No. 1 Reason Stopping You from Taking a Career Break
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No. 1 Reason Stopping You from Taking a Career Break

After returning from a month-long trip from China, my morning routines have returned to the norm–going for morning walks followed by a 1-hour breakfasts and spending some time reading a book. I probably read more books this year, compared to the 2 years combined (and that’s not many books). These books offered me fresh perspectives…

Flexible Work Arrangements: How to Build a Case for Work-Life Balance

Flexible Work Arrangements: How to Build a Case for Work-Life Balance

In a pivotal move aimed at enhancing work-life balance and boosting workplace productivity, Singapore has announced the institutionalisation of Flexible Work Arrangements (FWAs) as a permanent fixture in the employment landscape. Announced by the Ministry of Manpower, in collaboration with the National Trades Union Congress and the Singapore National Employers Federation, these guidelines are designed…

The Multi-Job Hustle: How a Singaporean Navigates Overemployment in Singapore

The Multi-Job Hustle: How a Singaporean Navigates Overemployment in Singapore

In the past 12 months, the labour market has been shrouded with news around retrenchments and in recent weeks, the government has moved to increase the retirement age and re-employment age to give a longer statutory protection to senior workers who want to work longer. Essentially, most of my peers are trying to stay employed….

Money Updates: How My Career Break Unveiled Unexpected Savings
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Money Updates: How My Career Break Unveiled Unexpected Savings

Last October, I wrote about choosing to quit my job instead of wasting my time as a quiet quitter. Eventually, I left the firm in December because my ex-manager offered me a 2-month contract role as a Fractional MarTech Lead where I continue to manage my team and work on CRM & MarTech strategies for…