Common Mistakes to Avoid on your First Job

Congratulations! You finally land that dream job of yours! But now, the real work begins: Besides having to do well on your job, you have to make sure your work is recognised and maintain a good relationship with your colleagues. So, to help you out, here's four of the most common pitfalls to avoid on your first job.

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Hiring 101 – WHO?

You are your own boss now and business is so good that it is obvious you need the extra pair of hands. So what now? How do you go about doing this? Who should you hire? How many people would be a good number?

In part two of our hiring 101 series, here are some things to consider in deciding who and what kind of help to hire.

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A Interview Checklist

For almost anything, planning is of importance if you intend to succeed. Like the saying goes, "If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail". So make sure you have a check against the items below before you head out for that all-important interview!

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Common Resume Mistakes

Common Interview Mistakes

A resume is the key to getting an interview and eventually the job. Therefore, it is important for you to get it right. Some may be easily avoided using common sense while others, take a tad more research. Nonetheless, many jobseekers often commit mistakes in their resume without knowing so.

Here are some common mistakes found in a resume to avoid.

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Is Private Tutoring Suitable for You?


With an ever-increasing pursuit of academic qualifications in Singapore, there is strong demand for private tuition to give students an additional boost to excel in the major examinations. This, too, explains the growing trend for fresh graduates to give private tuition in their spare time. 

Giving private tuition is definitely a good source of extra income for fresh graduates (most with sad paychecks). The hourly rates for a private tutor can be very attractive, considering the amount of time spent tutoring. You can earn good money as a tutor and still have available time for other activities. Taking just a few tuition assignments can help you generate a steady additional income stream.

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