Filinvest Alabang Inc. wins BCI Asia Award anew

PRESS RELEASE

 

For the second year in a row, Filinvest Alabang, Inc. (FAI) was hailed as one of the 2017 BCI Asia Awards’ Top Ten Developers in the Philippines in ceremonies held recently at the Shangri-La Fort.

 

FAI, Filinvest Development Corporation’s arm that specializes in townships and high-end residential developments, is the company behind Filinvest City in Alabang, the premier master-planned central business district (CBD) that is transforming living and working in the south and its neighboring locales. It is also the moving force behind the Parkway Corporate Center in Filinvest City, the first office condominium under the WorkSpaces by Filinvest banner that offers office units for sale in a dynamic, premium location.

Both projects exemplify FAI’s ability to take on a diverse development portfolio, recognizing its expertise in undertaking master-planned communities of varying scales and concepts.

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Top 5 Out of Office Reply Templates

It’s a public holiday today in the Philippines for the commemoration of the declaration of Philippine independence from Spain on June 12, 1898.

 

 

Last Friday, one of my  not so new (^_^) colleague at the office asked me on what I can suggest to put in her out of office reply email for the coming holiday on Monday (today). So now, I’ve come up with this blog post to share with you some ideas on what to write in your professional out of office email replies.

 

Here’s “my” top 5 O-O-O replies that you can use:

 

#1

Thank you for your message. I am currently out of the office with no email access. I will be returning on (date of return). If you need immediate assistance, you may reach me at my mobile – (your mobile number).

 

But of course, you don’t want to be bothered while you’re on a holiday, right? In this case, you may also assign those who need immediate assistance to your colleagues based in other offices (other countries) who can also do the same thing (or has the knowledge/authority to perform such task/s).

 

#2

I will be out of office on (date) returning (date of return). During this period, I will have limited access to my email. If you need immediate assistance during my absence, please contact (contact’s name) at (contact’s email).

 

or, you can use this one:

 

#3

I will be out of office today. If you need immediate assistance while I’m away, please email (contact’s name and email address).

 

You can also be polite enough and utilize this template, too:

 

#4

Thank you for your email. Your message is important to me and I’ll respond as soon as possible. Thank you.

 

And if you are so-workaholic and you think you can have a time to check your emails intermittently, you can try this:

 

#5

It’s a public holiday and I’m out of office. However, I will be taking period breaks to check my emails occasionally while I’m away. If this matter isn’t time -sensitive, rest assured that I’ll respond when I’m back in the office. But, if this is an urgent request, please resend any messages that require my immediate attention with a subject line of “URGENT: (original subject)”

 

Bonus FUNNY and UNIQUE out of office email:

 

Thanks for your email. I’m currently out of the office, returning on [date]. I’ll respond to your message then.

While I won’t be quite as far as Neptune, I will still be completely disconnected from my inbox until my return. So, if you require immediate assistance, please send your email to [contact’s name] at [contact’s email].

 

So, there you have it. TURN ON your out of office replies now and have a good break.

 

Happy Independence Day, Philippines!

 

 

 

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#Tip of the Day: How to Separate First Name and Last Name in Microsoft Excel

It’s TIP OF THE DAY Tuesday!

Whether you’re working at the office or at home, this will be very helpful to you especially if you’re dealing with contact list or database. Of course, we don’t want to MANUALLY sort the names and consume a lot of time with one task that you can do in a snap, right?

So today, as obviously mentioned in the title of this post, I’ll be sharing with you some tips/tricks on how you can do name separation in Microsoft Excel effortlessly. There are two ways that we can do this. First is name by USING FORMULAS and second is by USING FLASH FILL.

Let us start with the first trick: FORMULAS.

1. Prepare your table with list of full name. Add two more columns for first name and last name.

2. Start to separate the first name using this formula:

Example:

3. Proceed on the last name using the below formula:

Example:

4. Click on the cell of first name/last name and drag the small dot (found on the lower right corner of the cell) downwards. You may also double click that small dot to copy the formula in the entire column.

Easy, right? Now let’s make it EASIER than that. ^_^

This next trick is the FLASH FILL. This is like “following the leader” technique. It follows the pattern that you set on your first row of name separation. Let’s proceed!

1. Prepare your table with list of full name. Add two more columns for first name and last name.

2. Type the pattern for first name and last name on the first row (first full name).

Example:

Type Joyce, as the first name, on B2 cell.

Type Lee, as the last name, on the C2 cell.

3. Click the first pattern. In the above sample, B2 cell.

4. Hold CTRL + E on your keyboard. The list will automatically be filled up following the pattern.

5. Do the same thing for the last name. From the above sample, click on C2 cell. Then repeat #4.

That’s it! Cool, right? ^_^

Feel free to try them and let me know how it goes. Enjoy!

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On Demand Professional Delivery Service with ETOBEE

As a mom, TIRED is just a word and not a hindrance to do everything that would make your children happy. You would do everything to provide their needs and wants. Literally, you want them to experience the things you were not able to experience when you were a kid. Agree?

 

I currently have a full-time job which pretty much supports our family “needs”. I also have some sidelines like retailing clothes online as additional income which supports our “wants”.

 

And since I sell online, I would need a reliable courier to deliver my product to my customers. Sometimes, it happens that customers get mad or upset if the products were not delivered on time especially if they need it urgently. I’ve been switching to different couriers who offer cheap delivery and at the same time very reliable when it comes to service.

 

Good thing, I was introduced to ETOBEE last Blogapalooza Business-to-Bloggers’ event. I had fun with their booth/games. I even won a mug as a simple souvenir!

 

 

 

 

So, what’s ETOBEE?

 

It’s an on demand professional delivery service in South East Asia. I’m glad they’re now here in the Philippines! What’s good about ETOBEE is that they have a thousand professional drivers (and counting) who are ready at your fingertips to delivery any items from extra small to extra large. Not only that, they offer same day or next day deliveries! So why wait for daaaaays when your customers can have the items in minutes?

 

There are a LOT of things to be happy about ETOBEE delivery service. With ETOBEE, you may select your driver based on their skills, ratings, price and speed. You can also delight your customers as they offer instant and real-time tracking of all your delivered items. From there, you can optimize your customer experience, thus, SELL MORE!

 

I’ve downloaded their app and saw how user-friendly it is, very easy to understand and follow.

 

 

  • EASY – within seconds, you can book and track all your needs, all you want.
  • SPEED – get everything the soonest.
  • RELIABLE – there’s a lot of professional drivers ready to serve you on demand.
  • TRACK – find out the EXACT location of your delivery in real-time.

 

 

The app includes:

  1. Booking
  2. Live tracking
  3. Driver’s details
  4. Delivery time
  5. Package size selection
  6. Verified digital signature

 

Aside from these, you can also leave a personal message (type it from the app) for your recipient and they’ll deliver it, too!

 

ETOBEE delivers a completely NEW experience for the users, both seller and buyer. Try it and download the app today!

 

*Note: As of the moment they offer services to Manila, Cavite and Laguna.


Contact:

ETOBEE PHILIPPINES

helloph@etobee.com

Facebook: etobee.philippines

Twitter: @etobee_ph

Instagram: @etobee_ph

 

Office hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm