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Uncorking the Wine Steward Profession

Written by: Chan Wan Xin With the dust of the inaugural Michelin Guide Singapore finally settled, we have just witnessed how strongly opinionated our society is when it comes to food. Pitchforks raised, sarcasm abound, Singaporeans are breaking the internet over dishes and cuisines. But behind the...


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The Part-Timer's Guide: How to Work and Play in the West

Written By: Stephanie Yeo So you’ve landed a job in West Singapore. Great! But do you know where you can go to make your hard-earned cash go the extra mile? We have got you covered - since you'll be spending more time in the west now, here’s a handy guide to eating, shopping, and havin...


12 Honest Thoughts From a Grocery Store Cashier

Written By: Amanda Lee Being a cashier is a job easily overlooked by most people, but it’s more than just any other service job. It's a dynamic work environment where we get to interact with different customers every day. At some point, you've probably wondered what was on your cashier's mi...


4 Tips To Land The Best Part-Time Jobs

Written By: Ruth Wong Getting a part-time job that isn’t the best fit is not uncommon. After all, many people who take up part-time jobs may not take it as seriously as they would a full-time position and unknowingly set themselves up for disappointment. Although your part-time job is tempor...


10 things your driver wishes he/she could say to you

As passengers, we have encountered different drivers on our commutes - be it taking the bus, taxi or Uber - you may have come across  the master decorator with zhao cai mao displayed on his dashboard, the talkative cabbie and hopefully, the efficient dispatch driver as well. Have you ever wond...


4 Personality Traits That Will Make You A Great Retail Sales Person

Written By: Trisna Brindamour My first foray into retail sales was a pretty random one. After a failed stint at an ice cream parlour during my secondary school years, I chose a life of selling shoes instead. Despite the events that led me down the retail path, I've learned a thing or two a...


5 employment laws that benefit the part-time worker

Donning the uniform that she has worn over the last six years, Madam Leong Sweet Mooi, 61, prepares to leave her house to start her five-hour work shift as a cashier at a local supermarket. She works six days a week. "Older folks like me can't work for too long because it's draining on the body. How...


Before I Was Boss: What adventure teaches you about fashion e-commerce

"A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life," it is written in Oscar Wilde's play A Woman of No Importance. But for Magnus Grimeland, managing director for marketplace at Global Fashion Group (GFG), some of the most important steps in life were taken way before he made tying ties his busines...


7 Essential Excel Hacks That You Must Know

Written By: Joshua Tan If you’re a student on vacation and have recently taken up an admin or data entry job , you might appreciate some quick Excel tips to make your job easier! Being tasked with compiling and extracting information from spreadsheets can seem daunting, but with these tips...