Tag Archives: leadership

Four Skills to Fast-Track Your Career Growth

For today's workforce, as well as those just entering the job market, staying relevant is contingent on learning new skills. But where should you start? Here are four key skills that can help you thrive in the modern workplace.

Humour Can Backfire in the Workplace. Here’s Why

Most would assume that humour would have a positive impact in the office when it comes to bonding with fellow employees or superiors—but the opposite may, in fact,s be true. SMU Assistant Professor Jared Nai shares what he's discovered in his ... Read More

In Conversation with Barack Obama

Tan Xin Hao at Barack Obama event
What are the odds of hearing ex-POTUS Mr Barack Obama speaking live? As luck would have it, SMU Business undergrad Tan Xin Hao found himself presented with this opportunity during his internship at the Bank of Singapore.

Human Resource Leaders: Making a Great Place to Work?

Professor Richard Smith
How do ‘great’ workplaces manage an almost impossible equilibrium of keeping satisfaction and motivation up, without sacrificing performance? Prof Richard Smith shares the insights behind making a 'Great Place to Work'.

My SMU Business Freshman Year: Norman Tay

Caught between his interest in two undergrad programme offers, SMU Business freshman Norman Tay had a tough decision to make. At the end of the day, it all came down to planning for the future.

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