Biography of the Author Adrian Tan

Adrian Tan

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Private Hire Car Driver - Back view for anonymity

    Commentary: Maybe private-hire drivers and food delivery riders don’t want full-time jobs

    Having worked as a Uber driver previously, PeopleStrong’s Adrian Tan says it’s worth reconsidering pushing for gig economy workers to transition ...
  2. A 3D printed Zoom logo

    Commentary: Despite stiffer competition, Zoom is ahead of the pack

    It’s not just Zoom’s popularity and use that has increased during COVID-19, the company’s share price has surged too, says Adrian Tan.
  3. People wearing mask at Orchard Road Singapore Feb 3 (44)

    Commentary: The biggest work-from-home exercise may have just begun. How ready is Singapore?

    Many Singapore workers already say they work from home at least once a week so the implementation of flexible work arrangements as part of ...
  4. A Grab taxi drives on a street in Hanoi

    Commentary: Driving a Grab full-time right after graduation. Should you do it?

    Is taking a job that's irrelevant to your years of acquired qualifications worth it, even if it pays handsomely? Human resources expert Adrian Tan ...
  5. Mother holding baby working from home

    Commentary: Here’s what I won’t miss about working from home

    After nine months of working from home, and initially favouring it, many can’t wait to get back to the office, says PeopleStrong’s Adrian Tan.
  6. Work stress

    Commentary: Not the end of the world, when you get a ‘lousy internship’ with mindless tasks

    Tales of bad internship experiences abound, but that’s no reason to give up on your transition into the working world, says one observer.
  7. New Content Item

    Commentary: Rockstar internships are for rockstar interns

    Many lament poor internship experiences but interns need to shape their own experiences to get the most out of these, says one observer.
  8. boss employee meeting discussion

    Commentary: Giving feedback, the trickiest task that pains every manager

    But communicating feedback is a core function of leadership, says human resource expert Adrian Tan.
  9. ghost ghosting next to a man sitting at a park bench

    Commentary: What to do when the HR recruiter ghosts you

    You would think that with email and instant messaging, your job application will get at least a response but ghosting is a common experience these ...
  10. Singapore CBD crowd

    Commentary: Want your dream job? Here are the career milestones to hit at every age

    Mulling over whether to join a big multinational company or a start-up? Do you really have to pay your dues with long hours? HR expert Adrian Tan ...