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10 Things I Wish Singapore Job Interviewers Would Not Do

{via ca4it} After reading this post about how applying for a job in Singapore can be draining, by the always brilliant Orange Foam Finger, it triggered off some of my suppressed feelings about the whole job interview process. Never wanted … Continue reading

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TLC TV Mums: Dressing a Tot as a Prostitute & Kate Gosselin’s Dramatics over Pizza

In Singapore we are very exposed to the American media and we grew up on American TV.  Even without TV, we have YouTube and sometimes I can’t help watching the train wreck reality shows on TLC.  Singapore TV is low … Continue reading

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If only we had Anderson Cooper hosting Singapore TV Shows

I wouldn’t have stopped watching Singapore TV, if the presenters were as adorable as Anderson Cooper.  It would be awesome as well if he just read the news.  In this segment he loses it to uncontrollable giggles, but he is … Continue reading

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What do Taylor Swift and Bob Dylan have in Common?

The sad fact about life is that when you get to a certain age, you would have had the misfortune to encounter at least one really mean people.  If not, then you’re really lucky.   As I was trawling the … Continue reading

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Working in Singapore: Things I Miss & Things I Don’t

This post was motivated by the fact that people close to me are utterly miserable at work. I wanted to write a post to commiserate, because I have been there and am glad I’m out. {Image: The Pretty Life} I … Continue reading

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My Confession: I Should Not be Ashamed of This, But I Am

I don’t know why it’s so hard for me to put this out there, but ok here goes – I am unemployed. I am jobless and very ashamed, guilt ridden, and embarrassed about it. The thing is, I wasn’t retrenched, … Continue reading

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Really Bad Boss: A Place Where Employees Strike Back

What an affirmation! Thank you. My plea and rant about wishing that toxic workplaces came with a warning was featured on this fantastic website ‘Really Bad Boss’ and I am so grateful. Usually when I complain about work I feel … Continue reading

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Sigh, If Only Toxic Workplaces Came With a Warning

{Image: Transforming Management} I just feel so tired these days. Do we really lose our energy levels as we get older. I just hate to confirm that stereotype, but it’s turning out to be true. My energy started waning from … Continue reading

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Cruelty Against a Poor Puppy: The Plight of Butters

Update 22 July 2010: The owner was revealed as Ms Kachan Devi and she got away with a warning from the SPCA as they found the dog relating well to her and they considered her intent as well.  Read about … Continue reading

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Entertainment News is Ugly Today with Mel Gibson

I used to like Mel Gibson when he was just a good actor with a comedic touch and loyally married to his wife for 27 years. All that has changed. He has left his wife and is now abusing his … Continue reading

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