Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Beyond beanbags and foosball tables

What does it really mean to be an entrepreneur? The term has long been associated with individuals who venture out on their own, building businesses from scratch, going through cycles of success and failure, hope and despair.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Cool offices: Flexibility in employee growth

Flexibility seems to be a key word these days. Whether it’s flexible schedules, shifts or hours, it seems to be something most employees want.

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Intercampus Career Fair 2017 to open doors to torrent of career opportunities for students

Petaling Jaya, July 24, 2017 – HRINCAMPUS invites students looking for associateships after graduation to attend the 2017 Intercampus Career Fair (ICCF) that aims to provide students with the opportunity to find their preferred employers and for employers to meet promising fresh graduates and future employees.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Jobs await in global business services

Many may be surprised to know that Malaysia is at the forefront of Global Business Services (GBS).

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Looking at careers beyond borders

As Malaysia becomes more advanced, there are more career opportunities opening up than ever before.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Cool offices: A workplace for the dynamic

Trendy workplaces such as Ikea, Leo Burnett, Maxis, Lazada and KFit, have made the cut prior to this, and our next stop is multinational property investment and construction company Lendlease.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Cool offices: A workplace for the dynamic

Trendy workplaces such as Ikea, Leo Burnett, Maxis, Lazada and KFit, have made the cut prior to this, and our next stop is multinational property investment and construction company Lendlease.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

8 tips for success from award-winning businesses

Not everyone who wants to be a successful entrepreneur becomes one. That is the gruelling truth of today’s times.

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

How Maxis woos young talent in

Not many people in their mid-twenties get to say that they shadowed the CEO of a public listed company around his/her daily schedule. But at Maxis Berhad, opportunities like this and more are readily accessible through some of its initiatives under its Young Talent Programme, an effort to remain competitive in attracting and retaining top talent.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

How job flexibility promotes employee productivity and satisfaction

One way to attract and retain talent today is through the implementation of flexible working arrangements (FWA) within the organisation, which grants employees a certain level of freedom to balance their work-life more efficiently than the traditional desk-bound job. The question remains, how exactly do employers facilitate this change today while maintaining the level of productivity from employees?

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Cool offices: A fun and flexible workplace

What is it like to come to work in an organisation that lets you stroll in in jeans daily, work from a different spot everyday and blow off steam with a game of pool?

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Welcoming women back to the workforce

Women are the cornerstone of today’s talent pool.However, at some point in many a woman’s lives will come a time when they face a conundrum, having to choose between their career and family.

Monday, May 23, 2016

How to impress employers at a career fair

Career fairs are an excellent opportunity to connect with employers and leave an impression. But be mindful – you are amongst the hundreds, if not thousands of other applicants waiting to hand in their resume to get that dream job.

Friday, May 20, 2016

How to impress employers at a career fair

Career fairs are an excellent opportunity to connect with employers and leave an impression. But be mindful – you are amongst the hundreds, if not thousands of other applicants waiting to hand in their resume to get that dream job.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Career or motherhood? Have it both

Many women leave the workforce in their late 20s to mid 30s to take care of their growing families, aging parents or sick family members. In Malaysia, the drop off rate of women from the workforce can be seen as a form of brain drain; as at 2014, while 70% of our university graduates are women, they make up only 53.6% of the entire Malaysian labour force*.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Cool offices: A workplace fit for the fit

For 2016, we’ve scouted out a fresh list of stylish workplaces waiting to be explored. First up, is none other than the KFit office, a new company that is flourishing thanks to its fresh take on the fitness, wellness and beauty industry.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Step out in style : Finding your orange look

Orange can be a tricky colour to navigate in your wardrobe. But once you've mastered it right, pairing an orange coloured item of clothing can give you a vibrant and bold touch to accentuate your look.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Carving out a career in accountancy

Think accountancy, and one can’t help but think of a career filled with dreary numbers. In an era that is aggressively shifting to the entrepreneurship wave, solid professions such as accountancy seem to be losing the popularity vote.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Cool offices: The urbanite workplace

Unconventional offices seem to be a favourite for those in the technology and innovation industry. In our next search for cool offices, we came across Macrokiosk – a homegrown company that specialises in customisable mobile technology solutions.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Step out in style: A place for lace

