Why I am NOT as Excited about the Divorce Bill

BEFORE YOU GO PRO, JUST A THOUGHT: 1. Guys would LOVE it. They can divorce their baby mamas and remarry again anytime. They can divorce a handful of times like changing their phones. NOTE: It is easier for divorced men to remarry than single mothers to remarry only because many men do not want the […]

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HR Talk: What to Do if Someone Steals from You?

During times of financial hardships, many employer would find themselves victims of theft from the very people they trust. In May 2021, one of my sales staff was caught stealing Php 56,000 worth of cash and jewelry via reporting fake GCash transactions which turned out to be real cash transactions, with her pocketing the money. […]

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HR Talk: 22 Most Common Questions Asked by Employees in GCQ Answered

It’s been a month since we returned to work and things are returning back to normal except for the COVID-19 confirmed cases rising on a daily basis, at the very least, deaths are kept steady, which is still a good thing. The HR world is still full of uncertainty as companies retrench large group of […]

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5 Important yet Unconventional Questions to Ask BEFORE You Marry

Husband and I have joined more pre-marital counseling sessions more than average. We’ve gone through at least 15 separate sessions both one on one and as a group, but after we got married, there was still some adjustment. Apparently, most pre-marital counseling sessions are merely formality, and despite their good intentions, do not really dive […]

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Usyoso

I’ve recently hired an office staff. One of his tasks is to do bank runs, which means, to update our company passbooks in the different banks in the area. We had our office staff accompany and train newbie to do this task. Upon their return, she reported that after updating the passbooks, Newbie opened the […]

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Business Series: Working with Integrity

Many businesses take their sweet time in paying their suppliers. For them, the longer they pay, the better it is. If possible, they will try to delay for as long as possible, hoping against hope that you may actually forget that they owe you money. Last year, we rented out a parking space in our […]

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When someone doubts your integrity

One of my staff got paid her back pay today. The amount was about php39,000, about 3x the minimum wage. Her backpay consisted of one month of wages. She had been with us for 3 years before resigning to get married. The backpay is released two months after the exit interview. This morning, the agency […]

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When a Deal Falls Apart

Last Monday, I signed a one-year lease contract for a small unit my husband owns. I have been showing the unit off a few times, and finally, I was able to lease it out with cash upfront. Of course, I was exhilarated. “I finally closed the deal,” I excitedly called my husband. The amount wasn’t big, […]

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