Business Solutions, Career and Enterprising

Local brand Naiise owes some vendors up to S$10,000, closes its last Singapore physical store today (11 April)

Naiise's Jewel closure

If you’ve been a Singapore resident for some time now or all your life, chances are that you must have heard of Naiise. Naiise is a homegrown creative marketplace for creatives and makers to connect with their customers through the platform’s online and offline initiatives. But things aren’t looking good for the brand, apparently. News has it that the brand has owed its vendors thousands of dollars. According to its founder, Dennis Tay, the company is struggling with the payouts

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Career and Enterprising

Do these things if you want a work promotion soon

colleagues looking at a laptop

Peeps who’ve been with the same company for some time now, it’s normal to be thinking of a pay increase or title raise. Well, who wouldn’t want some extra cash in the bank each month for savings or investments? We could all do with a bit of perk-me-up via a position raise from “executive” to “manager”, right? But if you’ve been working for a decade or longer, you would know that a career advancement doesn’t come that easily. Do these

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Career and Enterprising

8 ways to fine-tune so you can get into the productivity zone ASAP

a woman with a face mask working on her laptop

It’s midweek, and you’re dying for the weekend to come. Most of us who clock a 9 to 5 job often face such situations, so you’re definitely not the only one entertaining such thoughts. But it’s also due to such a mindset that we constantly find ourselves loitering out of the productivity zone. This can be a massive problem if you have a work schedule to complete but can’t seem to get your head in the game. We’re here to

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Career and Enterprising

Top 10 traits that can wow an interviewer

a face-to-face interview

First impressions matter when we are seeking work. Whether we like it or not, research has found that most recruiters will base their decisions on a gut feeling about a candidate. Zety’s career expert Jacques Buffett tells us that traits differ from skills. He explains that skills refer to those found on your resume. For example, hard skills may be a programming language you possess, while soft skills include leadership, teamwork, and communication. “Personal traits are the qualities that turn

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Work or study in a private booth at SAFRA Jurong; free one-time entry for first-time users

Work from anywhere, for you and your team at SAFRA Jurong The world’s first on-demand platform for workspace, Switch, has arrived at SAFRA Jurong. Switch is your key to unlocking workspaces wherever and whenever you need it so you can be productive anytime, anywhere. Find your preferred workspace using the Switch mobile app—from a co-working space to a private booth and pay only for the time used, be it for just a minute or an hour! Two new private work booths have arrived in

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