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Never Give Up

Are you expecting a challenging year in 2017? If you’ve been reading the news, you would know that 2017 will be an interesting year. Some major industries, such as the Oil & Gas and Marine industries, are facing stronger than usual headwinds going into the new year. And throw in a mix of political uncertainties … Continue reading Never Give Up

January 4, 2017

Can you tell what’s wrong with this Job Description?

Recently I came across an email from a job board looking to hire an Network Engineer with the following requirements: Education and/or Experience Diploma/ Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from an accredited University in Computer Science, Information Technology, Networking or similar field. Minimum 4 years of related experience. Technical Skills – Individual should have experience in/working knowledge … Continue reading Can you tell what’s wrong with this Job Description?

May 10, 2016

How to Hire The Right Talent

Hiring the wrong employee could cost the organisation dearly in terms of time, productivity loss, and opportunity costs, just to name a few. What most employers fail to realise is the enormous opportunity cost bad hires can potentially cause. The amount of time, resources, and money expended mitigating the fallout and negative impact of a … Continue reading How to Hire The Right Talent

February 23, 2016

A True Story of How One Manager Hired the Right Person and Brought the Team to a Whole New Level

Some of you may already know, I launched my book recently on 23rd January 2016. Before my book was officially launched, I gave a copy to someone I knew. This person works in a financial institution here in Singapore and she leads a small team of people. For years, she had been struggling to get … Continue reading A True Story of How One Manager Hired the Right Person and Brought the Team to a Whole New Level

February 11, 2016