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Q&A: Should I Start Working in a Non-Related Field?

Question: I’ve recently graduated with a degree in specialisation ‘A’, but entry-level positions for this field are hard to come by. I’m thus considering applying for an entry-level position in specialisation ‘B’ to gain some work experience – is this a viable option?

Answer: Getting your foot in the door of the working world is one of the hardest challenges you’ll face over the course of your professional career, so don’t be disheartened if you find it hard to get a job as a fresh graduate.

After all, you’ll probably be competing against other jobseekers with relevant job experience, and job interviewers will always be more inclined to hire someone who won’t have to be trained and can hit the ground running. (Read More Here!)

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Office Poll: What Has Working Life Taught You?

By: Png Han Yong

Working life teaches us many lessons. Some are more straightforward, while others come only after much experience.

Although we spend the majority of our adult lives working, we may not realise that our everyday actions at work can also provide valuable insights about other areas of our lives, if we only take the time to step back and reflect.

The JobsCentral Content Team share some of the gems of knowledge they have picked up:

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