Code Bytes
April 26, 2017

“Hello World!”

I stared at the spinning Mercedes logo on top of the building outside my window for an hour or two. I didn’t expect that it would be this difficult to write an article than to write code. I browsed around in Confluence to check how the Chromedia people created their…
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Workforce Management
January 27, 2017

Change is Forever

They say that it's never too late to start something new, may it be in fashion, food, or even in our everyday routine. “Something new” connotes taking risks, not necessarily only the nerve-racking type, but also simply just taking a step out of your comfort zone. Can you recall the…
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Code Bytes
January 27, 2017

Exclusive Interview with the Hottest Band in the Multiverse!

(or Conversations with Yourself When High on Antihistamine, Hungry for Code and Thirsty for Beer)   Warning: The author was sick and high on antihistamine while writing this. <!-- start here I recently had the chance to talk with the lead vocalist of one of the hottest (if not THE…
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Workforce Management
November 8, 2016

Handling Frustrations at the Workplace

For those who have been in the workforce for more than a year, it is safe to say that we’ve all been in one of “those” situations before. You know, when you’re “in the zone” and then someone disturbs you to tell you about their crappy day, when your boss…
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Code Bytes
November 2, 2016

Flipping through iFlipd’s Development

“iFlipd is a web application that allows you to rent books or textbooks on a weekly basis for as low as $2 per book, per week. But they aren't just a Rent-All shop for students. iFlipd is also a library, campus bookstore and and a scholarship program. They want students…
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Perspectives
October 28, 2016

Grateful Experience

Working for Chromedia has had a huge impact both in my personal, and professional life. These are a few of the many things that I’ve experienced at Chromedia, experiences which I am thankful for.   Grateful for No More Lucky Days I’ve seen many differences from the usual offices. For…
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Workforce Management
August 12, 2016

Weather Woes

The sun comes and goes, but regular rain is here to stay — for a few months, at least. Although the Philippines only has two seasons every year, you can still put the heat and rain into a number of categories. September to January are usually the colder months (not…
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Code Bytes
August 12, 2016

Goodbye, MEDtrip?

For the past couple of weeks, I was experiencing a sort of separation anxiety. All work on MEDtrip had stopped, and what would happen next was still vague and uncertain. The last code I did for the app was to place a modal that said: This legacy site no longer…
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Perspectives
August 12, 2016

MEDtrip: Shifting Perspectives

Originally known as Healthcare Abroad, MEDtrip has been around for at least three years. It was thought up to serve patients from around the world by connecting them directly to medical institutions. At the same time, it would give these medical institutions a venue to post their services. Although several…
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Workforce Management
May 5, 2016

From Hiring to Firing

Stage 1: Hiring Every employee, unless you’re the owner, has to go through the process of hiring and selection. This is the part where the applicant goes through several process of screening to determine if they are the right fit for the job. Applicants are screened according to the criteria…
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Perspectives
May 5, 2016

Election Madness Lessons

2016 is a big year for all of us, especially on a national level. For the Philippines and the US, it’ll mark the welcome arrival of the two new heads of state. As anticipated as the outcomes are, it’s the time that leads to election day (along with the controversies,…
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News
November 24, 2015

3 Givings of Thanks to…

Hatch Marketing Plans  A SaaS platform that helps businesses quickly create, manage and track their marketing plans. Founder: Jason Kallas Pitch presentations on top of three gin and tonics really get the mind going. That is how I learned of Hatch Marketing Plans at the Denver Founders meetup where a conversation…
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