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10 Success Principles We Often Forget (Marc & Angel)

10 Success Principles We Often Forget (Marc & Angel)

Sometimes we find ourselves running in place, struggling to get ahead simply because we forget to address some of the basic success principles that govern our potential to make progress.  So here’s a quick reminder: You are the only person [...]

Rapid Growth in Singapore’s Immigrant Population Brings Policy Challenges

Rapid Growth in Singapore’s Immigrant Population Brings Policy Challenges

  By Brenda S.A. Yeoh and Weiqiang Lin National University of Singapore April 2012 The history and fortunes of Singapore, an island nation between Malaysia and Indonesia, have always been closely intertwined with migration. As a [...]

Is Lack of Creativity to be Blamed for Our Poor Entrepreneurial Spirit?

Is Lack of Creativity to be Blamed for Our Poor Entrepreneurial Spirit?

Few years ago, I remembered receiving a book  – The World Is Flat written by Thomas L Friedman – from my Chief Executive  when I joined a government agency. The agency was tasked to help the jobless community. I later found that the book [...]

15 Reasons Why You Didn’t Get That Job

15 Reasons Why You Didn’t Get That Job

  jjsays: March 11, 2012 at 2:11 am  When one finds it hard to get a job or a satisfied job,  it could be due to many  reasons: 1) You might have enough experience and  knowledge but some employers prefer to hire those fresh [...]

To Counteract Job Search Blues, Volunteer (New York Times 10 Sep)

To Counteract Job Search Blues, Volunteer (New York Times 10 Sep)

The Search To Counteract Job Search Blues, Volunteer   Published: September 10, 2009 As I wrote in a recent column, being unemployed after a layoff can take a serious emotional toll. Many jobless people must look for work [...]

6 Big Reasons Why You Should Quit Your Job And Follow Your Passion

6 Big Reasons Why You Should Quit Your Job And Follow Your Passion

6 Big Reasons Why You Should Quit Your Job And Follow Your Passion By Joel on October 29, 2012 You are probably not satisfied with your job. You want to be successful and you feel that this can only happen if you draw up a resignation [...]

The Top 5 Regrets In Life By Those About to Die

The Top 5 Regrets In Life By Those About to Die

To all my readers out there, sorry to bring down the mood on this one, but I believe this post you are about to read will be a life changing article in the way that you see your life and how you are living it at the moment. This article is written [...]

Bankruptcy Option For The Unemployed

Bankruptcy Option For The Unemployed

This article first appeared here in Aug 09. Bankruptcy Option For The Unemployed Written By: Gilbert Goh Should one consider bankruptcy when he  is unemployed and facing massive financial debts? Unless the retrenched has strong [...]

Worrying about a job can damage health more than loss (Reuters 31 Aug)

Worrying about a job can damage health more than loss (Reuters 31 Aug)

  Mon Aug 31, 2009 6:11pm EDT By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Worrying about the looming threat of unemployment can be more damaging to a person's health than actually being jobless, according to a U.S. study. With the United States [...]

The Cab Ride I’ll Never Forget

The Cab Ride I’ll Never Forget

There was a time in my life twenty years ago when I was driving a cab for a living. It was a cowboy’s life, a gambler’s life, a life for someone who wanted no boss, constant movement and the thrill of a dice roll every time a new passenger [...]

How To Maintain Family Harmony During Unemployment

How To Maintain Family Harmony During Unemployment

 This post first appeared here on 26 June, 2009 How To Maintain Family Harmony During Unemployment Written by: Gilbert Goh Unemployment is known to have  hit the whole household hard and some families have  disintegrated when the [...]

Depression Tied to Higher Risk for Early Death in Young Adults (Medscape)

Depression Tied to Higher Risk for Early Death in Young Adults (Medscape)

  August 17, 2012 — Depression in young adulthood can have lingering effects, including an increased risk for premature death due to cardiovascular disease and injury, a new study shows.   Investigators at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School [...]

10 reasons you should never get a job

10 reasons you should never get a job

http://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2006/07/10-reasons-you-should-never-get-a-job/ July 21st, 2006 by Steve Pavlina           Email this article to a friend Just for fun I recently asked Erin, “Now that the kids are in summer [...]

Eight Tips For Living While Unemployed

Eight Tips For Living While Unemployed

This article was first published here on Aug 2009. Eight Tips for Living While Unemployed A few days ago, I found myself jobless. It’s too complicated to explain the whole situation, but suffice to say, it left me feeling anxious and sad. [...]

Changing jobs in mid-life is hard but do-able

Changing jobs in mid-life is hard but do-able

I WAS encouraged after reading last Saturday's series of articles ('Left turn at 50'). It showed that many people can make life-changing decisions during the twilight years of their careers. I went into social work when I was 45 years old, as I [...]

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