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Monday, April 20, 2009

Time Out with Pearl Forss

Live a life of late breaking news and uncovering stories that touch people across the globe. Singapore Campus takes time out with Pearl Forss on what its like to be a journalist and senior reporter for Channel NewsAsia.

It’s great waking up everyday and looking forward to meeting and interviewing new people and reporting interesting stories. I also enjoy the creative process of putting a story together so that it is comprehensible to everyone from all walks of life – be it from a Chief Executive Officer to a taxi driver, she says.

Asked what qualities good journalists should have, Pearl enumerates:

• Determination
• Ability to work under stress
• Perceptive
• Sometimes aggressive, but always humble
• Well read – if you don’t have a passion for current affairs, you’ll burn out very soon

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Friday, April 17, 2009

Positive Attitude in the Workplace

Congratulations to all fresh graduates this summer. Welcome to world of job hunting and corporate careers.

Job hunting is an adventure in itself and sometimes, a daunting thing especially if it means having to deal with new and difficult co-workers. ISingapore features an article on how to stay positive through it all. The best way to gain positive experiences out of any work experience is to remember Pride, Passion and Belief coupled with Skills/Knowledge, Direction and Action.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Anger Management Technique for Career Starters

Career Newbies often get culture shocked at how stressful a day at work can get. There is also the fact the we have to deal with new and different people in a hectic work environment. Tempers flare up as result. presents some anger management techniques to help the fresh graduate cope up with stress.

4. Dissolve It
This is my favorite anger management technique. It is also probably the toughest to practice. But in my opinion is also the best - as it allows us to let go of previous anger and deal with potential new ones. This technique can be used with all the previous ones mentioned here as it involves practicing the scenarios when we were angry.

We recall situations when we were angry, we could apply the appropriate techniques that can help us dissolve the anger in that particular situation. This works by - one, we get practice so when a similar situation happens again we know what to do. Two, it dissolves any past anger that we may have kept in us. This way we learn to dissolve past anger.

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Thursday, April 2, 2009

Sentosa 4D Magix

Singapore's newest tourist attraction combines new multimedia technologies with good old hospitality.

Sentosa 4D Magix is an interactive movie experience with a state of the art digital projection system and special seats equipped with leg ticklers and base shakers among many things. Singapore interview the people behind the magic as they share their experiences working in Sentosa 4D.

"A plus point is that I get to meet different people from many countries every day. My priority is to make our customers happy and we will go the extra mile to ensure that they have a good time.

I firmly believe that Singapore has a bright future in the Tourism industry and look forward to learning and developing myself in this vibrant industry." says Indika, who graduated with a degree in Management in Colombo.

Jaga, the IT manager shares,"My job involves programming the ticketing system, maintaining the server and also providing monthly reports to the Marketing department so that they can plan their sales targets and strategy. "

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