“More than machinery, we need humanity.”
For Kelly Chen, head of Singapore at Snapask, an education technology (EdTech) company, the famous line from screen icon Charlie Chaplin, echoes her belief on an important trait to have in the technological world we live in today. While data analytics, problem solving and communication skills are key in giving one an edge in the digital economy, goodwill and trust between people creates an invaluable positive cycle that will contribut
A Financial Times article published in March this year highlighted that a “successful career pivot starts with a student mindset”. It could not be more apt to describe Chee Yong’s career transition across industry verticals from engineering, business consultancy and infocomm technology to his current business role in banking. The Vice President of Digital Ecosystem Partnership at a reputable bank, took up the new role in the FinTech sector and has since grown from strength to
In today’s hectic world, the workplace can be an emotional roller coaster. Long hours, tight deadlines, and ever-increasing demands can leave you feeling worried, drained and overwhelmed. Sometimes, it can become so overwhelming that the thought of work fills you with dread upon waking up. As you step into the office or log into your team’s online platform, a chill washes over you—you’re exhausted before the day has even begun.
Sounds familiar? You are not alo
Do you enjoy the convenience of paying for your bubble tea with GrabPay or Fave and racking up points, or the ability to check on your Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) on your phone so you don’t FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)? And who could imagine that now, you can simply transfer money overseas without going to the bank? Welcome to the world of FinTech.
FinTech, or financial technology, is among the fastest-growing sectors of Singapore’s economy. In the past few years, compani
COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the professional landscape. Today, we are witnessing a shift in the makeup of the global talent pool. In the past, remote working was a privilege mostly reserved for freelancers and business owners. But amidst the pandemic, working from home has become a new norm for many.
Today, it is possible to become a full-time employee for a multinational corporation without needing to physically attend the office five days a week. Events and conferen
A challenging workplace can be fun. It can help you grow and learn new things, and keep you from getting bored, stagnant, or complacent. At the same time, challenges can also be stressful. While the occasional work stress is normal, too much stress can take a toll on your mental and physical health.
In Singapore, 92% of the workforce is stressed, a number that is 8% higher than the global average. Take precautions if you start to experience various symptoms of stress such as
The workplace is the second place we spend the most time in, apart from our homes, so it’s important that we feel safe and supported in our “second home”.
As a youth who is stepping into the workplace soon, currently under SGUnited traineeship, or a young professional one to two years into your job, you might hear horror stories regarding workplace bullying or even experience certain signs of it yourself. This article will highlight what constitutes workplac