Career & Education

China’s upcoming college graduates face familiar rivals in unhired 2020 class

Competition for jobs among fresh university graduates in China looks to be even more intense next year after the coronavirus left millions of degree-holders desperate to find work.

6 Dec 2020 - 11:52PM
Affluent Chinese families less keen on sending kids to school in West: survey

The United States’ recent revocation of more than 1,000 visas for Chinese graduate students and research scholars has many parents reconsidering or scrapping plans to send their children abroad for schooling.

3 Oct 2020 - 11:50PM
Pandemic not stopping women from pursuing career goals in Hong Kong

Two Hong Kong women are examples of female professionals who have chased their career dreams and recognise the importance of seeking career-advancement opportunities even during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

3 Aug 2020 - 7:14PM
How to bounce back if you’re laid off from your job amid Covid-19

Redundancy can be an opportunity for education, rebranding, and exploring another industry. Once the shock is over, use the time to turn the loss into an opportunity.

13 May 2020 - 8:38AM
Why you shouldn’t pull an all-nighter, and how to deal if you have no choice

Sleep deprivation can be as dangerous as drinking alcohol, and can have a serious effect on your memory, mood and diet

9 Mar 2020 - 8:00AM
How to sell yourself: the art of the elevator pitch

The first 30 seconds after you meet someone can make or break your chances of convincing them to like you and want to know more

24 Jan 2020 - 8:00PM
Find the job of your dreams in 2020: learning how to write the perfect subject line is the first step

The subject line communicates who you are and what you want, as well as showing off your qualifications and helping you stand out

11 Jan 2020 - 9:00AM
How to follow up after a job interview without seeming desperate: advice from the pros

You wrote the perfect CV. You landed a job interview. They loved you. Now, how do you avoid screwing up?

2 Jan 2020 - 7:00PM
‘Dear Evan Hansen’ star Ben Levi Ross on the challenges of a Broadway show

The 21-year-old actor decided ‘less is more’ when it came to the famously challeging role

27 Dec 2019 - 8:00AM
Here's what future female CEOs need more than coding camps

The bosses of companies including Bed Bath & Beyond, Popsugar and Spanx learned that resilience and audacity are key to a girl’s success

19 Nov 2019 - 3:21PM
How to control your temper and make the most of a bad situation

Anger is natural, but it’s seldom useful. Having a meltdown as an adult affects relationships, so it’s best to have some coping mechanisms up your sleeve.

10 Nov 2019 - 9:00AM
Manners are crucial at school, work and in friendships - and will even impress when you're on a date

We spend so much of our lives online, it can sometimes be a shock to the system when you have to interact with people IRL. Doing it thoughtfully makes everyone's day better, so be polite!

29 Oct 2019 - 3:46PM
The secrets to one Instagram influencer's success

Justin Schuble who set up DCFoodPorn, and dining app TidBit, started his half-million strong account when he was at university

29 Oct 2019 - 10:19AM
5 tips to help you reclaim control over your life-work balance

You can learn how to keep job stress from affecting your personal life, and still succeed professionally

22 Oct 2019 - 4:43PM
Your career plans may not yet include driving a steam train, but young people are needed to keep the industry alive

A Siemens rolling stock engineer volunteers as a driver, attracted by both the history and heritage, and the people from all walks of life who are involved

20 Oct 2019 - 9:00AM
Annoying roommate? Here's how to deal with them without making dorm life awkward

Sharing a space with a virtual stranger at university can be challenging, but with tips and advice from the pros, it doesn't have to stay that way.

19 Oct 2019 - 2:56PM
‘Queer Eye’ foodie Antoni Porowski talks avocados and learning to love his heritage

The Canadian member of the hit Netflix show, whose cookbook, Antoni in the Kitchen, was published last month, was a picky eater as a child.

13 Oct 2019 - 9:21AM
Five ways to survive working with other people on a group project and shine as a team

Collaborating on an assignment needn't be painful if you follow these helpful tips.

3 Oct 2019 - 6:51PM
Peer pressure: expert advice on how to deal with it and stay true to yourself

The desire to fit in can sometimes make it feel like you have to do what everyone else is doing, even if you don't want to. But it doesn't have to be that way.

2 Oct 2019 - 4:32PM