32nd Annual PAPJA Convention


January 25-26, 2019

DAY 1 - SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia
DAY 2 - National University, Manila

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Industrial Organizational Psychology

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Master the Multinational Workplace: Everything You Need to Know About Working and Winning in Multinational Companies
Caroline F. Orani
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Whether for job aspirants, newbies, professionals, career changers, expats and workplace leaders the workshop entitled "Master the Multinational Workplace" will help participants to get the overview of the multinational environment from the ground up, learn the different job levels and corresponding pay grade for each, know the bosses of a multinational setting and their specific roles, learn a method of pricing jobs and how to negotiate a salary raise and gain life lessons from someone who has experienced the intricacies of working in a multinational setting and succeeded. Wisdom gained from finishing a degree in psychology and guidance will be used in the workshop.


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notebook, bond paper, ballpen and calculator

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Game Catcher! The Psychology of Human Relationship applied in Group Dynamics
Lyle de la Cerna
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Games are fun! It is also important in the aspect of human relationship. Games can ignite emotions, curiosity and it energizes individual to learn new things and perspective in life. Games are not simply a child’s play but rather it is a way towards self discovery. However, games should not only be the center of group dynamics but rather it should have a sense of purpose and process. The workshop is entitled as Game Catchers because this is reservoir of games that is fitting for today’s generation. It is a combination of participatory process and provides participants with new insights in the Psychology of games as a tool for human relationship.


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BE GAMIFIED: A Workshop on Gamification to Motivate and Engage People
Adrian C. Castillo
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Gamification is the application of game-inspired elements in non-game contexts, for example in education and industry. Drawing on the goal-setting theory, gamification helps to create fun and interactive activities to attract a wider audience and increase their motivation and engagement. The workshop is about designing gamified prototypes or projects . It walks around the concepts and designs of gamification through practical examples, and then provides participants the opportunity to work in groups to develop their own working prototypes. The workshop is suitable for all participants who are interested in using game design principles in classroom, corporate and other applicable settings.


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Bring Art Materials

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COMPETENCY BASED SELECTION INTERVIEWING
CASTO M. IGNACIO
9:00 AM- 12:00
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Competency Based Selection Interviewing This workshop will guide participants to identify competencies (characteristics that differentiate outstanding performers from average performers in personnel selection) This system follows a step by step process (analysis of job, linking skills to task, choosing the skills to interview for, develop interview questions from competencies, assessment and evaluation). The interviewer learns to build a customized interview format based on the position job description, identifies the critical skills required to perform them at a superior performance level. Learners will be able to critique, good and bad approaches via video role-play of behavioral interviewing practices.


Reminders:

bring a pen for note taking

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Life Hacks After College
Jezrelle Paul S. Revita, RPm
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
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Life after college is one of the greatest challenges faced by many young adults around the world. The anxiety and stress brought by the uncertainties of a fresh college graduate's life can sometimes be overwhelming and may also lead to a dysfunctional perspective of oneself, if not given proper attention. This seminar aims to give participating students a realistic preview of life after college and some useful life skills on how they can manage themselves and adjust their sails when looking for a suitable career and once they enter the world of work.


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Participants are encouraged to bring their own pens and notebooks during the workshop.

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Analytics in Human Resource: From Training to Development
Dr. Philip Cordova Cuizon
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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The participants will be trained on how to (1) effectively recruit and select candidates in a given post (2) drafting and assessing key performance metrics for hiring and regularizing decisions (3) analytics in payroll, compensation and benefits (4) basic labor laws needed to be considered by employees and how to apply analytics in words" (5) identifying areas of improvement and development for employees using "performance judgment scheme"


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ASSERTIVENESS IN THE WORKPLACE
GERALD B. PEÑARANDA, MSc., RPsy.
9:00 AM- 12:00
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This course aims to address the need for assertiveness as a coping skill which, in today’s highly competitive and fast-paced world, has become essential for survival. The knowledge inputs and practical skills that will be learned from this workshop will be beneficial to the participants in both personal and professional areas of their lives. Professionally, this workshop will prepare them for the competitive working environment they will soon face when they venture into the working world. In an age of globalization, many of the big companies here in the Philippines are multinational and highly influenced by Western culture. Thus, they can expect the working environment and people to be demanding, direct and confrontational. The knowledge inputs will include being able to recognize passive from assertive behavior, and an understanding of transactional analysis. Transactional analysis is important because the participants need to be aware if it is the child, the adult, or the parent that they use in communicating with others, and be able to distill how others communicate with them also. They will likewise be provided with an inventory that will determine if they are currently passive, aggressive, passive-aggressive, or already assertive. The participants will simulate real life scenarios wherein they will be able to app


