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Why It’s Meaningless to Ask How Much a Freelancer Earns
Every so often, somebody asks me how much I earn each month as a freelancer. Other than the fact that that ...
11 September 2017
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4 Tiny Tips to Make Working as a Freelancer Work For You
As they say, you choose your battles in life. What we do for a living and how we do it is no different. ...
4 August 2017
5 Reasons You Haven’t Quit That Job That’s Not Right For You
5 Reasons You Haven’t Quit That Job That’s Not Right For You
You’ve known for some time that you should leave your job. You’re being underpaid, your boss is a douchebag, ...
26 July 2017
4 Things Freelancers Can Do to Be Happier People
4 Things Freelancers Can Do to Be Happier People
So you’re a freelancer who’s happily self-employed, earning a decent income while enjoying the flexibility ...
19 July 2017
6 People Fresh Grads Can Use as Professional References
6 People Fresh Grads Can Use as Professional References
It’s bad enough that companies only want to employ people with prior experience, even for entry-level jobs. ...
10 July 2017
Moonlighting as a Tuition Teacher? Here are 4 Pitfalls to Avoid
Moonlighting as a Tuition Teacher? Here are 4 Pitfalls to Avoid
Most Singaporeans have participated in the billion dollar tuition industry in some way or another—whether ...
29 June 2017
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4 Drawbacks of Being a Freelancer, and How to Deal With Them
As a full-time freelancer, you’ve experienced that one morning when you wake up with a severe hangover, ...
23 June 2017
When Are Coworking Spaces Worth the Money in Singapore?
When Are Coworking Spaces Worth the Money in Singapore?
These days, it can seem like everyone and their mother works in a coworking space. These workspaces for ...
19 June 2017
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5 Things to Do In Your Free Time That Can Help You in Your Career
Doing well in your career isn’t exactly the same as doing good work. While you will get nowhere if your ...
2 June 2017
3 Tips for 20-somethings on the Cusp of a Promising Career
3 Tips for 20-somethings on the Cusp of a Promising Career
Just before starting at my first full-time job, and having heard horror stories of friends who were subjected ...
1 June 2017
5 Tips For Working Productively in Cafes
5 Tips For Working Productively in Cafes
You order a flat white adorned with latte art, and then find a quiet spot in the charming cafe. Opening ...
24 May 2017
5 Ways to Help Yourself Feel Less Stressed at Work
5 Ways to Help Yourself Feel Less Stressed at Work
Stress and work go hand in hand. The only job in the world with zero stress is that of a tai tai, and even ...
23 May 2017
7 Times Social Media Can Jeopardise Your Job
7 Times Social Media Can Jeopardise Your Job
They say you can tell a lot about someone’s personality through their social media profiles. What their ...
18 May 2017
5 Ways To Increase Your Productivity That Won’t Lead To A Raise
5 Ways To Increase Your Productivity That Won’t Lead To A Raise
Despite the long hours Singaporeans spend toiling away at work, productivity has been lacklustre for years. ...
18 May 2017
Freelance Work: From Side Income to Full Time Job. How Do You Get Started?
Freelance Work: From Side Income to Full Time Job. How Do You Get Started?
Many people these days think of freelance work as a great way to make side income while others use it to ...
17 May 2017
5 Reasons Singapore Companies Should Adopt an Honour Sick Leave System
5 Reasons Singapore Companies Should Adopt an Honour Sick Leave System
Going to the doctor for the sole purpose of getting an MC is something every Singaporean has done at some ...
17 May 2017
4 Hard Truths About Your Career You Must Accept if You Want to Get Ahead
4 Hard Truths About Your Career You Must Accept if You Want to Get Ahead
Every day, you show up at work, keep quiet and do your job, and then leave. Each month, like clockwork, ...
16 May 2017
4 Things You Should Do If You’ve Been Retrenched and are Looking for a New Job
4 Things You Should Do If You’ve Been Retrenched and are Looking for a New Job
2016 was a year with many casualties. And no, we’re not talking about roadkill here, but about the legions ...
15 May 2017
3 Important Lessons You Can Learn From Crappy Part-Time Student Jobs
3 Important Lessons You Can Learn From Crappy Part-Time Student Jobs
The first part-time job I ever had paid $5 an hour. I was waiting tables at a small restaurant in a neighbourhood ...
9 May 2017
5 Good Reasons Why You’re Not Nuts to Accept Less Pay
5 Good Reasons Why You’re Not Nuts to Accept Less Pay
“Pay peanuts, get monkeys” is one of Singaporeans’ favourite expressions, often used when explaining why ...
8 May 2017
Refuse to Spend Long Hours at the Office? Here are 3 Tricks That Will Stop You From Being Penalised by Your Boss
Refuse to Spend Long Hours at the Office? Here are 3 Tricks That Will Stop You From Being Penalised by Your Boss
Have you ever had the sneaking suspicion that your colleague stays back so in the office till late at night ...
5 May 2017
As a Freelancer, Here are 3 Headaches the People In Your Life Give You
As a Freelancer, Here are 3 Headaches the People In Your Life Give You
The number of freelancers in Singapore is steadily rising, and guess what, they’re not all Grab/Uber drivers. ...
26 April 2017
4 Roadblocks Singaporean Women Face at Work
4 Roadblocks Singaporean Women Face at Work
Women’s rights are a sensitive issue in Singapore. Any argument that women face sexism, whether at work ...
20 April 2017
Planning to Work For as Long as You Can? Here are 3 Tips
Planning to Work For as Long as You Can? Here are 3 Tips
When former MP Lim Boon Heng urged Singaporeans to “work for as long as you can,” his comment was met with ...
17 April 2017
4 Things Employers Do That Make Their Employees Less Productive
4 Things Employers Do That Make Their Employees Less Productive
Productivity is a dirty word in Singapore. Employees here already work the longest hours in the world, ...
13 April 2017