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WHEN Andrew Chamberlain started in his job four years ago in the research group at jobs website Glassdoor.com, he worked in a programming language called Stata.

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THE next time someone calls you an oddball at work, consider it a badge of honour. As Dr Seuss puts it: "Why fit in when you were born to stand out?"...

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THERE comes a time in your relationship when the spark fizzles out and you are left nitpicking at details that never bothered you before. What used to fulfil you has become a daily chore and you...

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FOR those of you ensconced in your current job for a long time and are now thinking of venturing out to greener pastures, I have four words: Welcome to the jungle.

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IT'S the Year of the Dog. Chinese New Year gatherings here are always an occasion for relatives to behave like newshounds, sniffing out the latest scoops and yapping at you until you cave in...

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I'M pretty certain no one starts off disliking the HR department. Like many things, this sort of sentiment usually builds up slowly before it hits you all at once...

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WE have all been there before. A new boss - be it your department head, direct supervisor or chief executive - arrives, and suddenly, everything is up in the air.

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IF YOU are able to find out exactly how much your colleagues around you earned, would you want to know?

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WHEN I started this column about two years ago, I thought it would be nice to round off each year with my own reflections on workplace lessons learnt. Sort of like a time-out to do my own annual...

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'TIS the season once again for the great irony known as the annual office party; a time when everyone is encouraged to let their hair down and not talk shop, and yet there is no shortage of...