Issue 014

Flying High

Being a Singapore Girl is not just about glamour. Standards are high, whether it is in grooming or conduct. But the highest standard of all is that of service. Career Central finds out more from flight attendants of our national carrier.

By Melody Tan

Daniel Randolph, 35, Leading Steward, SIA (left) and Jessie Keuk, 39, Chief Stewardess, SIA (right)

Perking Up your Work Day

Feeling exhausted at work all the time? Are you yawning at your desk after lunch? Career Central gives you the inside scoop on how to keep energised at work.

By LIU LIANFENG

Whose Email is it Anyway?

Do you use your company email for personal messages? It may seem like a convenient thing to do but be aware that as far as your company is concerned, it has the legal right to read any one of your emails, including those you'd rather keep private.

By NICHOLAS YONG

Becoming a Good Public Speaker

Standing up in front of a group of people, be it friends in a social setting ir strangers at a business event, can be terrifying. We detail some practical steps to help overcome a fear of public speaking.

By DENISE CHEW

What's Your Name Again?

Save yourself the embarrassment of forgetting people's names! We take a look at some ways to remember names, and how to squirm out of situations where you simply can't recall the person's name, no matter how hard you try.

By IRENA JOSOEB

There's Always Tomorrow

Know someone who is always unable to complete projects on time? You may well be working with a procrastinator. Find out more about the various types of procrastinators and what can be done to reduce the likelihood of procrastination.

By CALISTA TEO

Spending Your Bonus

A bonus indicates good news for the company's bottom line - and yours! But should you spend, save or invest your bonus - or all three? Career Central looks at ways to make your hard-earned money work (and play) for you.

By JOSHUA RAYAN

Don't Forget the Little Things

In the mad rush to climb the career ladder, have you forgotten, or worse, lost hold of the little things in your life? Evidently not, as the majority of the people we've talked to tell us. Even so, there will always be some regrets.

By FELICIA WONG

Music to your Ears

Wherever you may be working at, there will be environmental sounds like people chatting, printers printing, and more often than not, that radio playing. Is music a pain, or a useful tool to improve productivity?

By MELODY TAN

Guide to Effective Meetings

Attending multiple meetings is not uncommon among many working professionals. But there's a problem when you sit back and realise that after all the time spent, you've gotten nothing out of it. How can meetings be more effective?

By VANI KARUNANETHY