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LIKE many others a few weeks ago, my social media feed was awash in a sea of #metoo hashtags. What was initially a Hollywood scandal has now hit home; I watched aghast as friends, colleagues and even...

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WE all need a reason to keep going in life, in work and in our relationships. For some, it's a matter of habit. And for others, it's because they see no choice. It is our ability to hold...

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IN an age where work-life balance is placed at the altar, there's one thing that I must confess: I am one of those uncool people who check their work e-mails several times a day, even while on...

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WITH Labor Day weekend just over, a little good news: For the first time in more than a decade, the majority of US workers are satisfied with their jobs.

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A RECENT court case has cast a spotlight on the mysterious reference check that people are aware of but don't know much about...

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SELF-described "tea girl" Rebecca Chiu can often be seen behind a hawker stall preparing drinks, clearing clogged drains and - when the occasion calls for it - even catching cockroaches...

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IN almost two years as Google's CEO, Sundar Pichai has weathered multiple storms with relative ease...

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IT'S ANOTHER week, another exit through the revolving door of the White House under the Trump administration...

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LOCAL celebrity Michelle Chong recently took her frustrations to the Internet, complaining that Singaporeans do not take pride in their work. In a Facebook post that has since gone viral, she cited...

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IT is a common scenario. Person A is a competent worker who takes instructions well and can be counted on to get the job done. Person B is less experienced and known to make careless mistakes, but...