When may a person be liable for indemnity even when the act was not due to his negligent or fault?

Under Art 23 of the Civil Code of the Philippines, even when an act or event causing damage to another's property was not due to the fault or negligence of the defendant, the latter shall be liable for indemnity if through the act or event he was benifited. Note: The reason for indemnity is the... Continue Reading →

5 Hacks of Studying and Working at the Same Time

For Life and Law

I am a full-time analyst in a corporate industry and full-time law student in a Philippine law school.

Definitely, juggling work and law studies is not the most recommended thing to do. However, for individuals like me, who self-support her studies and send her younger sibling to college, taking the full- time-student-only route is not an option.

Hence, given that reality, I have no choice but to keep up with what is on my plate and deal with whatever difficulties I may encounter for doing two important and serious life matters at the same time.

To aid this, I have some hacks to take away some stress factors while I hurdle work and school.

Time management and self-discipline

Managing my time is one thing ang disciplining my self is another.

I usually have a planner with me to know what are the things that I need to accomplish in a…

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How to land a job when you are just starting out?

Even individuals with solid work experiences have their own struggles in advancing their career or shifting to another line of work.

If career advancement for tenured workers was not earned overnight, how much more for those who are just starting out?

Although being fresh, new, and more willing to hold any reasonable position has its advantages, we cannot question the fact that having limited lists of experiences to brag about, may cause a problem.

Verily, it is just necessary for job-seekers to be really strategic in getting a job.

 

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

–Eleanor Roosevelt

If you want to be prioritized in employment opportunities, you need to be more than just a regular job-seeker.

With the growing numbers of graduates every year, professionals seeking for promotion, underemployed looking for established job, and unemployed trying out their luck, you should shape up and gear up your tools if you don’t  want to be one of the back burners. Competition is apparently very stiff everywhere.

Even individuals with solid work experiences have issues in advancing their career or shifting to another line of work. If career advancement for tenured workers is not earned overnight, how much more for those who are just starting out? Although being fresh, new, and more willing to hold any reasonable position has its advantages, we cannot question the fact that having limited lists of experiences to brag…

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Money Saving Tips that Every Working Student Should Take Note of

For Life and Law

Nelson Mandela once said, “Young people must take it upon themselves to ensure that they receive the highest education possible so that they can represent us well in future as future leaders.

The said quote from Mandela is very promising.

However, as much as we seek to achieve the highest educational attainment possible, our financial resources may not be that stable at all times to support educational expenses.

Because whether we like it or not, education rarely comes free.

Now, if you were among those struggling to strategically pay off your tuition fees every semester, just keep going!

Do not ever give up no matter how difficult life may seem. You may feel that your dream is obsolete at times or that the toll is already too much to bear, but remember this: There are and there will always be a way for you to achieve the degree that…

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