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Career Planning: Are you ready?

Career Planning The best topic to kickstart this early year will be career planning (though we have passed almost one and a half month, it's not too late).

Co-curriculum Activities

Co-curriculum Activities You have done them all. President of a club, a member of an association and an avid sportsperson. What does these mean as far as your resume is concerned?

Top 5 reasons why you hate your job Top 5 reasons why you hate your job... and what to do about it
There are very few things in the world that is worse than being stuck, 9-5 in a job that you hate. Dragging yourself out of bed in the morning, going through a day filled with MSN and Facebook, going back tired, late, hungry, lonely.

Hiring? But I have so many things to do! Hiring? But I have so many things to do!
Got too many chores in your plate, and yet you have to do hiring? Headhunting services can help...

Corporate Change Can Be Easy Corporate Change Can Be Easy
Changes can be tough, is it not? Well, our columnist begs to differ...

Grasp the Guerilla Strategies to getting the job you want Good times in 2011?
Yes, says Grant Thornton, an accounting and consultant firm. "Optimism amongst Medium to Large Enterprises (MLEs) around the world has bounced back...

Grasp the Guerilla Strategies to getting the job you want Grasp the Guerrilla Strategies to getting the job you want
More often than not, your resumes get only about 2-3 seconds of attention. In fact, in most scenario it's a scant lesser time than that, because as you already know...

Your Marketing Brochure Your Marketing Brochure
In the quest for getting the career you want, you are inadvertently selling yourself. When a product or services is being sold, one of the tools we use to tell about the brand is a marketing brochure...

Looking for a job is a fulltime job! Looking for a job is a fulltime job!
How long does it take for you to look for a job? Let me paint a scenario here and see if you agree with it...

Talent Corporation for 2011 Talent Corporation for 2011
The media reported that some 700,000 Malaysians work abroad, a valuable group that the government hopes it can harness to drive its goal of turning the nation of 28 million people into a high-income economy by 2020...

Keep An Eye On Tourism
Keep An Eye On Tourism
Get ready for more tourists. International Labour Organisation forecasted significant growth in the tourism industry over the coming decades...

Oops. There goes 2010
Oops. There goes 2010
Our columnist reminds you the obvious, 2010 is passing, and yet a timely reminder...

2010: Obsession with Talent
2010: Obsession with Talent
2010 was the year of talents and skills. No, not burgeoning of unbelievable talent or sudden springing of bountiful creative energies all around...

6 Questions To Answer Before Designing Your Resume
6 Questions To Answer Before Designing Your Resume
Want to earn influence amongst your colleague, family member and friends. A little insight from our columnist might help.

Oops. There goes 2010
Oops. There goes 2010
Our columnist shares with us with some thoughts that's probably running in your mind too... right now we mean...

Labour Market Recession Affecting Social Outlook
ILO: Labour Market Recession Affecting Social Outlook
Though the economy is recovering and the job market is healing, how much has the social outlook improved? ILO finds out...

Influence Made Easy
Influence Made Easy
Want to earn influence amongst your colleague, family member and friends. A little insight from our columnist might help.

Resume Q & A - Incomplete Resume
Resume Q & A - Incomplete Resume
No calls despite sending your resume to your potential employer? Perhaps you resume is incomplete.

If you are the interviewer
If you are the interviewer
Get ready for role-playing as our columnist invites you to step into a job interviewers shoe.

The Three Doors of Getting The Job You Want
The Three Doors of Getting The Job You Want
It's no secret that the path to the career you want is longer than you would expect. Almost all the great jobs in the world takes a bit of a journey, just ask our Prime Minister.

Learning from Project Management
Learning from Project Management
Learning from mistakes. Anyone handling project management would vouch for that. Here's something you might want to know about this task.

Your Boss is Crazy, You are Crazy
Your Boss is Crazy, You are Crazy
There are so many ways getting the job you want. We, at JobsDB Malaysia, distilled it in two ways, the front door, and the back door way.

Resume Q & A
Resume Q & A
So, why do you even have a resume? Oh, here he goes again, you might say. To be honest, occasionally you should look back and figure out why...

The Good Cop/Bad Cop: Getting the job you want thru front door or back door
Getting the job you want thru front door or back door
There are so many ways getting the job you want. We, at JobsDB Malaysia, distilled it in two ways, the front door, and the back door way.

