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Whatever job you want, go for it

RICHARD Gonzales

Having graduated from college, you’re now looking for a job to earn your own money. Some may have time to wait for the “perfect” job, but if you’re in a hurry to be gainfully employed, accepting the first job offer often leads to frustration.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in 2BU,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

France makes work beyond 6 p.m. illegal


The French may soon enjoy their life after work due to a labor agreement that makes working beyond 6 p.m. illegal.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

DOLE to employers: ‘Lactation stations’ good for breastfeeding moms’ morale


There’s nothing wrong with breastfeeding in the workplace. In fact, it boosts morale, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said.

Posted: February 5th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Made in Marikina? Not when the city is losing its shoemakers

Shoes by Leeroy New, Kristel Yulo and Brian Tenorio.

Marikina’s shoe industry is facing a threat greater than competition from cheap China imports: losing its cobblers.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Not happy with work? Wait until you’re 50 or older

In this photo taken Sept. 20, 2013, Oscar Martinez, 77, greets diners at the Carnation Cafe at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. The chef is the park’s longest-tenured employee, beginning as a busboy nearly 57 years ago. He says he loves his job, and a new poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs finds he’s not alone: Nine out of ten workers 50 and older say they’re satisfied with their work. AP Photo/Matt Sedensky

Not happy with your job? Just wait. A study by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 9 in 10 American workers who are age 50 or older say they are very or somewhat satisfied with their job. Older workers reported satisfaction regardless of gender, race, educational level, political ideology and income level.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »