Monthly Archives: May 2012

Why you should ask smart questions at interviews

From The Star newspaper of 22 May 2012, an excellent article by Roshan Thiran. Job seekers would do well to heed the advice here. Ask and you shall receive; turn the tables at interviews by asking smart questions Yippee! You’ve … Continue reading

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Snippet: the power of networking

Simply sitting back and waiting for that dream job to land in your lap is certainly not the way to go when you are trying to look for a job. The majority of successful job-seekers find their positions through networking, … Continue reading

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Easy: Exabytes’ virtual mall

Exabytes Network (Exabytes) has announced its expansion of virtual mall (, increasing the scale of merchants to over 6000. Exabytes expects to grow their merchant list to at least 10,000 by year-end in its pursuit to build and maintain the … Continue reading

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English is the dominant language of business

This Reuters news item should be food for thought for people who think that the English language is not important to their lives. On the contrary, if one wants to progress in their careers, the English language is seen as … Continue reading

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Snippet: following up after the resume

So you have sent off your resume for a position you are highly interested in, but there has been no reply from the company for a considerable length of time. What should you do? Well, you can choose to wait … Continue reading

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Nina Wang’s forged will now a criminal case

Nina Wang ‘forged will’ case begins in Hong Kong Tony Chan, arriving in court with his wfe, is accused of forging Nina Wang’s will The criminal case against Tony Chan, the fengshui master accused of forging the will of Nina … Continue reading

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The Al-Awl doctrine

This is something meant for Islamic estate planning: the doctrine of Al-Awl, where the total sum of the fractional distribution of a Muslim deceased’s assets to the heirs, according to the Faraid, does not add up to one. The Doctrine … Continue reading

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