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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...


Before I Was Boss: Wong Li-Lin wishes she had set a goal when taking on part-time jobs

You may best remember her as Inspector Elaine Tay in the hit local TV series Triple Nine from the 1990s, but former Singapore actress-host Wong Li-Lin's shot at the stars did not just land on her lap. It took years of working through part-time jobs from the time she was a teenager till she got a...


5 Tough Interview Questions & How To Deal With Them

Source Written By: Pinky Chng So you've finally landed an interview after all those applications, congratulations! Now you'll have to prepare for the next phase, and for some, the most nerve-racking one of all - the interview. You'll never know what the interviewer will ask, but with these tips...


6 Unexpected Ways Your Part-Time Job Can Help You At School

Written By: Neon Drew It’s Not About the Money, Money, Money Many of us engage in part-time jobs to finance our hobbies, but we often overlook the intangible skills acquired that may give our academic performance a boost. You could be serving Llao Llao in town or keeping H&M display ra...


25 perks of being a waiter that you can't get at any other job

Take it from someone who has been doing this for a while. Being in the F&B industry is tough. The long hours and physical demands are not for the faint of heart. My days as a waiter were filled with crazy memories. Between spilling drinks onto VIPs in front of my boss and receiving S$...


Before I Was Boss: Standing Sushi Bar owner had sauce packets thrown at him

F&B entrepreneur, Howard Lo. You may have heard of or eaten at his well-known establishments like Standing Sushi Bar, Tanuki Raw and The Secret Mermaid. But did you know that the man behind these F&B businesses once held a part-time job where someone threw sauce at him? Well, Howard Lo,...