Perspectives
July 12, 2018

Returning to the Fold

When I started at Chromedia I had a hard time catching up with the latest technology trends and things related to programming — as I had taken a break from coding and focused on dancing before taking the job. I’ve always loved programming so when I decided that I wanted…
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Workforce Management
February 13, 2018

Basic Occupational Safety and Health Training (Continued)

Day 3 TENTH TOPIC: Industrial Hygiene As per our speaker Dr. Go, this is the only topic discussed with the word “science” in its meaning. Industrial Hygiene is the science and art devoted to the recognition, evaluation, and control of environmental factors such as stresses arising in or from the…
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Perspectives
February 13, 2018

The office building is helping us become better employees: yay or nay?

The Pro-Health Elevator Elevators are the main way of navigating through a corporate building. Thus it’s expected that there’s going to be a queue, but it’s usually compensated by having fast elevators and an effective queueing system. In our building though, in addition to the line, we’re also tormented with…
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Code Bytes
February 9, 2018

UI and UX

"Let’s make this button pale red, centered, and CAPITALIZED, as well as apply shadow." vs. "Do we even need this button?" Let’s talk UI and UX Since the beginning of time, we have been changing things based on how we can use them to achieve maximum productivity with minimum effort.…
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Workforce Management
December 1, 2017

Basic Occupational Safety and Health Training

Earlier this month, I attended a 40-hour training seminar. Aside from doing it out of compliance for DOLE and PEZA requirements, I psyched myself up for what I could learn from the training. What I didn’t expect was just how much I would end up learning. Here’s the gist of…
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Perspectives
November 28, 2017

Reflecting in on Chromedia’s Company Culture

The office windows have never been cleaned from the outside (at least I haven’t witnessed anything since mid-2015). That is until about a week or so ago. And boy, does it make a world of difference! As amazing as it was for us to see Spidermen descend from the top…
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Code Bytes
November 17, 2017

Firsts in Chromedia

I've experienced a lot of firsts during my first few months here in Chromedia Far East Inc. My first job as a Web Developer, my first meal as a Web Developer; even my first ‘I-do-not-know-what-I’m-doing’ thoughts as a Web Developer while sitting in my swivel chair for the first time,…
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News
October 25, 2017

Don’t Sweat the Boring Stuff

Now the company is also facing the number one reason startups fail. How can founders avoid the death spiral? A founder’s role is, or at least should be, to continually focus on what actually drives success – creativity, insight, fearlessness, and leadership. The role of ops people is to create…
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Perspectives
August 16, 2017

The Creative’s Paradox

Getting assigned to write this piece felt a bit funny. I used to write as a hobby, and as a kid, I’d get myself in trouble for being so opinionated. Yet here I am, struggling to write an opinion piece! Because I want to spare Mign, Emman and Abby from…
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Workforce Management
August 1, 2017

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

According to Investopedia, corporate social responsibility is a company’s initiative to assess and take responsibility for the company’s effects on environmental and social well being. Basically, these are efforts that go beyond what may be required by the regulators or environmental protection groups. These efforts usually do not provide an…
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