Never Let a Snake Inside Your Company

NEVER LET A SNAKE INSIDE YOUR COMPANY There is a saying that a bad apple spoils the lot. And I find this as true when hiring someone to join the company. When a bad apple joins the company, there’s dissent. The bad apple will pretend to be part of a team but actually had malicious […]

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My Practical Views on “Bale” or Cash Advance

Allowing cash advance in company = Inviting more headaches. We have a “No cash advance or bale” policy in place. It is contained in our rules and regulation and also written in the employment contract. If staff wants a cash advance, they can borrow from SSS and Pagibig. Basta ang policy namin, buo ang sweldo […]

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My Top 20 Lessons in HR for 2020

MY TOP 20 LESSONS IN HR FOR 2020: It’s almost the new year! To end the year with a bang, here are my top 20 lessons in HR that I learned this 2020: 1. When government puts everyone on lockdown, stop stressing and being depressed. Walang pakialam ang government kung depressed ka. Hindi dadagdag ang […]

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Q&A: What should I do if Husband and I Have Petty Fights all the time? He does not give me what I want…!

ORIGINAL QUESTION: My husband and I constantly fight over petty issues. Like just 2 weeks ago we fought over an officemate of his that would send him memes from FB through messenger. Anytime of the day even during weekends. His point is it’s not like he’s doing something wrong. My point is he should act […]

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Spot, Don’t Tell

I know of a handful of good women and their naughty little partners. For some reason, I come across some acquaintance’s husband who should not be doing what they were doing when I saw them. One had the bad luck of bumping into me not once but four times in the company of people that […]

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HR: How to Keep Staff? Make them Feel Valued

The next topic is Ms Claire Boscq-Scott, director of The Busy Queen Bee, who will be discussing Customic Centric HR. She talks about the internal customers, the Employees. Unfortunately, only 24% of employees are actively engaged. Why? Because it seems that HR is not really meeting employee needs. Here’s what Ms. Claire says are some […]

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HR Series: Pivot or Perish in HR?

The talk by Mr. Nonong Noriega, Head of People and Transformation Capability Development in PLDT-Smart: Iba talaga sa Pilipinas, masmasaya if there’s song and dance. 🙂 This is the age of disruption. Either you’re the disruptor, or the disrupted. The supervisors are closest to their employees. They can help their staff adopt new processes and […]

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HR Lessons: Hire Someone who can Follow Simple Instructions

Common sense is underrated. It’s really not that common. As a hiring manager, you need to find someone who have common sense and can listen/follow to simple instructions. Story 1: Spot the one who followed instructions and who did not. During my interview, I told the staff to show up last Saturday for training. These […]

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Cheating when your Spouse is Pregnant

Guys seems to have a tendency on cheating on their pregnant partners. Our driver did it. My husband’s friend did it. Everyone seems to think that if a girl is pregnant, they have to stop poking on the hole no more and have to resort to fulfilling their desires through other means. What a stupid […]

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