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Contracts are scary. There are so many words and legal jargon, it can be overwhelming. Don't worry, this article should help highlight the main parts ...

You could look to rely on lady luck. Or you could try to actively manage your career development.

Strictly speaking, our ‘first job’ is often not really our first – it is the internship. Although always the shortest working experience that we had, ...

Remember when you were still in school and everyone’s giving you unsolicited career advice? How much of it end up actually being useful right now?

For many of us, the job market offers two very distinct streams of opportunity.

"Follow your passion", "find a job you love", "network, network, network", we hear these advice all the time. Are they really good advice?

There are mixed emotions when you find a new job. It’s exciting to start at a new workplace but you also have to successfully exit from your current r...

So how often do young people really change their jobs? According to a study by LinkedIn (a well-known professional social media platform), students wh...

You’ve worked hard all year, you’re certain you’ve done enough, you might even have been promised it – and then you find out: you didn’t get that prom...

You can say it sounds a lot like snooping, but like it or not, employers are actively using social media to get information on candidates.

Stanford University researcher Carol Dweck argues there are two types of mindsets that shape our view of success: a fixed mindset and a growth mindset...

If you’re a millennial, in many ways you’ve been dealt a bad hand.

You'll change jobs numerous times during your career and some of them will be much more enjoyable than others. What's important is getting as much ear...

The workplace can be a competitive place, encouraging many of us to hold our cards close to our chest when it comes to planning our career path.

While it might not be an easy decision to walk away from a job, letting months go by where you sit around analyzing, over-thinking and waiting for thi...

When you go in for an interview, everyone talks about their strengths and what they’re good at.

Digital marketing is one of the rising industries in the 21st century. The new industry also brings plenty of new job opportunities, and many of them ...

We’ve grown up with these technologies and embraced them, to the point where using them is second nature. However for senior management it can often b...

We all have good days and bad days in the office. There is no definitive ratio of good to bad days that dictate when it is in fact time to jump ship.

As an employee of a firm, you might consider leaving your job for various reasons. Maybe you are relocating or just not satisfied with your current re...

People in Hong Kong nowadays consider resigning before lining a new job first. Mainly because they just can’t stand their job and attending and focusi...

So, you’ve been in the “perfect” bulge bracket banking job for two years, only to now realise that you hate it. Really hate it.

No matter if you studied in the East or the West, many people see a degree as essential for success in today's world. But how important is your choice...

When we were kids, adults often asked: “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

“Follow your passion” and “Pursue your dreams and interests” has become mainstream advice for the past two decades. The logic, being that success will...

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We've taken a look at a salary report released recently by a local recruitment agency; here's what you should be expecting in terms of salary for 8 of...

So, you’ve got an interview next week, your palms are sweating at the thought of it, and you haven’t got a clue where to start.