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Does a college degree equal success?

Posted on 15 April 2013 in Pro-Files

There are people who find success without even finishing or going to college. Here are some of the most successful people who didn’t earn a college degree.


Graduation Speeches: Not boring at all (Part 2)

Posted on 22 March 2013 in Pro-Files

In every graduation ceremony many of us want to skip the speeches because we think these are too dull. Not true. Here’s the second and final part of the best graduation speeches ever delivered.


Graduation Speeches: Not boring at all (Part 1)

Posted on 19 March 2013 in Pro-Files

In every graduation ceremony many of us want to skip the speeches because we think these are too dull. Not true. Here’s a list of the best graduation speeches ever delivered.


Pelicula’s David Hontiveros: “If I can affect even one person by something I write, that’s a victory all in itself.”

Posted on 17 June 2012 in Pro-Files

Thanks to the encouragement of many of his earliest English teachers, David Hontiveros has cultivated a lifelong love affair with language. After winning a Halloween Horror Writing Contest and being asked to write a superhero comic book, he decided to make a serious attempt at a career as a writer. Since then he has written several comic books, pieces of short fiction, and numerous film and book reviews.


China Parado on being a Business major: “I want to make sound business decisions that will help me propel my brand forward”

Posted on 1 February 2012 in Pro-Files

Though her original plan was to become a fashion designer, China Parado took her parents’ advice and enrolled in a business course instead. Now in her third year as a Business Administration student at St. Paul University Quezon City, she sees the wisdom behind the choice and thinks it’ll make her a better designer.


Ben Redulla on Real Estate Sales Training: You get to travel, network, and learn

Posted on 16 January 2012 in Pro-Files

If you’re creative and into theater, would you think about working for… a real estate corporation? Ben Redulla did, and as an associate manager for Sales Training and Development at Ayala Land, he gets to travel, meet people, and satisfy his creativity — while working for a business conglomerate at the same time.


Francis Valencia on working in finance: “Don’t take your quantitative subjects for granted”

Posted on 6 December 2011 in Pro-Files

Valencia has spent the past six years (of a nearly decade-long career) working in finance — specifically in sales. He shared with us what it takes to thrive in what at first appears to be two different worlds.


Yolanda Javellana on being a PolSci major: “I’ve always been interested in analyzing power and relationships between individuals and groups”

Posted on 10 November 2011 in Pro-Files

We meet some interesting — and inspiring — young students when we hold CareerCamp events in colleges around the metro. Now we start letting them talk about their career plans.


Pam Santos, flight attendant: “You will always be representing the company in a customer service role”

Posted on 12 September 2011 in Pro-Files

Pamela Santos has been a flight attendant for nearly a decade. The work can be tiring, and she often has to sacrifice her weekends and holidays, but having to travel for work contributes to her genuine love for her job.


Writing Skill + Business Knowledge = Editor at Business Magazine

Posted on 14 July 2011 in Pro-Files

Communication majors, or anyone with an eye for detail and skill in fixing a grammatically-incorrect sentence, can try out a career as an editor. Not all publications are alike, so if you have an interest in business or international trade, that kind of newspaper (or magazine, or website) may be the right one for you.