How to Turn Your Knowledge into a Consulting Business

At some point in our career, people will approach us about our work experience and skills. Some of your colleagues may even come to you to check things over before it is forwarded to the team leader for final approval. There may even be someone who will pay you to be their consultant. No matter…

6 Great Work Habits That Can Help You In Your Career

When you ask a well-off person about how they managed to succeed in their career, you may notice that they have a similar answer. They would say that they have a unique set of work habits that they religiously practised throughout their careers. Their work habits have made it possible for them to succeed and…

How to Negotiate a Severance Package

Being laid off from your current job is always a stressful thing, especially if it is your only means of income. Layoffs or retrenchments occur when the company is downsizing, restructuring, or shutting down. It has nothing to do with the employee’s performance and so, most companies and businesses offer severance pay or separation agreements…

Conversation with Patty Wolters on Unemployment During Pandemic Times

The global pandemic has brought anxiety and uncertainty among many. As much as every country tries to solve their dire medical situation with enforced lockdown, international borders barred, travels halted. This has impact, more than one way, to you and me. One of the impacts is losing your livelihood: affecting putting food on the table,…

A Word of Advice: Graduation Crossroads

Dear Kally, You are full of wisdom so I’d like to pick your brain and hopefully, you can shine some light in my situation. You see, I have recently graduated with good grades. While they aren’t awesome grades, I’m pretty sure I can land myself a good job. Until this pandemic mess happened. Now, everyone…

A Word of Advice: Talent Stuck in A Wrong Job

Dear Kally,  I’m in a rut. A work rut.  I’m working as a management trainee at a medium sized research firm for nearly 1 year. I love what I am doing and I’m happy that I am pursuing my passion.  My supervisor said in my recent appraisal that I need to get along with my…

A Word Of Advice: Creepy Colleague

Hi Kally, I have a problem at the workplace. This colleague of mine has recently been transferred to my department and has been nonstop asking me out on dates. Everyone in my department knows that I am happily engaged since last year and I have made it very clear to him this fact. I have…