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  • How to Write a Cover Letter

    3 months ago by Arti Tawani

    No one likes job hunting. Scouring through online jobs boards, spiffing up your resume, prepping for grueling interviews — none of it’s fun. But perhaps the most challenging part of the process is writing an effective cover letter. There’s so much conflicting advice out there, it’s hard to know where to start. Indeed, in an age of digital communication, many might question w...

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  • The Perfect Answers To 10 Common Job Interview Questions

    3 months ago by Arti Tawani

    We're going to skip over the obvious job interview questions, such as "Why do you want this job?" or "What do you know about Company X?" Most likely, those will make the cut, and you should come prepared with succinct, descriptive answers that don't over-embellish. But those simple openers are the "warm up" questions that get you into interview mode—and you should use the...

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  • 4 Ways To Break Up The Monotony Of Your Workweek

    3 months ago by Arti Tawani

    Feeling like your workweek is running on a loop? Turn to these diverse options, from adopting new hobbies to reconnecting with cross-department colleagues, to add flavor to a bland work routine.   At the height of shelter-in-place this past spring, I was only leaving my home about once a week to go grocery shopping, get exercise through hikes, or carry out other esse...

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  • Covid-19: What Is The Shipping Industry Doing To Help?

    3 months ago by Brijesh Mongia

    Despite being severely hit by the coronavirus crisis, the maritime sector has shown great support towards struggling communities. Here is a look at some of the positive contributions made by those working in the cruise and shipping industries during the pandemic. Sailor’s Society sets up Covid-19 helpline in the UK Faced with an increase in calls for help and advice du...

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  • How To Avoid Burnout During Your Job Search

    3 months ago by Karthik Balakrishnan

    Looking for a job is exhausting – physically, mentally and emotionally.    Physically, a job search takes time, hours per week on a regular basis for months.  Mentally, you need to stay on top of the industries and companies you are targeting, the people you have met and where you are in the process for various jobs.  Emotionally, there will be ups and downs as ...

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  • Singapore Slumps Into Recession With Record 41.2% GDP Plunge

    4 months ago by Karthik Balakrishnan

    Singapore’s economy plunged into recession last quarter as an extended lockdown shuttered businesses and decimated retail spending, a sign of the pain the pandemic is wreaking across export-reliant Asian nations.  Gross domestic product declined an annualized 41.2% from the previous three months, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said in a statement Tuesday, the biggest ...

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  • 10 Things Recruiting Experts Say You Should Do To Stand Out In Your Job Search

    4 months ago by Brijesh Mongia

    If you've been applying to a number of jobs with little luck, it could be that your resume is getting lost in the pack of the seemingly countless other applicants you're competing with. That's why it's all the more important to find ways to distinguish yourself in a compelling way. So, we asked recruitment and career experts what makes one candidate stand out over the oth...

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  • 8 Facts About The Shipping Industry

    4 months ago by Brijesh Mongia

    Have you ever asked yourself how does the coffee or tea that you are drinking get to your table? Your coffee, your laptop, and your mobile phone were all, for sure, shipped in a container.  As a matter of fact: 90% of the world’s commodities are carried by the international shipping industry. And this is good news, because aside of being the most affordable means of trans...

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