Category Archives: Careers

The future direction of JobStreet

So where does JobStreet go from here after divesting its jobs portal business to SEEK Asia? Continue reading

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Reason why JobStreet is selling

This excerpt is extracted from the JobStreet.com Annual Report 2013 which explains the rationale behind the company’s decision to sell their online job portal business to Australia’s SEEK Asia Investment Pte Ltd. SALE OF THE ONLINE JOB PORTAL BUSINESS TO … Continue reading

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Snippet: Love what you do

We often say to “do what you love” but recently, a very wise person told me that it was sometimes equally important to “love what you do.” There is a lot of wisdom in that statement as there are times … Continue reading

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What you should never do at interviews

I saw some thoroughly good advice for job seekers in the local newspapers today. The advice was taken from a book “Crazy Good Interviewing: How Acting A Little Crazy Can Get You The Job,” by John B Molidor and Barbara … Continue reading

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Snippet: put a smile on your face

A smile does make a difference during an interview, but only when it is done earnestly. Some candidates are so worried about answering the questions correctly, that they often forget to smile. It makes a difference when you smile, as … Continue reading

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Snippet: joining a new company

Now that you have managed to join that new company, it is time to get down to work and demonstrate that you are worthy of the job. So what are the key things that you should do? First, do demonstrate … Continue reading

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Snippet: the resignation letter

Handing in your resignation? The resignation letter should be as diplomatic as possible, without any potential landmine that could cause you to burn your bridges. Even if you are leaving a job that does not do anything for you, or … Continue reading

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Snippet: leaving a job

So you are prepared to assume a new position at a new company, but what should you do to make the transition away from your old job as smooth as possible?┬áDo what can be termed as the common sense stuff … Continue reading

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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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