CAREER ADVICE

CAREER ADVICE

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    Commentary: In this tough job market, retraining alone is no silver bullet

    Headline economic figures for Singapore look gloomy. NeXT Career Consulting Group’s Paul Heng dishes out three tips on thriving in a tough job market.
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    Commentary: Do not fear retrenchment. Four tips for working professionals in a downturn

    Being attractive to potential hirers will involve asking for help and refreshing your online profiles, among other steps you can take, says Adrian ...
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    The Pulse: Less sex, greater stress and the other effects of a poor work-life balance

    Higher workplace stress levels are fueling greater anxiety and leading to many people having less sex. Hear from the experts about how to deal ...
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    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 ...
  5. File photo of a man in a suit walking down the street

    Commentary: Sometimes, a promotion isn’t all that great

    Thinking of taking that promotion? Pursue passion, not money, says human resource consultant Adrian Tan.
  6. Women in office stressed and frustrated

    Commentary: The hidden hell of hot-desking is much worse than you think

    Some companies have introduced rules to stem actions employees have taken to rebel against hot-desking, says the Financial Times' Pilita Clark.
  7. man, candidate, preparing for job interview

    Commentary: The generalist-specialist job distinction is holding many back

    It’s time to move beyond the generalist–specialist debate to focus on developing the critical skills needed for organisations to thrive in the ...
  8. office workers at work

    Commentary: Team-building exercises can be a waste of time

    Social networks are built on connections between individuals and require deep one-on-one conversations, say University of Sydney's Julien Pollack ...
  9. Screen time smartphone iPad laptop

    Commentary: Long hours at the office could be killing you

    Workaholism can turn into a potentially fatal disorder, says University of Warwick's Shainaz Firfiray.
  10. Two person shaking hands at job interview, work meeting

    Commentary: Tattoos, being overweight or dressing casually - do looks affect your chances of getting hired?

    Is it time to redefine professionalism? Founder and managing director of NeXT Career Consulting Group Paul Heng explores if and why employers ...