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    Thursday, September 22, 2016

    Cool offices: A workplace for the dynamic

    Trendy workplaces such as Ikea, Leo Burnett, Maxis, Lazada and KFit, have made the cut prior to this, and our next stop is multinational property investment and construction company Lendlease.

    Thursday, September 15, 2016

    Cool offices: A workplace for the dynamic

    Trendy workplaces such as Ikea, Leo Burnett, Maxis, Lazada and KFit, have made the cut prior to this, and our next stop is multinational property investment and construction company Lendlease.

    Wednesday, September 14, 2016

    8 tips for success from award-winning businesses

    Not everyone who wants to be a successful entrepreneur becomes one. That is the gruelling truth of today’s times.

    Tuesday, August 02, 2016

    How Maxis woos young talent in

    Not many people in their mid-twenties get to say that they shadowed the CEO of a public listed company around his/her daily schedule. But at Maxis Berhad, opportunities like this and more are readily accessible through some of its initiatives under its Young Talent Programme, an effort to remain competitive in attracting and retaining top talent.

    Thursday, June 30, 2016

    How job flexibility promotes employee productivity and satisfaction

    One way to attract and retain talent today is through the implementation of flexible working arrangements (FWA) within the organisation, which grants employees a certain level of freedom to balance their work-life more efficiently than the traditional desk-bound job. The question remains, how exactly do employers facilitate this change today while maintaining the level of productivity from employees?

    Thursday, June 16, 2016

    Cool offices: A fun and flexible workplace

    What is it like to come to work in an organisation that lets you stroll in in jeans daily, work from a different spot everyday and blow off steam with a game of pool?

    Tuesday, May 24, 2016

    Welcoming women back to the workforce

    Women are the cornerstone of today’s talent pool.However, at some point in many a woman’s lives will come a time when they face a conundrum, having to choose between their career and family.

    Monday, May 23, 2016

    How to impress employers at a career fair

    Career fairs are an excellent opportunity to connect with employers and leave an impression. But be mindful – you are amongst the hundreds, if not thousands of other applicants waiting to hand in their resume to get that dream job.

    Friday, May 20, 2016

    How to impress employers at a career fair

    Career fairs are an excellent opportunity to connect with employers and leave an impression. But be mindful – you are amongst the hundreds, if not thousands of other applicants waiting to hand in their resume to get that dream job.

    Thursday, April 28, 2016

    Career or motherhood? Have it both

    Many women leave the workforce in their late 20s to mid 30s to take care of their growing families, aging parents or sick family members. In Malaysia, the drop off rate of women from the workforce can be seen as a form of brain drain; as at 2014, while 70% of our university graduates are women, they make up only 53.6% of the entire Malaysian labour force*.

    Tuesday, April 12, 2016

    Cool offices: A workplace fit for the fit

    For 2016, we’ve scouted out a fresh list of stylish workplaces waiting to be explored. First up, is none other than the KFit office, a new company that is flourishing thanks to its fresh take on the fitness, wellness and beauty industry.

    Tuesday, November 17, 2015

    Step out in style : Finding your orange look

    Orange can be a tricky colour to navigate in your wardrobe. But once you've mastered it right, pairing an orange coloured item of clothing can give you a vibrant and bold touch to accentuate your look.

    Friday, October 30, 2015

    Carving out a career in accountancy

    Think accountancy, and one can’t help but think of a career filled with dreary numbers. In an era that is aggressively shifting to the entrepreneurship wave, solid professions such as accountancy seem to be losing the popularity vote.

    Thursday, October 15, 2015

    Cool offices: The urbanite workplace

    Unconventional offices seem to be a favourite for those in the technology and innovation industry. In our next search for cool offices, we came across Macrokiosk – a homegrown company that specialises in customisable mobile technology solutions.

    Tuesday, October 06, 2015

    Step out in style: A place for lace

    There's something about the delicate nature of lace that exudes the vibe of femininity. When paired appropriately at the workplace, however, it can come off as professional and bold.

    Friday, September 11, 2015

    Step out in style: Pussybow Blouse

    A simple white blouse is a staple clothing item in any woman's closet. It can be dressed up, dressed down, and mixed and matched with almost any other clothing. When a white blouse is fashioned with a statement pussybow, however, it can transform a normal piece of clothing into a highly professional look.