There's something about the delicate nature of lace that exudes the vibe of femininity. When paired appropriately at the workplace, however, it can come off as professional and bold.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Step out in style: Pussybow Blouse

A simple white blouse is a staple clothing item in any woman's closet. It can be dressed up, dressed down, and mixed and matched with almost any other clothing. When a white blouse is fashioned with a statement pussybow, however, it can transform a normal piece of clothing into a highly professional look.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Cool offices: A workplace for superheroes

While bean bags and bright colours may define some people’s version of an awesome working environment, our next office would probably appeal to all the geekaholics of Malaysia.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Step out in style: Trendy turtlenecks

Who says turtlenecks are boring? Take a look at these styling tips to transform this high-necked fashion into an urban look.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Step out in style: Casual Fridays

Just how casual is casual?

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Cool offices: A stylish startup

This time, our search for swanky offices led us to SaltyCustoms, a custom t-shirt startup established just five years ago. Salty Customs is a small enterprise making a big difference in the customised apparel industry. While their t-shirt designs may be snazzy, they’ve also taken time to incorporate that same stylish vibe into their workplace environment.

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Cool offices: A workplace with rustic appeal

While the previous offices that we’ve visited had bursts of colour and vibrant tones in every corner, the office at Leo Burnett wore a rustic, earthy interior reminiscent of an older, more classic Malaysia.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Living away from Malaysia can trigger a lot of different longings

There are many facets to Malaysia’s cultural diversity, with the most celebrated (and to many Malaysians abroad, memorable) being its scrumptious food, affordable living and laidback lifestyle.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Making professional accountancy cool

Malaysia needs more accountants. Right now the country with a population of 30 million only has 31,000 professional accountants.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Cool offices: A colourful culture

This time, our search for fresh, swanky workplaces around town led us to the heart of KL, to an office right beside the tallest buildings in the country. That’s right, we’re talking about the newly made-over Maxis office.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Cool offices: An office that feels like home

This Swedish furniture brand and icon does not only exude vibrance and confidence in its retail store, but also in its office - which incidentally is connected to the store itself, through a secret entrance that we were sworn to never reveal (just kidding!).

Monday, March 16, 2015

A career insight into Shared Services and Outsourcing

Here, myStarjob.com sits down with Warren himself to get a better insight into shared services industry.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Be fab in florals – step out in style

Are you intimidated by bright floral designs? Don’t be.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

3 tips for managing your overwhelming workload

Piling workloads, pending deadlines and dependent people? You’re not alone. Real or perceived high workload will inevitably impact ourselves and the people around us.

Friday, February 13, 2015

5 no-no’s this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can bring out the weird in your colleagues. Some get all mushy to celebrate the occasion while others think that it’s a detriment to society.

Monday, February 02, 2015

Look sharp, dress bold - Step out in style

Find out the dos and don'ts of how to look sharp and pull off a bold piece of clothing in this video below.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

3 important tips for effective communication

The ability to communicate effectively is not a common skill.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

5 most read myStarjob.com career advice

With the new year, comes a new resolution for the career-minded. However, let us not forget all the valuable lessons we've learnt in the past. Here's our most popular career advice posts for 2014!

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Inspiring hiring mantras from today’s greatest leaders

Recruiting is the most important activity that any business does, and leaders understand that. Behind every successful business, there are many dedicated and talented employees. Great leaders focus on building great teams, because teams can take an organisation to great heights.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

More than words: What does your body language say?

What a person says can be very different from how they actually feel. However, with the right observations, you can decipher a person's thoughts and feelings through their body language.

Thursday, November 06, 2014

How close should I be with my boss?

It’s the million-dollar question that every employee has pondered upon at least once during their career. I remember wishing I had an article like this to read right after my first ever performance appraisal in my first place of employment in Sydney.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Four ideas to generate some needed side income

‘Up, up and away!’ seems to be the theme when it comes to describing the cost of living these days. Adding to this dilemma is the fact that no matter how tightly urbanites clinch their belts and scrutinise spending habits, it still leaves many feeling financially stretched by the end of the month.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

What we need to learn from the courageous

Courage is called upon when our first instinct is to flee. It is about constructively converting all negative feelings of disturbance, frustration, vulnerability, intimidation, terror and anger in order to stay on course with our purpose.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Powerful lessons from The Maze Runner

Through its plot, The Maze Runner delivered rather powerful and progressive messages that can be applied in leadership and self-development. Here are some of them:

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Work is not work: You are more than just an employee

As you reflect on your life and its characters, it wasn’t a teacher that you remembered; it was the teacher who really cared about your future. It wasn’t a doctor that you remembered; it was the doctor who gave you a sweet and said everything would be ok.

