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11
Apr
banner for the articleLogistics and Supply Chain Management: How does it work?

Let’s suppose you need to print a document but ran out of paper for the copier machine, so you need to make a run to the store to buy a rim of paper. Ever wondered how that rim of paper land on the shelf of the store? Any retail store or company that sells a product most probably have a supply chain.
 
Today, we shine the spotlight on the industry of logistics and supply chain management. The terms logistics and supply chain management ...

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14
Mar
banner for the articleWhat Does a Career in Law Look Like?


Know What Lawyers Do from the Big Screen? Here’s What They Actually Do.

We have been exposed to the ‘world of law’ through entertainment where attorneys are portrayed to get their clients out of jail, portraying them to be evil or good. We form our own picture of what law looks like through movies and drama series, but what do lawyers actually do and what is the law en...

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Topic(s): Career Path
28
Feb
banner for the articleManagement Consulting Explained

If you are interested in how businesses work, a career in management consulting might be just for you!

Management consulting focuses on the growth of the whole organization, including how to increase and expand the overall productivity, efficiency, and profit. Management consulting comes into play to answer the questions raised by people who manage a part of or the whole business. Each question...

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14
Feb
banner for the articleChanges to the Employment Act, W.E.F 1st April 2019

Have you heard? The Ministry of Manpower has announced on 20th November last year that there will be changes to the Employment Act (EA) and Employment Claims Act (ECA). These changes are made in consultation with tripartite partners - the National Trades Union Congress and the Singapore National Employers Federation and a public consultation on the areas of review was also conducted in January and February 2018. The changes will take effec...

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24
Jan
banner for the articleWhat is the Difference Between Advertising, Marketing and PR?

For the vast majority, the terms marketing, advertising and public relations (PR) are commonly associated and more often, people get confused with the terms. Although there are similarities (significant engagement) between the three, there are also key differences.

The key difference is their primary focus. Marketing is the promotion of products and services for the purpose of revenue. It is a large umbrella for boosting public awareness that inc...

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10
Jan
banner for the articleWhat is The Future for Singapore's Art Scene?

Singapore, a well-established financial hub that is also known for its rigorous education, is more often associated with efficiency rather than creativity in the literal sense. Credit goes to Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first prime minister’s vision to develop Singapore’s only natural resource, that is its people, Singapore became one of the world’s top trading and financial centers. The basic foundations of education to mold its peopl...

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21
Dec
banner for the articlePreparing for a Stress-Free Holiday!

The holiday season is around the corner!

Holidays should rejuvenate you and for you to return to work on a high. It shouldn’t stress you and tire you. Taking a break can be critical to your work performance. Unplugging from work and returning with renewed energy can boost your productivity. Avoid worrying about work and falling into the trap of working while on holiday. Here’s how to prepare for a stress-free holiday.

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07
Dec
banner for the articleLSBF Salary Negotiation Talk

How do we negotiate salary after receiving a job offer? What is the best way to negotiate salary? These are daunting thoughts for the uninitiated. Getting a job offer is not easy, and to further discuss such a sensitive topic like salary can be a real challenge! Negotiation is simply facilitating a conversation and backing it up with evidence. Just last week, we gave a talk on the topic of Salary Negotiation to the postgraduate students at the London School o...

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Topic(s): Career Advice
30
Nov
banner for the articleRecruitment Practices Tripartite Standard by TAFEP

A year ago, we adopted the Tripartite Standard on the Employment of Term Contract Employees by Tripartite Alliance of Fair Employment Practices (TAFEP). In commitment to being a fair and progressive employer, we are excited to announce that we have adopted the Tripartite Standard on Recruitment Practices this year!

The Tripartite Standard on Recruitment Practices was launched in November last year by Second Minister for Manpower, Ms. Josephi...

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16
Nov
banner for the articleIntroducing a New Class of Labour with Industry 4.0

There is a new shark circling in the waters of Dubai Marina. It is not the shark you were expecting, its name is WasteShark and it hunts pollution in the waters. WasteShark is a waterborne drone that eats up trash instead of living beings. It not only swallows floating waste and filters water but also collects water quality data. Measuring the temperate, air pressure and quality of the water is useful in collecting real-time data, allowing for a dynamic understanding of water quality. Th...

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