Career

Why Having More Women in the Workforce Doesn’t Automatically Mean There’s More Equality
Why Having More Women in the Workforce Doesn’t Automatically Mean There’s More Equality
According to many Singaporean men, local women have been dealt a good hand of cards because they don’t ...
21 March 2017
5 Signs it’s Time to Quit Your Job This Year
5 Signs it’s Time to Quit Your Job This Year
Have you complained about your job today? If you haven’t, you must still be sitting for the O levels. Work-related ...
20 March 2017
Is that Coworking Space Subscription Really Worth It for You as a Freelancer?
Is that Coworking Space Subscription Really Worth It for You as a Freelancer?
There comes a time in a freelancer’s life when, after four days of remaining in pyjamas and not moving ...
15 March 2017
Here Are The Skills Singaporeans Need to Be Upgrading Based on Budget 2017
Here Are The Skills Singaporeans Need to Be Upgrading Based on Budget 2017
Many people have no clue how to use their SkillsFuture credits or can’t find anything useful that they ...
13 March 2017
4 Tips for Negotiating for a Higher Salary
4 Tips for Negotiating for a Higher Salary
The standard Singaporean response to being paid less than they think they’re worth is to quietly pack up ...
3 March 2017
3 Uncomfortable Truths All Freelancers Must Face
3 Uncomfortable Truths All Freelancers Must Face
Recently, one of my friends was complaining about how he’d been stuck at the office till 11pm. “You, on ...
27 February 2017
3 Ways to Really Future-Proof Your Job
3 Ways to Really Future-Proof Your Job
The future—it’s something that Singaporeans are constantly worrying about. When parents enrol their kids ...
20 February 2017
Are you Dying of Career Boredom? Try These 4 Things Before Changing Jobs
Are you Dying of Career Boredom? Try These 4 Things Before Changing Jobs
The most mind-crushing boredom I’ve ever experienced was as a student in primary and secondary school. ...
16 February 2017
5 Stupid Things Singaporeans Are Doing in the Current Job Market
5 Stupid Things Singaporeans Are Doing in the Current Job Market
You already knew the economy was in trouble. But here are some cold, hard figures to back it up—In 2016, ...
14 February 2017
Companies are Rewarding Employees Who Don’t Go on MC—Here’s Why That’s Bad For Productivity
Companies are Rewarding Employees Who Don’t Go on MC—Here’s Why That’s Bad For Productivity
“Going on MC” in Singapore doesn’t always mean you’re too sick to work—at least according to some employers ...
13 February 2017
Bloomberg Says You Can Find a Job in 8 Weeks in Singapore – Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Feel Too Happy
Bloomberg Says You Can Find a Job in 8 Weeks in Singapore – Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Feel Too Happy
Recently, Bloomberg published this report with a very utopian-sounding headline–“It takes just 8 weeks ...
3 February 2017
4 Things You Must Do Before Commencing Your Job Search
4 Things You Must Do Before Commencing Your Job Search
There comes a point in almost every Singaporean’s career when, after yet another all-nighter at the office/getting ...
1 February 2017
4 Reasons You Should Change Jobs Other Than a Better Salary
4 Reasons You Should Change Jobs Other Than a Better Salary
Singaporean employees have the bad reputation of being job hoppers who’ll jump ship as soon as someone ...
31 January 2017
Here’s How Singaporeans Make Themselves Look Bad at a Job Interview
Here’s How Singaporeans Make Themselves Look Bad at a Job Interview
You don’t need need to be Brad Pitt or Angelina Jolie to impress somebody at a job interview. On a Tinder ...
17 January 2017
3 Tips for Freelance Tutors Who Don’t Want to Get Ripped Off by Agencies and Clients
3 Tips for Freelance Tutors Who Don’t Want to Get Ripped Off by Agencies and Clients
We’ve all heard of those superstar tutors who earn over a million bucks a month. But not all tutors are ...
13 January 2017
3 Questions You Should Ask at an Interview That Can Stop You From Taking Up a Job You Might Regret
3 Questions You Should Ask at an Interview That Can Stop You From Taking Up a Job You Might Regret
At every interview, there comes a time when the interviewer asks, “So, do you have any questions?” and ...
10 January 2017
When is a Side Job Worth the Time When You Already Have a Day Job?
When is a Side Job Worth the Time When You Already Have a Day Job?
It might make you uncomfortable that your income depends entirely on your boss’s mood, and the day he sends ...
9 January 2017
3 Things Young Singaporeans Who’ve Given Up on Their Job Searches Should Do in the Meantime
3 Things Young Singaporeans Who’ve Given Up on Their Job Searches Should Do in the Meantime
It’s not been an easy year for the class of 2016. Hiring has slowed this year and entry-level jobs are ...
6 January 2017
6 Fashion Faux Pas You Should Avoid at That Job Interview
6 Fashion Faux Pas You Should Avoid at That Job Interview
Not everybody needs to show up to a job interview in a G2000 suit. Okay fine, if your job interview takes ...
5 January 2017
3 Budgeting Tips for Singaporeans Who Aren’t Earning a Steady Paycheck
3 Budgeting Tips for Singaporeans Who Aren’t Earning a Steady Paycheck
The life of a freelancer is distinctly different from those of his office-going, salary-earning peers.
3 January 2017
3 Ways Perfectly Competent Singaporean Employees Sabotage Their Careers
3 Ways Perfectly Competent Singaporean Employees Sabotage Their Careers
That colleague of yours who’s so spectacularly incompetent that even the interns make him look stupid? ...
29 December 2016
5 Biggest Reasons Hiring Managers Have Rejected Your Resume
5 Biggest Reasons Hiring Managers Have Rejected Your Resume
’Member those days when you could hop to a new job every 6 months and people would still scramble to hire ...
27 December 2016
Why are Young Singaporeans Giving Up on Looking for Jobs, and is that Necessarily a Bad Thing?
Why are Young Singaporeans Giving Up on Looking for Jobs, and is that Necessarily a Bad Thing?
It’s not the best time to be a fresh grad in Singapore. Amidst depressing news that fresh grads are entering ...
19 December 2016
3 Ways Singaporean Companies Can Gamify Work and Stop Their Employees From Being So Damn Unmotivated
3 Ways Singaporean Companies Can Gamify Work and Stop Their Employees From Being So Damn Unmotivated
The promise of a steady paycheck and not being unemployed is no longer enough to motivate millennials to ...
16 December 2016
Here’s How Top-Earning Millennials in Singapore Feel About Work and Money
Here’s How Top-Earning Millennials in Singapore Feel About Work and Money
A lot has been said about millennials in Singapore, mostly in the form of snide remarks from the older ...
13 December 2016