Biography of the Author Adrian Tan

Adrian Tan

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

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  1. father, baby bonding

    Commentary: I wanted to be a better dad but paternity leave wouldn’t have made a difference

    Why is it that so many don’t take paternity leave to help their wives? Father of four Adrian Tan says it boils down to personal attitudes and choice.
  2. Office workers scan a Safe Entry QR code to enter a mall, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) o

    Commentary: Why do some bosses still want their workers to come back to the office?

    Eleven companies have been taken to task for insisting their employees come back to the office. Adrian Tan gives his take on what's behind this ...
  3. Job seekers at a hiring fair in Washington DC

    Commentary: Here’s why every organisation should hire a diversity manager

    10 years ago, jobs like app developers, AI engineers and social media managers didn’t exist. Add to that list a diversity manager who will ensure ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. New Content Item

    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.
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
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    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.