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Which Schools Have the Best MBA Programs in Asia?

The Economist magazine includes eight universities from Asia-Pacific in its 2018 listing

Only eight schools located in the Asia and Australasia region offering Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programs made it to The Economist magazine’s “Which MBA?,” a list of the world’s top 100 business graduate programs.Out of the eight, only Singapore’s Nanyang Business ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | November 08, 2018 02:00:00
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3 Unwritten Rules of the Corporate World That Women Need to Know

These are the things companies don't cover during orientation or in the employee handbook

Do you know what you need to do to succeed at your company? One major challenge is that beyond your defined job responsibilities there are unwritten rules of U.S. corporate culture that aren't covered in any orientation or employee handbook. These unwritten ...

by Sharon Jones  | November 08, 2018 06:00:00
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Know Any New MBA Grad of Harvard, Stanford or Wharton? This is How Much They're Expected to Earn

Check out The Economist magazine's list of 20 leading business schools in 2018

Each year since 2011, The Economist magazine publishes “Which MBA?”,  a list of the world’s top 100 Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programs.This year’s list was topped by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | November 06, 2018 09:00:00
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Why Leaving Your Job Could Be the Smartest Career Move You'll Ever Make

Too many women stay too long in jobs where they're unappreciated, stunting their potential

Every week I get them: Emails from women in the ad industry asking if they should quit. It happens so often that I've started to call myself the Quitting Coach.These weary notes don't surprise me. Despite recent efforts to hire a more diverse workforce ...

by Mira Kaddoura  | November 06, 2018 06:00:00
Business Ideas

Fired After the 1997 Crisis, PH Stock Broker Turns into Real Estate Agent and Rides the Property Boom

Eduardo Santos ranked No. 2 in Top 100 RE/MAX agents worldwide in 2017

Eduardo “Eddie” Santos’ journey as a real estate broker began with a crisis.More specifically, the Asian financial crisis of 1997. Santos was then working for the Philippine office of an Indonesian stock brokerage firm when the crisis hit 21 years ago. With ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | November 05, 2018 09:00:00
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Millennials Are Old News: What Does Generation Z Want From Work?

Pay attention to how young employees respond to the professional world

Experts have dissected millennials to death. We know what they prioritize at work, and we know they prefer experiences over possessions. As millennials turn into managers, however, company leaders must learn to contend with a new generation of employees: Generation Z.According to Pew Research Center, ...

by John Rampton  | November 05, 2018 09:00:00
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With Average Freelancing Pay of Php25k a Month, Are Gigs a Viable Alternative to Jobs?

While pay levels are not much different, the flexible hours attract many to try freelance work

Though seen by many as physically and emotionally stressful, jobs in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry, particularly in call centers, remain a top choice for most college graduates in the Philippines because of the industry's higher than average pay.According to the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 18, 2018 08:00:00
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Ateneo de Davao Launches Aerospace Engineering Program as PH Seeks Satellite Launch Ventures for Mindanao

Island's location near equator touted as a big advantage for launching small satellites

Fr. Daniel J, McNamara, Ph.D. will be one of the instructors of Ateneo de Davao University's Aerospace Engineering program, a first in the country. The Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) in Davao City is introducing a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering, ahead of Philippine ...

by Chiara U. Mesiona  | October 11, 2018 08:00:00
Startup Tips

"I Left My Dream Career To Work At A Call Center"

The highs and lows of joining one of the country's most demanding industries

No, this isn’t a sob story. No, this isn’t a scathing indictment of the call center industry, nor is it a how-to-survive-working-in-a-BPO guide. It’s a reflection on an unprecedented but dramatic career change and how I’ve adapted so far. I don’t quite ...

by Cosmopolitan Philippines  | October 07, 2018 08:00:00
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(Infographic) How to Quit Your Job -- Without Burning Bridges

Here's how to seamlessly make an exit

Quitting a job is never easy. From giving notice to wrapping up projects and saying farewell to colleagues and bosses, it’s a tricky process. At times, you could find yourself leaving on a bad note. To avoid burning any bridges, here are a ...

by Rose Leadem  | October 03, 2018 06:00:00
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5 Ways to Improve Your Interviewing Skills

Here's how to land the job of your dreams

An interview is a business transaction wherein the objective of the hiring manager is to make a selection among job candidates called in for interviews. A candidate has two challenges: first, to convince the hiring manager that he or she is the ...

by Alex Freund  | October 02, 2018 06:00:00
Startup Tips

Why Skills Shouldn't Be Just a P.S. on a Resume

The most important part of someone's resume is no longer education, or even experience

When I was creating the learning organization at LinkedIn, I needed to hire someone who would excel at coding and web development. After we posted the job, countless resumes came pouring in. Many candidates had engineering degrees from impressive universities and job titles ...

by Kelly Palmer  | September 26, 2018 12:00:00
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PH Has Highest Medical Inflation Rate in Asia. Does Your Health Plan Provide Enough Cover?

Global benefits firm urges companies to review employee health plans and invest in data analytics

If you consider the 6.4 percent consumer price inflation in August very bad news, wait till you hear about the projected increases in health costs in the Philippines.According to global HR consultancy Mercer Marsh Benefits’ (MMB) 2018 Medical Trends Around the World ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | September 25, 2018 09:00:00
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