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Canadian business' job offer comes with 2 free acres of land

The Facebook post advertising the job admits that you won't get rich, but the rural town offers a wholesome life that it hopes will entice someone to make the big move. -CNBC

Pursuing your dream job? 4 careers that don't last a lifetime

It is important to know that not all careers are designed to last a lifetime. -Dollars and Sense

He quits high-paying trader job for karang guni business

Two months ago, Mr Daniel Wong, 26, traded his comfortable office for a warehouse to start his company, Karang-guni.com. -TNP

Job Hunting

10 most ridiculous resume mistakes job seekers have made

Crafting a resume takes a lot of time and effort, so don't let a typo, or worse a lie, land yours in the garbage. -CNBC

10 jobseeking tips to withstand any economic storm

Here's how to ensure you stand out from the crowd and bag a job that will be able to withstand any economic storm. -AsiaOne

3 job search mistakes many Singaporean job-hunters make

Here are three of the biggest reasons people flop at each stage of the job hunting process. -MoneySmart

Think twice before including this on your resume - because nobody cares

Unless you're a fresh grad whose resume is as empty as a crisp white Kleenex, you might want to think twice before including the following information. -MoneySmart

Career Building

Skills the next generation of business leaders need

More is demanded from business leaders today, making the hunt to fill top jobs even more difficult. -BT

The new trend in office wear: Comfort

As the line blurs between our professional and personal lives, so have the clothes we wear. -The Wall Street Journal

My boss just quit, what next?

If you had built a great working relationship with your manager who had tagged you for your high potential, don't panic or jump ship - at least not just yet. -BT

How an intern became VP earning $458,000 in just five years

For a young woman who had $5 in her bank account, $10,000 seemed like a fortune and the answer to all her problems. -CNBC

Out of Office

4 warning signs that you should start looking for a new job

While many Singaporeans job hop for all sorts of ridiculous reasons, there are many situations when people do not start looking for jobs when they should. -MoneySmart

Hedge fund manager fires back after sacking over wild Hamptons party

He had trashed a US$20 million home he rented from Airbnb. -CNBC

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

Ask

'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