One of the big hazards that exam takers face all over the world is the temptation to seek instant gratification through cheating. I was reminded of this when I came across a news clip about the sophisticated cheating in China’s October 2014 national licensing examination for pharmacists. Continue reading
Giving employees work rotations or reassignments from time-to-time is healthy and in fact encouraged by most management gurus to promote employee satisfaction and development.
In the Philippine civil service (career or non-career), reassignment of employees appointed to first level (non-professional/sub-professional) and second-level (professional/technical/scientific) positions is governed by CSC Memorandum Circular No. 2, s. 2005. The MC gives the guidelines in order to determine if a reassignment is valid or not. Continue reading
Infidelity remains to be a best-selling topic in media. One website was able to note eight movies and TV shows in the Philippines from 2011 to present which focused primarily on this hot topic, including Ang Dalawang Mrs. Real (GMA-2014), A Beautiful Affair (ABS-CBN – 2012), The Mistress (Star Cinema – 2012), My Neighbor’s Wife (Regal Films – 2011), and critically acclaimed The Legal Wife that starred Angel Locsin (as the hurting wife), Jericho Rosales (the philandering husband), and Maja Salvador (the proud mistress). Continue reading
The Christmas season is here. Malls now play Christmas songs, the air is much colder and the man who’s been selling Christmas lanterns near our place for the past years is back. It is here and by mid-December, I’m sure our schedules will be packed for office and institution parties. Continue reading
Government employees are required to render 40 hours of service every week, or 8 hours daily from Mondays through Fridays. Heads of agencies are mandated to ensure a system that will monitor attendance. Continue reading