Career

Hot Jobs

Part-time jobs for Singaporeans who want flexible working hours

Flexible source of income suitable for people in search for extra cash - MoneySmart

Workers moving to the Middle East enjoy greater financial rewards

By comparison, only 48 per cent of expats in Brazil said they had more disposable income, while just 10 per cent of expats living in Belgium were able to buy property. -CNBC

Are you the right person for the 'world's coolest job'?

From Nov 23 to Dec 18, interested parties aged 21 and above can submit their applications via Instagram, indicating why they are suitable for the job. -AsiaOne

These $20 billion start-ups pay an average salary of $100k

These are all median annual base salaries, excluding bonuses or other pay as reported by employees over the past two years. -AsiaOne

Job Hunting

How to write a resume for a job you have no experience in

If you have zero work experience, here are some ways you can beef up your resume. -MoneySmart

4 necessary steps to avoid being underpaid in Singapore

Protect yourself against being hired by an employer that underpays by being well-informed about the market rate for any prospective job. -MoneySmart

10 most lucrative jobs for graduates in Singapore

A recent survey by the top 3 universities in Singapore found that the median salary for degree holders rose to $3,200 for 2014's graduating class. -Get.com

Writing a good bio can get you a better job

Working adults should invest in creating an updated, professional bio in addition to their resume. -ST

Career Building

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

Top 5 skills to build in 2016

With unemployment also edging up, just banking on the fact that you have a degree isn't something that is going to set you apart from the crowd. -MoneySmart

How to motivate yourself to do a better job

Motivation is hard to come by. -MoneySmart

Designed to succeed

Pann Lim struggled in school, but found his niche later in life to become one of Singapore's top designers. -ST

Out of Office

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

'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

Ask

3 ways your boss could be abusing your contract and what you can do about it

Overworking and exploiting employees is fairly common in Singapore. -MoneySmart

How to cut out rubbish from conversations

Speaking nonsense at work is a common problem, one that is understandable as there is pressure to contribute to the conversation, especially if you are in the presence of your boss. -My Paper

How to pull yourself back from the brink

'Resilience is an attitude.' If that's true, then anyone can learn to adopt it. Lessons from people who've been there and done it. -BBC Capital
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