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I\’m \”Taken\”

I got my first job. I think it suits my desire to learn SAP R/3 and its related technologies. I will start my job as a regular employee (yup, no probation period) effectively on September 1, 2006. :) So, the \”salary discussion\” interview I was expecting was not a salary discussion at all. It\’s already […]

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Behavior-based Interviews

This week, I had several interviews and what really challenged me were behavior-based interviews. One stupid answer could ruin all your good points. The interviewer would throw a lot of questions to you in order to analyze your background and tendencies to behave in work environment. The questions were designed to know how you have […]

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My Thoughts as a Fresh Grad

It fascinates me that after a seemingly losing battle with the panels of our thesis and our beloved school research coordinator, our thesis turned out to be really successful. Except that it has only gone through private alpha testing. I don\’t know if my groupmates are willing to pursue the commercial implementation of our web […]

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SMART WiFi Rebranded, SMART Bro

SMART WiFi gets a new name — SMART Bro. Smart Comunications Inc. has unveiled on April 21, 2006 in their press release that its fixed wireless broadband will be now called SMART Bro – Amazing Wireless Broadband. I don\’t know what\’s the reaction of current SMART WiFi subscribers about this news; however, what I\’m sure […]

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Surprise Interviews

It was really a surprising event this morning. We\’re all at the 30th floor of PhilAm Life Tower and the OJT orientation we all thought would happen between 9:00 – 10:00 AM was just a pretext to a final screening interview. All of us were nervous. Who won\’t? It\’s hard to believe that your effort […]

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OJT Blues

Several days before Holy Week, some of my friends had a rush of OJT hunting. There are several companies I have applied at the very beginning of our school holidays; however, those companies are either mass hiring for full-time employees or they do not have slots for OJT (how stupid that some companies accepted OJT […]

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The Almighty Diskette

Diskettes never fail to amaze me. They are still used today ever since floppy disk technology was introduced in 1971. That\’s 35 years of computer history and they still live on. The 3½-inches microfloppy diskette HD (high density) is probably one of the most popular floppy disk format and is the most expensive storage medium […]