Author:Josephine Chia

We thought it was a blast to have the Lion Dance troupe here again for the opening of our new office at Shaw House, especially after the “accidental” session we had during Chinese New Year in Feb 2016. Back then, one of our colleagues, Jackie, as ingenious as always, went up to a troupe who had [...]

Author:Josephine Chia

This topic has been talked about for ages but…we still see inappropriate stuff day in, day out!   Another good reason why we have to do a face to face meeting   Here goes: 1. No bling on your nails  Stickers, fancy nail art…I don’t know much about nail art but the impression I got is that it brings people[...]

Author:Josephine Chia

This is a rather good article to start on the basics of a good LI profile http://www.forbes.com/sites/laurashin/2014/10/20/how-to-create-the-ideal-linkedin-profile/   We dig…   A Professional Picture Definitely a professional picture. I came across a picture where the subject is in a hat, a mask and sun glasses. I couldn’t see his face… He turned out to be a decent [...]

Author:Josephine Chia

Referencing this article http://newsletter.winstonresources.com/index.smpl?c=19045, we particularly supports the points mentioned especially 1. Quantify your achievements We come across sales candidates CVs with no references to the numbers, no quota, no achievement, or at least a percentage of achievement. Instead, there’s usually a long list of “Responsibilities”. I was responsible for x, y, z etc. This is not ideal.[...]

Author:Josephine Chia

Came across this article the other day http://www.job-interview-wisdom.com/interview-etiquette.html and I totally dig… 6. Don’t step on the last 3 words of someone’s conversation It is only polite to let people finish their sentences. 7. Sit up straight and lean slightly forward 8. Take notes during your interview It shows interest and eye for details. Although, I[...]

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