Category Archives: Career

Starting a Business? Here’s What You Need to Know About Setting up a Business Bank Account

Choosing the ideal business bank account is the same as choosing a partner – you want the relationship to last for life. Is it necessary? How to choose the right one? What to submit? Here is everything you need to know about setting up a business bank account.

7 Smart Questions to Ask at the End of an Interview and 4 Not So Smart Ones

Interviews are a two-way street and you need to be asking certain questions to know what exactly you’d be doing in the company, how well you’d fare and whether or not your goals are in line with that of the company. So the next time an interviewer asks you if you have any questions for them, go ahead and fire a couple of these questions away.

5 Cool Co-working Spots for Freelancers and Creatives in Singapore

If you’re a freelancer or just looking for a place to work outside of home, this list of co-working spaces will come in handy to save you money and maybe even your livelihood.

5 Upcoming Sectors in Singapore and Colleges Where You Can Get Trained in Them

There is a sea change in the professional landscape around us. With technology becoming indispensable in our lives, the digital take-over of professions is inevitable. Here are some upcoming sectors and colleges where you can get trained in them.

Three Psychological Tricks to Increase Your Motivation at Work (and Pave the Way for a Higher Salary)

Friday can’t seem to come soon enough, Sunday makes you slightly wistful and Monday hits you with the blues. But if you’re not absolutely hating on your job – and you should consider a switch if it gets to that point –, you might just be suffering from a lack of job motivation. Psychologists reveal three tips for job motivation that will power you through every workday.

Do You Get Paid More if You’re Good Looking?

Results from a new study have uncovered the qualities that will earn you a higher salary and attractive looks aren’t as important as you think it is. So what is? Read on to find out.

5 Tips for Dealing with Life When You Don’t Get the Promotion You Were Expecting

While being promoted at work is a matter of pride and joy, not getting it, especially when you were expecting it, can leave you angry, disheartened and demoralised. We agree that it won’t be one of the best days of your life but there are ways to deal with it. So, before you burn in rage or sulk your heart out, read these tips.

Don’t Make These 7 Common Mistakes That Can Derail Your Career as a Manager

In the cut-throat world of business, careers tend to collapse as easily as a house of cards. And you are left wondering why. Here are some common career mistakes managers make that have the potential to throw budding managerial prospects out of the office window.

10 Ways to Increase Productivity and Shorten Your Work Hours

Check out these handy tips to improve your productivity and decrease your working hours. Believe us when we say that time saved is money earned. From using new online team collaboration tools to planning better, a new life awaits you!

7 Careers Where You Can Earn More Money Than Your Regular Job

What if we tell you that you can break free from all the monotony, pursue your passion, and still make more money than your age-old full-time job? Read on to find out which alternate careers you can choose to have a more fulfilling life.

5 Women in Singapore Who Show Us How to Have Successful Careers

These 5 businesswomen in Singapore made it to the lead positions at their organisations and inspire us to lead from the front. They also represent sectors where job opportunities for women are increasing every day.

A Guide to Banking and Credit Card Essentials for New Expats in Singapore

As with any long-term move, it’s important to get your financial essentials sorted soon after you arrive in the country. This article is aimed at steering you in the right direction and in the process, avoid a lot of headache running from pillar to post.

Best Countries Around the World for Women to Work In

In the spirit of the upcoming International Women’s Day, if you could choose to be working in any country around the world other than Singapore, which one would it be? Here is a look at 6 countries that consistently figure in lists of best countries for women to work in; go ahead – make a choice!

The Singapore Economy in 2017: Quick Look at What It Means and What You Can Do About It

It’s already the start of February, and 2017’s fortunes are just beginning to unfurl. While the economy is expected to resemble its 2016 growth pattern, there may be some good news in store. And to make the most of what 2017 has to offer, we give you 3 tips on how you can see it through!

5 Interesting Online Courses to Take in 2017

Your new year’s resolution to pick up new skills will be made easier with these cool online classes that allow you learn anytime, anywhere and cheaply too.