Career

No Work Experience in Your Desired Field? Here’s How to Build Your Resume Anyway
No Work Experience in Your Desired Field? Here’s How to Build Your Resume Anyway
Despite the fact that most Singaporeans are reportedly miserable in their jobs, not many people have the ...
18 January 2016
4 Necessary Steps to Avoid Being Underpaid in Singapore
4 Necessary Steps to Avoid Being Underpaid in Singapore
So your boss refuses to let you leave the office before he does, which doesn’t really matter because you’re ...
15 January 2016
4 Things You Should Do When You Turn Down a Job Offer
4 Things You Should Do When You Turn Down a Job Offer
Once upon a time, people thought of going for job interviews as a once-in-a-lifetime affair. Get the job ...
14 January 2016
5 Ways Money Issues Can Destroy Relationships in Singapore
5 Ways Money Issues Can Destroy Relationships in Singapore
Think of getting married in Singapore, and the first images that come to mind are balloting for an HDB ...
12 January 2016
3 Big Reasons Singaporeans Quit Their Jobs That Their Employers Are Still Clueless About
3 Big Reasons Singaporeans Quit Their Jobs That Their Employers Are Still Clueless About
If there’s one thing I learnt during my time in the corporate world, it’s that many SMEs are pretty clueless ...
5 January 2016
3 Red Flags Singaporeans Should Watch Out For Before Accepting a New Job
3 Red Flags Singaporeans Should Watch Out For Before Accepting a New Job
Applying for a job in Singapore is scary. But not because you’re afraid you won’t find another—we’ve got ...
22 December 2015
2 Key Advantages Singaporeans Have When Looking For Jobs Overseas
2 Key Advantages Singaporeans Have When Looking For Jobs Overseas
The Singaporean employee sits quietly in his office cubicle, hoping his boss will leave early today so ...
16 December 2015
3 Things You Should Leave Out From Your Resume
3 Things You Should Leave Out From Your Resume
I’ve got several friends who are either business owners or recruitment agents, and as a result I’ve had ...
9 December 2015
4 Ways Singaporeans Can Get More Time Off From Work
4 Ways Singaporeans Can Get More Time Off From Work
Once upon a time, whenever I met random people overseas and told them I was from Singapore, those who knew ...
8 December 2015
What Does It Take To Become the Best Place to Work in Singapore?
What Does It Take To Become the Best Place to Work in Singapore?
I think my company is the best place to work. And I’m not just saying that because it’s the end of the ...
1 December 2015
3 Affordable Ways to Get People to Work For You Without Hiring Full-time Staff
3 Affordable Ways to Get People to Work For You Without Hiring Full-time Staff
So you’ve decided to take the plunge and become your own boss. The only problem is, you don’t have the ...
27 November 2015
What Can Job Recruiters Do For You and is it Worthwhile Using One?
What Can Job Recruiters Do For You and is it Worthwhile Using One?
The average Singaporean under 35 changes job every 3.4 years. Unless you plan on being abused by your current ...
24 November 2015
The 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Singapore of 2015
The 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Singapore of 2015
Talk about salary in Singapore and people react in two ways—they either berate themselves for not making ...
18 November 2015
4 Mistakes Young Singaporean Employees Make That Might Cost Them Their Jobs
4 Mistakes Young Singaporean Employees Make That Might Cost Them Their Jobs
So you’ve just graduated and you’re about to enter the working world. The minute you step into the office ...
18 November 2015
4 Ways to Get Work Experience at University Other than Internships
4 Ways to Get Work Experience at University Other than Internships
For many Singaporean students, uni days aren’t a carefree time of drunken debauchery and experimentation—they’re ...
17 November 2015
4 Ways to Stop Earning Lousy Entry Level Pay in Singapore
4 Ways to Stop Earning Lousy Entry Level Pay in Singapore
In an ideal world, anyone with the will to work hard in any full-time job would earn enough money to maintain ...
11 November 2015
5 Things That Probably Aren’t On Your Resume, But Should Be
5 Things That Probably Aren’t On Your Resume, But Should Be
Writing a resume can feel like penning a fairytale or a dating agency profile in which you need to turn ...
9 November 2015
3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Taking on a Side Job
3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Taking on a Side Job
Don’t believe that every one of your colleagues is relying solely on that job for their entire income. ...
4 November 2015
3 Resume Writing Tips for Fresh Grads
3 Resume Writing Tips for Fresh Grads
So you’ve graduated from university. Now what? After the celebrations, grad trips and soul searching are ...
23 October 2015
4 Ways Singaporeans Can Make Their Work Day More Enjoyable
4 Ways Singaporeans Can Make Their Work Day More Enjoyable
Most of us aren’t idealistic enough to expect to be able to do what we love for a living—doing what we ...
22 October 2015
Even if Your Pay Sucks, Here are 4 Reasons to be Grateful For Your Job
Even if Your Pay Sucks, Here are 4 Reasons to be Grateful For Your Job
Let’s be honest, you probably don’t rise and shine in the morning feeling grateful for your job. You’re ...
20 October 2015
3 Good Habits to Cultivate at Work No Matter What Your Company Culture is Like
3 Good Habits to Cultivate at Work No Matter What Your Company Culture is Like
I once worked in a company where incompetent employees who came to work on time were preferred to those ...
9 October 2015
3 Things That Are Completely Unacceptable at the Office No Matter What the Company You Work For
3 Things That Are Completely Unacceptable at the Office No Matter What the Company You Work For
Nobody shows up at work dressed like the characters on Mad Men anymore. While some companies maintain a ...
8 October 2015
3 Paper Qualifications That Mean Nothing If You Don’t Have the Skills to Back Them Up
3 Paper Qualifications That Mean Nothing If You Don’t Have the Skills to Back Them Up
In many fields, having a nice, prestigious paper qualification is enough to help you get your foot in the ...
5 October 2015
3 Ways Volunteering Can Also Be Beneficial To Your Career
3 Ways Volunteering Can Also Be Beneficial To Your Career
Singaporeans love free stuff, but they don’t always like giving away things for free. Resources are scarce, ...
4 October 2015