Career

The 12 highest-paying jobs you can get with a master’s degree

For some high-paying jobs, a master's degree is a must.

The Trump administration declared that a landmark federal law doesn’t protect LGBT employees from workplace discrimination

The Department of Justice has filed a brief saying that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

21 countries that are highly likely to poach skilled workers from the US

These countries are all adept at attracting talent from around the world — including the United States.

Mario Batali tells his kids that if they take a banking job for cash, they’ll be ‘real bitter at 40’

Celebrity chef Mario Batali told Wealthsimple that happiness is more important than money, and that has to guide your decisions.

Facebook launched its own job search feature — here’s how it works

You can now use Facebook to hunt for and apply to jobs.

17 things successful people do in the last 10 minutes of the workday

How you finish the workday is extremely important.

‘Shark Tank’ investor Kevin O’Leary has a theory about why companies run by women make him the most money

Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary explained why he thinks the women-led companies in his portfolio consistently bring him more returns.

Is work stress driving you nuts? Only 51% of employers in Singapore are ready to help

The Straits Times
If you work in a fast-paced environment like Singapore, you're probably familiar with the symptoms of stress. Politics and workload are just two unavoidable ways that your job can stress you out. Stress is no laughing matter either. If not managed properly, it can be detrimental to both your physical and mental health. Stressed employees could also cost the company when workers become less productive, or cause them to need more time off, be compensated for stress-related illnesses, or worse - cause them to feel compelled to leave the firm. In a new study by Aon, a global professional services firm, 72 per cent of employers in Singapore said they considered stress and mental health an issue affecting productivity. However, only 51 per cent have emotional and psychological wellness programmes in place for their workers. Furthermore, only 62 per cent of Singapore organisations indicated that they have plans to implement such programmes in the future. It begs the question, are Singapore companies failing to promote mental health programmes among their workforce? Tim Dwyer, CEO of Aon health & benefits, Asia Pacific, thinks so. "Employers in Asia have proactively implemented physical wellness programmes, but have been unwilling to promote mental health ones. However, our recent study showed that Singapore employers now view their employees' health and well-being - both physical and mental - as a top three focus area," he says. We can only hope that Singapore employers will start to recognise mental health as an area of focus, and do more to keep employees sane at work.

Science says you can stop feeling bad about ‘wasting’ money by paying someone else to cook and clean for you

A new study suggests that people who spend money on time-saving services tend to be happier than those who do tedious tasks themselves.

Billionaire Clippers owner Steve Ballmer shares 3 key traits you need to have if you want a successful career

Former Microsoft CEO and Clippers owner Steve Ballmer says the keys to success include passion and luck.