Nobody likes being caught in Manila visitors, besides maybe some prospects of Joyce Tadeo, one of the metropolis’s hottest Uber drivers.
It’s not simply her appears to be like that hold the psychology graduate so busy, but in addition her charming persona and pleasant chat to whereas away the hours on the gridlocked streets.
Joyce, a former medical consultant at a pharmaceutical firm, bought into driving following a suggestion from a good friend, one other Uber driver.
“I’m a risk taker, she told FHM magazine. “I’m always up for something unusual. And when I saw his earnings, that’s what motivated me the most.”
She joined Uber in October 2016 and she primarily drives round the streets of Makati, Ortigas and Bonifacio Global City.
Joyce says she is usually flattered by the consideration she receives from her passengers. “Most of my passengers are actually shocked each time they e book me as their driver.
“I often get compliments and I really appreciate them. Others even ask for selfies and post my Uber details on social media. Since then, I’ve gotten used to it. I enjoy the feeling of being liked.”
However, as a feminine driver, she says she takes her private safety very significantly: “I always have my rosary and pepper spray for protection beside me,” she mentioned.
Despite these precautions, she says that her passengers are all the time very pleasant. “Everybody knows that traffic is terrible,” she mentioned. “Some light conversation is always a good time killer.”
When she isn’t driving, Joyce goes to costume making lessons in Miriam College with the ambition of opening her personal clothes enterprise in the future.
And when she isn’t working or learning, she loves to go to the seaside. “I love nature tripping because it helps me feel disconnected from the chaos happening in the city,” she mentioned.