Archive for the Career & Work Category

Education: Love it or Hate it

Education: Love it or Hate it

“School sucks!” “I wish I could have holidays all year round (although you know that won’t happen)!” There’s at least one time in your life when you’ve said it, but did you really mean it? Many a time, we say things on impulse, usually prompted greatly by something that painstakingly makes you feel like you’re [...]

Achieving Your Dreams

Achieving Your Dreams

How do people realize their dreams? What should they do to achieve these dreams? Why are some of them scared of making their dreams possible? And why do others quit on their dreams when hard times come? People may have the same personality and dreams but they have different ways of achieving them. Some people [...]

Making the Ultimate Decision in Life: Your Career

Making the Ultimate Decision in Life: Your Career

A Dream too far away? You have all these dreams about wanting to do this or that, and someone just so happens to walk into your life saying that he could help you achieve those dreams. Without hesitation, you accept the offer. A few years later, when you are finally done with learning everything you [...]

Preparations For A Licensure Exam

Preparations For A Licensure Exam

For some bachelor degrees, there are still licensure exams that a degree holder must take and pass before they’ll be called professionals. Medicine, Nursing, Law, Architecture and Engineering are just a few examples of the degrees that require a licensure exam before they can practice their professions. I’ve just graduated last March 2009 with a [...]

Play Testing: All in the name of fun? … Not really.

Play Testing: All in the name of fun? ... Not really.

When I say play testing jobs, I’m talking about ones that really pay you, not one of those beta testing for online games in closed beta. That’s a voluntary thing and you don’t get paid for contributing. I recall sitting in front of the computer doing the same thing over and over again in the [...]

After Birth: What’s Next?

After Birth: What's Next?

Having graduated less than a month ago, it feels my life has ended. There’s nothing left for me to learn or to do anymore apart from the usual things like applying to the universities of my choice or sending my resume to companies, hoping to get called down for an interview. With the current recession [...]

Birth: An Experience Too Great and Memorable to Forget

Birth: An Experience Too Great and Memorable to Forget

“Birth” – it’s only held once a year, making it extra special. What makes it so special and full of mysteries? Well, hold on right there and allow me to unveil the secret! It’s the one event that happens only once (or perhaps not at all in most cases) in every design student’s lifetime. It’s [...]

Maintaining a Clutter-free Workspace

Maintaining a Clutter-free Workspace

Are you one of those people who loves to leave things lying around your desk while working? Whether you were born to be organized or not, here are some tips to maintaining a clutter-free workspace:

Asking For a Raise

So you’ve been working at your company for almost a year now. Whether it is the job that you love to death or just a place you are putting your hours into, you realize that you want a raise. Of course, who wouldn’t? However, your boss will not always hand you a raise voluntarily. This [...]

Tips to guide you through a hell called Job Interviews Part 2

Tips to guide you through a hell called Job Interviews Part 2

The interview So, how should you approach the interview itself? Follow these seven steps to interview success.