What’s your excuse?

I stumbled upon this picture taken by a friend on Facebook and I was moved by this. I do not know this lady, why she’s doing this… In fact I don’t even know where this picture was taken, when, who she was, but I was truly touched by it. We often find ourselves saying this […]

Chan Chun Sing’s 1074 word essay has one message: the downturn is looming

When the Labour Chief spends his time to pen down all these words to warn you of a downturn, perhaps it might be good to pay some notice. You can read the article in full here. In case you haven’t noticed, there is economic slowdown in Singapore. Retrenchments have been announced and the country is […]

Parking Woes for Teachers… Maybe?

The issue of MOE’s review of free parking at schools for teachers has been getting A LOT of attention. I am surprised that it has gained this much traction (yes, lots of shares and buzz online). I would have thought it would have blown over by now. Being the ever-positive person that I am, I […]

Employment, entitlement etc.

The question is always ‘What is the role of a labor movement?’ How much is about collective bargaining, how much is about social change for all workers? – Andy Stern Employment is not an entitlement, it is not a right and neither is it guaranteed. In a place like Singapore, where the unemployment rates are […]

4 Unbelievably Easy Hacks To Conquer The Monday Blues

After 2 long weekends of holiday chilling, it’s just so hard to imagine going back to work for another year. Sianz right? Try these 4 ways to boost your back-to-work mood on Mondays to a happier, more productive one. Source 1. Wake up 15 minutes early Don’t say I siao OK? It sucks waking up […]

No One In Singapore Is Safe From This

It’s not just the terrorism or flu. We, as Singaporeans, crave certainty and like to be proven right. But this is something many of us get terribly wrong. And this is something we can never be safe from. Link It’s not an airplane, sea or road accident. It would have never occurred to us that […]

Why being more productive can work out for you!

  Productivity, this overwhelming word that comes in all forms, shapes and sizes. It is what companies advocate, it is the primary umbrella under which the company can function and make profits. The more productive we are, the happier the management will be. This means the company earns more. But what is it in for […]

Is Whatsapp invading on your personal life?

  Elizabeth Tan firmly believes in the power to change the world with writing. She enjoys offering different perspectives on what plagues our society​ today. Through various platforms, she hopes to build Singapore into a place sustainable for the future.    Can we truly evade the advancement of technology? As more and more experts step […]

My workplace has these benefits, jealous or not?

  What’s the best way to raise employee morale than to make for a killer workplace? Here are ten offices in Singapore with corporate welfare that extend way beyond “20 days of paid annual leave per year”. A happy and motivated environment makes for creativity, inspiration, “out-of-the-box” thinking and greater productivity than a regimental, kill-joy […]