When Politics Become a Personal Career

We want youTo give you a simple definition, a career politician is someone who makes politics his/her main source of his/her income – it’s the bread and butter for the survival of their family, clan, or dependents.

This is the picture of modern Philippine politics wherein the vast majority of those who are currently holding elected posts consider the entry into politics a profitable, lucrative venture. [Read more…]

Your Career in Politics – Tips for Getting Your First Political Job

We want youBy Keith A. Banger 

Getting your first job in politics might seem like an extremely daunting task, but if you break it down into its basic elements, you might be surprised that its easier than you thought.

Starting out, you can try for a full-time or part-time position, paid or unpaid, as an entry-level staffer or as an intern. Much conventional wisdom on these issues is misleading. [Read more…]