Biography of the Author Emma Jacobs

Emma Jacobs

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

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  1. Two young women talking.

    Commentary: Graduates are receiving career advice they did not ask for

    Sometimes, the well-meaning person dishing out advice just wants to talk and feel better about their life choices, says the Financial Times' Emma ...
  2. Man office stressed tired overworked

    Commentary: How to prioritise your to-do list in the stressful fog of competing demands

    Don't get lost in the weeds of distraction, says Financial Times' Emma Jacobs.
  3. public speaking, presentation, talks, microphone

    Commentary: How to get over your fear and learn to speak up

    Public speaking is a core skill in the 21st century workplace, with most in jobs that require them to speak up, Financial Times' Emma Jacobs ...
  4. Man office stressed tired overworked

    Commentary: Working hard at a relentless pace won't help your career prospects

    New research suggests long hours and over-intensity damage careers, says one observer from the Financial Times.
  5. A couple sits next to a river in Singapore on February 12, 2008

    Commentary: Should a man be expected to earn more than his wife?

    Why do both sexes exaggerate the man’s salary if he is not the higher earner? One Financial Times columnist explores the dynamics when a couple ...
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    Commentary: In defence of indulgent grandparents who help raise grandchildren

    Grandparents play a positive role in their grandchildren’s welfare, even if they do serve ice cream for breakfast, says the Financial Times’ Emma ...