Career

Hot Jobs

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

More tertiary students driving for Uber, Grab

They are drawn to flexible hours, with some earning up to $700 a week while waiting for school term to start. -ST

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

Job Hunting

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

Draw or discard? Recruiters use mahjong to find prospects

50 Japanese graduates opted to gamble with their job prospects at a mahjong tournament set up by recruiters. -Reuters

3 things that make Singapore hiring managers trash a CV

Here are three things that make hiring managers trash your CV once you've walked out the door. -MoneySmart

Career Building

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

Don't fight a losing battle at work

Not every issue you disagree with needs to be pursued. Knowing when to charge and when to back off is an art few master. -BT

Navigating work when you are socially awkward

Being socially awkward doesn't just affect how you feel, it may cause you to lose out at work. -BT

Li Ka-shing says key to standing out is humility

Business tycoon Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong's richest man, attended commencement ceremonies at Shantou University on Thursday, and the speech he delivered has gone viral on social media. - China Daily/ Asia News Network

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