Internships & First jobs

I remember the time when I was trying to apply for an internship. Some might call it industrial training, but essentially it is the same thing: undergoing the learning process within a real-life work environment. This is a real tough challenge, because seeking an internship is definitely not easier than finding a full-time job. There are many factors that I needed to take into consideration before accepting an offer, among them the distance to the workplace, reputation of the...

Last Modified : Thu, 28/01/2016




How many of you have heard the phrase “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life”? However, finding a job you love, especially your first job, is a daunting challenge. According to Datuk Shamsuddin Bardin, executive director of the Malaysian Employments Federation, 63% of the unemployed in Malaysia are fresh...

Last Modified : Thu, 28/01/2016




by Ming Han

There is a negative impression that internships are slave labor, coffee-makers or note-takers. It is, unfortunately, a statement based on reality, as many companies seem unsure of what to do with their interns. Letting your opportunities go to waste is a mistake however, as

Last Modified : Fri, 26/12/2014




By Ming Han

There's a saying that goes “there's no place like home”. Sure, your workplace is not your home, but there's no reason why you can't make it look and feel like one. Working in an uncomfortable area can depress the mind of any employee, making one inefficient and moody. That's no good for any type of employee, whether it's sales, customer service or accounting.

Making...

Last Modified : Thu, 03/10/2013




By Shi Tianyun

Question:
I’ve just started a new job. Although it’s only been two months, I feel like resigning. Should I quit my job even while I am on probation or will it reflect ...

Last Modified : Wed, 17/10/2012




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