How Millennials and Gen Z Employees Differ at Work

The face of the workforce is definitely changing and the younger generations are taking over! Aside from Millennials, who are expected to account for 35% of the global workforce by 2020, Generation Z has also started to enter the workforce. It is, therefore, important...

Infographic: Blended Workforce

Happy infographic Friday! To continue with our employee management blog series, we focused on blended workforce this week. This non-traditional staffing practice is about mixing full-time, in-house employees and part-time, contingent or gig workers in the workforce....

How to Make a Blended Workforce Work for Your Company

More of today’s leading and forward-thinking companies no longer rely solely on conventional staffing practices. They now recognize the advantages of having a blended workforce. In order to stay relevant and competitive, it’s best if you also embrace this trend and...

Why Should Companies Consider Having a Blended Workforce

The business landscape is becoming increasingly competitive. For your business to grow and flourish, you need to be strategic in building and cultivating a workforce. Having a blended workforce or a mix of permanent, full-time, in-house employees and part-timers or...

Infographic: Gig Economy

It’s Friday and what better way to end the workweek than with an infographic summarizing our two latest blogs. This week, we introduced the gig economy. What is gig economy and how can businesses like yours take advantage of this workforce environment and employment...

13 Ways To Green Up Your Workplace

"Paperless office" is a term that’s been around awhile. Plenty have adapted it, but some are still skeptical or daunted by the idea. “No paper? But how do we keep track of important documents?” “How do we let go of the old ways?” “How much would that cost me?” “How do...

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Typhoon Ketsana: The Aftermath

No one was prepared for the wrath that typhoon Ketsana (local name Ondoy) released when it hit the Philippines last September 26, 2009. That was the day when Metro Manila experienced the worst rainfall in its history. Imagine getting 341 mm or 13.4 inches of rainfall...

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Top Five Stress Busters

Do you feel easily irritated or annoyed recently?  Is there a significant change in your eating or sleeping habits?  Are you feeling listless or having trouble concentrating?  Hopefully, you haven’t answered “yes” to all of these questions or else you would be on the...

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20 Most Useful Vista Sidebar Gadgets

If you are a Windows Vista user, you’re probably enjoying all the fancy features that are designed for better security and easier use, not to mention the sleek interface, making computer use more enjoyable. One of its best features is the Windows Sidebar. The Sidebar...

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Are You Making These 5 Work-at-Home Mistakes?

A home business offers the ultimate in a flexible lifestyle where you can pursue your dreams and passions while balancing a happy home life. For all the merits of a work-at-home arrangement, it has its challenges, too. It's important to steer clear of these five...

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The Peppered Customer of the Year is…

I know you’re all excited to find out who won. And I’ll tell you in a bit. But first, let me tell you about our choosing process. It was a tough decision for us, having all of you as great clients and each judge having her (and his!) own say. In the end, it boiled...

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Will You Be Our Next Success Story?

Pepper Virtual Assistant Services is amping its launch with a contest. From April 23 until June 1, 2009, everyone who signs up for our free trial will get the chance to win “The Peppered Customer of the Year” contest. What we want is to be able to choose one lucky customer and give his or her business a boost by providing our services gratis.

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Secrets of Ideas that Stick

This story is a perfect example of what makes ideas stick. According to Chip and Dan Heath, authors of the book, Made To Stick, ideas that take hold actually follow some principles, all of which are captured in the Susan Boyle episode. Their book explains these principles in depth. It’s definitely worth a read.

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