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Best tech firms to work for

Corporate culture that encourages creativity is a common denominator, Lester Hio reports. -ST

Free houses and bags of cash: 16 amazing employee benefits you wish you had

Recently, Chinese conglomerate Tiens celebrated its 20th anniversary by treating 6,400 of its employees to a holiday in France. -AsiaOne

8-year-old girl earns $173,000 monthly from YouTube channel

8-year-old cooking and baking guru Charli draws an estimated US$127,777 in ad revenue every month - and that's after taking into account YouTube's cut of revenue. -AsiaOne

Sensory scientist's aim: Not to leave a bad taste in one's mouth

His work involves training, and working with taste testers, as well as tasting and working on new products. -ST

Job Hunting

3 unexpected people you should contact on a job hunt

When some people are about to graduate from university or about to get fired form their job, they start mobilising their networks in hopes of obtaining some big fat job leads. -MoneySmart

These 5 horrible resume mistakes will make you cringe

If you're a job seeker who's actively searching for a new job, read the following mistakes very carefully and avoid them like your life depended on it - well actually, it kind of does right? -MoneySmart

8 reasons why your resume is being ignored

If you're not sure of what they are and what you should and shouldn't do, you should read this first. If you've done all that and are still stumped, here are 8 plausible reasons why you're being ignored. -MoneySmart

Top 10 industries with most job-hoppers

As the change of career path needs forward-planning and could reveal a bigger picture beyond individual preference, let's take a look at the top 10 industries with most active job-hoppers. -China Daily/ANN

Career Building

Leadership lessons from Game of Thrones? Yes, really

Can we really learn something from all that betrayal, mind games and false flattery? -BBC Capital

5 tricks that make you more likely to get a pay raise

You need to spend months making efforts to stand out, showing you're not just a regular employee. -MoneySmart

Going for Gold

Chung Tze Khit started with a mobile gym and now runs the biggest local chain of fitness gyms. -ST

Australia readies for first privately-owned Chinese bank

A Sydney-based investment management company is planning to set up the first privately-owned Chinese bank in Australia. -Reuters

Out of Office

'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
More cool workplaces in Singapore - from ST readers

More cool workplaces in Singapore - from ST readers

Our readers have nominated more workplaces in Singapore that they think are as cool - or even cooler. -ST
8 reasons why taking a break boosts productivity

8 reasons why taking a break boosts productivity

Diving into the work pile without taking a breather is irresponsible and guaranteed to set anyone on a one track road to fatigue. -AsiaOne

Ask

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
10 clear signs you should quit your job

10 clear signs you should quit your job

You know something is wrong when your usual pick-me-up fails to work its magic. -The Star/ANN
"Omg, you slept with the boss!"

"Omg, you slept with the boss!"

Dating a supervisor, offending a VIP client, "breaking up" with ex-colleagues... only to beg them for help later. These women tell SASHA GONZALES how they survived career-killing moves. -Her World
So you want to be a start-up boss

So you want to be a start-up boss

Have a clear business plan and a strong team in place from the get-go, experts advise. -ST