    Thursday, June 18, 2015

    Cool offices: A workplace for superheroes

    While bean bags and bright colours may define some people’s version of an awesome working environment, our next office would probably appeal to all the geekaholics of Malaysia.

    Wednesday, June 10, 2015

    Step out in style: Trendy turtlenecks

    Who says turtlenecks are boring? Take a look at these styling tips to transform this high-necked fashion into an urban look.

    Monday, May 18, 2015

    Step out in style: Casual Fridays

    Just how casual is casual?

    Wednesday, May 13, 2015

    Cool offices: A stylish startup

    This time, our search for swanky offices led us to SaltyCustoms, a custom t-shirt startup established just five years ago. Salty Customs is a small enterprise making a big difference in the customised apparel industry. While their t-shirt designs may be snazzy, they’ve also taken time to incorporate that same stylish vibe into their workplace environment.

    Tuesday, May 05, 2015

    Cool offices: A workplace with rustic appeal

    While the previous offices that we’ve visited had bursts of colour and vibrant tones in every corner, the office at Leo Burnett wore a rustic, earthy interior reminiscent of an older, more classic Malaysia.

    Tuesday, April 14, 2015

    Living away from Malaysia can trigger a lot of different longings

    There are many facets to Malaysia’s cultural diversity, with the most celebrated (and to many Malaysians abroad, memorable) being its scrumptious food, affordable living and laidback lifestyle.

    Monday, April 13, 2015

    Making professional accountancy cool

    Malaysia needs more accountants. Right now the country with a population of 30 million only has 31,000 professional accountants.

    Wednesday, March 25, 2015

    Cool offices: A colourful culture

    This time, our search for fresh, swanky workplaces around town led us to the heart of KL, to an office right beside the tallest buildings in the country. That’s right, we’re talking about the newly made-over Maxis office.

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015

    Cool offices: An office that feels like home

    This Swedish furniture brand and icon does not only exude vibrance and confidence in its retail store, but also in its office - which incidentally is connected to the store itself, through a secret entrance that we were sworn to never reveal (just kidding!).

    Monday, March 16, 2015

    A career insight into Shared Services and Outsourcing

    Here, myStarjob.com sits down with Warren himself to get a better insight into shared services industry.

    Tuesday, March 03, 2015

    Be fab in florals – step out in style

    Are you intimidated by bright floral designs? Don’t be.

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015

    3 tips for managing your overwhelming workload

    Piling workloads, pending deadlines and dependent people? You’re not alone. Real or perceived high workload will inevitably impact ourselves and the people around us.

    Friday, February 13, 2015

    5 no-no’s this Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day can bring out the weird in your colleagues. Some get all mushy to celebrate the occasion while others think that it’s a detriment to society.

    Monday, February 02, 2015

    Look sharp, dress bold - Step out in style

    Find out the dos and don'ts of how to look sharp and pull off a bold piece of clothing in this video below.

    Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    3 important tips for effective communication

    The ability to communicate effectively is not a common skill.

    Tuesday, December 30, 2014

    5 most read myStarjob.com career advice

    With the new year, comes a new resolution for the career-minded. However, let us not forget all the valuable lessons we've learnt in the past. Here's our most popular career advice posts for 2014!

    Thursday, December 04, 2014

    Inspiring hiring mantras from today’s greatest leaders

    Recruiting is the most important activity that any business does, and leaders understand that. Behind every successful business, there are many dedicated and talented employees. Great leaders focus on building great teams, because teams can take an organisation to great heights.

    Thursday, November 20, 2014

    More than words: What does your body language say?

    What a person says can be very different from how they actually feel. However, with the right observations, you can decipher a person's thoughts and feelings through their body language.

    Thursday, November 06, 2014

    How close should I be with my boss?

    It’s the million-dollar question that every employee has pondered upon at least once during their career. I remember wishing I had an article like this to read right after my first ever performance appraisal in my first place of employment in Sydney.

