Looking back at that time, I pity myself – so young, so positive, so full of energy to take on the working world and make a difference. With time, I came to see the real picture.
Have you ever wondered what all those cool job descriptions like “IT Rockstar” and “Admin Ninja” really mean? Here’s a decoder.
A bad boss will not only ruin your rice bowl, but if the toxic signs are not recognised early enough, the road to recovery may even take forever.
There’s a famous saying: don’t compare your Behind The Scenes to another person’s Greatest Hits showcase. Some people look successful, but you don’t know the hardships they have had to face to get to where they are now.
Switching course from Mathematics to English is a huge leap for most, but it was simply the most logical choice.
Feeling hopeless, I have come to terms with the fact that I won’t ever be able to study film.
Malaysians are among the worst when it comes to work/life balance – I was one of the many casualties of the modern overworked lifestyle.
Truth is, there are a lot of shady bosses out there. Either they’ve been exposed or their deeds have been kept in silence by unwilling parties.
As a stay-at-home mum, I’ve drawn some flak from relatives and friends who think I am wasting my overseas education and job skills and resources.
Job-hopping may net you a higher salary and good career advancement, but can be problematic in the long run unless you avoid committing these red flags.