Tag: work

Guilty about leisure time? Netizens weigh in

Singapore - A new study has found that six out of 10 people surveyed in Singapore wanted to be productive even though they are taking a break from work. Out of 600 respondents, more than half answered that they feel stressed about "doing nothing."...

Do Singaporean workers have bargaining power in employment contract terms?

Question from our reader.  Recently, my company wants to increase my job area, at first I was thrilled by the learning opportunity in a work I am interested. However, the company wants to extend my contract by, and I was not informed what are the...

How to answer awkward CNY questions

The first day of Chinese New Year is supposed to be an auspicious day to usher in the new year. But it is also a day for interrogation: the one thing that annoys people, especially young adults, is the barrage of marriage-related questions relatives...

Think About This, Parents

  Peter Foster, writing in The Guardian, has this¬†advice for parents: "If the report Dancing With Robots from the Third Way think tank is correct, being solid at Mathematics and English is probably not going to be enough. Computers will have gobbled even most mid-level...