National service is considered as a rite of passage to adulthood for Singaporean men. Enlistment and the challenges that lie ahead may seem daunting, but knowing what to expect will help you to adapt to life as a full-time serviceman.
By COLIN LIM
Finding the right job can be hard. There are just too many factors to consider-your personality, ambitions, abilities and qualifications to name a few. Though factors such as the nature of the job, the working environment and our own career aspirations are important, sometimes a good gauge, for the practical among us at least, is the pay. So to help you, we present the top ten best-paying jobs out there based on figures published by the ministry of manpower. This is by no means an exhaustive compilation.
By Karunanethy Kalaivani
Which organisations do entry-level and recent university graduates in Singapore want to work for? Who do they consider as their ultimate dream employer and why? JobsFactory, together with Career Central, brings to you the results of the much-anticipated JobsFactory Employers of Choice for Entry-level Graduates 2006 survey.
By Michelle Lim
It is inevitable that JobsCentral Career Fair 2007 had to follow after over 20,000 visitors passed through the doors of last year’s inaugural JobsCentral Career Fair. With 53 exhibitors and over 5,000 white-collar vacancies advertised last year, expect this year’s career fair to be double the excitement as the exhibition hall will be able to accommodate two times the number of exhibitors compared to last year.
By Lum Xiang Rong
'Think-out-of-the-box', 'synergy', 'paradigm shift', 'world class', 'win-win'. Do these words make you roll your eyes every time you hear them from your boss? He's simply talking a lot, without saying anything useful. Buzzwords are both a boon and a bane to corporate-speak. Use them carefully, or they might just make you the butt of all jokes.