Do regular employees look down on interns?

Do regular peeps look down on you?


*This question was sent in eons ago in January 2016, when the blog was just starting out and was only about internships. I’ve expanded it out of its original article and added in some 2019 thoughts to it. Enjoy~

I’m going to make the assumption that this question means “did regular employees look down on you, Justine, for being just an intern?” And the quick answer is, no.

Sometimes, they wouldn’t take my opinions as seriously as I would have liked. But I think that has more to do with age than it does with my being an intern.

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What’s 1 Thing I Can Do to Improve My Resume Today?

Whenever I introduce myself, I never talk about TBC. I’m too shy to ever talk about how I run a blog about interning and job hunting. It’s way too weird to bring it up randomly. Or even when I’m asked about it point blank. Maybe someday I’ll improve that part of me, but that day isn’t even remotely close to today. Continue reading “What’s 1 Thing I Can Do to Improve My Resume Today?”

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6 Criteria To Use For Judging If Something’s Worth The Resume Value

“How do you decide if something’s worth the hassle for the resume value?”

This is tricky to answer since everyone has different criteria on how important something is to them. Obviously my viewpoint will be heavily biased towards either doing something for the fireworks-level impact or the plus-points-in-heaven impact. Continue reading “6 Criteria To Use For Judging If Something’s Worth The Resume Value”

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9 Apps To Tweak Your Productivity When You’re Always On The Go

Any suggestions for apps to skyrocket my productivity to your level?

First off, I want to say I’m not some super productive, Type A personality who gets everything done on time and perfectly. I am a solid Type B. Continue reading “9 Apps To Tweak Your Productivity When You’re Always On The Go”

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On Ateneans, Unemployment, and that Rantbox Thread

Last night, my timeline was alive with my friends’ reactions on a topic I feel strongly about. Atenean graduates and the difficulty they have of getting a job.

For those who need an update, someone posted this into ADMU Rantbox, some anonymous confession site thing. Then a friend posted this status prompting a debate online about entitlement and jobs, with comments and perspectives coming from the Philippines’ startup scene. And somehow, this rant’s opinions on BPOs blew the topic wide open for everyone to comment on.
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