Seamus Phan

Speaker, Author, Strategist, Technologist, Artist

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Soaring above in a hot air balloon

How to fail your job interview (or 5 things not to do or say)

I was sitting in the cafe I regularly frequent, and observed yet another fascinating exchange between a boss of a recruitment firm, and a candidate.

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What should leaders do when employees threaten with career suicide?

We are not talking about actual suicide obviously, but the situation where an employee threatens to quit on you for no good reason. What should leaders do?

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Wall clock and time

What my unemployment as a young man taught me to succeed

I failed my junior college and went through national service in the army, and came out to the market after service, to face the worst recession in the 1980s. Unemployment was my daily reflection.

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pottery town

4 Tips for young marketing, advertising and PR upstarts

So you’ve got your new diploma/degree, and is raving for a high-paying, high-flying job in marketing, advertising, or public relations. What’s next?

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stethoscope for physicians

Disengaged employees? Maybe they are not meant to be

These days, some organizations or recruiters are rambling about how best to engage or retain employees. However, is it merely a one-sided matter?

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Football game

Talent management – biting divas or team players?

Recently, the world media was abuzz about a certain footballer who bit another on the soccer field, and seemed to have gotten away with it. After all, he has done that a couple of times before, and was never permanently barred from playing professionally (i.e. getting big paychecks).

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