Category Archives: Writings

Asking for salary expectations and history

I don’t know if it is a matter of culture, or just really bad HR policy in Singapore, but as someone who’s relatively junior on the rungs of the career ladder, I’ve noticed some pretty disturbing trends about companies, big … Continue reading

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Plug: Askamanager

Originally, I thought that at some point I might start talking about healthcare and clinical research issues, since I work in that line. Then I looked at the posts I’ve done so far and, except for the occasional commentary on … Continue reading

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Trousers: The basics

Just in time for a tuesday post, and carrying on from where we left off! Before I continue though, I must add that the series of posts I will be doing comprises heavily of my own sartorial opinion, and I … Continue reading

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Shirts: The basic.

I promised in the last post I’ll talk about style. I mean, you’ve snooped around, you’ve asked your friends and you’ve got your tailor. What now? Bespoke tailoring means you get to make all sorts of requests and adjustments, just … Continue reading

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Why we need tailors (Yes, it’s way past friday)

Sorry. Fever took me out for more than a week – not having had one for a long time, this one seemed especially virulent. Not that it’s a good excuse, and I missed out on a lot of things I … Continue reading

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Back!

But I’m down with a 38.7 deg fever =( Regular updates will resume on Friday!

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Vignette: The pathological liar

Ok, I know I’m terribly late in posting this, but it’s 11pm here as I write, so technically it’s still Tuesday, right? Alright, fine, I have no excuse…except that I’m actually flying to China tomorrow and am frantically packing for … Continue reading

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