[UPDATED] Freelancers – Singapore’s Growing Vulnerable Workforce
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[UPDATED] Freelancers – Singapore’s Growing Vulnerable Workforce

In recent years, more and more Singaporeans have decided to abandon the old traditional Singapore dream of working for an employer and climbing the corporate ladder. These folks…

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The Singaporean Guide to Survive Recessions
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The Singaporean Guide to Survive Recessions

Since 1984, Singapore has gone through 4 recessions, of varying intervals between 7 to 14 years. Our last recession in 2008/2009 was sparked off by reckless lending of money…

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Prime Minister Drops Election Hints At NTUC May Day Rally 2015
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Prime Minister Drops Election Hints At NTUC May Day Rally 2015

At the annual May Day Rally organized by the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) today, Secretary-General Lim Swee Say gave tribute to workers while Prime Minister Lee Hsien…

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Is NTUC Helping PMEs In Singapore Or Not?
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Is NTUC Helping PMEs In Singapore Or Not?

Many PMEs in Singapore do not see the need to join a union that can effectively represent them. Instead, they take solace in lamenting how they suffer from…

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How To Ask For Promotion & Pay Raise
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How To Ask For Promotion & Pay Raise

Asking your superior for your promotion and more money is probably one of the toughest thing to do. It does not help that Singapore society as a whole…

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How Singapore PMEs Should Maximise Benefits From Budget 2015
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How Singapore PMEs Should Maximise Benefits From Budget 2015

Singaporeans on a whole are a whiny lot. Grievances can be heard from all walks of life and it never seen to be our own fault, someone has…

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She Has Probably Eaten More Salt Than You Have Eaten Rice!
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She Has Probably Eaten More Salt Than You Have Eaten Rice!

There is a Chinese saying ‘我吃盐多过你吃米’ which literally meant ‘I have eaten more salt than you have eaten rice’. In Asian culture, rice is the staple for most of…

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10 Ways To Become Cheaper, Better & Faster In Singapore!
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10 Ways To Become Cheaper, Better & Faster In Singapore!

The Cheaper, Better & Faster Strategy was first mooted by NTUC Chief Lim Swee Say in 2009 to help improve the global competitiveness of companies and to benefit workers in Singapore. Not…

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Top 11 Practical Second Skills To Make A Living In Singapore
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Top 11 Practical Second Skills To Make A Living In Singapore

We know that the fear of recession and unemployment looms behind 43% of Singaporeans from a 2013 GFK Survey. I fear the loss of job and income too.…

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Let’s ASPIRE Towards “One Race To The Top” For Singaporeans!
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Let’s ASPIRE Towards “One Race To The Top” For Singaporeans!

The Singapore society is obsessed with paper qualifications which determines its bearer’s job progression and set a glass ceiling to their career potential. Our Human Resources folks derive…

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No More Sugar Coating For Our Strawberry Generation
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No More Sugar Coating For Our Strawberry Generation

Singapore will be celebrating its 50th birthday in 2015. The nation and its citizens are one of Asia’s greatest success stories, transforming itself from a Third World economy…

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Factors Affecting Success Of Singapore’s Fair Consideration Framework
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Factors Affecting Success Of Singapore’s Fair Consideration Framework

Singapore’s first National Jobs Bank Website was launched officially on 14 July 2014 with more than 50% of the 16,000 positions targeted at professionals, managers and executives (PMEs) in Singapore. Set up…

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