Friday, September 26, 2014

5 tips for introverts to achieve success

Every group of people can be divided into extroverts and introverts. Both types are very different, each with unique sets of strengths and weaknesses. However, when it comes to the workplace, introverts might have a more difficult time adequately relaying their ambitions and passion given their more subtle personalities.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Step out in style: Tips from professional brand image consultants

Dress for the job that you want, not the one that you have. While we’ve been educated on this theory many times over, only a handful ever put it into practice. Let’s face it, as Malaysians, we’ve always had a bit of a slacker-ish attitude when it comes to dressing.

Thursday, September 04, 2014

What does your desk say about you?

Your workstation serves as a canvas for you to express your personality. Think of it as your personal branding campaign, your interactive marketing brochure. While you may not think much about it, there is a lot your desk can silently say about you behind your back.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

10 clear signs you should quit your job

The world seems like a terrible place at 8am, right up until you’ve had your coffee, tea, yoghurt, or whatever does it for you. But for some, it is more than just the morning’s lethargy. You know something is wrong when your usual pick-me-up fails to work its magic.

Monday, August 25, 2014

3 types of difficult bosses and how to deal with them

“Choose a job you love, and you’ll never have to work a day in your life,” goes the popular adage by Confucius. Unfortunately, for those of us who have spent time on the rungs of the career ladder, such words of wisdom may seem overly optimistic.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Be a Nippon Paint management associate

It’s not easy being a graduate at 22. It is a turning point in life for almost everyone. This is when you figure out who you are, what you want from life, and most importantly, what you are good at. Yet, major decisions are expected from graduates at this point in time.

Monday, August 18, 2014

4 reasons why HR practitioners should upskill and get certified

For an industry that focuses on recruiting, training and investing in their talent, HR practitioners can tend to overlook the importance of doing the same for their own profession and industry.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

When depression is disguised as underperformance

More than 350 million people of all ages suffer from depression globally. It is a very real problem that is affecting and claiming the lives of friends and family, the rich and the poor, the young and old alike. It does not discriminate.

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Don't speak: Three words better left unsaid

While we are not responsible for how others take our words, we are responsible for which ones we use. In the hustle and bustle of the interactions we have everyday, it is easy to forget how everybody has their own sensitivities when it comes to communication.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Upskilling yourself: Why furthering education is becoming the new trend in Malaysia

The phrase ‘throw a stone, and you’ll hit a graduate’ pretty much sums up the state of our graduate pool here in Malaysia. What once was regarded as a considerable achievement is now casually brushed off as a normal part of everyone’s lives.

Friday, July 18, 2014

5 powerful leadership quotes from Nelson Mandela

It has been half a year since the passing of Nelson Mandela, the revolutionary leader who was the driving force for the turnaround of South Africa’s fate, and the abolishment of apartheid. In conjunction with Nelson Mandela Day, we highlight five of his famous leadership quotes, and how it can be applied at your workplace.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Being a musician: The side that no one sees

If you listen to the story of the prominent home-grown musician, Eugene Pook, one distinct but frequented saying would come to mind: where there is a will, there is a way.

Monday, July 07, 2014

50 percent of people have this in common with Obama

Did you know that Barrack Obama, along with many other transformational figures such as Mahatma Gandhi, Abraham Lincoln, Albert Einstein and an estimated half of earth's population all share one common trait?

What does it take to be an elite bodyguard-cum-PA?

Recently, Chico Force has embarked on a niche in the market, through their newly advertised position, the Executive Aide De Camp (EADC), which offers fresh graduates and the experienced alike a one-of-a-kind opportunity and skillset that is unique in Malaysia.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

5 subtle practices that will improve your charisma

Whether it’s your first week at work or you’re eager to make a good impression with your client, in the end, we all want to know that we are likeable.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Why network marketing is the ideal venture for those who love flexibility

You’ve heard it being called different names before: Direct selling, multi-level marketing (MLM), pyramid selling, and recently, network marketing.

