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The uncommon everyman banker

Samuel Tsien, group CEO of OCBC Bank, is banking on the values and qualities of Everyman Sam to guide OCBC through the wake of the global financial crisis. -BT

He quit bank job for 'some old thing'

Art lover who places a lot of value on beautiful relics runs family's antique business now. -ST

Plants are his company

Many of his clients are well-heeled and do not bat an eyelid spending up to $500,000 on their gardens, in homes about 150,00 sq ft. -TNP

No more hang-up over handbags

Elite police officer quit his job to help wife run handbag business. -ST

Job Hunting

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

Game's up for job seekers who lie

More companies getting experts to run background checks on potential hires. - ST

24 things we say to ourselves in a job interview

Here are 24 thoughts that go through every job candidate's mind during an interview. See if you can identify. -AsiaOne

Job applicant creates Lego resume and model of herself

This Lego resume has won the hearts of many people online. -AsiaOne

Career Building

Ambition, industry and a bit of luck

Gas tycoon and taxi towkay started out earning just $30 a month sweeping floors. -ST

Motivation tips for self and bosses

Motivated individuals are typically happier, more efficient and perform better than their unmotivated peers. -My Paper

What does your desk say about you?

Let's face it: It's easy to fall into a comfort zone once you've been with your organisation for a while. - The Star/ANN

Ann Teoh's long, hard road to success

Poverty, hunger drove a talented kampung girl to make a name for herself in fashion. -ST

Out of Office

Play everywhere in Spotify's brand new Singapore office

Music lovers in Singapore will have plenty of reason to get up and dance with the recent opening of Spotify's new shophouse office at Boat Quay. -AsiaOne

10 things successful people do during a long weekend

The long break allows them to finally relax from their usually busy schedules, and every minute of the break is precious. -AsiaOne

Winning photos of Harmony @ Workplaces contest on display

The top three and ten consolation entry winners received a total of $3,200. -AsiaOne

10 unspoken rules you should follow in the office

If you work in a office, you should be aware of these rules or risk becoming the most-hated colleague around. -AsiaOne

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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

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!"

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

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