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ANGARA TO STUDENTS: AVAIL OF EXPANDED SPES LAW

Senator Sonny Angara called on the Filipino youth, particularly those who were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, to avail of the jobs under Republic Act 10917 or the Expanded Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES) law and get their education back on track. As the author of RA 10917 in the Senate, Angara said […]

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Business & Economy

SURVIVAL KIT: KEEPING UP WITH EMAIL ETIQUETTE

One of the downsides of working remotely is that we don’t have the same opportunities to build rapport easily, and communicate with the help of tone and facial expressions. Some businesses also streamlined through working asynchronously, which means we rely on text-based means of communicating like chat or emails. Email etiquette is important for everyone. […]

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HOW TO ACE THAT JOB INTERVIEW!

Interviews can be very intimidating. This is especially true if you really want the position and company that you’re interviewing for. A job interview is usually a recruiter’s first dialogue with you and can be the breaking point of your application. It’s important to leave a good impression for them to consider hiring you. To […]

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Food, Health & Fitness

DOWNS OF THE HUSTLE

Living in the city, and having been raised here, a lot of how I view myself and my value is based on what I can do and what I can offer. There’s huge pressure on being able to prove myself worthy and back that up with achievements and visible proofs of success. We’re pressured to […]

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PROTECT WOMEN VS WORK DISCRIMINATION – VILLANUEVA

Senator Joel Villanueva, chairman of the Senate committee on labor, filed a bill expanding the list of prohibited acts in the Labor Code that constitute discrimination against women. “As presently worded, the Labor Code of the Philippines already prohibits certain acts of discrimination against women,” Villanueva said in the bill. “The law should adapt to […]

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SENATE RATIFIES BICAM REPORT ON TULONG-TRABAHO BILL – VILLANUEVA

The Senate has ratified a bicameral conference committee report aimed at improving the tech-voc skills of Filipinos and narrow the unemployment gap in the country. Both the Senate and the House of Representatives approved the harmonized version on the disagreeing provisions of Senate Bill 1431 and House Bill 8139 which seeks to institute the Philippine […]

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Work Ethic and Perseverance Are the Keys to Success – VILLANUEVA

  Senator Joel Villanueva told the graduates of Baliwag Polytechnic College (BPC) in Baliwag, Bulacan that having a degree will not define a person’s level of success. In his speech as guest of honor and commencement speaker of BPC last week, Villanueva emphasized the value of work ethic and perseverance. “Yes, it is important that […]