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How Emotionally Intelligent Are You?

By Desiree Yang

Imagine overhearing some water cooler talk about someone in the office whom your colleagues’ feel is bossy and an unwelcome busybody. You ask around out of curiosity but no one seems willing to divulge the identity of this person, and appear uneasy when you probe further. Then it dawns on you – they’re talking about you. You’ve never thought of yourself as someone who’s nosy or bossy and knowing that you’re the talk of the town because of your unwitting actions leaves you at a loss as to what to do. (Read More Here!)

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Yes or No: Hanging Out With Colleagues After Work

By Shi Tianyun

Working life has certainly evolved. A recent poll conducted by JobsCentral revealed that three out of five workers would engage in recreational activities with their co-workers after work. This shows how one’s interaction with their colleagues has shifted – it’s no longer limited to nine to five in the office. These days, it’s more than common to find yourself being swept off to after-work drinks by your office peers.

When your colleagues extend yet another dinner invitation, this question might cross your mind: is it good practice or even necessary to socialise with your colleagues in your free time?

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