Career

5 Ways to Make Some Extra Money During the Festive Season
5 Ways to Make Some Extra Money During the Festive Season
Christmas means different things to different people. For kids, it’s the perfect opportunity to beg your ...
29 November 2017
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4 Practical Things You Can Do to Prepare For Your First Job
Everything you’ve done in the first 23 to 25 years of your life was in preparation of this moment. All ...
27 November 2017
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6 Ways to Actually Benefit from the People in Your Network
Networking is something everybody knows they should be doing, but many don’t for fear of coming off as ...
23 November 2017
Experts Say These 5 Industries are Great For Singaporean Careers in 2018
Experts Say These 5 Industries are Great For Singaporean Careers in 2018
We’re getting to that time of year when bonuses are doled out to employees. That means it’s time to evaluate ...
21 November 2017
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Why Do Singapore Companies Suffer From a High Turnover Rate? It’s Usually One of These 4 Reasons
Ever worked in a company where all your colleagues quit en masse, nobody wanting to be the last man standing ...
20 November 2017
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5 Tips for Young Singaporeans Who Have No Idea What They Want Out of Their Career
The face-off between baby boomers and millennials rages on at the workplace. The former continue to be ...
1 November 2017
5 Things Not to Say at a Job Interview in Singapore
5 Things Not to Say at a Job Interview in Singapore
The job market isn’t looking so hot this year. Even if you waltz into a job interview looking like a supermodel ...
31 October 2017
How is the Definition of Success Changing in Singapore?
How is the Definition of Success Changing in Singapore?
For several decades, the Singapore model of education worked very well. We churned out students proficient ...
24 October 2017
5 Things Singaporean Workers Can Anticipate in the Future
5 Things Singaporean Workers Can Anticipate in the Future
The options facing young workers in Singapore today are vastly different from what their parents had to ...
23 October 2017
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3 Things That Could Push Companies to Hire Older PMETs and Not Just Fresh Grads or Foreigners
Singapore’s dog-eat-dog work environment brings to mind young office workers on the brink of burn-out, ...
19 October 2017
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5 Ways Singapore Companies Should Embrace Flexi-Work
As you stuff yourself into an overcrowded MRT carriage at 8:15am, bursting at the seams with people all ...
17 October 2017
Two New Visas That Make it Easier for Singaporeans to Chase the Australian Dream
Two New Visas That Make it Easier for Singaporeans to Chase the Australian Dream
Walk down any street in Melbourne, Sydney or Perth, and you might not only hear that familiar Singaporean ...
16 October 2017
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Graduating from Polytechnic or ITE? Here’s How You Can Kickstart Your Career
Ask young Singaporeans about their career aspirations and you might come across this answer pretty often: ...
6 October 2017
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Negotiating Your Salary – 6 Mistakes Singaporeans Should Avoid
The biggest mistake you can make is to avoid negotiating your salary at all. Yes, I know we’ve been raised ...
5 October 2017
2 Things Undergraduates Should Do to Find a Fulfilling Career Path Without Being Too Impractical
2 Things Undergraduates Should Do to Find a Fulfilling Career Path Without Being Too Impractical
Why get a university education? To broaden your horizons, explore your passions, pick up life skills that ...
2 October 2017
5 Shocking Lessons You’ll Learn During Your First 2 Years of Work
5 Shocking Lessons You’ll Learn During Your First 2 Years of Work
It’s been almost 3 years since I graduated as a marketing major. Not counting my internships and the miscellaneous ...
25 September 2017
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5 Ways to Instantly Make Your Resume Look More Impressive
Sending out your resume and begging someone to hire you is a bit like entering the Miss Singapore competition. ...
20 September 2017
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4 Reasons Singapore Should Embrace the Gig Economy
Every time you read about the gig economy in the local news, you get the feeling that freelancers and gig ...
18 September 2017
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5 Ways to Deal if Your Corporate Job is Making You Dead Inside
Have you ever felt like a robot? Every day, you squeeze onto the MRT, then do the death march to your office ...
14 September 2017
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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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5 Ways Your Relationship Could Be Negatively Affecting Your Career
Finding someone who’s willing to date you when you’re pulling 12 hour days at the office is hard enough. ...
7 August 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
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5 Ways Singapore Employers Can Encourage Their Employees to Take Pride in Their Work
Singapore employees have been getting a lot of flak recently, ever since Michelle Chong published a Facebook ...
3 August 2017
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5 Reasons to Quit Your Job Even Though You Like It
Do you actually like your job? Yes? Then congratulations, that puts you ahead of the majority of Singaporeans ...
2 August 2017
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Why Do Singaporeans Not Take Pride in Their Work?
In a recent Facebook post, Michelle Chong lambasted Singaporeans for lacking pride in their work. And you’ve ...
1 August 2017