The global pandemic has changed the way we live and work — businesses are closing, millions of workers have been laid-off, companies are cutting the cost of their operations, and workers are grappling to cope up with the ever-changing dynamics of the job market. The question is, are you fit to survive the fierce competition ahead?

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With everything 2020 has brought upon me, losing a job or an income is the most awful feeling I’ve ever experienced. …

Have you ever thought about when your financial breakthrough will be? Are there external factors that prevent you from achieving it?


The common narrative some people believe, “if you’re destined to be the next Jeff Bezos or Bill Gates, you just have to sit back and relax and wait for your breakthrough” — I partially disagree with this because patience without hard work is nothing. Your belief plays a vital role…

With the rapid rise of energy consumption and shortage of power roots, is the world ready to embrace a modern, energy-sufficient, and clean but expensive form of energy?

An illustration of a Nuclear Fusion reaction inside a Tokamak device.

The artificial sun is a nuclear fusion reactor that could boost the world’s energy ambitions for years to come. The reactor generates power by applying powerful magnetic fields to a contained loop of hot plasma which can reach a temperature of 150 Million C which is ten times hotter than…

The F-35 Lightning II Fighter Jet under the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program is the most expensive defense and weapon system in human history. But is the price tag really worth $1.5 Trillion for the procurement and lifetime operational cost?

The United States Department of Defense (DOD) largest procurement in history is the F-35 Lightning II with different versions suitable for the needs of the US Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps. …

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way we live and work. The economic downturn brought by the pandemic, the lockdowns, and restrictions set for safety reasons has affected millions of workers, students around the world, and I’m one of these people.

If you still have your job, work from home, or on-site set up in the middle of a pandemic then you’re lucky. Continue to work hard and be the best at what you do for yourself, colleagues, and the organization you work for. But to someone out there who happen…

Life brings its fair share of darkness and light — kindred between failure and success. So you’ve been on a continuous journey inside a dark, spine-chilling tunnel for quite some time, time may be too long to count — one day you’ve reached the end of it and will begin on another journey towards the light of life — success.

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Our definition of success might be different from the other and our success may be varied by one’s tactic on how to be successful in life — we often think of career breakthroughs and high-salary as a determiner of success.

While professional experience is one piece of a puzzle, there…

The combined repercussions of a global pandemic and economic recession have led the world to a new era of uncertainty, with businesses getting bankrupt, waves of government bailouts, massed laid-offs, and most startups are screaming for survival.

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The startup ecosystem has long been subjected to uncertainty with the COVID-19 pandemic and economic recession hitting the ecosystem really hard. Companies began to roll out their pandemic recovery measures to whether the impact of two crises and ensure the survival of their talents and the business as a whole…

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The Payla Post is not a publication arm of Medium, and it is not a media company either. Founded in 2020 by Joshua Romero with a mission to answer the most critical questions about life and existence.

Just to be clear, I am not an existentialist, I agree with the…

A late-season, moderate tropical storm Washi (local code name: Sendong) with sustained winds reported at 55 knots. Despite its modest intensity, Washi brought huge damage across the Philippine archipelago as it dumped rainfall totals of 200 to 250 mm or ~8 to 10 inches after making landfall on the east of Mindanao and continues to downpour 300 to over 400 mm (~12 to over 16 inches of rainfall as it goes on west-north-west direction exiting to the South China Sea, as reported by NASA.

NASA’s Satellite Image on Tropical Storm Washi

Saturday, December 17, 2011 / Cagayan de Oro City, Iligan City (Northernmost part of Mindanao Island, The Philippines) was devastated by Tropical Storm Washi that eventually killed 1,200 people due to the heavy rain it brought while sustaining strengths in the Pacific.

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