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3 Ways Singapore Companies Can Stop Employees From Quitting
3 Ways Singapore Companies Can Stop Employees From Quitting
Singaporean employees are as loyal to their bosses as those uncles on Sammy Boy are to their wives—they’re ...
23 September 2015
3 Benefits of Internships That Have Nothing to Do With Getting a Job There
3 Benefits of Internships That Have Nothing to Do With Getting a Job There
I’ve met university students with resumes that were five pages long. These guys tried to cram in at least ...
22 September 2015
3 Reasons Singapore SMEs Should Welcome, Not Discourage, Parental Leave
3 Reasons Singapore SMEs Should Welcome, Not Discourage, Parental Leave
It looks like the government’s going all out this year to convince Singaporeans to have kids. The national ...
18 September 2015
4 Ways to Impress Your Interviewer Even Without a Mindblowing CV
4 Ways to Impress Your Interviewer Even Without a Mindblowing CV
If you have a degree from Harvard and were a star performer in your last job, stop reading now and accept ...
10 September 2015
3 Little Tricks That Will Help You Leave the Office Half an Hour Earlier
3 Little Tricks That Will Help You Leave the Office Half an Hour Earlier
It was a sad day when I realised just how many of my Singaporean friends were working at 10pm one dark ...
9 September 2015
The 4 Mistakes You Absolutely Need to Avoid in Your First Job
The 4 Mistakes You Absolutely Need to Avoid in Your First Job
A first job is a terrifying affair, right up there with the PSLE. As you take your first tentative steps ...
3 September 2015
Here’s How To Handle Being Asked About Job Hopping in an Interview
Here’s How To Handle Being Asked About Job Hopping in an Interview
So you’ve given your boss the shaft one time too many, and now your resume reveals what can only be politely ...
31 August 2015
How Much are Singaporean Fresh Grads Getting in Terms of Starting Salary This Year?
How Much are Singaporean Fresh Grads Getting in Terms of Starting Salary This Year?
The class of 2015 is about to go out and make their mark in the world, and according to a recent report, ...
28 August 2015
Don’t Make These 4 Mistakes When You Quit Your Job
Don’t Make These 4 Mistakes When You Quit Your Job
We’ve all had those jobs we just couldn’t wait to leave. “Good luck, suckers,” we muttered under our breath ...
25 August 2015
5 Jobs You Can Do From Home That Don’t Require Years of Training
5 Jobs You Can Do From Home That Don’t Require Years of Training
Working from home might work for some, particularly those who are averse to taking showers, but not everyone ...
14 August 2015
4 Things Employers Must Understand About Millennials in Singapore
4 Things Employers Must Understand About Millennials in Singapore
Every day, in workplaces all over Singapore, the struggle between millennials and their baby boomer colleagues ...
11 August 2015
3 Big Reasons More Singaporean Employers Should Let Their Employees Work From Home
3 Big Reasons More Singaporean Employers Should Let Their Employees Work From Home
To Singaporean employers, perks usually mean things like a gym membership, medical insurance or being allowed ...
6 August 2015
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4 Tips for Singaporeans Who Are Too Paiseh to Negotiate Their Salary
Directness is definitely not one of Singaporeans’ virtues. One only has to look on Stomp to see that passive-aggressive ...
5 August 2015
6 Ways That You Can Look For a Job Like a Pro in Singapore
6 Ways That You Can Look For a Job Like a Pro in Singapore
For many Singaporean employees, job hunting is like practising a sport—you have to do it all the time to ...
4 August 2015
5 Tips That Can Help You Survive the 9-6 Daily Grind in Singapore
5 Tips That Can Help You Survive the 9-6 Daily Grind in Singapore
Even if you don’t completely loathe your job, you’ve got to admit that there are days when time just seems ...
3 August 2015
4 Ways Singaporeans Can Go on a Sabbatical Without Worrying About Money
4 Ways Singaporeans Can Go on a Sabbatical Without Worrying About Money
Gone are the days when people were afraid to undo the chains from their ankles and take a break from work. ...
28 July 2015
3 Ways Singaporeans Can Benefit From the New Hiring Regulations for Foreigners
3 Ways Singaporeans Can Benefit From the New Hiring Regulations for Foreigners
Singaporeans have complained, and the government has acted. It is now going to be even more difficult for ...
28 July 2015
5 Huge Reasons Singapore Employees Quit Their Jobs
5 Huge Reasons Singapore Employees Quit Their Jobs
Singaporean companies have trouble retaining their employees. Sounds harsh, but it’s true. Job hopping ...
27 July 2015
4 Ways Overworked Singaporeans Can Create Work-Life Balance For Themselves
4 Ways Overworked Singaporeans Can Create Work-Life Balance For Themselves
Singaporean workplaces are generally not known for the fantastic work-life balance they offer. In fact, ...
22 July 2015
Working as a Temp or Contract Staff in Singapore – Is it a Good Idea?
Working as a Temp or Contract Staff in Singapore – Is it a Good Idea?
Being a temp or contract worker can seem like a nice, non-threatening, low-commitment way to dip your toes ...
16 July 2015
4 Good Habits That Are Critical to Form When You’re in Your First Job
4 Good Habits That Are Critical to Form When You’re in Your First Job
Few people can say their first job is their dream job. When you’re paid peanuts and your duties could be ...
14 July 2015
3 Things You Must Know If You Work From Home
3 Things You Must Know If You Work From Home
Every time I tell people that I work from home I get envious looks and coos of “oh you’re so lucky!” But ...
9 July 2015
How Singaporean Employers Can Raise Productivity in Their Companies
How Singaporean Employers Can Raise Productivity in Their Companies
Every day in the newspapers, a journalist quotes some minister or academic who fortells doom and gloom ...
6 July 2015
4 Part-Time Jobs You Can Do in Singapore That are Actually Fun
4 Part-Time Jobs You Can Do in Singapore That are Actually Fun
A part-time job might conjure up visions of running along the beach Baywatch-style in your weekend lifeguard ...
6 July 2015
5 Ways to Make Money Without Leaving Your Neighbourhood
5 Ways to Make Money Without Leaving Your Neighbourhood
Shenton Way is not the only place where there’s money to be made. In fact, if you’re smart about it, you ...
2 July 2015