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4 Ways Singapore Employers Can Make Their Employees Work More Productively
Every so often, Singapore comes up tops in a survey that we’re really not proud of. Whether it be our long ...
31 July 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
Are You Good at Your Job? Here are 4 More Things You Need to Do to Succeed at Work
Are You Good at Your Job? Here are 4 More Things You Need to Do to Succeed at Work
Assuming your job is the main way you make money, being good at it is pretty important. If you suck, unless ...
24 July 2017
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4 Survival Tips for Singaporeans Working the Night Shift
You don’t have to be a vampire to never see the sun. To the thousands of Singaporeans who work the night ...
21 July 2017
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Here’s How Freelancers Should Be Managing Their Work Cashflow
Throughout my entire first year as a full-time freelancer, I had no idea how much money I was making. Once, ...
20 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
5 Ways New Grads Can Score Brownie Points With Potential Employers
5 Ways New Grads Can Score Brownie Points With Potential Employers
It’s not the best of times to be a fresh grad. Not only has the class of 2017 graduated in a very challenging ...
17 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
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Are Singaporean Companies Hiring Unfairly? Here’s One Way To Tell
When you go for a job interview, you should be worrying about whether you’ll be able to demonstrate that ...
3 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
6 Decently-Paying Graduate Jobs Where You Won’t Be Stuck Behind a Desk All Day
6 Decently-Paying Graduate Jobs Where You Won’t Be Stuck Behind a Desk All Day
When you’re trying to decide what to study at university, it can seem like there’s a huge array of choices ...
28 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
Fresh Grads Who Haven’t Found a Job Yet, Here are 3 Things to Do While Searching
Fresh Grads Who Haven’t Found a Job Yet, Here are 3 Things to Do While Searching
While you were busy travelling the world, partying and “finding yourself” during the holidays, your friends ...
20 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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What are the Upsides and Downsides to Hiring Freelancers
A job in 2017 looks very different from a job in 1997. Making a living no longer means wearing clothes ...
7 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 Ways Singaporeans Might Actually Benefit From Redundancy Insurance
3 Ways Singaporeans Might Actually Benefit From Redundancy Insurance
There’s no such thing as a free lunch, not in Singapore. At least that’s the message we’ve had drummed ...
1 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
2 Financial Concerns Many Singaporean Freelancers Wish the Government Knew They Had
2 Financial Concerns Many Singaporean Freelancers Wish the Government Knew They Had
People think the biggest problem in life I face as a freelancer is not being able to decide whether to ...
29 May 2017
3 Reasons Jobless Singaporeans Reject Available Jobs
3 Reasons Jobless Singaporeans Reject Available Jobs
In the past two years, lots of Singaporeans have been retrenched, 73% of whom were PMETs. The long-term ...
26 May 2017
Are Singaporeans Not Doing Their Jobs Justice?
Are Singaporeans Not Doing Their Jobs Justice?
Considering Singapore is a country that’s very proud of its highly-skilled workforce, you rarely hear nice ...
24 May 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
6 Sure Signs It’s Time to Ask Your Boss For a Raise
6 Sure Signs It’s Time to Ask Your Boss For a Raise
When you first joined the company, the salary was decent. You could pay for all your basic necessities, ...
22 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