Friday, June 20, 2014

5 things football players would know about leadership

The footie fever is running high, and all anyone can talk about right now is Brazil and the FIFA World Cup. That’s all very well, as not even we at myStarjob.com could not resist this opportunity!

Sunday, June 15, 2014

5 awesome on-screen dads

It’s that time of the year again when we take a moment to show our appreciation for our old man, be it with gifts, kindness, or with some good, plain, quality time.

Friday, June 13, 2014

Executive Aide De Camp: Round 1 of screening has begun

If you’re not already aware, the EADC is a new position formalised by Chico Force Sdn. Bhd., where successful candidates will be hired and trained for nine months, to ultimately serve as a protector cum personal assistant to their principals who consist of VIPs, VVIPs, and basically other high flying industry icons.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

7 ways your job should be like a romantic relationship

If you’ve been in a relationship before, you’d know that it is not all happy and dandy like what fairy tales tell you. The famous ‘happy ending’ should be realistically renamed to ‘happy beginning’, as the commitment stage is when the mutual effort in relationships begin.

Friday, June 06, 2014

Here’s a job you've never thought existed in Malaysia

Imagine this: A career that lets you travel, network with VIPs, broaden your physical and mental capabilities while giving you diversity, challenge, and a unique lifestyle like no other. Oh, and did we mention, all this for commendable pay and benefits (including firearm training)?

Monday, May 26, 2014

4 Lessons Malaysians can take away from the 2014 Thomas Cup

The Thomas Cup finals last night left many of us with lack of sleep, and less fingernails to chew on. The Malaysian and Japanese teams did a good job creating spikes in our heart rates like never before. And why not?

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Global CIMA survey reveals Gen Y is ‘Generation Aspiration’

A new Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) survey shows an ambitious global generation aiming for professional success on their own terms. Find out what the global survey of more than 4,300 Gen Y finance professionals reveals!

Thursday, November 07, 2013

How to secure that promotion

Aiming for that promotion? Here are 5 tips to help you get it.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Malaysian AXE-tronaut Rose ready for blast-off

Roshini Muniam beat the odds to become Malaysia's representative at the AXE Apollo International Space Camp in Orlando, Florida. Read more about the brave woman who wasn't afraid to reach for the stars

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

How to survive your internship!

If you have just secured an internship, congratulations for making your entrance into the working world! Here's a guide to help you sail through

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Create a winning resumé

There are resumes, and there are RESUMES. Make sure yours doesn't get lost in the pile!

Saturday, June 29, 2013

A newsworthy job like no other

16 years in the business. 10 awards won. 1 employer only. The story of Tung Soo Hua, MediaCorp's award-winning journalist

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Keeping your employees and yourself safe from the haze

Sadly, most offices don't close when the haze strikes. Here are some tips on staying as healthy as possible at work!

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

"How do we deal with Gen-Y?" Human Resources is a constant learning journey

How do we bridge the gap between Baby Boomers and Gen Yers? Are you dressed out of date? There are solutions to these problems.

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Kickstart your career with CPA Australia

At the heart of every business lies an accountant. Attend the CPA Australia Career Expo 2013 and take the first step towards a fulfilling career!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Feng Shui 2013 - The Snake

What will the year of the Snake bring to you? Master Jane Hor shares

Feng Shui 2013 - The Horse

What will the year of the Snake bring to the Horse? Master Jane Hor shares

Feng Shui 2013 - The Goat

What will the year of the Snake bring to the Goat? Master Jane Hor shares

Feng Shui 2013 - The Monkey

What will the year of the Snake bring to the Monkey? Master Jane Hor shares

Feng Shui 2013 - The Rooster

What will the year of the Snake bring to the Rooster? Master Jane Hor shares

Feng Shui 2013 - The Dog

What will the year of the Snake bring to the Dog? Master Jane Hor shares

Feng Shui 2013 - The Pig

What will the year of the Snake bring to the Pig? Master Jane Hor shares

Feng Shui 2013 - The Rat

What will the year of the Snake bring to the Rat? Master Jane Hor shares

Feng Shui 2013 - The Ox

What will the year of the Snake bring to the Ox? Master Jane Hor shares

Feng Shui 2013 - The Tiger

What will the year of the Snake bring to the Tiger? Master Jane Hor shares

Feng Shui 2013 - The Rabbit

What will the year of the Snake bring to the Rabbit? Master Jane Hor shares

Feng Shui 2013 - The Dragon

What will the year of the Snake bring to the Dragon? Master Jane Hor shares

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Training hackers to secure information

Training hackers: Why it's important for your company's data to be protected by a qualified hacker!

