My first year at work was really hard and tough. I find myself “just working” and waiting for my salary every pay day. My daily routine at work is getting a cup of coffee after I logged in, sit down on my work station then check my voice mails, emails and spent eight to nine hours working in front of my computer. After my shift, I’ll just leave an instant message to my boss to say goodbye which is two meters away from me then go home. It was boring like no life at all, no mingling, no evidence of an internal social network. It took me a long time to figure out exactly what makes me motivated and happy at work then I realized that I should consider myself lucky landing a job with PC Mall when some people took a year to find a job unstressful as mine. Eventually after the acceptance I begin to appreciate the generosity of the company, I now enjoyed my job, and I appreciate the people around me. I became contented and satisfied with everything. What makes me keep my job is not only about the money or a challenging work environment. It’s not about the opportunities for moving forward in my career. It is about the people that I work with that makes me stay with the company. When we have connections at work as powerful as it is to have a Facebook and Twitter following accounts where you can feel real people around you, I believe that is a good sign to keep your job as well.  So, I want you to meet The Center of Order Management – Returns Team, my second family.

My home is not a place, it is the people!


Peterson Labarinto or Boss Pete, “The Car Addict”
Car Anatomy is his specialty, he likes anything automotive and with speed. The man with a big heart.  Active listener and humble by nature. Impeccable leader.

Cesar Granada or Czar “The Master”
The Philosopher. The Faithful Blogger. True worshiper. If you have questions about faith and purpose in life, he is the right person to call.

Rubelyn Tubeo or Ruby “The Sexy Babe”
Korean novel fanatic. Fashionionista and loves high heels. Outgoing, open-minded and friendly sometimes 🙂 Believer of fate or destiny. Exotic beauty and strong personality. She never get tired of waiting for the right person for her. HOPE is always on her vocabulary.

Jasper Delgado or Jazz “The Impersonator”
Nutrition specialist. Very strict on diet. Nature lover and fish enthusiast. Funny, creative and energetic.

Lemuel Fallorina or Morgan “The Enterpreneur”
Money making is his priority. Networking and real property consultant. Kind-hearted and helpful.

Leslie Palmario or Les “The Family Man”
Family comes first to her. The person everyone is afraid of at their block. Cheerful Giver and have a kind heart for kids. Very patient and understanding.

Xandro Pingol or Xander “The Rockstar”
Talented singer. Love Guru. Heart matter Specialist. Good sense of humor.

Edmundo Violante or Doodze “The Songbird”
Videoke Queen. Movie critique. Indie Film supporter. Friendly and sweet specially when he talks.

I love my team. I’ve been on this team for over 2 years now and they’ve been there for me through thick and thin and I know I can always count on them to put a smile on my face. We talk to each other whenever we can, we share endless laughs, and we stick up for each other no matter what. I met some of my good friends on this team as well. This team plays a major role in my life, and I honestly don’t know where I would be standing without them.We’ve all grown from complete strangers, to a close-knit family 🙂


“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking, and don’t settle.  As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.“ ~ Steve Jobs

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About Jabelah

I might not be someone's first choice, but I am a great choice. I don't pretend to be someone I'm not, because I'm good at being me. I might not be proud of some of the things I've done in the past, but I'm proud of who I am today. I may not be perfect, but I don't need to be. I am the way God made me. A Cheerful giver & constant talker. I like pink & brown. I can’t live without dogs. Movie & TV series enthusiast. Chocoholic & caffeine addict. Philosophical & sensitive by nature. I choose to be logical rather than emotional. I love to laugh & make people laugh. I know prayer time is a must. Dancing is my first love & my passion. I love my life as much as I love myself!

8 responses »

  1. mister240z says:

    Great! hahaha. Hope the “OTHERS” will write their comments especially “the Impersonator” este Dietician. lol

    Keep it up.

  2. cesarsalad says:

    nice one ^_^

  3. pat says:

    rock on!!!

  4. theWomanAtTheWell says:

    This post is awesome. How cool you said such nice things about all your co-workers and that you are close like family. You are lucky to have a good place to work, but God gave it to you because He knew of your thankful heart He knew you would bless those who meet you, and from all I can tell here, You Do! Beautiful, my friend,
    God bless,
    -WATW

    • Jabelah says:

      Thank you so much for always reading my post! I’m also blessed that someone like you appreciate everything I write in here and I hope someday, I could meet you personally.

      Yes, I’m lucky to have these amazing team. I believe, I’m one of the few who are blessed to have professional and understanding co-workers. There maybe too little yet tolerable conflicts or misunderstanding at work but at the end of day, we make sure everything is settled. Very typical family set up and that makes my work easier everyday 🙂

  5. Jasper says:

    Very nice!

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  7. I’m still learning from you, while I’m trying to reach my goals. I definitely enjoy reading everything that is written on your website.Keep the stories coming. I enjoyed it!

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