The Different Parts of a Resume Explained

The Different Parts of a Resume, Explained

Guide to the Perfect Resume

Whether you are writing your resume for the first time or merely updating an existing one, deciding which details to include and which should you eliminate can be troublesome. Below is a detailed explanation of the different parts of a resume as well as examples.   Heading Your resume heading should contain your full name, ... more

5 Ways to Deal with Toxic Colleagues

5 Ways to Deal with Toxic Colleagues

Workplace Stories

“You can choose your friends but you can’t choose your family.” – Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird Try as we might, we can’t choose the family we belong to. In the workplace, unless you are the one in charge of hiring personnel, you can’t choose who you work with either. Some workplaces are heaven ... more

6 Words You Shouldn’t Use At Job Interviews

6 Words You Shouldn’t Use At Job Interviews

Ace Your Interview

As kids we were taught by our parents to always say “please” and “thank you” and to avoid saying “bad words”—words that would get us an automatic scolding if those words escaped our mouths. Now as grown-ups, we no longer have our parents to watch our every move but there are still a few “bad ... more

Sample Resume Format for Fresh Graduates (Two-Page Format)

Sample Resume Format for Fresh Graduates (Two-Page Format)

Guide to the Perfect Resume

Short, one-page resumes are ideal for fresh graduates. But if you feel like squeezing everything on a single page is holding you back from showcasing all the qualifications you have to your potential employer, then you always have the option to create a two-page resume. You need to be careful, however, when writing deciding to ... more

3 Ways to Rebound from a Career Setback

3 Ways to Rebound from a Career Setback

Corporate Survival Guide

In today’s competitive job market, it always pays to be on your toes. News about massive layoffs in what was supposed to be long-time, stable companies is not unheard of these days. You may have one or two in your social groups to have recently felt the sting of a redundancy or firing, or you ... more

The Happiness Project: Why We Should Strive to Have Happy Employees

The Happiness Project: Why We Should Strive to Have Happy Employees

Employee Retention

What’s the situation right now in Asia? The happiest employees can be found in India and Malaysia, that is according to a Randstad Workmonitor survey, where 78% of India’s workers report that they are satisfied with their jobs, while 75% of Malaysia’s employees responding the same. Based on the study, the satisfaction of Indian employees ... more

6 Reasons Why You Should Hire an Intern for Your Business

6 Reasons Why You Should Hire an Intern for Your Business

Talent Acquisition

On-the-job trainees. Practicumers. Interns. They are the young, bright minds who are entering the working world for the first time. They may go by many names but one thing is for sure: their value to the workplace is immense. Here are the reasons why we believe getting an intern for your company is a great ... more

The Millennial’s Job Hunting Guide: Tips and Tricks for Gen Y Job Seekers

The Millennial’s Job Hunting Guide: Tips and Tricks for Gen Y Job Seekers

Corporate World Welcome Kit

Millennials, the generation of people born in 1981 – 2000, often get a bad rap from the older generations. They are often seen as lazy, materialistic, entitled and spoiled, with the media adding fuel to the fire by hyping their supposed shortcomings on magazine covers, news articles and essays around the web. This same group of ... more