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Part-Time Postgraduate Students: Balancing Work, Life and Studies

Many working professionals are wary of taking a year or two off from their careers in order to pursue postgraduate studies full-time, even if they stand to enjoy better career prospects after graduating. Others may dread the additional financial burden that a postgraduate course would place on them – especially if they stop drawing a regular salary as full-time students. As a part-time postgraduate student, you will enjoy the best of both worlds – you can look forward to better career opportunities after graduating and will not have to worry about picking up from where you left off. However, if not managed carefully, your studies can also upset the careful balance that you have established between work and life. Before you visit the Postgraduate Executive Fair 2015, we offer you some tips on how to be a successful and well-adjusted postgraduate student. (Read More Here!)

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Tips for Adjusting to a New Work Schedule

With Singapore’s thriving economy, workers in Singapore are able to view a wide variety of positions from numerous employers, and this may be a reason why job-hopping in Singapore remains prevalent as employees have ready access to better job opportunities.

And amidst all the jobseeking buzz, the odds are that you’ll probably find yourself facing the challenge of having to adjust to a new working schedule. In fact, you might have reason to adjust to a new work schedule (even in your current role) if you’re taking on night classes while juggling your full-time job, converting from a part-time to a full-time schedule or stepping back into the workforce after an extended leave period (due to maternity, medical or disability leave). Regardless of the situation, here are some tips to make adjusting to a new work schedule easier. (Read More Here!)

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A Tribute to Single Working Parents

By Jeremy Cheong

Single working parents unite! In the US, 21 March as National Single Parents Day to create awareness of the need to applaud what hardworking single parents do each and every day in raising their children. In honour and recognition of the hard work and sacrifices of single parenting, as a society we should understand that raising children is no easy feat in today’s world, and what more as single working parent. (Read More Here!)

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