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Lessons from My Journey Through The Company’s Scholarship Program

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

I was one of the few selected to receive The Company’s scholarship to pursue overseas master programs – finally, after my failure last time. After the rigorous, exhaustive and prolonged qualifying tests held by The Company, I thought the journey would all be downhill from there. My thought could not be more wrong. The process […]

Voluntary Overtime

Sunday, 27 January 2008

Like everybody else, as a newcomer in The Company, I gave my best to make a name for myself. More than a few times I allowed myself to work more hours than I was supposed to. Jay Morrissey wrote a great article against such practice. An excerpt: A good friend and colleague had been staying […]

Ciater Spa Resort

Sunday, 9 December 2007

For the two days of December 7th through 8th, my entire division went to Ciater Spa Resort for the annual outing program. The program was designed to allow informal communication between the top brass and the underlings – like yours truly – and, in theory, provides for a greater cohesion and understanding between ourselves. Enough […]

Makassar: City of Anging Mammiri

Monday, 24 September 2007

On September 4th, myself with three other colleagues went to Makassar for an audit of the operational process of The Company’s core banking system. This will be a first time for me to set me feet on the island of Sulawesi, so I was somewhat excited about the trip. The flight to Makassar took one […]