How to Ask Your Boss For a Raise Without Feeling Paiseh Like a Typical Asian

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If you were raised in a traditional Asian household, chances are that from young, your parents have inculcated a sense of humility and an obsequious nature within you. We are not as outspoken as the ang mohs, and especially when it comes to asking for something, like a raise, we are accustomed to feeling paiseh, so we may approach the subject sheepishly or refrain from doing so at all.
 

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15 Things Commonly Said That Interviewers Will Black List You For

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There are many articles out there on the web advising job seekers on the things they should say in job interviews, but not what they shouldn’t say. Many candidates blow their chances of getting a job for the extra information they provide that really tick off interviewers. Here are 15 things that you should NOT say during an interview.
 

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Tips for Fresh Graduates on How to Crack the Interview in Just 5 Minutes

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‘First impression is the last impression” and its significance is apparent in a job interview. Cracking an interview is not an easy task, it takes a lot of effort to go through the process. But, do you know that the recruiter can build an opinion about you in just 5 minutes? It takes only 5 minutes for the interviewer to decide if you should proceed to the next round of interviews. This is known as the “halo effect”, a tendency to reconcile the judgments with the introductory observations itself. 
 

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5 Tips for Fresh Graduates on How to Ace a Technical Interview

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If you are just out of college and looking to overcome the first hurdle that comes between you and your start of a professional career, this article will come handy to know some of the ways how you can successfully ace a technical interview. 
 

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Move Out of Your Comfort Zone and Reach Greater Heights

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You are confined only by the walls you build yourself” – Andrew Murphy
 
If you have ever felt that your goals are being subdued by the lack of achievements, then most likely it is because you are stuck in your comfort zone. You are being pulled down by the quicksand of it and your dreams will be buried deep inside it if you do not act fast. Imagine a place filled with all your familiar objects and things that make your everyday living easier. It may seem like a happy place at first where you do not have to make any efforts to get something done (usually the same thing done again and again). But in the long run you will feel imprisoned by this circle of monotony. 
 

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