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    Four ideas to generate some needed side income

    ‘Up, up and away!’ seems to be the theme when it comes to describing the cost of living these days. Adding to this dilemma is the fact that no matter how tightly urbanites clinch their belts and scrutinise spending habits, it still leaves many feeling financially stretched by the end of the month.

    Tuesday, October 14, 2014

    What we need to learn from the courageous

    Courage is called upon when our first instinct is to flee. It is about constructively converting all negative feelings of disturbance, frustration, vulnerability, intimidation, terror and anger in order to stay on course with our purpose.

    Wednesday, October 08, 2014

    Powerful lessons from The Maze Runner

    Through its plot, The Maze Runner delivered rather powerful and progressive messages that can be applied in leadership and self-development. Here are some of them:

    Thursday, October 02, 2014

    Work is not work: You are more than just an employee

    As you reflect on your life and its characters, it wasn’t a teacher that you remembered; it was the teacher who really cared about your future. It wasn’t a doctor that you remembered; it was the doctor who gave you a sweet and said everything would be ok.

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    5 tips for introverts to achieve success

    Every group of people can be divided into extroverts and introverts. Both types are very different, each with unique sets of strengths and weaknesses. However, when it comes to the workplace, introverts might have a more difficult time adequately relaying their ambitions and passion given their more subtle personalities.

    Monday, September 22, 2014

    Step out in style: Tips from professional brand image consultants

    Dress for the job that you want, not the one that you have. While we’ve been educated on this theory many times over, only a handful ever put it into practice. Let’s face it, as Malaysians, we’ve always had a bit of a slacker-ish attitude when it comes to dressing.

    Thursday, September 04, 2014

    What does your desk say about you?

    Your workstation serves as a canvas for you to express your personality. Think of it as your personal branding campaign, your interactive marketing brochure. While you may not think much about it, there is a lot your desk can silently say about you behind your back.

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    10 clear signs you should quit your job

    The world seems like a terrible place at 8am, right up until you’ve had your coffee, tea, yoghurt, or whatever does it for you. But for some, it is more than just the morning’s lethargy. You know something is wrong when your usual pick-me-up fails to work its magic.

    Monday, August 25, 2014

    3 types of difficult bosses and how to deal with them

    “Choose a job you love, and you’ll never have to work a day in your life,” goes the popular adage by Confucius. Unfortunately, for those of us who have spent time on the rungs of the career ladder, such words of wisdom may seem overly optimistic.

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Be a Nippon Paint management associate

    It’s not easy being a graduate at 22. It is a turning point in life for almost everyone. This is when you figure out who you are, what you want from life, and most importantly, what you are good at. Yet, major decisions are expected from graduates at this point in time.

    Monday, August 18, 2014

    4 reasons why HR practitioners should upskill and get certified

    For an industry that focuses on recruiting, training and investing in their talent, HR practitioners can tend to overlook the importance of doing the same for their own profession and industry.

    Wednesday, August 13, 2014

    When depression is disguised as underperformance

    More than 350 million people of all ages suffer from depression globally. It is a very real problem that is affecting and claiming the lives of friends and family, the rich and the poor, the young and old alike. It does not discriminate.

    Thursday, August 07, 2014

    Don't speak: Three words better left unsaid

    While we are not responsible for how others take our words, we are responsible for which ones we use. In the hustle and bustle of the interactions we have everyday, it is easy to forget how everybody has their own sensitivities when it comes to communication.

    Friday, July 25, 2014

    Upskilling yourself: Why furthering education is becoming the new trend in Malaysia

    The phrase ‘throw a stone, and you’ll hit a graduate’ pretty much sums up the state of our graduate pool here in Malaysia. What once was regarded as a considerable achievement is now casually brushed off as a normal part of everyone’s lives.

    Friday, July 18, 2014

    5 powerful leadership quotes from Nelson Mandela

    It has been half a year since the passing of Nelson Mandela, the revolutionary leader who was the driving force for the turnaround of South Africa’s fate, and the abolishment of apartheid. In conjunction with Nelson Mandela Day, we highlight five of his famous leadership quotes, and how it can be applied at your workplace.

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014

    Being a musician: The side that no one sees

    If you listen to the story of the prominent home-grown musician, Eugene Pook, one distinct but frequented saying would come to mind: where there is a will, there is a way.

