Chai Fook Tien

Q&A: What Do I Do When My Boss Is Away

By Chai Fook Tien

When the cat's away, the mice will play. The manager’s absence is probably something many people look forward to. But at the same time, you might feel lost now that you don’t have someone to give you direction. So what should you do with this newfound freedom? (Read More Here!)

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Gift-Giving in the Office: Do's & Don’ts

By Chai Fook Tien

Tis the season to be jolly, but many of us are stressed out because we’re worried about how to handle gift-giving in the office. Fret not though, just read on to find out how to select appropriate gifts for the people you work with. (Read More Here!)

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2015 CareerBuilder Singapore Employers of Choice Survey Press Release

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Media Release from CareerBuilder Singapore

Want to know what constitutes an Employer of Choice in Singapore? Find out about what other local jobseekers think in our recent 2015 Employers of Choice report right now. (Read More Here!)

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Just Say No: When to Turn Down a Job Opportunity

By Chai Fook Tien

So you’ve been frantically looking for a job for quite some time – applying for any position that fits your criteria and interviewing with anyone who’s interested. When a job offer finally comes in though, learning to say “no” may actually be the best thing to do. (Read More Here!)

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How to Customise Your Cover Letter to Different Organisations

By Loy Xingqi from ResumeWriter and Adrian Tan from CareerLadder

If you thought your CV is the first hurdle to getting your foot in the door, think again. Even if you have an excellent CV, your chances can be ruined with a shabbily written cover letter. Read on to find out how you can write a meaningful yet short cover letter. (Read More Here!)

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Q&A: Many of My Co-Workers Often Work Overtime. Should I Follow Suit?

By Priya Sunil

Working overtime may seem like a norm in many companies, and you might feel guilty or inadequate if you find that you're the only one leaving on time. So should you stay behind and work more just because your co-workers are doing so? (Read More Here!)

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What You Must Know Before Negotiating Your First Salary

By Adrian Tan from CareerLadder

Salary negotiations are unnerving, especially when the difference of few hundred dollars might lead to the company choosing another candidate. So how do you find the right compromise between company budget restraints and your expectations? (Read More Here!)

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