Monthly Archives: October 2012

Snippet: age-related career-change myths

If you are above 35 years old and seriously considering a career change, there might be a number of popular but ultimately fallacious myths you might need to dispel. The main myth that you should definitely disregard is that you … Continue reading

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Snippet: researching companies

It really is worth your while to do some investigation into the industry you intend to work for. From the research, you should be able to determine which companies are the prominent ones, which ones are hiring, and what kinds … Continue reading

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Jobless graduates a strain on taxpayers

An online news item in today’s The Malaysian Insider carried an interesting story on the plight of jobless graduates in the country. KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 9 — Bad work attitudes coupled with poor communication skills topped by unrealistic pay demands … Continue reading

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Over the edge

I had just received a telephone call from one of the local banks’ call centres about 15 minutes ago. Even as I identified myself to them, I already knew that the caller was going to offer me one of two … Continue reading

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Staff retention

This is an interesting item from The Star, one of Malaysia’s leading newspapers. It is all about the age-old problem of staff retention. Good read. AS MALAYSIA struggles to address its talent shortage, employee retention remains a key challenge for … Continue reading

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