Looking for a Full Time Job is a Full Time Job
Looking for a Full Time Job is a Full Time Job
If you perform well in your career, you are awarded with promotions, copious amounts of pats on the back from your colleagues and a nice cushy corner office with a view.

4 Strategies to Build Your Brand for Success
4 Strategies to Build Your Brand for Success
Why are people willing to spend thousands on Coach bags, Apple iPods, Motorola handphones, and other such "branded" goods? That is the power of branding.

JobsDB Malaysia Signs MOU with IASA for Software Architecture Training
Portfolio, Program and Project Management - Keeping it Simple
At any given time, an organization is running several projects. In small organizations, projects are often handled on a first-come-first-served...

JobsDB Malaysia Signs MOU with IASA for Software Architecture Training
JobsDB Malaysia Signs MOU with IASA for Software Architecture Training
JobsDB.com, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with International Association of Software Architects (IASA).

6 Strategies for Switching Career Tracks
6 Strategies for Switching Career Tracks
Before you make your move to switch your career track, you should evaluate your options carefully. Read on for some strategies to help you make a smoother transition from your current career into a different one.

Hire the Eyes of Fire
Hire the Eyes of Fire
You will only get the best work out of someone if he sees that what he wants to achieve in life is parallel to what you want him to do.

Is It Time To Move On?
Is It Time To Move On? Pt 2
If you're feeling like something is missing in your life, I'm willing to bet that one of the above is lacking to a degree. We spend most of our time at work.

Is Project Management the Career For You?
Is Project Management the Career For You?
Have you heard of the 'Halo Effect'? The Halo Effect is the assumption that because a person is good at a technical skill e.g. designing, he will be good as a project manager.

Resume Workshop Q&A: Experience or Education
Resume Workshop Q&A: Experience or Education.
You may have the experience, but not the education. You might be tremendously qualified, but you don't have the experience. If so, what goes first and what goes last in a resume? Getting dizz? Let's go to this month's Q&A session.

Inheriting New Duties at Work
Inheriting New Duties at Work
What happens when you gain new responsibilities at work? Sometimes it is very difficult to organize your time.

How To Overcome Procrastination
How To Overcome Procrastination
Does this sound familiar? Each and every day you go into your office prepared to take on the tasks you have been or will be assigned. As the day goes by you find yourself looking for every possible excuse to do something other than work on some of the tasks.

Job Satisfaction
Job Satisfaction
Human beings strive to seek satisfaction in every aspect of their life. From satisfying their basic primal needs - hunger, thirst, rest and social interaction - the complex society today has its benchmark of goals and fulfillment that should be achieved by individuals.

Top 10: Interview Mistakes
Top 10: Interview Mistakes
Most of the time, potential job candidates are not aware of the mistakes they make before and during the interview.

Top 10: Interview Mistakes
Is It Time to Move On? Pt 1
It's 9.30 in the morning at the office. I'm sleepy, a little weary and I'm not exactly sure what I need to do. Everything is just so foggy at the moment.

Top 10: Interview Mistakes
How To Negotiate for A Better Salary
Graduates these days find salary negotiations to being a very difficult aspect and experience during an interview with a prospective employer. Indeed it is uncommon for one to want the job yet also at the same time need more money.



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Inheriting New Duties at Work

Inheriting New Duties at Work What happens when you gain new responsibilities at work? Sometimes it is very difficult to organize your time.

6 Strategies for Switching Career Tracks

6 Strategies for Switching Career Tracks Before you make your move to switch your career track, you should evaluate your options carefully. Read on for some strategies to help you make a smoother transition from your current career into a different one.

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Is Project Management the Career For You?

Have you heard of the 'Halo Effect'? The Halo Effect is the assumption that because a person is good at a technical skill e.g. designing, he will be good as a project manager.

How To Overcome Procrastination

Does this sound familiar? Each and every day you go into your office prepared to take on the tasks you have been or will be assigned. As the day goes by you find yourself looking for every possible excuse to do something other than work on some of the tasks.

Job Satisfaction

Human beings strive to seek satisfaction in every aspect of their life. From satisfying their basic primal needs - hunger, thirst, rest and social interaction - the complex society today has its benchmark of goals and fulfillment that should be achieved by individuals.



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