Friday, September 07, 2012

Go get it!

Are you living your dreams? These individuals are!

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Let education blueprint be our compass to a strong and united future

All educators play an important role in the carrying-out of this blueprint!

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Real estate agency CEO writes book that reveals everything about the industry

The real estate industry has always been regarded as a shrewd industry but one man is out to clear the misconception of the age-old profession.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Volunteerism can help to cure your stress and depression

Stressed and unfulfilled? Volunteering and doing some good might go a long way towards leading a better life.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Resume writing tips

Hans Toh, a professional resume writer, shares some tips on what makes the difference between a resume that results in an interview, and one that gets lost in the pile.

Monday, June 25, 2012

See you at Karnival Kerjaya dan Keusahawanan Graduan (K3G) 2012!

Join us at the most comprehensive career and entrepreneurship carnival to date, for a career path guide as well as resume clinics!

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Handling a corporate social media account

There's more to it than posting some pictures and replying comments: Do you know how to react when customers blow up on your public platform?

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

How to know when it's the right time to quit your job

What you should consider when thinking of quitting. Is quitting really the only option left? Roshan Thiran walks you through the process.

Friday, June 15, 2012

How to deal with workplace stress

Identify your stress triggers, and then find solutions to ease the burden.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Even Old Men Need to Keep Growing…

The ‘kaizen mind’ means there is only one way to move – forward. So everyday, whether you’re a line worker or management executive, you have to find ways to change what you’re doing so you do it better.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Catalyst for creative world

Practitioners of various art forms in Malaysia get set to celebrate their big day, Hari Seniman, this week.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Up Your Value! Contest

Dying to get your hands on Up Your Value? We are giving away FIVE copies of this image-revamping book!

Up Your Value!

Wendy Lee and Wendy Liew of Chapter One Brand Image Institute teach readers how to make the best impression possible, with the optimum blend of image and attitude in their new book, Up Your Value!

Friday, May 18, 2012

Sexual harassment – what to do about it

Sexual harassment in the workplace is a very real and very present problem. Here's what you should do about it.

Monday, May 14, 2012

UPM Career Expo 2012

MyStarJob.com will be at UPM's Career Expo 2012, join us there for a boost up the career ladder!

Friday, May 11, 2012

Opportunities abound in the health-care sector

Help to improve lives!Here are some reasons why you should choose a career in health care.

Friday, May 04, 2012

Taking blogazine to the readers

Everything is now online, from banking to publications. Emmagem.com, as well as other blog publications, form a melting pot where traditional print publication and blogging world meld together to create a new genre: The blogazine.

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Minimum wage’s benefits are plenty

Jagdev Singh Sidhu discusses how a minimum wage will benefit the average Malaysian struggling to keep afloat, now as well as in the future.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Labour Day is NOT a day for labouring

Planning to get a little work done on May 1? Don't! Do these instead.

Gratefulness can be a winning business strategy

Gratitude begets energy, optimism and can improve psychological, emotional and physical well-being, says Roshan Thiran. How does this translate into a winning business strategy? Read on to find out!

Friday, April 27, 2012

Exploring the financial services industry

The financial services industry is one that shines with no small amount of glamour, but what is it really about? We talk to Azizi Mustafa, COO of MIDF.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Appreciating admin professionals

Do you really know and appreciate how the secretaries (now known as administrative professionals) in your workplace make everything run like clockwork? Take some time today, on Administrative Professional's Day, to say "Thank you!"

Friday, April 13, 2012

Mastering interview questions

You've scored an interview - now, how do you ace it? Master these commmon interview questions for extra points!

Monday, April 02, 2012

Damage control: How to apologise the right way

So, you've made a mistake. Do you move on or do you make matters worse? Your apology may be the determiner, so do it right.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Implications of minimum wage

Dramatic rise in wages poses upside risk to inflation, says Nomura Research.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Making feng shui work for you

Feng Shui master Jane Hor dishes out on feng shui and your career; do you know what career line suits your zodiac best?

