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Work It - S1E16: What happens when you lose your job | EP 16

Work It - S1E16: What happens when you lose your job | EP 16
31 Oct 2022 07:56AM
32 mins

While retrenchment numbers have fallen since record highs during COVID-19, the turmoil in some sectors of the economy continues. What happens to a person when they are told to leave? Leadership coach Steven Lock gives an unvarnished look at the emotional and financial toll retrenchment takes and how it can be a big impetus for change.

Work It - S1E25: Should everyone have allies at work?

They are people in your organisation who have your back and provide valuable support and mentorship. But how do you develop these relationships and what benefits do they really bring to careers? Our guest is Alice Yu, team lead for partners and industry marketing at NCS Group.

05/02/2023 24 mins

Work It - S1E24: Working overseas: Is it for everyone?

In the hit Netflix show Emily in Paris, American Emily Cooper seems to have a seamless time working in Paris. The truth is, taking the leap to work outside of Singapore is filled with challenges. But our guest, SleekFlow’s Crystal Wong, says it is the best thing a young person can do. 

29/01/2023 21 mins

Work It - S1E23: Setting goals for the new year should include flexible work

It’s time to set new goals for the year. Should the conversation include how often you want to come into the office and how much you can handle at work? APAC Managing Director for LinkedIn Feon Ang gives her views.

23/01/2023 18 mins

Work It - S1E22: She worked herself to two heart attacks: One woman’s journey out of workaholism

Lisa Williamson’s first heart attack did not stop her from working round the clock – after all, she was at the pinnacle of her public relations career. She gives an unvarnished look at how work made her physically sick. Lisa also talks about how she recalibrated, in this episode of Work It.

16/01/2023 26 mins

Work It - S1E21: Is a 4-day work week a good idea?

Is a shorter work week the next big thing in the workplace after hybrid work? Does working fewer days lead to longer hours, less pay or even greater stress or do the benefits outweigh all costs? Elisa Mallis, from the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) gives her view. 

08/01/2023 21 mins