    Monday, July 07, 2014

    50 percent of people have this in common with Obama

    Did you know that Barrack Obama, along with many other transformational figures such as Mahatma Gandhi, Abraham Lincoln, Albert Einstein and an estimated half of earth's population all share one common trait?

    What does it take to be an elite bodyguard-cum-PA?

    Recently, Chico Force has embarked on a niche in the market, through their newly advertised position, the Executive Aide De Camp (EADC), which offers fresh graduates and the experienced alike a one-of-a-kind opportunity and skillset that is unique in Malaysia.

    Tuesday, July 01, 2014

    5 subtle practices that will improve your charisma

    Whether it’s your first week at work or you’re eager to make a good impression with your client, in the end, we all want to know that we are likeable.

    Thursday, June 26, 2014

    Why network marketing is the ideal venture for those who love flexibility

    You’ve heard it being called different names before: Direct selling, multi-level marketing (MLM), pyramid selling, and recently, network marketing.

    Friday, June 20, 2014

    5 things football players would know about leadership

    The footie fever is running high, and all anyone can talk about right now is Brazil and the FIFA World Cup. That’s all very well, as not even we at myStarjob.com could not resist this opportunity!

    Sunday, June 15, 2014

    5 awesome on-screen dads

    It’s that time of the year again when we take a moment to show our appreciation for our old man, be it with gifts, kindness, or with some good, plain, quality time.

    Friday, June 13, 2014

    Executive Aide De Camp: Round 1 of screening has begun

    If you’re not already aware, the EADC is a new position formalised by Chico Force Sdn. Bhd., where successful candidates will be hired and trained for nine months, to ultimately serve as a protector cum personal assistant to their principals who consist of VIPs, VVIPs, and basically other high flying industry icons.

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014

    7 ways your job should be like a romantic relationship

    If you’ve been in a relationship before, you’d know that it is not all happy and dandy like what fairy tales tell you. The famous ‘happy ending’ should be realistically renamed to ‘happy beginning’, as the commitment stage is when the mutual effort in relationships begin.

    Friday, June 06, 2014

    Here’s a job you've never thought existed in Malaysia

    Imagine this: A career that lets you travel, network with VIPs, broaden your physical and mental capabilities while giving you diversity, challenge, and a unique lifestyle like no other. Oh, and did we mention, all this for commendable pay and benefits (including firearm training)?

    Monday, May 26, 2014

    4 Lessons Malaysians can take away from the 2014 Thomas Cup

    The Thomas Cup finals last night left many of us with lack of sleep, and less fingernails to chew on. The Malaysian and Japanese teams did a good job creating spikes in our heart rates like never before. And why not?

    Wednesday, November 20, 2013

    Global CIMA survey reveals Gen Y is ‘Generation Aspiration’

    A new Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) survey shows an ambitious global generation aiming for professional success on their own terms. Find out what the global survey of more than 4,300 Gen Y finance professionals reveals!

    Thursday, November 07, 2013

    How to secure that promotion

    Aiming for that promotion? Here are 5 tips to help you get it.

    Friday, September 27, 2013

    Malaysian AXE-tronaut Rose ready for blast-off

    Roshini Muniam beat the odds to become Malaysia's representative at the AXE Apollo International Space Camp in Orlando, Florida. Read more about the brave woman who wasn't afraid to reach for the stars

    Tuesday, September 10, 2013

    How to survive your internship!

    If you have just secured an internship, congratulations for making your entrance into the working world! Here's a guide to help you sail through

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013

    Create a winning resumé

    There are resumes, and there are RESUMES. Make sure yours doesn't get lost in the pile!

    Saturday, June 29, 2013

    A newsworthy job like no other

    16 years in the business. 10 awards won. 1 employer only. The story of Tung Soo Hua, MediaCorp's award-winning journalist

    Tuesday, June 25, 2013

    Keeping your employees and yourself safe from the haze

    Sadly, most offices don't close when the haze strikes. Here are some tips on staying as healthy as possible at work!

    Wednesday, April 17, 2013

    "How do we deal with Gen-Y?" Human Resources is a constant learning journey

    How do we bridge the gap between Baby Boomers and Gen Yers? Are you dressed out of date? There are solutions to these problems.