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Realities of Sexual Assault on College Campuses
Rita P. Aringo
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Sexual Assault is defined as illegal sexual contact that usually involves force upon a person without consent or is inflicted upon a person who is incapable of giving consent (as because of age or physical or mental incapacity) or who places the assailant (such as a doctor) in a position of trust or authority (Merriam-Webster's online dictionary, 2018). It is a reality that confronts college students in universities because of powerlessness as they are considered young and vulnerable. Most often than not, cases of unwanted sexual activity are gone unreported. The major objective of this workshop is to inform students on the constitution of sexual assault, knowing what to do to prevent and handle unwanted sexual activity and give students a sense of security in campus.


Reminders:

Pen and notepad

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Becoming the S.T.A.R. Employee through Behavior-Based Interviewing Skills
Fritz Gerald G. Martin
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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The workshop would teach students how to interview using Behavior-Based techniques, as well as teach them how to prepare questions ahead of time. The workshop would focus on using the STAR Technique (Situation, Task, Action, Result). This would enable them not only become better interviewers if they decide to go to HR, but also become better candidates once they applied for jobs. The workshop would cover in-training activities that enable them to observe, become the applicant, and become the interviewer — a triad.


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From Assessment to Design: How to Craft an Effective Training Design in the Workplace
Chilou L. Benitez, RPm
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
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The effectiveness of a training design is largely dependent on how it relates to the goals of the organization and how it addresses the specific needs in improving the functioning of individuals, work teams, and work organization. This workshop will enable the students to: 1. Be familiar with the elements of a training design 2. Interpret the results of the tests, interviews, and other training needs assessment tools 3. Integrate the results obtained from training needs assessment 4. Create a draft for the training design using a hypothetical data 5. Discuss in groups their output and share practical insights


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HAPPINESS IN THE WORKPLACE: A Workshop in Assisting Employees to Attain Happiness
Arnel A. Diego
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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It is very hard to be creative and successful at work when an employee is feeling negative and stressed. In the study of Preston (2017), it was revealed that happy employees are up to 20% more productive than unhappy employees. In the workplace, happiness is influenced by both short-lived events and chronic conditions in the organization (Fisher, 2010). It is also influenced by stable attributes of individuals such as personality, as well as the fit between what the job/organization provides and the individual’s expectations, needs, and preferences. Understanding these contributors to happiness will improve happiness and offer some potential levers for improving happiness at work. This workshop is intended to help participants learn how to achieve happiness in the workplace and create a positive work environment. It is also intended to teach methods and strategies that employees can use to work in a happy mood at their workplace. Such will give them a sense of satisfaction and ultimately, this will result in benefits for both the organization and the individual.


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SANA AKO NALANG! On Becoming Human Resources
Jayvee G. Tamondong
9:00 AM- 12:00
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More than doing the day-to-day grind, HR’s are expected to contribute a greater good for the company. Like, understanding the business and knowing how to measure results, setting target, engaging in the world of peers and business concerns. The workshop will focus on understanding HR as career that will enable the participants have a deeper understanding of HR as a newbie and to be able to identify the key metrics needed becoming a HR. Also, to have a better understanding that it is not only a stepping stone for fresh graduates pursuing other field but having a career in HR.


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I LOVE PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL: Applying the Concepts of Positive Psychology in Performance Evaluation
Ricardo C. Salunga
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Many supervisors and employees hate performance appraisal exercises. People think that they are being criticized and most of the time the evaluation focuses on what’s not working instead of the employees’ success stories and contributions. Moreover, the benefits of performance appraisals for organizations are questionable, both for the quality of organizational relationships and promoting performance. Using the concepts of positive psychology such as Strength-Based Performance Appraisal (SBPA), Goal-Setting Process, Feedforward Interview, Reflected Best-self Portrait, and 3:1 Principle, a new approach will be facilitated to build relationships, thriving individuals and performing organizations; thus, overcoming the pitfalls of the traditional performance appraisal exercise.


Reminders:

Bring writing materials ie Pen and Paper

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Bakit parang kasalananan ko?: Understanding Individual differences as driver of conflicts
Malvinn V. Mendoza
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
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The workshop aims to introduce the MBTI Typologies and how it can drive conflicts, the assessment debriefing process, and the corresponding activities critical to the understanding of the four dichotomies. The participants will be exposed to an experiential learning process as they delve on the inner workings of (1) where people focus their attention and get energy (Extraversion or Introversion), (2) take in information (Sensing or Intuition), (3) decide or come to a conclusion about that information (Thinking or Feeling), and (4) deal with the world around us (Judging or Perceiving). Interpretation of the MBTI Step I and Step II reports and how it can be useful for talent management, engagement, managing team cohesiveness and synergy, conflict resolution, and leadership development will be discussed.


