Throwback to last Sept 2, 2017, when I (aka Justine) gave a talk at iBlog 13 on “Creativity and Authenticity in Blogging”. I don’t know if you can see it, but I’m shaking in my sneakers on stage because this was my first time giving that talk.
I talk a lot and to a lot of people about resumes, interviews, and careers here in the PH but this was the first time I spoke about the platform I built this all on. Continue reading “ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT TBC”
I got a free ticket to RISE 2017 (I’ll talk about how I did that in a future article) 3 days before it kicked off. So, I took it as a sign from the universe and in 18 hours, I moved everything in my life around so I could fly out for a week and attend RISE, since this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. A free #RISEconf media ticket for a 21 year old college student from the Philippines? How many other people can say they have that? Continue reading “I Went To RISE 2017, Here’s A Rundown of What It’s Like”
Thanks to the blog, a lot of people saw my writing, and started hiring me to write for them. Apparently, they liked how much personality was in my writing and wanted me to infuse it into their copy. Continue reading “Other Things I Wrote + Speaking Engagements”
It’s exactly like what the title says. I’m giving away the cool PowerPoint template I’ve been using these past 3 years, absolutely for free. All the instructions to do so are right here.
Continue reading “PowerPoint Template Giveaway to Anyone Who Reads This”
I like ask.fm because it’s a simple, anonymous way to get questions which remind me that not everyone thinks the same way as me. Like on the purpose of YouthHack.
Answering these questions often forces me to broaden my perspective on topics I already have a solid opinion on. Normally, I wouldn’t think twice about say, email subject lines or paid vs unpaid internships, but when a question about it pops into the ask.fm, I have to actually look at as many possible answers to the question before choosing my answer. While still detailing the other answers. Continue reading “Applying For Internships through YouthHack as a College Student? – #DearTBC – The Border Collective”
Job + internship hunting season’s already in full swing, but if you were caught off guard by that, don’t worry! The Border Collective’s got your back. Check our services out and sign up on this Google form if you want to be ready for the future way before anyone else!
Continue reading “Resume Consultations & Testimonials”
A few week ago, we asked you, our dear readers, for some feedback on how we’re doing. We were expecting feedback regarding how casual our tone was, or how much I, aka Justine, talk too much in run on sentences. Yet you, dear readers, delivered warm, fuzzy feelings instead to us here at The Border Collective. 🙂 You guys are the reason we keep doing what we’re doing, so keep telling us what you need and we’ll do our best to deliver. 😀
Thanks for reading, and The Border Collective will be back next week with regular posts as I will be returning to Manila for the whole July 4-9! See you then!
Hey there, dear readers, Justine here, with some news. (Spoiler alert: You can avail of resume consultations with us. Find out how at the end.)
The Border Collective is closing free resume consultations permanently.
Continue reading “How To Get Your Resume Edited By The Border Collective”
Hey there, dear readers, Justine here, and it’s exactly like what the title says. The Border Collective is looking for an intern. Or executive assistant. Up to whoever gets the job on what job title they want for this particular work experience. We will refer to you as minion though in private conversation. (B: She will refer to you as minion. I’d prefer ‘padawan’.) Continue reading “The Border Collective is Looking For An Intern”
Justine: Hello there, dear readers, we’re back from taking our longest hiatus yet to participate at Unilever Business Week 2016 and then to catch up on everything we missed at school because of BW2016. It was a profoundly wild ride that caused me, to not only be super behind in school work but also, dropped me to a 1.7 aka a D in my Theology class because my prof gave 2 quizzes knowing I’d cut.
10/10 would do it all over again though, because Business Week 2016 was amazing. Continue reading “10 Things We Learned At Unilever Business Week 2016”