    Tuesday, April 02, 2013

    Kickstart your career with CPA Australia

    At the heart of every business lies an accountant. Attend the CPA Australia Career Expo 2013 and take the first step towards a fulfilling career!

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013

    Feng Shui 2013 - The Snake

    What will the year of the Snake bring to you? Master Jane Hor shares

    Feng Shui 2013 - The Horse

    What will the year of the Snake bring to the Horse? Master Jane Hor shares

    Feng Shui 2013 - The Goat

    What will the year of the Snake bring to the Goat? Master Jane Hor shares

    Feng Shui 2013 - The Monkey

    What will the year of the Snake bring to the Monkey? Master Jane Hor shares

    Feng Shui 2013 - The Rooster

    What will the year of the Snake bring to the Rooster? Master Jane Hor shares

    Feng Shui 2013 - The Dog

    What will the year of the Snake bring to the Dog? Master Jane Hor shares

    Feng Shui 2013 - The Pig

    What will the year of the Snake bring to the Pig? Master Jane Hor shares

    Feng Shui 2013 - The Rat

    What will the year of the Snake bring to the Rat? Master Jane Hor shares

    Feng Shui 2013 - The Ox

    What will the year of the Snake bring to the Ox? Master Jane Hor shares

    Feng Shui 2013 - The Tiger

    What will the year of the Snake bring to the Tiger? Master Jane Hor shares

    Feng Shui 2013 - The Rabbit

    What will the year of the Snake bring to the Rabbit? Master Jane Hor shares

    Feng Shui 2013 - The Dragon

    What will the year of the Snake bring to the Dragon? Master Jane Hor shares

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012

    Training hackers to secure information

    Training hackers: Why it's important for your company's data to be protected by a qualified hacker!

    Friday, September 07, 2012

    Go get it!

    Are you living your dreams? These individuals are!

    Wednesday, August 22, 2012

    Let education blueprint be our compass to a strong and united future

    All educators play an important role in the carrying-out of this blueprint!

    Saturday, August 11, 2012

    Real estate agency CEO writes book that reveals everything about the industry

    The real estate industry has always been regarded as a shrewd industry but one man is out to clear the misconception of the age-old profession.

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012

    Volunteerism can help to cure your stress and depression

    Stressed and unfulfilled? Volunteering and doing some good might go a long way towards leading a better life.

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012

    Resume writing tips

    Hans Toh, a professional resume writer, shares some tips on what makes the difference between a resume that results in an interview, and one that gets lost in the pile.

    Monday, June 25, 2012

    See you at Karnival Kerjaya dan Keusahawanan Graduan (K3G) 2012!

    Join us at the most comprehensive career and entrepreneurship carnival to date, for a career path guide as well as resume clinics!

    Thursday, June 21, 2012

    Handling a corporate social media account

    There's more to it than posting some pictures and replying comments: Do you know how to react when customers blow up on your public platform?

    Tuesday, June 19, 2012

    How to know when it's the right time to quit your job

    What you should consider when thinking of quitting. Is quitting really the only option left? Roshan Thiran walks you through the process.

    Friday, June 15, 2012

    How to deal with workplace stress

    Identify your stress triggers, and then find solutions to ease the burden.

    Tuesday, May 29, 2012

    Even Old Men Need to Keep Growing…

    The ‘kaizen mind’ means there is only one way to move – forward. So everyday, whether you’re a line worker or management executive, you have to find ways to change what you’re doing so you do it better.

    Sunday, May 27, 2012

    Catalyst for creative world

    Practitioners of various art forms in Malaysia get set to celebrate their big day, Hari Seniman, this week.

    Friday, May 25, 2012

    Up Your Value! Contest

    Dying to get your hands on Up Your Value? We are giving away FIVE copies of this image-revamping book!

    Up Your Value!

    Wendy Lee and Wendy Liew of Chapter One Brand Image Institute teach readers how to make the best impression possible, with the optimum blend of image and attitude in their new book, Up Your Value!

    Friday, May 18, 2012

    Sexual harassment – what to do about it

    Sexual harassment in the workplace is a very real and very present problem. Here's what you should do about it.

