Career and Enterprising

Tips from a 35-year-old director on how to manage your colleagues at work after a promotion

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Looking back, sometimes I wished I had received solid advice from the senior management team on how to manage people. This is especially so if you’re promoted at a relatively young age compared to your peers. If that is you, here are useful tips from Emily Subrata, a 35-year-old Director of Sudamala Resorts. Sudamala Resorts is a Bali-based hotel management company that specializes in crafting art-inspired boutique properties. Apart from these tips, Emily also recommends that you find yourself a

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Surefire Ways To Maximize Working From Home

With the Circuit Breaker period put in place, work from home became the new normal. And while your co-worker diligently sends out emails at 8 am or messages some ideas to brainstorm on Monday, I can assure you that he or she would rather do something else at home. This work from setup is not for everyone. It is harder from some people, and you may be suffering from anxiety already. For starters, there seems to be more work to

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Thrive In The Workplace With These Personality Traits

When applying for a position, professional success and industry experience are merely parts of what the hiring manager wants to see. Elements which are harder to show are crucial for landing the job! I am referring to the personality traits that make you a good fit for the company. Keeping the job with these personality traits is another story! #1: INTEGRITY It goes without saying that upholding moral principles is a desirable quality in the workplace. Hence, some hiring managers

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5 Significant Signs That You Aren’t Right For The Job

Not everyone is blessed with their ideal occupation. However, you should not spend most of your life enduring a job that you are not satisfied with. I hope that you long-term goal is to secure a position that suits your personality and lifestyle. On that note, here are five telltale signs that you are not suited for the job. #1: YOU ARE CONSISTENTLY SHOWERED WITH POOR FEEDBACK. As a university student, I had a friend who waited tables during the

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How To Ace A Last-Minute Job Interview

A few days ago, my friend approached me with a career dilemma. He needs to prepare for two consecutive interviews in less than 20 hours. Rescheduling was not an option as he enthusiastically agreed to both parties. He managed to move his schedule around to have a day off. But, will he be able to handle the pressure of two companies that are vying for his attention? The answer is YES! It is possible to survive this significant day. All

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