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Stats — Women Recovering Jobs from Recession, Men Haven’t

Stats — Women Recovering Jobs from Recession, Men Haven’t

by Jeffrey Sparshott | WSJ | U.S. businesses last month recouped the jobs lost during the deep recession and grinding five-year recovery. But the story looks different when you break down job creation between the sexes. “Although the job losses experienced by both women and men during the most recent recession were severe, the resilience of women’s employment and its long-term growth are historic,” Catherine Wood, an economist at the Bureau of Labor Statistics, said in ...

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How to Be a Charismatic Leader

How to Be a Charismatic Leader

by Brian Tracy | If someone were to ask you what the word “charismatic” means, what would you say? The Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary defines charisma as “a personal magic of leadership arousing special popular loyalty or enthusiasm for a public figure.” Knowing this, how can you develop your own personal charisma? Develop Personal Magnetism Charisma is also that special quality of magnetism that each person has and that ...

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POEA and JobStreet.com Launches “Maging Matalino, Huwag Magpaloko” Video

POEA and JobStreet.com Launches “Maging Matalino, Huwag Magpaloko” Video

Now in its second year of partnership, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) and JobStreet.com has brought to Filipinos yet another milestone dedicated to aspiring Overseas Filipino Workers. In March, POEA and JobStreet.com launched the “Maging Matalino, Huwag Magpaloko” video – a partnership project intended to help aspiring OFWs be smarter when choosing jobs overseas and avoid illegal recruitment. This video will be shown in all Pre-Employment Orientation Seminars (PEOS) ...

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Kris Aquino Asks, “How Rich is Anne Curtis?”

Kris Aquino Asks, “How Rich is Anne Curtis?”

shared from ABS-CBNNews.com | “How rich is Anne Curtis?” This was the direct question tossed to the 29-year-old actress during her live guesting on “Aquino & Abunda Tonight” on Monday (March 24, 2014), just hours after her new TV series “Dyesebel” premiered on ABS-CBN. Curtis initially laughed at the question from co-host Kris Aquino, but answered after appearing to gather her thoughts: “Rich in love! Puwedeng gano’n na lang? Rich ...

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Philippines’ Senator Santiago Reveals 5 Success Traits for the Youth

Philippines’ Senator Santiago Reveals 5 Success Traits for the Youth

shared from ABS-CBNNews.com | MANILA — Determination, hard work, curiosity, optimism and gratitude — these are the five traits young people should have in order to be successful in life, according to Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago. Santiago was the commencement speaker of the high school department of Rogationist College in Silang, Cavite on Saturday. In her speech, she said despite her being sick with chronic fatigue syndrome and Cavite being ...

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Quick & Short: 5 Fonts Suggested for Design Professionals

Quick & Short: 5 Fonts Suggested for Design Professionals

For graphic design professionals, typography speaks so much about your creative sense and attitude. Using the right font style, you should consider the accuracy, precision and balance of geometric forms that will give your design the elegance and sharpness they deserve. Steiner is ideal for logos and general design. It isn’t very suitable with word-processors as it lacks some symbols and letters. It’s free both for personal and commercial use Gentium is ...

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5 Things Men Are Most Embarrassed About Their Bodies

5 Things Men Are Most Embarrassed About Their Bodies

by Kevin P. Allen | shared from HowStuffWorks | Embarrassment doesn’t make any sense — it doesn’t have to. It wraps itself around your mind like a snake and won’t let go. Tell a guy when he’s 13 years old that his wrists are too skinny and he’s liable to start wearing long-sleeved shirts. Really long-sleeved shirts. For years, maybe. Consistently mock a guy for having ridiculously thick hair — can you ...

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Beware of a New Scam To Steal Your Gmail Info

Beware of a New Scam To Steal Your Gmail Info

by Alexis Kelinman | shared from The HuffPost | Warning: If you receive an email with the subject “Documents,” and it directs you to a webpage that looks like a Google Drive sign-in page, do not enter your information. It’s likely a new phishing scam, in which a thief creates a fake portal that asks for people’s private information and then steals it. (Netflix recently faced a similar issue.) This one uses a ...

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The Secret Resource Every Startup Needs To Know

The Secret Resource Every Startup Needs To Know

by John Chrastka for the National Edition | shared from Tech.co | It’s never been easier to launch a startup. Powerful broadband networks, cloud computing and mobile and web applications have lowered the barrier to entry and created efficiencies for small businesses to scale. But while these resources make it easier to launch a business, they don’t remove the challenge of developing a winning product. To do that, startups need access to ...

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Ex-500 Startups, Paul Singh Puts Up $50M Crystal Tech Fund in DC

Ex-500 Startups, Paul Singh Puts Up $50M Crystal Tech Fund in DC

by Bill Flook | shared from Washington Business Journal | Paul Singh, the former 500 Startups partner who last year founded analytics startup Disruption Corp. (maker of Dashboard.io), announced plans on Thursday to return to the role of funder. The Crystal Tech Fund, which is tied to Disruption Corp., will put as much as $1 million in funding into revenue-generating startups “that have achieved a level of product-market fit.” A Securities and Exchange Commission filing suggests Singh and his ...

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Google Apps Referral Program Debuts with Google’s $15 Offer Per New User

Google Apps Referral Program Debuts with Google’s $15 Offer Per New User

by Sarah Perez | shared from TechCrunch | Google announced today the start of a new referral program for customers of its online office and productivity suite, Google Apps, which will encourage the company’s current users to recommend the service to others in exchange for a $15 bonus per user. The announcement was made via a brief post on the Google Enterprise Blog. The initiative, explains the blog post, is meant to continue ...

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Ellen at the Oscars: A Million+ Retweets

Ellen at the Oscars: A Million+ Retweets

by Avtar Ram Singh | shared from Social Media Today | Apart from having 26.1 million followers on Twitter, Ellen DeGeneres is known for being absolutely hilarious. Maybe it should be the other way around, but we’re social media marketers, and all we can think about sometimes is the community size. When Ellen started hosting the Oscars, it was obvious that there would be many media bits and bites that we’d ...

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