Monthly Archives: April 2009

Working for yourself may be rewarding but not easy

Ever thought about working for yourself? It’s not going to be easy, you know, because the boss you will be working for may well turn out to be the toughest boss you’ve ever had. Yes, the boss will be you … Continue reading

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Is succession still a taboo topic?

Here is an interesting report in yesterday’s edition of The Straits Times which touches on succession in Chinese business families. It has long been assumed that among the Chinese, death and succession are still considered as taboo subjects not to … Continue reading

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Was her signature forged?

The original handwriting expert chosen by fung shui master Tony Chan Chun- chuen has strong evidence that the signature on a will bequeathing Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum’s estate to him is a high- quality fake, the Court of First Instance … Continue reading

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Job-hopping: what employers think

WHAT do employers think of job-hopping? Malaysian Employers Federation president Md Jafar Abdul Carrim said frequent job-hopping was not well regarded.  “Employers see someone who, say, job-hops eight times as a rolling stone,” he said. He believed that in the … Continue reading

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Junk mail wisdom

Do you find that Junk mail has permeated deep into our society and has become an unavoidable way of life? It’s not only the physical junk mail and junk brochures that we find stuffed into our letter boxes at home. … Continue reading

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Mortality rate

There is a good chance that you will have heard of the term “mortality rate”. I’m not an insurance person but this much I can tell you: “mortality rate” is simply a measurement of the frequency of death for a … Continue reading

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This brand that’s called YOU

Several years ago when I started out giving talks to the public and college students on how resumes should be written, I never failed to start off by telling my audience that whether they like it or not, everyone of … Continue reading

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Some resume tips for job seekers

This came from an article in The Star today: AP Search Management Recruitment Sdn Bhd director KH Teoh believes that with the present shrinking job market, there is a greater need for job seekers to write their resumes and present … Continue reading

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Rules and regulations

An arbiter’s work is to apply rules laid down by the World Chess Federation. AT the end of the day, we have to realise that chess is nothing more than a game between two individuals. The game is about two … Continue reading

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Despair as economic woes sink in

This is an article from The Malaysian Insider, itself reproduced from a report from The Straits Times in Singapore. It talks about the effects of the global economic crisis on Malaysia and how it has hurt the common man in … Continue reading

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