Sunday, May 31, 2020

5 Hidden Jobstreet Features That Can Help in Your Job Searching Experience

Jobstreet remains the most popular job search website despite so many new job portals that appeared lately. This is because Jobstreet is easy to use and they have a large network of employers that have been advertised with Jobstreet for years. Over the years, Jobstreet keeps improving and adding more features that you can benefit from. So, here are the under-utilized features of Jobstreet that we want to highlight in this post.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

5 Ways You Can Still Win Although Not Talented

Do you ever doubt of having the required skills or everyone around you seems to be smarter than you? Don't worry too much, those talents are not always the qualities to be a true leader. Here are 5 aptitudes that you might already have that sets you apart from talented people. 

Monday, May 25, 2020

What you can do if you are being terminated by your employer

We like you to understand that every termination process is different due to the different nature of your employment contract, the details of your termination process, and also the situation of your company. This post is merely a rough reference to help you seek proper consultation and it is not meant to be taken as a bible. We highly recommend you to take counsel from the appropriate authority before taking an action against your employer. 

Being terminated is not a pleasant experience. However a lot of companies are facing financial difficulties to maintain their operation cost. With low business revenue, some companies opted for retrenchment. While bigger corporation have the capacity to carry out proper retrenchment processes, some smaller companies may be ignorant of the employee's rights. If you think you have been illegally terminated by your employer, here are the things you can do:


Sunday, May 24, 2020

Simple step to reduce mistakes at work

 Have you ever missed out on small detail in your work and you have to redo it all over again? Or perhaps being scolded by your boss because of the small mistake? When you face a situation that overburdens you, you need an effective tool to help you get through it. The tool turns out to be a checklist or a to-do list. 


Thursday, May 21, 2020

What to expect if you are looking for job during the pandemic

Your job searching experience will be more or less disoriented during the pandemic. Some processes are restricted, such as you are not allowed to visit the company as an interviewee. If you are looking for a job right now or managed to score an offer letter, here are some of the things you can expect to happen in your job searching experience. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

5 Things You Can Do To Enhance Your Job Security During the Pandemic

While some of us got retrenched from our job and some of us at risk of losing our job soon, those who are still employed should feel fortunate and grateful for your situation. Your position might not be permanent, like all industries risk of falling apart due to the economic crisis and some companies are facing financial difficulties. Amidst the pandemic, you are still retain some control over the potential of your career growth if you are still employed.

Here are the 5 things you can do to keep your job secured and also use this opportunity to showcase your potential. 


Saturday, May 16, 2020

Quality Breakfast for Peak Performance

The Most Important Meal of the Day

Many of us tend to neglect our breakfast because we drag to wake up a little later. Some of us even believe that skipping breakfast will lead to weight loss. In fact, breakfast provides fuel and energy after we fast for the entire night while asleep. That's why we called it "break-fast".

Friday, May 15, 2020

Why NOW is the BEST Time to Launch Your Business Ideas

They say there is an opportunity in a time of crisis. And there is another saying that opportunity comes to those who seek it. Both of the sayings are entirely true as long as you are ready to hustle hard right now. 

If you have always had a business idea in your mind, right now is the best time for you to transform your idea in the mind into an actual feasible project. It has to start somewhere, and it has to start somehow.



8 Online Apps That Can Help Increase Your Productivity

Time is precious. Spend your time to do the things matter to you instead of wasting it on admin tasks and processes. Here are 8 resources that you can tap on to enhance your productivity throughout the day. Most of them are free, so there is no cost to trying it out. 


Thursday, May 14, 2020

Checklist for Selling On Facebook Live (and other Social Media Channels)

If you have a Facebook account, you probably have stumbled on one or two Facebook Live Sales. This is a sales channel popularised by China social media entrepreneurs. Selling on screen isn’t a new thing, we had QVC and Astro Go Shop similars that demonstrate products on TV with a phone number to call for an order. Such a marketing method is widely popular now because anyone can host their own sales video with a click of a button. 

Although it seems effortless how these sellers can earn a five-digit income online, it takes a lot of preparation on the backend before they click that Go Live button. If this is your first time selling on live video, be sure to tick the checklists below:

Monday, May 11, 2020

10 Online Meeting Etiquette & Tips to Impress Your Boss

Part of the new norm at work will be having more online meetings instead of the usual face-to-face meetings. Many companies are opting for no-visitors policy at the moment to minimize contact with external parties. There is also social distancing standard operating procedure imposed by the government, which makes sense to conduct your meeting online.

Whether you are hosting an online meeting or just a participant, we have some tips and basic etiquettes for you to impress your boss and co-workers, most importantly to ensure a smooth meeting experience for all.


Saturday, May 9, 2020

What is the impact of Covid-19 on your job

We are all concerned about what the near future might be after the pandemic. The truth is, we all know it won't be a luster shining future as far as the eyes can see. Whether you are working in the essential industry or not, the Covid-19 pandemic has shifted our usual work environment into a different paradigm that we have not experienced before.

If you are seeking for a new job or currently employed, do expect all these in your career now:


Friday, May 8, 2020

Jobs that will be replaced by A.I.

 Ever since the computer was invented, our lives never stop changing - from the analogue paperwork to relying everything on the internet, our lives have been digitalized tremendously. Even so, now with the advancement of A.I. (Artificial Intelligence), undoubtedly, the way we live will change as well. The digital breakthrough of A.I created jobs that we have not seen before in the past decade, but it will also take away some of the existing jobs that some of us are serving. Here are a few jobs that will be replaced by A.I. in a matter of time: 


Thursday, May 7, 2020

To-Do Checklist Before You Reopening Your Business After the Lockdown

Ready to reopen your business after a long break during the lockdown? Prepare to change the way you operate in some ways such as customer's management, acquiring additional information, changes of floor layout, etc. to adapt to the new norm. As we are still living with the Coronavirus in our community, it is good to take extra steps to protect your staff, your customers, vendors, and even yourself. 

Here are some of the good practices which you can follow, and some are mandatory following the SOP of the Health Minister in Malaysia. Scroll to the bottom of this post to find the relevant SOP that covers the nature of your business.

Monday, May 4, 2020

How to safeguard your data when using Zoom

Zoom quickly became the most used app during the Coronavirus lockdown. Not only it is convenient and easy to use, but it is also one of the most reliable video conferencing app. Just like any cloud-based app, Zoom is not safe. However, Zoom is being targeted due to its popularity. But in fact, most of your free video conferencing app aren't safe as well.

That being said, the recommendations below are also apt for other video conferencing app, not just Zoom. We hope you will find them useful.


Friday, May 1, 2020

8 Online Interview Tips to Help You Impress the Hiring Manager

The 'new norm' has shifted the job application paradigm by 360. One process that went through a drastic change is our job interview process that been shifted online. In a way, we owe the coronavirus pandemic to the digital transformation the world needs right now. Evidently, we can see that job interviews are being carried out more efficiently and time-saving for all parties involved.

If you are applying for a job at the moment, be prepared to be interviewed via online video conference. In order to help you ace the video interview, we have 10 tips to share with you. Read on to find out.