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Life begins after SPM

SPM is over! ..... Now what? Roshan Thiran shares his tale of trials and tribulations: Life really does take off after SPM!

Thursday, March 22, 2012

The perfect cloud is an open cloud

With such a wide range of cloud models, which set-up is best for your organisation and is there any such thing as "the perfect cloud?"

Dos and don’ts when leaving for a new job

Leaving for greener pastures? Don't burn those bridges!

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Lessons from Lin-sanity

Lin-sanity has swept the world! Basketball is fun, but what can Jeremy Lin teach YOU about life?

Monday, March 05, 2012

All about tact and diplomacy

Human Development and Peace Foundation president Ambassador Datuk Dr G.K. Ananda Kumaraseri talks diplomats: What they do and what you need to become one!

Monday, February 20, 2012

Chance to be a zupervisor

Careers in a mini city can lead to large opportunities!

Friday, February 10, 2012

The world of a club ambassador

Parties, events, people asking for your number everywhere you turn …. Welcome to the world of a Club Ambassador.

Don't cry over spilled milk: Move onwards and upwards!

Too many of us waste precious moments bemoaning the pitfalls of life. But Roshan Thiran tells us that it's not about how hard you fall, it's about choosing to get back up!

Thursday, February 02, 2012

Don't be fooled! There are no shortcuts to success

Roshan Thiran shares on how to make it big!

Friday, January 20, 2012

Failure is not the end of the road

The road to success is never smooth and easy: Roshan Thiran explains how failure can turn into a stepping stone!

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Engineering equal opportunities

If you think engineering is a man’s job, think again. Women are coming to the fore in previously male-dominated sectors!

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

The quest for inner growth

The desire to learn and bring about improvements within, is what makes a young job-seeker employable.

Friday, January 06, 2012

Career Talk: In Tune With the Job

Apart from talent, a musician who wants to impart knowledge to younger charges must have their trust to connect with them.

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Success is only a sweaty climb away

There is no such thing as a shortcut to success, Roshan Thiran explains.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Broken windows: Change yourself one step at a time

Roshan Thiran explains how small steps can lead to big changes!

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Changing Yourself

Success is not predetermined; you CAN take steps towards change! Roshan Thiran gives you your career tip of the day.

Friday, December 23, 2011

Talent is in everyone

Talent isn't the gift of a few people. Everybody has some talent! Roshan Thiran shares more.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Leadership tips: Self Awareness

Roshan Thiran shares one key trait that all great leaders have!

Friday, December 16, 2011

Plan the perfect corporate retreat

Follow this guide to make your next corporate retreat a success!

Don't let your past affect your future

How can you break free of your past to make your future bright?

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Social work: Be there for someone

Social workers don’t just help people with their problems — they are also advocates for change.

Learn on the job

Leadership doesn't come from a classroom; let Leaderonomics show you how it's done!

Friday, December 09, 2011

The Kaizen Mindset

Make a change in your life by making a change in your mindset!

Monday, December 05, 2011

The price of overwork

Many overworked employees have to put up with issues like fatigue, stress, personality changes and little quality personal time. Is that job really worth it?

Monday, November 28, 2011

Embrace upgrading opportunities

A former production worker is now an associate engineer, thanks to his company’s staff development plan.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Make-up man

Advising women about beauty products is easy for this makeup-wearing executive!

Thursday, November 10, 2011


Failure is the key to success.

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Count Your Blessings

Be happy and grateful with what you already have.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Planning ahead for the next generation

Grooming many successful and professional financial practitioners.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Strike while the iron is hot

Business leaders should look out for new opportunities for sustained growth.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Setting his sights high

A managing director always comes up with new ideas to improve business and boost sales.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Stay relevant in the workforce

Career planning and continuous learning will stand you in good stead as you reinvent yourself.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Banking vacancies

There is a shortage of skilled staff.

