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Social Business On Soci...

The Philippines is one of the early adopters of blogging and social media, and a recent report that says PH has doubled its internet penetration rate is not surprising. PH as an early adopter was accorded the title “social media capital”, and home to at least one of the “selfie capitals of the world”.

Blogging Framework: 1 S...

With the renewed interest to blogging, it is ideal for seasoned bloggers to collaborate with new generation of bloggers to re-visit the value adding uses of blogs, to benefit not only the community but the blogger too.

How Social Media Can En...

Value adding behavior = good online reputation. Careful use of social media and writing good contents should be everyone’s objective.

#iBlog10 : My Blogging ...

Focus on building good content and let search engines do its work.

7 Reasons Why I’m...

Today is the 20th anniversary of the internet in the Philippines. We are now known as the selfie and social media capital of the world.

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Faced Off With Glenda

If my memory serves me right, the last time Manila was directly hit by a signal #3 typhoon was w/ Milenyo (Xangsane) on September 2006. My memory of a wind packed typhoon like Milenyo was overridden by our more recent habagat experiences. An hour of continuous rain will trigger the safety alert in me. But with Glenda, (Rammasun)? I even set biz meetings on the day of it’s supposed rendezvous in Manila.

WorkPlace Bullying- Its Ab...

It’s about time to openly discuss incidents of workplace bullying.

It’s similar to traditional bullying but not the same because workplace or office bullying is more classy in the sense that the objective is defined before the aggression starts. The aggression, though obviously felt by the victim, is carefully executed by the aggressor, so as not to be considered a violation of the company code of conduct.

HR Marketing and Employer ...

I’ve been observing how recruiters search for prospective candidates, and I also looked back at how we searched for candidates to fill our vacancies back then as HR Manager and later AVP HR. I conclude that with the present landscape in the job market, there seems to be a need to recalibrate our strategies because of tight competition due to supply mismatch, add to that is the looming ASEAN integration, and the millennials’ choosiness for job and choice of employer.

Copyright Infringement and...

Best practices to avoid Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism:

1. Always give credit to where credit is due
2. Get the appropriate license for the materials you will use. A “personal” license is different from a “commercial” one.
3. As much as you can, secure permission in writing.
4. For materials found on the web, please check if it falls in any of the creative commons licences or it retains full copyright, before using it.

DMIT: A New Tool For Talen...

Dermatoglyph is not fortune telling. It is the science of fingerprints and its connection to genetics and human brain.

Are Filipino Millennials I...

most senior executives and CEOs are reluctant to pass the leadership torch to these group because of the “allegedly” delusional expectations and self-serving work ethics and behaviour

2013 Mobile Cybercrime Rep...

Update 10/23/13: Read part three of my blog about 2013 Norton Report- Cybercrime: Insights from an HR Strategist   This is the 2nd part of of a series of blog posts that I will publish about Norton’s 2013 Cybercrime Report. On my initial post, I shared the highlights which are  online behavior as the main culprit why people fall prey to cyber crime, and the monetary value of these attacks....

Why Companies Should Have ...

While we can block internet access in our company, Management should understand that we cannot block the 21st Century. A policy and program is needed.

Why Organizations Need To ...

About a week ago, I gave a talk to delegates of the 4th HR Philippines National Convention about HR’s Role in the Social Media era. I shared with them a framework or template that they can follow to make their company culture and structure social web ready. I just read a news article about Singapore Airlines policy against employee ranting about work and company matters in their blogs and facebook...

#BoomPH: Social Business i...

The Philippines is one of the early adopters of blogging and social media, and a recent report that says PH has doubled its internet penetration rate is not surprising. PH as an early adopter was accorded the title “social media capital”, and home to at least one of the “selfie capitals of the world”.

But the boom of the internet and social media in PH is under utilized in the academe and mainstream businesses, and the gov’t is lacking in initiatives to have a national online strategy, promote responsible use and safeguard individuals and institutions from abuses

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