Career and Enterprising

How To Finally Get A Raise This 2016!

Since the new year is about starting afresh and realizing one’s potentials, evaluating your salary is one of the top priorities. If you are seeking for a higher salary, do not open a discussion with your boss unless you are fully prepared. Consider these 6 things to help you prepare: 1. SHOW THAT YOU DESERVE IT Say that an important project is due in a couple of days. Send your boss an email of your progress to avoid constant request

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Career and Enterprising

Despite Higher Wages, Thirst For F&B Workers Is Higher Than Ever

Regardless of the 5.6% increase in the wages of the accommodation and food services sector in 2013, Singaporeans are still keeping away from the jobs it offers. In fact, job vacancies in this sector elevated from 5,010 in 2011 to 7,740 in 2014. Majority of these vacancies carried the positions of waiters, followed by food service counter assistants and cooks. Employers even added that these positions were hard to fill with locals. To be fair, this is influenced by the

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Investments

Not Investing Because It’s ‘Risky’?

Too often we hear of people or even peers who have not begun to explore the idea of investing because they’ve been told that it is ‘risky’. Wait, did you say ‘they’ve been told’? Does that mean that they never even tried their hands on it and come to the false conclusion that investing is risky? Sure, investing entails risk because there’s the possibility of losing money doing it. But do you really know what ‘risky’ mean? Does not losing necessarily

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Career and Enterprising

6 Things That Will Sabotage Your Chances At Job Interviews

Knowing how to smoothly glide through a job interview with grace is highly desirable. Avoid common interview mistakes by following these six tips: 1. SHOWING UP LATE It is certainly obvious why showing up late can blow your chances of getting the job. It gives a sense of irresponsibility. Counter this by scheduling your arrival at least 20 minutes in advance so you can find a parking spot or have leeway in case you get lost. Also, the extra 5

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Career and Enterprising

4 Work Emails That Can Cost You Your Job

For majority of us, a significant amount of time we spent at work is placed on sending and receiving several emails throughout the day. Because we send and receive hundreds of messages a day, some end up making embarrassing or shameful mistakes that can be harmful in the profession. Yes! Some of your corporate emails may send a bad tone to the receiver. If the receiver decides to forward that said email to your boss then, you might lose your

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