In the last decade, Bonifacio Global City in Taguig has become a new mecca for entrepreneurs to grow their businesses. It is one of Metro Manila’s fastest growing financial hubs with a 240 hectare world-class business development area that’s home to upscale shopping centers, hotels, condominiums, offices, and schools.
Companies have been flocking to Bonifacio Global City (BGC) or “The Fort” to establish a presence in the hottest commercial community in the metro. Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has disclosed in its 2015 property market update that renting a Grade A office space is more affordable in BGC (P850 per sqm) compared to Makati (P1,000 per sqm). With its abundant supply of modern office spaces at fairly affordable rates, BGC is poised to emerge as the country’s next premier business hub.Read more
As one of the most globalized economies in the world, Singapore is the perfect place to build a career or start your own business. It’s ranked first for ease of doing businesses because of its fast and efficient registration process and progressive tax system. It’s also rated as having the best labor force in the world, with local and foreign professionals that are known for their effectiveness and strong work ethic.
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A few years ago, a stable job at a big corporation was the dream for many fresh graduates and young professionals. Many set their sights on the P&Gs, Nestles, and other industry giants dominating the market. Trends have changed however. This doesn't mean that these giants have become less attractive per se; it means that the rise of the startup has provided fresh graduates with a new alternative to the structured career path. They embrace flexible work schedules and casual work attire, along with the abolition of rigid hierarchies of tenure - have proven attractive to the milennials entering the market. Here are some of the awesome benefits that come with working at a startup!
Ever wonder what habits are crucial for successful entrepreneurs? Everybody gets 24 hours in one day, but some are able to make much more efficient use of this time than others. It's not that successful entrepreneurs are not sleeping. Believe us, there are! They simply maximize the daylight hours by working smart. One cannot forget about mind and body fitness when on the quest for success. In fact, this consideration is crucial in maintaining any kind of healthy lifestyle integral to success. Try applying the following to your daily routine and see how far it gets you!
Dubbed as the financial capital of the Philippines, Makati is the premier destination for professionals looking to forge their career paths and companies that want to establish their businesses. This highly urbanized city is home to over 60,000 business enterprises ranging from financial institutions, retail and food establishments, real estate, manufacturing, I.T., BPO offices, and startups, among others.
But being in Makati is not all work and hustle. It’s also a hub for a plethora of things you can do once you’ve clocked out of the office. You don’t need to go far to feed your passion and interests, find a place to hang out and drink with your friends and colleagues after work, or lift some weights to de-stress after a busy day.
Makati has everything you need to create and maintain a work-life balance. Need a little more convincing? Here are six good reasons why this city is an excellent place to build your career.Read more
Sometimes people take for granted those essential elements that help optimize productivity! Be it in a private office, coworking space, or even at home, use this list to create that workspace that both inspires you and keeps you healthy throughout the work day.
The landscape of the traditional workplace is currently changing and the usual cubicle-clad offices we’ve become accustomed to are being reimagined as a collaborative environment where professionals and small businesses co-exist, collaborate and build a new type of community. Welcome to coworking, the future of office spaces.
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Co-working has become increasingly popular in other parts of the world. Now it is gaining momentum in Asia through FlySpaces, an online marketplace offering short term rentals for work and event spaces in the Philippines and Singapore. Co-working is a solution for entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) who don’t want to sign long term leases for office spaces at sky high prices. With FlySpaces, you now have access to spaces that work for your business.
Empower your business with these short term workspace options offered by FlySpaces:
Co-working spaces are shared offices that offer a creative and diverse work environment for people who are looking for an alternative to the traditional corporate setup. In an open space rather than a closed workstation, you have the opportunity to meet and collaborate with people from different industries and backgrounds in a place that promotes a fast-paced, productive and casual atmosphere.
Bitspace, Makati City, Philippines
P400/day, inclusive of Wi-Fi, a socket for every seat, complimentary water and coffee, access to their library, meeting rooms, and training rooms. Other amenities include a projector and projector screen, printing and photocopying services, and fax and phone calls.
For fresh graduates and young professionals, financial independence is a big step and proud accomplishment. Cirumstances may differ between the east and west with this concept, because part-time or summer jobs are less of a common concept in Asia. Often, a fresh graduate's first job after university will be his or her first job over. In this scenario, it would be wise for this market to think about how best to manage the new inflow of cash they will have coming in. It is never too early to start some basic personal financial management. It may be the key to smarter spending and good money habits down the road. Keep these 4 things in mind when to hit financial independence before the age of 30!