out

    By Lyn Balanza · Jun 05, 2019

    According to ICD-11, Burn-out is a syndrome resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. It has multi dimensions characterized by three basic indicators.

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    The Fresh Grad's Guide to Job Hunting

    Jun 03, 2019

    Congratulations! You're all done with school and ready to find a job! But how do you set yourself apart from all the other fresh graduates looking for the same job that you are?

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    Right to Flexible Working: A Right Every Filipino Worker Deserves

    By Lyn Balanza · May 30, 2019

    The Philippine Senate has passed Senate Bill No. 1571, otherwise known as the Alternative Working Arrangement Bill or ‘flexitime bill.’ This amends the Philippine Labor Code with the goal of promoting work-life balance among Filipino employees. Flexible time, often referred to as flexitime, is an alternate work arrangement that allows an employee to choose the start or end time of their workday.

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    Scouts as the New Headhunters

    May 28, 2019

    Headhunters vs. Scouts. Which does one turn to for career mobility? What's the difference and who will get you to the top of "you're hired" mountain?

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    The Perils of Being a Job Hopper

    May 24, 2019

    Job hopping is a common phrase that is used for workers who jump from one job to another. It's best to make sure that if you get through to interview stage for a role, you have valid reasons why you left your places of work and so quickly.

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    Too Many Jobs, Not Enough Takers

    By Joel Garcia · May 14, 2019

    This is not a problem that would normally be associated with the Philippines. However, recent reports have shown that there is indeed a shortage of skilled workers in the country. The country is currently experiencing an infrastructure boom, much of it because of the government’s Build, Build, Build Program. However, the project is experiencing some delays due to the labor shortage.