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OFFICE redesigns can really be a litmus test of the kind of relationship management has with employees.

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‚ÄčA RUNNING joke among some of my colleagues is that I have been planning to write about procrastination in this column for, well, the past year.

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CHINESE billionaire and co-founder of Alibaba Group Jack Ma faced a backlash when he voiced support for the infamous "996". No, it is not a symbol of the end times, but refers instead to the...

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"I'VE never made a mistake at work in my entire life," declared no one ever. Not to be dismissive, but the only way one can say that is if one doesn't actually do anything.

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OVER drinks on a Friday night, a friend was recounting how shocked she was when her boss rejected a potential candidate for switching roles every two years.

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IF YOU have a boss who especially hates your guts, the common assumption is that the only option you have is either to quit, or hope you outlast your superior a la Survivor-style.

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IF YOU are bemoaning your fate as one of those average Joes in the office, take heart - there could actually be an upside to working with superstars in the workplace.

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IF VISITORS had set foot in The Business Times newsroom this week, they would probably have been taken aback by the flurry of activity in our usually rather muted office.

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IT'S probably not a surprise that January tends to be the time when people hand in their resignation letters - after all, most have collected their bonuses and made plans for a fresh start in...

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AN older business owner once pulled me aside to express her bewilderment that young people apparently all want a pat on the back for doing a good job at work.