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How Writing Helps You Become a Better Leader

As a leader who values every second of the day, you probably prefer talking over texting or writing, don’t you? Speaking directly will save you more time and energy while conveying your messages better. Thanks to the rapid development of technology in today’s autonomous world, features such as video call and voice call are a […]

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July 18, 20192:18 pm
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5 Practical Ways to Excel Your Interpersonal Interaction

How good are you when delivering messages during a meeting? Excellent or not so excellent? Being able to convey our words in front of others is not easy, especially if you lack communication skills. Jeff Weiner, the CEO of LinkedIn, told CNBC that businesses are relying on cross-company collaboration, making communication as well as interpersonal […]

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July 18, 20192:07 pm
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Singapore Sees Growing Demand for Hybrid Executive and Team Assistants: Study

As Singapore’s organisations adopt flatter organisational structures and embrace collaborative working, the office support function grows in importance to support larger teams and their coordination needs. This is resulting in a heightened demand for executive assistants (EAs), team assistants, and, increasingly more common, a combination of both, according to recruitment experts Hays. “As the role […]

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July 17, 20199:43 am
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Top Employers in Singapore, as Voted by Fresh Graduates

Technology firm Microsoft was voted as Singapore’s most popular employer among local students and university graduates in 2019, according to an annual national graduate careers survey by GTI Media Singapore. Over 13,800 students and fresh graduates from local universities participated in the survey, which ran from 2018 to early 2019, indicating the employers they intended […]

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July 16, 20199:00 am
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Female Employers Doing Their Part for NSMen: Interview with Sylvia Koh, Chief People Officer of CrimsonLogic

Around the age of 18, every male citizen of Singapore is required to enroll into National Service (NS) and serves a two-year military training period in the uniformed services. Under the Enlistment Act, an employee may not be dismissed on account of being called up for NS duties, meaning that employers are required to grant […]

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July 11, 201911:42 am
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Cost of Company Silos: Failed Digital Transformation Projects

A study by Workday, a global leader in enterprise technology for finance and human resources, has revealed that over half (60 percent) of C-level executives in Singapore believe their digital transformation projects are failing due to company silos. The study titled “Digital Dysfunction in Asia Pacific”, was conducted in partnership with IDC Asia Pacific, and […]

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June 28, 20199:44 am
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The Importance and Danger of Overconfident Individuals

We know that confidence is an essential ingredient to lead a successful life. It serves as a key to determine how you perceive your ability and appearance. For example, if you have that confidence in yourself, you will likely perform better with your current ability or skill. It also means that when you are confident, […]

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June 12, 20191:24 pm
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The Enemy of Business Success: Hypocritical Leader

What do you think when asked about a hypocritical leader? Do some particular figures appear on your mind? Mark Foley was a  U.S. Congressman and a respectful figure in the fight against child exploitation and pornography. He introduced a bill to outlaw the print and digital publishing of sexually suggestive modelling pictures of underage children, […]

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May 29, 20192:59 pm
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3 Important Aspects Aspiring Leaders Should Remember

One of the biggest myths about leadership is that only those who are born as a leader possess the skill. This suggests that only the lucky ones who own certain charismatic qualities for being a leader can be on top of a leadership role. But the truth is, leadership is more man-made rather than born. […]

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May 20, 20191:37 pm
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Why Humour in the Workplace is Important & Needed

Sometimes we laugh at a funny behaviour our workmates do, or we laugh at our silly mistakes. Whatever it is, laughter is good. It can brighten up the mood around you. Leslie Rose wrote in her seminar letter that humour can lighten up our day. It can build a healthy relationship, trust, and cooperation. In […]

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May 13, 201912:58 pm