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3 things job seekers should know if they have gaps in their resumes

Given the popularity of gap years amongst the younger set, and how difficult it is for older retrenched folks to find jobs, more and more Singaporeans are finding themselves forced to justify gaps in their resumes. -MoneySmart

Hot Jobs

3 popular jobs for Singaporeans who want to be their own boss

Starting an actual business is high risk and requires lots of planning and a great idea. That's why so many turn to three of the most popular options in Singapore. -MoneySmart

IT and accounting among highest paying sectors in 2016

The salary guide also reveals which are the hottest jobs in 2016. -AsiaOne

13 jobs in Singapore that have seen their earnings take a hit in 2016

Recently, in Singapore there have been various job sectors that have taken a hit in earnings. -GET.com

Tips on being an independent consultant

Here are some tips if you decide to be an independent consultant and run your own company. -AsiaOne

Job Hunting

Before I Was Boss: Asian MMA's most powerful man learnt value of money from part-time jobs

Victor Cui, the founder and CEO of mixed martial arts promoter ONE Championship, has come a long way from working in his mother's convenience store as a shelf stocker and cashier. -AsiaOne

'Work from home data entry jobs'? Here's what it's really about

Some familiar sounding ones would be "Promoters Wanted", "Clerk/Admin Jobs Available", "Brand Ambassadors Needed", and of course the very predictable "Work From Home Data Entry Job". -Vulcan Post

Google remains business students' top employer pick

The rankings are based on a survey of 12,500 students from Singapore Management University, SIM University, Nanyang Technological University and National University of Singapore. -The Business Times

3 ways to jumpstart your career in 2016

It might be a good time now to ignite your passion for work by looking into these three areas. -My Paper

Career Building

4 tips to conquer your fear of giving presentations

If giving presentations reduces you to a state of panic, let public-speaking coach Benjamin Loh show you how to skyrocket your confi dence and speak with total cool. -Her World

What fresh grads should do before entering the working world

When you're 20 years old, you have a very different idea about what's considered acceptable on social media to employers. -MoneySmart

Following your passion may be a bad idea

Tired of the rat race and thinking of pursuing your passion? Read this before you quit your job. -BT

Who says Singapore designs don't sell?

Mr Dennis Tay believed that well-designed products should be "for everyone, for every day" and that good design is democratic rather than dictated by hefty price tags, big brand names and countries of origin. -ST

Out of Office

Creative offices where staff may find it harder to leave for home

Bright and funky spaces, well-stocked pantries as well as varied workstations encourage collaboration among staff in the Singapore offices of Airbnb, Twitter and Facebook. -ST

Political savvy is a skill - not a game

Avoiding office politics is like trying to avoid people. But you don't have to play dirty to be good at it. -BT

How to deal with annoying colleagues

We all have annoying colleagues. Here's how to handle them, from the perpetually grumpy to those with sticky fingers. -Her World

"My boss lets me use the toilet only twice a day"

True story. And in Singapore, too. -Her World

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'Work from home data entry jobs'? Here's what it's really about

Some familiar sounding ones would be "Promoters Wanted", "Clerk/Admin Jobs Available", "Brand Ambassadors Needed", and of course the very predictable "Work From Home Data Entry Job". -Vulcan Post

So, you messed up at work?

Mistakes are inevitable on the job, but it's how you react that keeps you sane. -Her World

How to answer 3 tough interview questions

When asked about whether you plan to pop out a few kids, it's wise to say you wish to focus on your career for the time being. -MoneySmart

8 questions to ask before quitting your job

If the prospect of a whole year ahead is making you focus on your job situation, check out these eight questions to suss out if you should stay or go. -Her World