Join our team as Content Lead! – Productivity Article

Freedom is growing! We’re happy to announce that we’ve opened a new position of Marketing Content Lead. In this role, you’ll be working with our marketing and product teams to guide our content strategy. You’ll work on things like the amazing Freedom blog, create content and educational materials for our apps, and help guide the direction of our social media platform.To apply, shoot us an email at jobs@freedom.to, or apply via Angel List:For this position, we are targeting a hire…

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Grab To Pay Drivers Up To S$85/Week To Supplement Earnings – Lifestyle Article

Following the Government’s announcement last week of a Point-to-Point Support Package (PPSP) for taxi and private-hire drivers during the COVID-19 outbreak, Grab today (21 Feb) said it will commit over S$17 million to safeguard its driver-partners’ income and well-being. This comprises three initiatives: Weekly Cover of up to S$85/week to supplement Grab driver-partners’ fare earningsComplimentary driver care insurance offering S$500 to S$1,000 lump sum payout if diagnosed with the coronavirusAdditional income support including one-time payouts, vehicle rental waivers and Prolonged…

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Honestbee To Close Habitat Supermarket Until Feb 23 Due To Coronavirus – Lifestyle Article

Thanks to the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in Singapore, honestbee has seen a “significant reduction in walk-in traffic” at its habitat supermarket at Pasir Panjang. As the confirmed cases in Singapore continually rises (current count is at 43), honestbee announced today that it will be temporarily suspending its supermarket operations. According to honestbee, it will close habitat until Feb 23 but will extend the closure if necessary. Despite the closure, honestbee said its online grocery delivery services will still remain operational.…

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A Question I’m Often Asked: What’s the Best Tendency to Hire? – Self Improvement Article

I continue to study the “Four Tendencies”—my personality framework that divides people into Upholders, Questioners, Obligers, and Rebels. It’s endlessly fascinating. Want to take the free, quick quiz to find out your Tendency? It’s here. More than 2.5 million people have taken this quiz. Want to read a quick overview of the Four Tendencies? Read here. Understanding the Four Tendencies can be extremely valuable in the workplace, because using the framework can help deal with burn-out, procrastination, insubordination, rigidity, impulsivity,…

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Study: Automation Putting US Jobs at Risk – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

A new study is shedding light on which careers and populations are most vulnerable to automation-induced job loss. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the University of Oxford’s study on “The Future of Employment,” researchers identified the 170 most at-risk occupations based on their probability of being replaced by machines, robots, and automation. From there, they determined how many potential jobs across America’s workforce and communities are in jeopardy. Key Findings28% (41 million) US jobs are considered most…

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How do you talk about a 7-year gap in employment? – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

It starts with confidently owning that 7-year gap and having an interesting story to tell about it. Most people dream of being able to take that much time off from employment, so be proud that you were able to do it. I wrote an article about the power of a “gap year.” While your duration was much longer, my recommendations are the same. Taking a “Gap Year” will make you perform better If you want, skip to the bottom of the story and…

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Top Tips to Improve Your Job Search – Margaret Buj – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Job searching can be extremely stressful for multiple reasons such as keeping track of where you have applied, going to interviews and worst of all – dealing with rejection. Although it’s the time that everyone dreads, there are ways in which you can you make the stress of finding your dream job just that little bit easier. Follow these tips to ensure that you have the best chances of success in your search. Get your CV Up to Scratch One…

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These 3 S’poreans Share Their Salary Progressions Over 5 Years – Lifestyle Article

According to the results of MOE’s annual joint graduate employment survey, fresh graduates earned an average of $3,500 in 2018.  This is an increase from $3,400 in 2017, and $3,300 in 2016.  Despite these findings, three Singaporeans we spoke to said that the starting pay for their first jobs was quite low, well below the $3,000 range.  Indeed, factors like educational background, relevant experience and valuable skill sets play a part in the pay rate; so how has their salary progressed…

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