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How to dress for a job interview if you want to get the job

It's time we broke the news to you – your outfit can make or break your job interview. You might think that your qualifications and work experience are all you need to bag that job but how you dress plays a big part too. Here are some pointers.

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7 bad office dress codes and behavious that make you look unprofessional at work

Whether you're a business owner or a receptionist, it's important to appear professional at all times. And there might be some things you're doing – knowingly or unknowingly – that are ruining your professional image. Here's a rundown of some habits that you should stop right now, for the sake of your career.

5 tips on how successful women like Viola Tan and Rachel Lim made it in life and business!

Success in 2016 is wildly different from its definition even five years ago. Every year there seem to be new jobs that didn’t even exist the year before e.g. a Snapchat expert or Head of Fashion Partnerships at Instagram! Aside from professional success, motherhood, fatherhood, what it means to be fulfilled and ‘have it all’ are being redefined at a lighting fast pace. Living in an age and society where choice is abundant can sometimes be counter intuitive, so we decided to give you a helping hand. 

4 tips on how to start your own business in Singapore

Tired of your boss ringing you at all hours to ask ridiculous questions about a work project? Sick of the office politics that you can't keep up with? Or just – be honest here – can't be bothered to even pretend to like your colleagues anymore? Working for yourself could be the way to go and, as scary as it may sound, it's really not that difficult to get the ball rolling.

How do millennial bosses manage millennial workers?

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When you work at online cashback rewards site ShopBack, you do not have to worry about wearing proper office attire or checking your social media channels during working hours.

However, there is one piece of advice that every millennial employee at the company will give you: Do not arrive at work later than 9.15am.

6 tips to land that dream job

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So there's this job you've always wanted and have even dreamt about. But, naturally, going for it is intimidating so you've been afraid to try. With the right advice, attitude and know-how, that perfect gig could be yours in a matter of time. Here are some tips to push you towards your dream job.

1. Know What You Want

7 tips for a happier work-life balance

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We live in an age where we work more than we play. And achieving a work-life balance is even harder when we're constantly connected and, thus, reachable. Follow these tips to get some downtime, without neglecting your job. 

1. Tune Out

3 ways to survive unemployment in Singapore

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If you’ve been freaking out about getting retrenched thanks to this year’s economic outlook, well, things aren’t going to get better anytime soon. The government recently announced that unemployment benefits and redundancy insurance have no place in Singapore. In layman’s terms, that means that if you get retrenched, you’re on your own, good luck!

3 ways to survive the freelance job trend in Singapore

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Singapore’s employment rate may continue to be low, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it will continue to be easy to find a stable job. Remember, being paid $1,000 a month to clean hawker centre tables is also a legit full-time job.

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