    Monday, May 14, 2012

    UPM Career Expo 2012

    MyStarJob.com will be at UPM's Career Expo 2012, join us there for a boost up the career ladder!

    Friday, May 11, 2012

    Opportunities abound in the health-care sector

    Help to improve lives!Here are some reasons why you should choose a career in health care.

    Friday, May 04, 2012

    Taking blogazine to the readers

    Everything is now online, from banking to publications. Emmagem.com, as well as other blog publications, form a melting pot where traditional print publication and blogging world meld together to create a new genre: The blogazine.

    Thursday, May 03, 2012

    Minimum wage’s benefits are plenty

    Jagdev Singh Sidhu discusses how a minimum wage will benefit the average Malaysian struggling to keep afloat, now as well as in the future.

    Monday, April 30, 2012

    Labour Day is NOT a day for labouring

    Planning to get a little work done on May 1? Don't! Do these instead.

    Gratefulness can be a winning business strategy

    Gratitude begets energy, optimism and can improve psychological, emotional and physical well-being, says Roshan Thiran. How does this translate into a winning business strategy? Read on to find out!

    Friday, April 27, 2012

    Exploring the financial services industry

    The financial services industry is one that shines with no small amount of glamour, but what is it really about? We talk to Azizi Mustafa, COO of MIDF.

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012

    Appreciating admin professionals

    Do you really know and appreciate how the secretaries (now known as administrative professionals) in your workplace make everything run like clockwork? Take some time today, on Administrative Professional's Day, to say "Thank you!"

    Friday, April 13, 2012

    Mastering interview questions

    You've scored an interview - now, how do you ace it? Master these commmon interview questions for extra points!

    Monday, April 02, 2012

    Damage control: How to apologise the right way

    So, you've made a mistake. Do you move on or do you make matters worse? Your apology may be the determiner, so do it right.

    Friday, March 30, 2012

    Implications of minimum wage

    Dramatic rise in wages poses upside risk to inflation, says Nomura Research.

    Thursday, March 29, 2012

    Making feng shui work for you

    Feng Shui master Jane Hor dishes out on feng shui and your career; do you know what career line suits your zodiac best?

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012

    Life begins after SPM

    SPM is over! ..... Now what? Roshan Thiran shares his tale of trials and tribulations: Life really does take off after SPM!

    Thursday, March 22, 2012

    The perfect cloud is an open cloud

    With such a wide range of cloud models, which set-up is best for your organisation and is there any such thing as "the perfect cloud?"

    Dos and don’ts when leaving for a new job

    Leaving for greener pastures? Don't burn those bridges!

    Wednesday, March 07, 2012

    Lessons from Lin-sanity

    Lin-sanity has swept the world! Basketball is fun, but what can Jeremy Lin teach YOU about life?

    Monday, March 05, 2012

    All about tact and diplomacy

    Human Development and Peace Foundation president Ambassador Datuk Dr G.K. Ananda Kumaraseri talks diplomats: What they do and what you need to become one!

    Monday, February 20, 2012

    Chance to be a zupervisor

    Careers in a mini city can lead to large opportunities!

    Friday, February 10, 2012

    The world of a club ambassador

    Parties, events, people asking for your number everywhere you turn …. Welcome to the world of a Club Ambassador.

    Don't cry over spilled milk: Move onwards and upwards!

    Too many of us waste precious moments bemoaning the pitfalls of life. But Roshan Thiran tells us that it's not about how hard you fall, it's about choosing to get back up!

    Thursday, February 02, 2012

    Don't be fooled! There are no shortcuts to success

    Roshan Thiran shares on how to make it big!

    Friday, January 20, 2012

    Failure is not the end of the road

    The road to success is never smooth and easy: Roshan Thiran explains how failure can turn into a stepping stone!

    Thursday, January 19, 2012

    Engineering equal opportunities

    If you think engineering is a man’s job, think again. Women are coming to the fore in previously male-dominated sectors!

    Tuesday, January 17, 2012

    The quest for inner growth

    The desire to learn and bring about improvements within, is what makes a young job-seeker employable.

