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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