Lessons Brought to Us by COVID-19

Recently, a very serious threat had emerged in any parts of the globe. The world has been facing a health crisis. An invisible enemy that can’t easily be fought by anybody. The health problem that had occurred is coronavirus disease (COVID-19). According to World Health Organization (WHO), it is an infectious disease caused by a new strain of coronavirus. The disease can be transmitted through droplets of saliva by coughs or sneezes from an infected person which makes it more unfortified to every individual. In a short time, the number of cases had gone up to over a million that impelled the WHO to declare COVID-19 as a pandemic. Truly, the virus had seemingly crippled not just the health status of every country but also its economic stability. Due to this effect, each country had undertaken necessary preventive measures to protect its citizens. Those affected countries urged their constituents to undergo quarantine, makes people dependent on any forms of government’s assistance. Our local government, both the City Mayor and Provincial Governor has issued several Executive Orders urging the public to follow preventive measures to prevent the transmission of COVID -19. Continue reading Lessons Brought to Us by COVID-19

Work from Home – the New Normal

“Education must continue,” says DepEd Secretary Leonor M. Briones.

To ensure that quality services are delivered despite of this pandemic, teachers and employees of Malaybalay City Division implemented the shift of Work from Home.

March 17 when, the Division Office of Malaybalay City issued a memorandum on the new Alternative Work Arrangement among employees. It was released as gesture of the agency’s support to the City Government in its decision of putting the city under the Enhanced Community Quarantine while observing social distancing due to Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading Work from Home – the New Normal

Boosting productivity at workplace

Have you ever felt ending a workday unaccomplished? unproductive? Being productive at work is difficult. Usually jotting down a plan, a list, a goal as a guide on how our day may proceed can help a lot, but by the end of the day, we find a lot in our to-do list unchecked.

Managing time may be one of the ways that is a conducive key to productivity. If you feel that you do not have time to do everything you want to do, it is a high time to check with your time management skills. No one is born to be very good at time management, so accept that it is your weakness. But everyone can learn to boost their productivity and achieve more. Continue reading Boosting productivity at workplace

Personality Differences at Work

Everybody has a different personality, and how others react to your personality can cause conflict, either verbally, physically, or emotionally. In some instances, a person’s personality is simply not compatible with the organization as a whole. In other instances, a person’s personality simply conflicts with that of team members. The fact that we all possess unique personalities is something that adds to the diversity of the organization. Continue reading Personality Differences at Work

Education in the New Normal

The COVID19 crisis has taken a toll on the lives of the many.  Basic education is one sector that is heavily affected as schools are not allowed momentarily to hold classes onsite to protect the health, safety and well-being of the learners, teachers and school personnel.  However, education is vital to success. Then, I go with the battlecry of the Department of Education that “learning must continue”. 

How can education be continued amidst this pandemic? What are the actions that DepEd has got to do to deal with these issues? These are the typical questions that parents and learners have in their minds when education is in issue. Continue reading Education in the New Normal

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