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Why You Should Work Close to Home

Have you ever wondered how much time you spend commuting? Try this. Double your average commute time, multiply by 5 (if you work for five days a week) and then multiply it again by 52. You are probably looking at more than 300 hours, right? Commuting from home to your office in Manila has an average time of 45.5 minutes, according to the CNN. If you drive or ride the bus instead of taking the ...

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2ndOffice Gives Back – Year 2

By Dani Celine Alonzo Last June 10, 2015, a group of 2nd Office volunteers joined the annual gift-giving project - "2ndOffice Gives Back" and went to Kapitan Moy Elementary School in Marikina City, Philippines to deliver school supplies to a total of 317 kids. Each school supply kit contained 3 notebooks, 10 bond papers, 1 pencil case, 2 pencils, 1 eraser, 1 sharpener, 1 tube of paste, 1 pair of ...

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Teambuilding 2015 – 2ndOffice Style!

By Danielle Torno Teambuilding activities are done to encourage camaraderie, enhance social relations among team members, and in our case, build better employee engagement. It’s also a way to take a break from the daily grind in the office, stop a while and get to know the people walking along the floors of 2ndOffice. Our population is getting bigger and bigger by the day, and it has come to a ...

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Resume Etiquette 101: How to Make a Champion’s Curriculum Vitae

By Danielle Torno Ever wonder what recruiters initially look for the moment they review your resume? This infographic will give you an idea. Many job-seeking individuals often think, a resume is just a piece of document where you put your full name, contact details, scholastic history, job experiences, and skills on. But this is not the case in modern recruitment. Nowadays, it only takes a few ...

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Why Work Close to Home?

By Danielle Torno The Daily Commuters’ Dilemma According to recent statistics, 80% of Filipinos commute to work on a daily basis. Most of them are saturated around Metro Manila’s business districts. While great career opportunities are sure to be found in these areas, the average Filipino commuter faces a colossal setback that might take a while before he gets to the peak of his career ...

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3 Reasons Why We Celebrate the Philippine Independence Day

This coming June 12, 2014 the Philippines will be celebrating its 116th year of independence. However, to clarify any confusion that may occur June 12 wasn’t really the day when the Philippines gained its freedom from foreign rule it was actually July 4. It was July 12 when our ancestors decided and recognized that we should be an independent country. Sadly though, no foreign country ...

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2ndoffice Teambuilding 2014

"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships." - Michael Jordan Last week, 2nd Office, Inc went on its second team building in Phillip’s Sanctuary, Antipolo. Believe me when I say, not even the vitality of youth, for those of us who still possessed it, could save us from the pain that was to come (especially the day after). By the end of it all were were tired, filthy, ...

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