Archive for July, 2006

Global Versus National Scale Ratings

Sunday, July 30th, 2006

There are global or international rating agencies and there are domestic and national rating agencies. Global rating agencies are rating agencies like Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s, and Fitch. They rate issues and issuers in different countries and likewise rate sovereigns. The rating of the sovereign in which a particular company operates impacts heavily on the [...]

Writing for Children Workshop

Monday, July 17th, 2006

Adarna House, one of the leading publishers of children’s books here in the Philippines, is sponsoring or holding the 5th Barlaya Writing for Children Workshop. The workshop aims to enhance the craft and skills of writers who aspire to write for children.

What to Consider When Looking for a Job (Part 3)

Saturday, July 15th, 2006

(continuation) 7. Time. – How strict are they with time? Are they open to flexi time? Are they output oriented? Do they require you to time in, time out, and really complete 8 hours? Is it relatively easy to go on leave for emergencies, school activities, etc.? Do the people there think you don’t have [...]

What to Consider When Looking for a Job (Part 2)

Sunday, July 9th, 2006

(continuation) 4. Opportunity to learn. – who wants a boring job where you can’t even exercise your brain cells the least bit? The job you choose must expose you to new things, concepts, and experiences — all designed to train you to become a better person, boss, or employee.

What to Consider When Looking for a Job (Part 1)

Saturday, July 8th, 2006

So, you are on a job hunt? As I have aged, I have discovered that as you grow older, the “ideal job” is harder to find. Why? There are more considerations now as having been in the job market for years and as you age, you now have a better idea of what you like [...]

How to Stay Married E-mail

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006

I got an e-mail from a friend of mine on How to Stay Married. It included a prayer which I found funny. It will probably appeal to numerous married women. Here it is:

Filipino Lesson 3: Parts of the Body (Continuation)

Monday, July 3rd, 2006

We continue with other parts of the body that our kids need to learn about. Filipino Word: English Word/Equivalent: Leeg: Neck Likod: Back Balikat: Shoulder Dibdib: Chest Pusod: Belly Button Tiyan: Stomach Baywang or Bewang: Waist Balakang: Hips Puwet: Behind/Buttocks/Ass