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3 Ways the 'Crystal,' Not Just the 'Glass,' Ceiling Blocks Your Growth

The qualities that made you successful in the first place are now holding you back

In your own entrepreneurial life, have you achieved a certain level of success, then hit a plateau?  Do you spend most of your time putting out fires or sitting in meetings? Does your head hurt? If you answered yes to any of these questions, ...

by Chris Jarvis  | April 02, 2019 06:00:00
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8 Women Who Prove You Can Expand Your Goals Without Switching Careers

These multi-tasking women combine passion with purpose.

These women prove that if you want to get ahead, you have to create opportunities for yourselfWomen's month is all about celebrating the females in our lives Below, some inspiring women who keep pushing the boundaries of their careers and how other ...

by Ysabel Y. Yuzon for Femalenetwork.com  | March 19, 2019 06:00:00
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(Infographic) Can You Be Successful Without Getting a College Degree?

A look at the value of higher education

Some of the biggest entrepreneurial success stories -- Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates -- all have a moment when the aspiring business leader decides to forgo degrees from prestigious institutions of higher learning in favor of attempting to get their company ...

by Nina Zipkin  | January 26, 2019 12:00:00
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15 Words and Phrases to Never Include in a Cover Letter

Given the importance of a cover letter, you cannot afford to blow it

While many job applications have the word “optional” next to the field that asks for a cover letter, it shouldn’t be overlooked. After all, a cover letter is intended to show you off and captivate a hiring manager, kind of like a movie ...

by Amy Elisa Jackson  | December 05, 2018 06:00:00
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7 Things to Say and Do That Will Make You Better at Work

And seven things you should stop saying at the office

Every little thing you say or do at your workplace will reflect your level of work ethic. To polish those inter-office communication skills, here are thoughtful alternative ways you can respond to common situations at work:What not to do: Be defensiveWhat to say ...

by Hannah Lazatin for TownandCountry.ph  | December 03, 2018 12:00:00
News and Events

Guess Which of PH's Largest Firms Are Run by Graduates of World's Best MBA Programs

Half of company bosses with MBAs studied in top 4 schools in Economist magazine's annual ranking

Each year, The Economist magazine publishes a list of the world’s best 100 master’s in business administration (MBA) programs based on a survey of current students as well as alumni.This year’s list is dominated by US business schools led by the University of ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | November 21, 2018 09:00:00
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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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