Posts by: Yvonne Du

The Best Way to Learn Is to Teach

“Docendo discimus”, said the Roman philosopher Seneca, meaning that “by teaching, we learn”.
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The “No Brown M&M’s” Clause: Why the Trivial Details Matter

One may think that this request was just an outlandish demand and excessive behaviour of a prima donna rock-star. It turns out that the “no brown M&M’s” clause was actually a creative quality control measure, an ingenious business strategy.
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Simple Habits to Manage Stress

To help students not worry alone, Mr Felix Cheok, an F&B industry veteran, touched on the topic of stress management in the most recent Scholarship Guide webinar, sharing tips on how to get ahead of anxiety, how to keep your mind and emotions in check when panic strikes, and how best to manage time.
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Creating An All-Star LinkedIn Profile for Students & Recent Graduates

LinkedIn is dubbed to be the place for professionals to find and be found. With over 756 million members worldwide and two million from Singapore alone, 40 million people use LinkedIn to search for jobs each week; three people are hired every minute on the platform.
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Study In Japan: Guide for Singapore Students

Scholarship Guide was honoured to invite Mr Sakamoto Shigeki from Waseda University to speak with students at the third instalment of its webinar series.
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Breaking Bad Habits Is Badass

Habits are behaviour that we develop at some point in our lives, and it gets locked in, becoming automatic—like how we carry on a conversation whilst driving. As we practice these behaviours on auto-pilot, we often fail to recognise that we have a “habit”, let alone—a “bad habit”.
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What Does Diversity & Inclusion At The Workplace Mean?

What is the D&I workplace trend all about? Let us get the definitions out of the way.
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It’s 80,000 Working Hours & 40 Years Before Retirement

Speaking at a Scholarship Guide webinar as part of the Raffles Institution Scholarship & Career Fair on 3rd June 2021, Mr Felix Cheok, a veteran in the Food & Beverage (F&B) industry, put into perspective the total amount of time an average person spends working before retirement – to emphasize the importance of one’s career development.
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Choosing Between Start-Up & Corporate

Are you deciding between working for a large corporation or a start-up? The answer is in figuring out which culture better fits your personality. Before we get started, let’s clear the air on the definition of a start-up company and the stereotype built around large established organizations regarding innovation.
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How To Know If Your Potential Employer Is the Right Fit?

Whether you have just one excellent job opportunity or have several offers on your lap, your career decision needs careful consideration from all angles. There is more to evaluate than the general aspects of job title, salary, and benefits.
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