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ROGER Grant thought he had it made when he landed a job as an IT manager in Nokia back in 1996. At that time, IT and Nokia were on the ascent. At the age of 23, Mr Grant was paid more than his father...

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A FRIEND of mine recently got promoted after working in her company for about a year and a half. She received top grades for her performance appraisal, so there was no question about her ability. But...

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WE are living in uncertain times where jobs are no longer expected to last a lifetime. These days, it's the white collar workers - or the professionals, managers and executives (PMEs) - who...

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GETTING sidelined at work is probably one of the most distressing feelings an employee can go through, short of getting fired or having a boss from hell.

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A FRIEND shared with a group of us a while back that she has been feeling stretched and worn out at work for the past few months. When I asked if she was getting burnt out, she thought for awhile...

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"Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!" ...

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FEW women in Silicon Valley were surprised by the revelations about Uber detailed this month by Susan Fowler, a software engineer who published an exposé on the culture of sexism and sexual...

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WHEN we think about freelancers, it is usually the GrabCar driver, the Foodpanda deliveryman or the creative designer that comes to mind. But increasingly, more professionals, managers and executives...

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THESE days, it's become extremely unsexy - almost taboo - for management to talk about wielding sticks, as opposed to dangling carrots. So we focus on the rosy: what perks employers can provide...