    Friday, January 06, 2012

    Career Talk: In Tune With the Job

    Apart from talent, a musician who wants to impart knowledge to younger charges must have their trust to connect with them.

    Wednesday, January 04, 2012

    Success is only a sweaty climb away

    There is no such thing as a shortcut to success, Roshan Thiran explains.

    Thursday, December 29, 2011

    Broken windows: Change yourself one step at a time

    Roshan Thiran explains how small steps can lead to big changes!

    Tuesday, December 27, 2011

    Changing Yourself

    Success is not predetermined; you CAN take steps towards change! Roshan Thiran gives you your career tip of the day.

    Friday, December 23, 2011

    Talent is in everyone

    Talent isn't the gift of a few people. Everybody has some talent! Roshan Thiran shares more.

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011

    Leadership tips: Self Awareness

    Roshan Thiran shares one key trait that all great leaders have!

    Friday, December 16, 2011

    Plan the perfect corporate retreat

    Follow this guide to make your next corporate retreat a success!

    Don't let your past affect your future

    How can you break free of your past to make your future bright?

    Tuesday, December 13, 2011

    Social work: Be there for someone

    Social workers don’t just help people with their problems — they are also advocates for change.

    Learn on the job

    Leadership doesn't come from a classroom; let Leaderonomics show you how it's done!

    Friday, December 09, 2011

    The Kaizen Mindset

    Make a change in your life by making a change in your mindset!

    Monday, December 05, 2011

    The price of overwork

    Many overworked employees have to put up with issues like fatigue, stress, personality changes and little quality personal time. Is that job really worth it?

    Monday, November 28, 2011

    Embrace upgrading opportunities

    A former production worker is now an associate engineer, thanks to his company’s staff development plan.

    Wednesday, November 23, 2011

    Make-up man

    Advising women about beauty products is easy for this makeup-wearing executive!

    Thursday, November 10, 2011

    Failures

    Failure is the key to success.

    Tuesday, November 08, 2011

    Count Your Blessings

    Be happy and grateful with what you already have.

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011

    Planning ahead for the next generation

    Grooming many successful and professional financial practitioners.

    Monday, October 24, 2011

    Strike while the iron is hot

    Business leaders should look out for new opportunities for sustained growth.

    Thursday, October 20, 2011

    Setting his sights high

    A managing director always comes up with new ideas to improve business and boost sales.

    Wednesday, October 19, 2011

    Stay relevant in the workforce

    Career planning and continuous learning will stand you in good stead as you reinvent yourself.

    Tuesday, October 18, 2011

    Banking vacancies

    There is a shortage of skilled staff.

    Monday, October 17, 2011

    IBBM Financial Services Industry Careers 2011

    The first Financial Service Industry (FSI) Careers 2011 brings together leading employers and those seeking career opportunities in banking and the financial services industry

    The nurse will see you now

    Have a bad headache and no doctor in sight? Don’t worry, advanced practice nurses will treat you.

    Thursday, October 13, 2011

    A picture’s worth a thousand words

    A graphic artist and an event organiser combine their love for drawing and reading to open a picture book shop called Woods in the Books

    Wednesday, October 05, 2011

    A taste of the best

    A restaurant manager wants to make sure customers are bowled over by the service at his workplace

    Thursday, September 29, 2011

    Belle of the house

    Belle_Maison is an eStore which stocks unique, hand-made knick-knacks that beautify your home

    Wednesday, September 21, 2011

    Savour these favours

    An online gift shop specialising in edible wedding favours plugs a gap in the industry

    Monday, September 19, 2011

    The orchestra is his instrument

    Though a conductor need not play any musical instrument on stage, he must know the scores of all the instruments thoroughly

    Saturday, September 17, 2011

    Change the way you lead

    In organisations today, leadership is not in the hands of a few at the top

    Wednesday, September 14, 2011

    Building strong bonds

    Strengthen relationships in the multi-cultural workplace by understanding cultural differences

    Saturday, September 10, 2011

    No time for coffee break

    To excel in his job, a head barista studies the science of coffee beans, drinks up to 20 cups of the beverage a day and competes with top baristas from other countries

    Thursday, July 21, 2011

    Attract more eyeballs

    Increase your revenue by getting more traffic to your website with SEO tactics

    Tuesday, July 19, 2011

    Anger management: Keep a lid on your anger

    You have the power to turn down the heat when your emotions start to boil over.

