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5 Tips to Stay Engaged in Online Meetings

As more people are moving their offices to home, online meetings have become a daily routine to stay connected with coworkers. It gives the convenience of long-distance conversation, anywhere and anytime as long as a stable internet connection is present. Some people actually prefer online meetings over offline ones, because speaking and presenting through the […]

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July 23, 202112:55 pm
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What to Do If Employees Refuse to Get Vaccinated?

Global vaccination campaign is underway, with more than 3.71 billion doses having been administered across 179 countries. In the Southeast Asia region, countries like Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore are accelerating their vaccination programmes to achieve herd immunity and spur economic recovery.  Due to wide areas of distribution, vaccination drives are done in phases with prioritized […]

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July 22, 20212:50 pm
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How Can Playing Chess Improve Your Work Performance?

You probably have heard that playing chess is good for the brain. Improving memory and cognitive abilities, preventing brain ailments such as dementia and Alzheimer, as well as raising IQs are among things chess can do to your thinking system. Now, do you know that playing chess can actually improve your performance at work, too?  […]

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July 21, 202111:53 am
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Should You Use Emojis at Work?

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then emojis can save you that many characters to get your message across. Originating from Japan, emoticons or emojis are a fun way to communicate with families and friends. But should you ever add them in a professional message to your boss? Be it to lessen the […]

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July 19, 20214:17 pm
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Top 5 Initiatives to Support Digital Learning and Wellbeing during Pandemic

The pandemic has urged workers to revisit their career outlook. In times of uncertainty where none is immune to layoffs and unemployment, the key to thriving in the new normal is to possess updated skills and competency. A new survey by Randstad reflects the growing needs for reskilling and upskilling initiatives among employees. According to […]

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July 19, 20214:11 pm
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The Truth Behind “3–5 Years of Experience is Required” in IT Jobs

Chances are, you have come across a job vacancy stating “Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a related field is required”, or something along the lines. While similar requirements can be commonly found in IT-related fields, some other industries may use the same benchmark. As a job seeker, have you ever wondered why the number […]

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July 14, 202111:41 am
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Looking to Upskill? Register Digital Skills for Tomorrow’s Jobs Programme Today!

Graduates and unemployed individuals can register for the Digital Skills for Tomorrow’s Jobs programme starting Thursday (Jul 8). The programme is the result of a partnership among Microsoft Malaysia, the Social Security Organisation (Socso) and Junior Achievement (JA) Malaysia, a youth-serving non-governmental organisation, in support of the government’s MyDIGITAL and National Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) […]

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July 9, 20214:19 pm
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Windows 11 is Coming: Productivity Features You Can Expect

Earlier on June 24, 2021, tech-giant Microsoft made an official announcement that Windows 11 is going to be released this year. Offering a new look and plenty of updates, the new operating system is set to be out “this holiday season”. If you are currently a user of Windows 10 and keen to install Windows […]

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July 9, 20212:11 pm
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Here’s How Recruiters Deal with Salary Negotiation

For recruiters, finding the right candidates to hire does spark joy. The part where they have to undergo salary negotiation, however, may not spark as much joy.  Asking a candidate’s salary expectation is an important stage in the hiring process, as recruiters need to sort out salary details before moving forward with the offering. Recruiters […]

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July 8, 20213:16 pm
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7 Things You Can Consider Purchasing to Maximize Working From Home

The end of the global pandemic of COVID-19 is yet to be seen. With positive cases rising and falling from time to time, many non-essential businesses are encouraged to allow their staff working from home. Nevertheless, some countries have been handling the pandemic better than others so their businesses can resume faster, such as in […]

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July 6, 20211:25 pm