Category Archives: When Work Sucks

There’s a wework at Funan

Surreal to see this after seeing Jared Leto’s mesmerising performance in the We Crashed TV show. I still don’t fully understand the concept. It’s independent freelancers? But usually freelancers won’t be able to afford the pretty high monthly fee. It … Continue reading

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Why it’s Better to Grow Up in Singapore Today Compared to the 70’s and 80’s

These are just my personal feelings (I’m a diary blogger & not a journalist by any means) based on my particular childhood experiences some of which I don’t wish to relive. Nothing set in concrete. I used to always think … Continue reading

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My Thoughts About Interviews & Ethics

In the past I’ve had a range of job interviews. Most of them have been soul crushing. It is why I will always be thankful to the interview panel at the New Zealand Embassy, even though I didn’t make it … Continue reading

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This Crazy Need to be Constantly Productive

I look at characters in movies and they get so much done within a day. It makes me feel like a sloth, as on some days, even waking up is a chore. There’s this constant need to be ticking off … Continue reading

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Can I Go Back to the Nineties Please?

I must be missing out I think, as I watch people get ecstatic on social media, posting jubilant memes in response to Singapore lifting some covid restrictions. Alcohol consumption will soon be allowed after 10.30 pm and live music. You … Continue reading

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How the Society you live in Determines Happiness

Warning: this is yet another rambling, meandering post. Stream of consciousness? At first listening to the French Duolingo podcasts was inspiring but after a while I found a common theme. The protagonist surmounted all the odds to win a contest … Continue reading

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Kim Kardashian is Tone Deaf & Offensive on Variety Magazine

I was deeply offended hearing Kim Kardashian insult ordinary folk and the less privileged in a video posted by Variety. She rudely said “Get your f***g ass up and work! “ I was glad to hear the voice of reason … Continue reading

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Horrible Late Hours Work Culture

I will never understand why many bosses expect and demand that employees stay late at work. It doesn’t matter if you take home work to complete. They don’t care. They want to be able to actually see you at the … Continue reading

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Why Are Most Job Interviewers in Singapore So Mean?

I felt so mad and sorry for Lady J for what she had to go through. It’s an issue that has been infuriating me for years. Why don’t job interviewers in Singapore show some basic decency and respect.  Haven’t they … Continue reading

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My 10 Tips for Being the Perfect Boss

I felt inspired to write this post. It’s the kind of post I love writing. My dream would be for as many employers as possible to read this and if it makes just one employee’s life happier I would be … Continue reading

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