    Monday, July 18, 2011

    Before the storm breaks

    Watch out for danger signs when the storm clouds of stress start gathering within you

    Wednesday, July 13, 2011

    Keeping people away from harm

    Enforcing safety is not just a job — it is a way of life

    Tuesday, July 12, 2011

    Ask these questions now

    The right answers can determine your success.

    Saturday, July 02, 2011

    Develop your leaders

    Organisations must invest in their people to achieve productivity and business growth

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011

    Making it fun to learn

    This early childhood educator in Singapore ensures that classes are enjoyable for her young charges

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011

    Engaging your users

    Create quality content to draw visitors to your website

    Monday, June 20, 2011

    Managing difficult people

    Deal with customers effectively by building rapport with them

    Saturday, June 18, 2011

    It’s not just about being creative

    To be a successful fashion designer, consider these seven issues first

    Wednesday, June 15, 2011

    She takes the cake

    Self-taught home baker shares her hobby with others by combining her love for baking with teaching

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011

    Home is where the office is

    Thinking of setting up your own home business? Follow these tips to run a successful home business.

    Thursday, April 21, 2011

    In crisis mode

    If you are at a career crossroads, here is advice on how to move forward

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011

    Dealing with feelings

    Improve your communication skills by being empathetic to others

    Monday, April 11, 2011

    SERVE WITH CONFIDENCE

    Despite efforts to boost service levels, surveys invariably point to gaps in customer satisfaction.

    Thursday, March 17, 2011

    Blogging and the business of Nuffnang

    Timothy Tiah speaks to Diana Roslam about Nuffnang and the business of blogging.

    Wednesday, March 02, 2011

    10 basic pieces for men (Part 2)

    In this four-part series, image consultant extraordinaire Wendy Lee shares with us 10 basic pieces a woman and man should have in their wardrobe.

    10 basic pieces for men (Part 1)

    In this four-part series, image consultant extraordinaire Wendy Lee shares with us 10 basic pieces a woman and man should have in their wardrobe.

    Monday, February 28, 2011

    Motivate yourself

    Keeping staff morale high is hard enough - who’s going to help you stay energised?

    Friday, February 25, 2011

    Another shot at life

    Ex-drug addicts want to stand on their own feet

    Thursday, February 24, 2011

    Nurturing emotions

    Succeed by managing your environment to cultivate a healthier corporate culture

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011

    Connecting with your listeners

    Learn how to dazzle your audience by honing your skills on public speaking

    10 basic pieces for women (Part 2)

    In this four-part series, image consultant extraordinaire Wendy Lee shares with us 10 basic pieces a woman and man should have in their wardrobe.

    10 basic pieces for women (Part 1)

    In this four-part series, image consultant extraordinaire Wendy Lee shares with us 10 basic pieces a woman and man should have in their wardrobe.

    Monday, February 21, 2011

    Training to do better

    Motivate experienced sales professionals to see the value of improving their selling abilities

    Thursday, February 17, 2011

    What’s in a name?

    Plenty, because remembering names and faces is a critical tool for success in business 

    Wednesday, February 16, 2011

    Engage every employee

    Maximise the potential of all employees, and not just the best performers

    Monday, February 14, 2011

    Cast a wide net

    Maximise your career options through networking

    Saturday, February 12, 2011

    The art of speaking

    You don’t have to be a gifted public speaker to be effective. You can learn the science behind the art

    Wednesday, February 09, 2011

    Turn your hobby into a career

    Tired of working hours? Make your own time! Turn your hobby to a career, read this!

    Tuesday, February 08, 2011

    Just get on with it

    Learn the 4 Ps of effective time management to get better results

    Monday, February 07, 2011

    Put time on your side

    Understand why it is important to have good time management skills

    Tuesday, February 01, 2011

    Be a victor, not a victim

    Optimists see failure as a temporary setback, not a final verdict

    Monday, January 31, 2011

    Strive to be positive

    Optimists hope for more but are not deterred by less