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Participants must be aware of their MBTI Type before the workshop

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Workplace Realities: 5 Key Essentials of Career Management for Graduates
Karen D. Sacdalan
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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This 4-hour workshop will give participants a more in-depth understanding of the various realities and dynamics of organizational change, learn the adaptive ways of dealing with highly diverse workforce, know ways of boosting employee engagement, and understand importance of career management. Key insights will look into how to be change-ready, develop personal resilience, and to be discerning individuals on how to have a meaningful career.


Reminders:

Bring adaptor for projector for Macbook, speakers needed for videos

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I-O's to! (Ayos To!) An I/O Bootcamp for industry-ready Psychology students
Ralph Jayson C. Pallon, MP, RPm, RPsy
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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A good number, if not majority, of Psychology graduates turn to industry practice right-after graduation. Most commonly, industry newbies join Industrial-Organizational (I/O) field as recruiters, HR assistants, payroll analyst, trainer or learning and development specialists and similar role. With the ever changing and complexing nature of businesses, owners, executive, and managers are becoming more demanding to new hires, expecting them to be more ready and well-prepared for the roles they are to occupy in the organization. And this industry-inspired 2-pronged seminar-workshop* focuses on sharing functional knowledge to participants ala-“bootcamp” style: focusing on the practicality and applicability.


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Note: Each module of the workshop is designed for one slot either a morning or afternoon slot, and we are hopeful to get approval for 2 slots. This is in coordination with IO Psychology Division Chairperson Erald Ilac.

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MENTAL HEALTH AND WORK: IMPACT, ISSUES AND GOOD PRACTICES
Henmar C. Cardiño, MP, CSIOP, DipIR, RPm
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
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According to the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), Mental Health problems are among the most important contributors to the burden of disease and disability worldwide. Five of 10 leading causes of disability worldwide are mental health problems. This workshop is focused on the importance of Mental Health in the workplace with the perspective of ILO and WHO here in the Philippines. The objectives of this workshop are: (1) to discuss the various changes and the evolution of work streamlined in the Industrial Period; (2) examines the importance of mental health in the workplace in general, and suggest appropriate management for workers with mental health problems; and, (3) Consider the role of the workplace in promoting good mental health practices for employees.


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Are you ready to become a millennial Leader?
Clarence G. Apostol, CHRMP, CHRP, CHRM, CIRS, IADT
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Description:

This seminar-workshop discover how to be an effective leader in the highest calling of leadership outlined by John C. Maxwell and reshaping young Millennials who aspire to be a leader tomorrow. Want to be inspired today? The delegates will gain insight into the leadership competencies necessary to lead in today's workforce and make a positive difference. Finally, the need for a transformational leadership leading across generations influences people to think, speak, act and inspire followers to change expectations, perceptions and motivations in their life and in the lives of others.


Reminders:

Pencil, Bond Paper

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Introductory Workshop in Career Planning & Development Interventions from Organizational Development (OD) Lens.
Dr. Roldan C. Ragot
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
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Description & Objectives: This introductory workshop is designed to introduce to student-participants career planning & development in developing talents as a Human Resource Management Interventions from an OD lens. Career development is viewed as an effective approach to retaining and improving people at work, hence it is crucial in providing career and life learning opportunities as a strategic goal of Human Resource in any organization. Objectives: 1. To briefly introduce concepts & interventions of OD & Human Resource Management; 2. To describe career planning & development, career stages, its applications & interventions; and 3. To undergo workshop in skills audit as tool in Career Development Interventions.


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Requirements: Pen

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The Role of Stories in my STORY: Exploring the Use of Stories in Different Areas of Practice in Psychology
Joanne Trina Moreno-Javier
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Telling stories is a natural human phenomenon. It is a fundamental tool and skill that allows expression, meaning-making, socialization and sharing of ideas. The workshop will allow the participants to see how stories are utilized in both work and life contexts. It will have activities that will give them an opportunity to see how the facilitator has utilized stories in clinical practice, corporate training, teaching and in personal interactions, especially parenting. The participants will also be introduced to strategies in storytelling, to optimize its advantage.


Reminders:

Bring writing and art materials

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