Monday, October 17, 2011

IBBM Financial Services Industry Careers 2011

The first Financial Service Industry (FSI) Careers 2011 brings together leading employers and those seeking career opportunities in banking and the financial services industry

The nurse will see you now

Have a bad headache and no doctor in sight? Don’t worry, advanced practice nurses will treat you.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

A picture’s worth a thousand words

A graphic artist and an event organiser combine their love for drawing and reading to open a picture book shop called Woods in the Books

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

A taste of the best

A restaurant manager wants to make sure customers are bowled over by the service at his workplace

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Belle of the house

Belle_Maison is an eStore which stocks unique, hand-made knick-knacks that beautify your home

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Savour these favours

An online gift shop specialising in edible wedding favours plugs a gap in the industry

Monday, September 19, 2011

The orchestra is his instrument

Though a conductor need not play any musical instrument on stage, he must know the scores of all the instruments thoroughly

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Change the way you lead

In organisations today, leadership is not in the hands of a few at the top

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Building strong bonds

Strengthen relationships in the multi-cultural workplace by understanding cultural differences

Saturday, September 10, 2011

No time for coffee break

To excel in his job, a head barista studies the science of coffee beans, drinks up to 20 cups of the beverage a day and competes with top baristas from other countries

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Attract more eyeballs

Increase your revenue by getting more traffic to your website with SEO tactics

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Anger management: Keep a lid on your anger

You have the power to turn down the heat when your emotions start to boil over.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Before the storm breaks

Watch out for danger signs when the storm clouds of stress start gathering within you

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Keeping people away from harm

Enforcing safety is not just a job — it is a way of life

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Ask these questions now

The right answers can determine your success.

Saturday, July 02, 2011

Develop your leaders

Organisations must invest in their people to achieve productivity and business growth

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Making it fun to learn

This early childhood educator in Singapore ensures that classes are enjoyable for her young charges

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Engaging your users

Create quality content to draw visitors to your website

Monday, June 20, 2011

Managing difficult people

Deal with customers effectively by building rapport with them

Saturday, June 18, 2011

It’s not just about being creative

To be a successful fashion designer, consider these seven issues first

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

She takes the cake

Self-taught home baker shares her hobby with others by combining her love for baking with teaching

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Home is where the office is

Thinking of setting up your own home business? Follow these tips to run a successful home business.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

In crisis mode

If you are at a career crossroads, here is advice on how to move forward

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Dealing with feelings

Improve your communication skills by being empathetic to others

Monday, April 11, 2011


Despite efforts to boost service levels, surveys invariably point to gaps in customer satisfaction.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Blogging and the business of Nuffnang

Timothy Tiah speaks to Diana Roslam about Nuffnang and the business of blogging.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

10 basic pieces for men (Part 2)

In this four-part series, image consultant extraordinaire Wendy Lee shares with us 10 basic pieces a woman and man should have in their wardrobe.

10 basic pieces for men (Part 1)

In this four-part series, image consultant extraordinaire Wendy Lee shares with us 10 basic pieces a woman and man should have in their wardrobe.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Motivate yourself

Keeping staff morale high is hard enough - who’s going to help you stay energised?

Friday, February 25, 2011

Another shot at life

Ex-drug addicts want to stand on their own feet

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Nurturing emotions

Succeed by managing your environment to cultivate a healthier corporate culture

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Connecting with your listeners

Learn how to dazzle your audience by honing your skills on public speaking

10 basic pieces for women (Part 2)

In this four-part series, image consultant extraordinaire Wendy Lee shares with us 10 basic pieces a woman and man should have in their wardrobe.

10 basic pieces for women (Part 1)

In this four-part series, image consultant extraordinaire Wendy Lee shares with us 10 basic pieces a woman and man should have in their wardrobe.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Training to do better

Motivate experienced sales professionals to see the value of improving their selling abilities

Thursday, February 17, 2011

What’s in a name?

Plenty, because remembering names and faces is a critical tool for success in business 

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Engage every employee

Maximise the potential of all employees, and not just the best performers

Monday, February 14, 2011

Cast a wide net

Maximise your career options through networking

Saturday, February 12, 2011

The art of speaking

You don’t have to be a gifted public speaker to be effective. You can learn the science behind the art

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Turn your hobby into a career

Tired of working hours? Make your own time! Turn your hobby to a career, read this!

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Just get on with it

Learn the 4 Ps of effective time management to get better results

Monday, February 07, 2011

Put time on your side

Understand why it is important to have good time management skills

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Be a victor, not a victim

Optimists see failure as a temporary setback, not a final verdict

Monday, January 31, 2011

Strive to be positive

Optimists hope for more but are not deterred by less