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How to Put Together the Perfect CV


Your CV is usually the first part of your application your potential employer will see and so it’s vital you get it just right. You need the right lay-out, beautiful presentation, specially tailored information, and faultless spelling, punctuation, and grammar. That might be easier said than done, but there’s no way around it. In today’s

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Basic Employment Terms all Jobseekers Must Know


How many of you do not read the telco contract and simply sign blindly? I do. But when it comes to your employment contract, you better scrutinize it with a mine sweeper. Legality can be the most torturous stuff to read and remain awake by the 2nd paragraph. Yet all your rights and bargaining chip

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Get Your Resume The Attention It Deserve with 5 Simple Steps


The following is a guest post from Yamini Chinnuswamy of ResumeWriter.SG, Singapore’s leading resume writing firm. Perhaps you’ve spent hours or even days polishing up your résumé, but the truth is, recruiters and hiring managers aren’t going to dedicate more than a few minutes to reading it. So you have to get the most out

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The 5 Best Jobs for Introverts


If you’re introverted by nature, then you may struggle to feel at ease in the office environment. Open-plan offices can be particularly busy and noisy – distracting for both introverts and extroverts alike. But the difference with introverts is that they are more easily over-stimulated than extroverts are. This applies to social interactions as well.

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8 Signs That it’s Time to Quit Your Job


We all have a bad day at the office every now and then. But when a bad day turns into a bad week, a bad month, or even a bad year, it’s time to reflect on whether your current role is right for you. Quitting your job is not a decision to make lightly, which

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9 Incredibly Useful Websites To Get Hired As A Software Developer


So you completed your 6-month coding classes. Now what? Going by United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the growth rate of software developer employment is set to grow by 17 percent. That’s a huge difference compared to the average growth rate of 7 percent for all occupations. You can probably expect another software developer in the job market every

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Will Automation Take Away Jobs In Singapore?


It wasn’t so long ago when Singaporeans were lamenting that foreign talents are taking away their jobs. Senior managements of MNCs were staffed with expatriates from the home country and Changi Business Park was given the dubious title of “Changalore Business Park”. About 4 years ago, the government listened to the ground sentiment and tightened

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5 Things You Need To Know Before Career Switching


So you want to switch career. The thought alone is daunting. You don’t know where to begin but your heart is pulling you in that direction. Or it could be a case of situation because of the recent retrenchment. Your options seemed so limited and your age isn’t helping either. With mounting bills and escalating

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How to Impress During Your Probation Period


So you have signed on the dotted line, tendered your resignation, bid farewell to your soon-to-be-former-colleagues. Excitedly, you wait for your first day of your new employment. Hold on, there is a probation period, before you become a ‘confirmed’ staff, and officially join your new family at work. The probation period is there for a

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