Group Work and Project Management

October 7th, 2007

If you have a kid in middle school like I do, chances are your child will be having some group work assignments already. Gone are the days when he or she would have to do everything on his or her own. I suppose the schools would like to teach our kids how it is to work in a team (which he or she will be doing anyway, for the rest of their lives so they better get it right) and aside from that, our children learn about cooperation, work scheduling and a whole lot more.

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Detailed Job Application Forms

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.

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God’s Mind

September 5th, 2007

I am sharing here with you an SMS message that I received from a friend recently. I will spell out the words properly so you can appreciate the message fully:

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Customer Service: Powerbooks Versus Best Sellers

August 21st, 2007

I like going to bookstores. The only things that keep me from buying more books than I already have would be: my budget; the amount of space I have in which to store my books; and the fact that a day only has 24 hours. Telling me that I will be visiting a bookstore or will be going to book fair is already cause for joy.

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Credit Rating: Plant and Site Visits

July 25th, 2007

Aside from doing a management interview, a credit rating analyst will also benefit from doing a plant or site visit, depending on the nature of the company being evaluated. Such will provide the analyst with an opportunity to better understand the operations of a company and the processes involved.

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Speed Writing

July 13th, 2007

How fast can you come up with a written piece? If we were talking about just writing for the heck of it, the amount of time you spend will probably depend on how much time is available and how interested you are in the subject matter. If you were writing and getting paid for it, however, how fast you write will probably depend on how much you are getting paid to do the writing, as well as the editorial requirements and standards of the person who or publication which hired you.

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Teach Your Kids About Money

June 29th, 2007

Some people say that: “Money makes the world go round.” Others emphasize that “the love of money is the root of all evil.” As far as I’m concerned, money is really a neutral object. It’s our attitude towards it and how we use it that gives it its ultimate character.

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Career Opportunity: Credit Risk Manager

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 II, and quantitative risk measurement tools. Responsibilities include coming up with recommendations in setting the objectives and strategies for implementing proper risk management policy, minimizing credit risk, and designing the appropriate way to identify, reduce, and manage credit losses.

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Ateneo National Writers Workshop

June 19th, 2007

The Ateneo National Writers Workshop is now on its seventh year and the Ateneo Institute of Literary Arts (AILAP) is now accepting applications for the workshop. The workshop will be held from October 22-27, 2007 at the Ateneo de Manila University.

Individuals who are interested to apply for a chance to join the workshop can submit any of the following: five poems, three short stories, or two one-act plays. Works may be written in English or Filipino. The title page for your submission must have the author’s pseudonym and must have a table of contents.

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Tumescent Liposuction

June 16th, 2007

Do you consider yourself fat? Do you have the courage to undergo the procedure known as liposuction?

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