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Crises, Jobs and Abusers – the COVID-19 crunch

A crisis like COVID-19 is like no other. Unlike the Global financial crisis in 2008 or the SARS crisis earlier, this COVID-19 has literally killed entire industries that were previously thought to be invincible, like aviation. From expecting a shortfall of over 200,000 pilots needed for the next few years and an abundant order of jets from leading jet makers like Boeing and Airbus, suddenly planes and crew are all grounded, worldwide!

20160129_b737_uudd7 - Seamus Phan in a Boeing B737NG procedure trainer

What if you live till 100 and beyond? What would you do?

Have YOU thought about retirement yet? No, I am NOT a financial adviser or anything related. I am NOT selling you anything. This is a philosophical and a pragmatic question.

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Empathy, and not AI or automation, is the REAL enabler of UX and UI

Today, my family had the most unpleasant experience at a local McDonald’s outlet, where patrons waited for an hour (my family waited for half an hour) for what seemed like simple breakfast orders. The problem? Let’s start with the new self-service kiosks.

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 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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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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