Archive for the 'Jobs and Careers' Category

Is This Job for You?

Monday, February 25th, 2008

No one accepts a job offer just to leave a company after a few days, weeks, or months. Assuming that the individuals involved are rationale beings, people join a company as they think that there is a chance for them to grow and prosper with that firm.

Detailed Job Application Forms

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

When applying for a job, you will most likely be asked to fill out a job application form. This will give your prospective employer needed personal and professional information that will allow the evaluating party to assess how well you fit the position which is currently being filled.

Career Opportunity: Credit Risk Manager

Tuesday, June 19th, 2007

A bank based in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates has an opening for a Credit Risk Manager. They require someone with 8 years of experience, 3 of which would be working as a consultant with a reputable corporate credit risk rating agency. The applicant should have excellent knowledge regarding credit rating modeling, Basel [...]

Job Opportunity for MBA Graduate with Marketing Background

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

I received an e-mail from who is based in Northern Ontario, Canada. They are looking for Filipino MBA graduates, with a marketing background (preferably with an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and familiar with web programming) who would like to be involved in a project relating to International SME development. Rory’s group will be [...]

It’s the School, It’s Not the School

Sunday, May 13th, 2007

When you go through the employment ads in the newspaper, you will usually see that companies will require that applicants be graduates of a “reputable school.” What is a reputable school? In the Philippine setting, this will usually mean graduates of Ateneo, La Salle, U.P., and UST.

The Good School

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

Most parents want their kids to get into a “good school.” We probably believe that if our kids are able to do that, they will have an easier time looking for a job. That is the usual mindset of parents in the Philippines. Actually, am glad that these days, there seems to be a stronger [...]

Executive Search in the Philippines: H.I.R.E., Inc.

Wednesday, October 25th, 2006

Here’s another executive search firm based in the Philippines which may be useful to individuals looking around for career opportunities. H.I.R.E. Inc. is a Filipino executive search firm located at Unit 2001, 88 Corporate Center, 141 Sedeno Cor. Valero Sts. Salcedo Village, Makati City.

Your Grades Will Not Determine Your Course

Thursday, October 5th, 2006

Generally, when young people enter college or the university, they most probably will not know yet what it is that they really want to do. When you’re young, I guess, you don’t spend much time, thinking about such serious things.

Will Your Child Get a Job or Will He Run a Business?

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

It all begins with that simple question in childhood. “What do you want to be when you grow up?” I know it does not exclude being a businessman or an entrepreneur as an answer but how many kids will think of that? Most kids are asked regarding what they want to do rather what business [...]

Preparing for a Call Center Job Interview

Monday, September 4th, 2006

Most young people, these days, work for call centers. For one, the segment appears to be booming and of course, the starting pay is better than most other jobs. I also read somewhere that call center executives in the Philippines are the most highly-paid executives these days.