Unravel and Start Anew

In the world of crochet, “unravel” is a dreaded term. It means you have to undo what you have so lovingly and patiently created to, usually, make corrections. Sometimes it is just a couple of stitches back, other times it is a couple of miles long!

The same is true in our work-life…

Little Things That Made My Day @Work

Originally posted on MiddleMe:
Whether I’m furiously working at my desk at a corporate job or I’m putting up my feet at my freelancing one, there’s no denial that I appreciate little thoughts from others and those kindness can really brighten my day. I have collected a basket of kindness that affects people around me…

What Is Phishing? Be Aware, Be Alert, Stay Safe!

Perhaps those behind all these scams are working double time for their 13th month bonus, or maybe for gifts and parties this season.

Be that as it may, taking care – being aware, being alert and staying safe is upon all of us.

Learn more about phishing and how to protect yourself from it.

10 Lessons From Basketball For Teams In The Workplace

Our University’s Men’s Basketball Team, the UP Fighting Maroons, after 32 long years, made it to the finals match of UAAP Season 81. They didn’t win, but bringing the team to the finals is big deal for all of us from UP.

Anyhow…
Come to think of it, basketball and workplace teams – be it an HR Team or Operations/Project Team – share many similarities when it comes to success parameters.

So, let’s get started. Game!

Tips and Ideas From 7 Inspiring Individuals on Secondary Source of Income for the People in the Workplace

Happy Saturday!

Today, it is about great financial freedom, learn important life lessons, finance-wise at least. But not just that, there’s more to it, something as big as pursuing your passion or as simple as breaking the monotony of your daily grind.

Now, how to get started? Is it possible to have a secondary source of income while working a regular 8-5 job? Can you do well in both and still be financially free?

The Power of “Kumusta?”

How many leaders are truly interested in their employees? Yet, this is a key factor in building employee trust and commitment!

How do you connect with your employees, whether you are in HR or a business leader? For employees, what’s the best way leaders could get to know you more? Please share in the comment box below.

The Art of saying “Thank You” in the Workplace

Happy Monday! How was your weekend?

Here’s something to help start your week on the bright side!

One of my first assignments as an HR practitioner was to arrange a “Thank You Day” where the leaders will go around to say “Thank You” to their staff and give them doughnuts.

It was a major hit…

…for ONE DAY.

”Happiness” died down the day after.
Engagement survey came around a few days later. The scores remained low.

They scratched their heads wondering why the doughnut event did not positively impact engagement scores. I scratched mine wondering they thought it would…

Do you have a similar experience? Would you like to share what happened?

Please read on for more on The Art of Saying Thank You in the Workplace.