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Going for Gold

Chung Tze Khit started with a mobile gym and now runs the biggest local chain of fitness gyms. -ST

Chastened Uber CEO seeks fresh start for ride services in Europe

Chief executive of controversial online ride-sharing company Uber stuck a newly conciliatory tone. -Reuters
Hard skills in hot demand next year

Hard skills in hot demand next year

Top dollar for engineering, IT jobs in economy focused on skills. -ST
Meet the millionaire tutor

Meet the millionaire tutor

He says the secret to his millionnaire success lies in running group sessions for 30 or more students at a time, and doing it all himself. -ST

Job Hunting

Job-hop to your dream career

Job-hopping is especially popular with Gen Y who are more concerned about seeking professional opportunities and working with new mentors than establishing themselves in one company. -Simply Her
Social media help Chinese companies tap into pool

Social media help Chinese companies tap into pool

Job ads are being seen more frequently in social media such as micro blogs and WeChat in recent years.
Little change in hiring rate, pay of new poly grads

Little change in hiring rate, pay of new poly grads

Job prospects and salaries for fresh polytechnic graduates are increasing. -ST
Lie on your resume and you will get caught

Lie on your resume and you will get caught

One in 10 companies here does random screening checks on its workers, even those who have been employed for years. -TNP

Career Building

Going for Gold

Chung Tze Khit started with a mobile gym and now runs the biggest local chain of fitness gyms. -ST

Australia readies for first privately-owned Chinese bank

A Sydney-based investment management company is planning to set up the first privately-owned Chinese bank in Australia. -Reuters

Only 1 in 10 think upgrading will lead to higher pay

While upgrading may help to boost employability for some, most in Singapore do not think it is a consideration in their organisation for a pay increment. -STJobs

There's more to Anbang story than just meets the eye

Anbang Insurance Group Co has gained sudden prominence in the financial and capital markets. -China Daily/ANN

Out of Office

'I started my business while working full-time'

It's not easy juggling a career and your entrepreneurial dreams, but these three women pulled it off. -Simply Her
Failure is not an option, it's a must

Failure is not an option, it's a must

Don't over-educate Singapore's younger generation, says author Nassim Taleb, as education is the enemy of entrepreneurship. -BT
More cool workplaces in Singapore - from ST readers

More cool workplaces in Singapore - from ST readers

Our readers have nominated more workplaces in Singapore that they think are as cool - or even cooler. -ST
8 reasons why taking a break boosts productivity

8 reasons why taking a break boosts productivity

Diving into the work pile without taking a breather is irresponsible and guaranteed to set anyone on a one track road to fatigue. -AsiaOne

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9 more things you can do to be happier at work

9 more things you can do to be happier at work

The happier you are, the more positive these outcomes will be, and the further you'll excel in your career. -The Star/ANN
10 clear signs you should quit your job

10 clear signs you should quit your job

You know something is wrong when your usual pick-me-up fails to work its magic. -The Star/ANN
"Omg, you slept with the boss!"

"Omg, you slept with the boss!"

Dating a supervisor, offending a VIP client, "breaking up" with ex-colleagues... only to beg them for help later. These women tell SASHA GONZALES how they survived career-killing moves. -Her World
So you want to be a start-up boss

So you want to be a start-up boss

Have a clear business plan and a strong team in place from the get-go, experts advise. -ST