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Preparing for the bar exam, according to Bb Pilipinas International 2019 Patch Magtanong

Jun 17, 2019 - 2:16 PM

Here are a few tips from the beauty-queen-slash-lawyer

How to write a good cover letter (and why it's important)

Jun 14, 2019 - 1:23 PM

Hoping to get hired? Tip #1: Don't attach your resume to an empty email. Cover letters are very important!

LIST: Job-hunting sites in the Philippines

Jun 05, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Time to get that bread!

IN PHOTOS: Le Cordon Bleu Ateneo is a restaurateur's dream come true

Apr 19, 2019 - 6:30 PM

The prestigious culinary school from Paris is now in Ateneo and is welcoming aspiring restaurateurs

Coworking to 'co-living': Studio22 in La Union hopes to redefine the shared workplace

Apr 17, 2019 - 10:59 AM

The newly-opened shared workplace in the surftown of San Juan offers coworking basics, and then some

CO-LIVING. Studio22 provides coworking facilities in La Union. Photos by Amanda Lago/Rappler

What do millennials work for?

Mar 20, 2019 - 1:03 PM

Here’s what you – our readers – have to say about the working millennial

12 planners to make 2019 the best year ever

Nov 17, 2018 - 12:03 PM

From doodle-friendly diaries to pocketable planners, there's something here for everyone

PICK YOUR PLANNER. There's nothing like finding your perfect planner to make the new year even more exciting. Photos of Starbucks planner courtesy of Starbucks. Photo of Young Adult Planner from Facebook.com/youngadultplanner. Photo of Scribble planner courtesy of Filed.

10 Jack Ma quotes to inspire the entrepreneur in you

Sep 11, 2018 - 11:28 AM

With the announcement of his retirement, we compile some of Jack Ma’s most famous quotes


How to work with a boss who doesn't like you

Aug 05, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Here are possible reasons why your boss may not like you, and some tips on how to improve your relationship

Is it OK to date a co-worker?

Jul 13, 2018 - 7:30 AM

There are 5 things you must think about before taking the plunge

How to manage a co-worker who acts like your boss

Jun 20, 2018 - 7:30 AM

'You feel you’re going to lose your patience soon. But you know you’re better than this because you got class and you’re not going to make a scene out of it.'

3 signs you're working for a toxic company

Jun 08, 2018 - 7:00 AM

Are you all about your work or is it work that's making you miserable?

4 things to do when you don't love your job anymore

May 05, 2018 - 5:30 PM

Should you quit when the spark is gone?

4 good social media habits that will help your career

Apr 22, 2018 - 8:30 AM

Don't let your Facebook profile ruin your career

5 tips to work better with your boss

Apr 07, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Here are 5 things you can do to make sure you and your boss work harmoniously

How to use LinkedIn for your job search

Mar 20, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Need a new job? Here's how to use the tools you have to your advantage

The 4 most common job interview questions

Mar 14, 2018 - 3:07 PM

Are you a fresh graduate? In between jobs?

5 things NOT to do when looking for a job while still employed

Feb 28, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Looking for greener pastures isn't bad, it's how you do it that matters

How to deal with office gossip

Feb 19, 2018 - 8:00 PM

We often think a little gossip in the office is harmless. It’s just break time chatter after all, right?

6 tips for dealing with a moody boss

Jan 28, 2018 - 6:40 PM

Got a boss who's sunny one minute and stormy the next? Here's what you should do.

5 tips for handling difficult situations in the workplace

Jan 22, 2018 - 12:30 PM

Overcome the challenges of a demanding boss or client, a new project, or a difficult workmate

6 tips for finding – and getting – the best job for you

Jan 12, 2018 - 9:30 PM

Here's what you should do to get ahead

Do you have the grit for success?

Jul 17, 2017 - 4:52 PM

Apprentice Asia winner Jonathan Yabut gives tips for success – not just in career but in life

Driving innovation and shaping breakthroughs

Apr 18, 2017 - 6:49 PM

How companies can “lead in the new” at work and in people’s lives

Everyday leaders in the workplace

Apr 07, 2017 - 2:15 PM

These employees from Accenture are pioneering a new age of development in an innovation led industry

How this UP engineering grad juggled school, work as a call center agent

Jul 04, 2016 - 9:22 PM

It s not always easy to juggle school studying civil engineering and work at a call center with its various demands – but Karla Gonzales made it happen

Photo via Kalibrr  Photo via Kalibrr

How being a call center agent helped me become a CEO

May 17, 2016 - 6:05 PM

By working as a telemarketer Kalibrr co founder and CEO Paul Rivera honed the craft of communication and built soft skills

Photo via Kalibrr

The best answer to the job interview question 'Tell me about yourself'

May 10, 2016 - 9:52 PM

If you answer this poorly you set yourself up to get grilled by the interviewer You’ll be a nervous rambling wreck writes Kalibrr co founder and CEO Paul Rivera

Illustration by Ernest Fiestan/Rappler

How this millennial became a PLDT trade marketing head at 26

Apr 24, 2016 - 3:38 PM

Everyone wants the fast track to career success but what does that realll entail? Here s how this yuppie became a trade marketing head at PLDT at 26

Photo via Kalibrr

How this Pinoy worked her way from sales floor to startup

Apr 12, 2016 - 9:13 PM

A Filipina who first worked as a salesperson in New Jersey talks about how she landed a great job in a startup company

Photo via Kalibrr

From account manager to server: A true story of moving to the US

Apr 07, 2016 - 9:02 PM

A Filipina in San Diego tells us the truth about what it’s like to start from zero

Why this young Pinoy left his corporate job to work for the government

Apr 03, 2016 - 9:21 PM

A better government and a better country are definitely possible says this young Pinoy who used to work for a large bank and is now with the PPP Center But we need your help

All photos via Kalibrr

How I learned to walk and live again

Apr 05, 2015 - 8:44 PM

At 20 Dinesh got into a deadly car accident just as he was about to enter his senior year of college In this story of true grit Dinesh talks about how he got back on his feet