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Here's something to lift your spirits!
Here's one more thing to get you excited for 2020: Human resources consulting firm Mercer has recently released a report forecasting that several industries may have pay hikes in the coming year.The 2019 Philippines Total Renumeration Survey, which is
How expensive is it to live, work, and study in New York City?
Occupation: Registered Nurse in New York CityIn New York City, full time RNs are required to work 40 hours per week, and any more than that would be considered paid overtime (although I rarely have to go on OT). That said, my
Waiting for Kris Jenner to adopt me!
Keeping Up with the Kardashians has been on television since the dawn of time. By which I mean 2007, the year the iPhone was released and the Spice Girls went on their first reunion tour. Memories!When E! originally debuted the show,
Hold your horses and think things through.
People change, interests wane, and skills grow in different directions. You need to always re-evaluate your commitment, and see where your passions take you.As The Little Prince has taught us, "a goal without a plan is just a wish." If
I asked myself, 'When was the last time you were truly happy?'
I grew up in a farm in Davao City, where I spent my childhood days roaming fields, climbing trees, and swimming in rivers. As a kid, I was restless, a ball of energy who easily made friends with strangers. And I always
Get that money, honey.
Miley Cyrus hopped off the plane at LAX with a dream and her cardigan, and was all like, "Welcome to the land of fame, excess, whoa, am I gonna fit in?" But then she came in like a wrecking ball, made millions
How does one determine what a 'fair' income is?
In an ideal world, money wouldn't be the taboo topic it is now. We'd all know what the average incomes are in every industry, people wouldn't be so afraid of disclosing their salaries, and we wouldn&#
Spoiler: She! Is! Filthy! Rich!
If you have Instagram/eyeballs, you know that 21-year-old Bella Hadid is one of the most successful supermodels of her generation. So it goes without saying that she's got money in the bank. (Quick pause to reflect on
'How come [insert name] earns more than me?'
Knowing how to ask for a pay rise can be a tricky affair. And while we've already covered off what to say and how to approach the conversation, we haven't touched on all the things you should avoid
It's the closest we can get to taking a peek at their payslips.
It's a question that frequently comes up whenever talk turns to pay and salaries: How much do the CEOs and executives of the country's biggest companies earn as salaries?Perhaps only the commissioner of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)
She's currently worth around $500 million.
While you're over there trying to live your best life, feasting on cup noodles until your next paycheck, the queen's income will nearly double this year. Buckingham Palace will be going through extensive renovations in the next 10 years. As
'I am undergoing treatment, so I plan my budget carefully.'
Name: Alyanna, 28Occupation: CopywriterMonthly Salary: P30,000I've never been the "magastos" type. I have always been frugal and mindful of my expenses. Since 2012, I have been paying for life insurance that also doubles as investment. In 2013, I was able
Here's what you need to know if you're planning on negotiating your salary.
Think you're not being paid enough for all the ~*stress*~ your job entails? Think you're too young to understand if you negotiated for the right salary on your first job experience? The best way to know if you're being
I don't live paycheck-to-paycheck—at least not anymore.
Name: Kim, 25 Industry: Digital Publishing I share a rented semi-furnished condo unit with three other girls. I occupy the sofa-bed, but I'm cool with it because 1) noise doesn't easily rouse me from hibernation (yes, I sleep
I still feel broke as heck every week.
Name: Marie, 26Industry: Publishing and Advertising I live in a condo unit with three other girls, where I'm basically the head of household. I'm responsible for managing the budget, paying the rent and the bills, and coordinating with the landlady.
How much do they make? What are the perks of their job?
Hotel Management has got to be one of the most popular courses out there. Much like how flight attendants get enviable discounts off their flights, hotel employees save a lot on accommodations when they travel because of their line of work. Name:
Don't underestimate their abilities!
Being a nurse is one of the toughest jobs out there. It's a profession that most people underestimate because some foolishly think nurses aren't as capable as doctors. Still, the four Pinay nurses we spoke to revealed that despite the
'People think our job is all about answering phones—that being a call center employee must mean that you’re a dumb person.'
We all know that call center employees are unfairly stigmatized-some of us might even be guilty of promoting the negative stereotypes. We spoke to five Pinays working in the BPO industry to find out what it's really like to be
No, they don't work in pajamas all day long.
People become freelancers for different reasons: needing to spend more time at home, figuring out what they want to do next, or simply wanting to control their own schedules. Seven Pinays let us in on the perks and disadvantages of freelancing for
The money may be good, but the job isn’t as glamorous as it seems.
We know that everyone's not-so-secret ~*dream*~ job is to become a flight attendant, so we spoke to five Pinays to see what it's really like to work at 30,000 feet and travel the world. Name: RachAge: 26Do