Settling in Singapore

By Shem B / November 7, 2017 / 2 Comments

Our furniture and boxes finally arrived! We had so many issues with the shipping company, I despaired of ever seeing our things again. First, the shipping company hired a 3rd party contractor to pick up our things. No issue with that. What worried me was when they started dismantling the furniture. “Aren’t you going to […]

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How to be Comfortable Meeting People

By Shem B / October 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

I hate networking. I hate the image it conjures. I hate being forced to do it. I know. There’s a lot of hate there, then I realized I was misusing the word. Hate was too strong a word; I was uncomfortable with the idea of networking.   When I first heard the word “networking”, it […]

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How to Write your Resume if You Have Employment Gaps

By Shem B / September 27, 2017 / 1 Comment

Employment gaps are not career killers. This was the general gist of Suzanna Borst’s workshop at the Resume Writing Event hosted by PrimeTime Singapore at the Caribbean at Keppel Bay on 27 September.   I’m trying to get back to the corporate world after taking a sabbatical for close to 2 years. Unlike many who […]

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Home for the Wandering Soul

By Shem B / September 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

“If you could please initial this page you missed, thank you, then we could proceed with the inventory,” the real estate agent’s voice was a mix of friendliness, excitement, and professionalism as he directed H to each room. Ray* punctuated his statements with a chuckle, apology, and information as he pointed out the curtains, the […]

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