Career Building

Salesman stint during student days in Canada prepared him for global roles in big banks. -ST
The thought of doing something as confrontational as asking for a higher salary goes against everything Singaporeans have learned about respecting authority. -MoneySmart
Can we really learn something from all that betrayal, mind games and false flattery? -BBC Capital
You need to spend months making efforts to stand out, showing you're not just a regular employee. -MoneySmart
Chung Tze Khit started with a mobile gym and now runs the biggest local chain of fitness gyms. -ST
A Sydney-based investment management company is planning to set up the first privately-owned Chinese bank in Australia. -Reuters
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
Anbang Insurance Group Co has gained sudden prominence in the financial and capital markets. -China Daily/ANN
Park + Associates draws inspiration from a sensory experience, not a visual one, says founder Lim Koon Park. -BT
Ambition, industry and a bit of luck
Gas tycoon and taxi towkay started out earning just $30 a month sweeping floors. -ST