Dozens of interviews and no job offers? To stay jobless after striving with multiple entrance tests and interviews is the toughest (perhaps the most embarrassing) thing you might ever experience! You already nailed the interview, replied all types of questions, told the engaged stories, asked insightful questions and dressed up in the most impressive manner.
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With a whopping 106 million active users per month, LinkedIn has become a highly competitive place where job seekers try their best to stand out in the crowd. They do so by optimizing their profiles to make them appealing to targeted recruiters. Therefore, it is best to explore different LinkedIn features that’ll positively help you
For two years running, the HSBC Expat Explorer survey has ranked Singapore the best place in the world for expats to live and work. It scored very highly for job progression, average wages and security (both personal and financial); for all things economics- and careers-focussed, Singapore is the place to be. However, the city-state did
Singapore is tiptoeing on the brink of a technical recession. Outlook is depressing for all, and it is expected to show up in more retrenchment across industries. Redundancy statistics by Ministry of Manpower is already showing record high redundancy numbers (per 1,000 paid workers) over Q1 of 2016 compared to the past five years. The
Unless you’re a famous football player or a luxury hotel tester, you probably don’t always love your job. Consequently, when the thought of moving on flits across your mind, you may wonder if it’s genuinely a good idea or if you’re simply falling into a grass-is-greener mentality. The fact is that there are no fixed
In my former job as a recruiter, I had many opportunities to come across candidates who are perpetually unemployed. I met them at career fairs, online job application, our job searching training workshop, walk-ins, write-ins, etc. Imagine not holding a job for more than three years. And it isn’t by choice. So I took the
Are we still happy about how our careers are panning out? Is it even possible to be happy for us to be happy at work? Who can we depend on to manage or realign our careers for us? We need to understand that the relationship between employer and employee has evolved. In the past where the world
Job elimination by artificial intelligence is a real thing—whether it is good or bad is a bit of a different story. As you focus on gaining success in your industry, you may likely see automation in the workplace as a threat. However, when automation strikes, the jobs that are taken are generally jobs that are
A career in the floral industry sounds equally tempting and rich as the objects they study themselves. While studying flowers can lead to a beautiful job surrounded by flowers, a career in the floral industry is uncertain. If you do study flowers and acquires a certain degree, what are your options? Where do you go
I was so nervous when I collected my first car. It was the first time I will be driving without an instructor next to me. I don’t even dare to take the highway since that wasn’t covered during lessons. But I survived, albeit the same feeling came back the first time I drove into Malaysia.