Communicating Across Generation

Workplace generation gap is not a myth. With baby boomers working well into retirement and millennials making their mark in the corporate world, the workplace has a diversity of assets, knowledge and competencies to harness. Different cohorts do indeed have different working styles, expectations of the work environment and energies. According to the Burns & McDonnell Career […]

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Your 5-Step Guide to Career Transition

It is not uncommon for us to envision a career switch to work that we consider to be more meaningful, rewarding or simply fits us better. Our desire for a change may stem from dissatisfaction with our current job or personal developmental goals, but other times it could be rooted in an innate desire to fulfil our life-long […]

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Relax and Recharge Without Going On Vacation

This week, we invite you to have a go at the check list that Arthur has designed to help professionals work out their energy level! Indeed if you are on the verge of a burn out, recalibration and recharge are certainly in order. What are some ways of relaxing and recharging without having to go on a vacation? […]

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Gaining Self-Insights

According to People First Productivity Solutions, self-awareness is an important component of emotional intelligence, which proves to be useful in many domains of our lives because it is difficult to understand and relate with others if you don’t first understand yourself. When we don’t understand ourselves, we may fail to form intimate relationships or to feel “at […]

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5 Basic Skills to Grow In Order to Become a (Better) Manager

Whether you are preparing yourself for your first managerial leap, or learning how to become a better manager, it remains beneficial to zoom in on the key areas of leadership and work on them along the way. According to Victor Lipman from Forbes.com, these are the five areas where it’s easy to stumble, but where […]

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5 Personality Tests That Help Companies Find The Right Fit

Recruiting teams or executives are looking for ways to ensure the candidate is the right fit, not only in professional competency but also in office culture and community. Many companies are turning to personality tests, which rely more on data than on gut feeling or instinct, to find the right employees. These tests can locate the […]

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How to Create, Nurture and Grow your Personal Brand

With greater competition in the job market these days, the importance of a strong, unique personal brand that speaks about who we are, what we have to offer and resonates with potential employers should not be understated. Taking ownership of your personal brand is a good way to manage your image and chart the course […]

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Successful Millennials Have These 7 Personality Traits

Being a successful young person is an uphill battle. But part of being “successful” is knowing your own potential, and being able to trust yourself enough to take risks–even when everyone around you insists that you would be wrong for doing so. Success, in itself, is not something you’re “born” with–even if you’re born into wealth. Success is a […]

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5 Ways Digital Technology Is Changing Your Job

The rise of digital has ramifications for every job, and the transition to a digital economy will carry its share of pain in terms of individual long term career planning. Jobs have been speculated to be replaced or supplanted by artificial intelligence — from truck drivers to journalists to doctors and even lawyers. At the […]

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Practising Good Listening in Client Meetings

If your job requires you to meet up with clients, you may initially find it difficult to stay focused and listen well. How can you be a better listener and in turn, offer solutions that are better tailored? In this week’s article, we would like to share with you a couple of pointers that Belle […]

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