Written from the point of view as a Singaporean. How to increase your chance of finding a job in the European Region.
Adapted from Harvard Business Review Tl, dr: – Most people act aggressively at work because they feel threatened – Ask yourself whether you are being overly sensitive or misinterpreting the situation – Call out the inappropriate behaviour in the moment – Don’t take the blame. Many bullies pick targets that are highly skilled and well-liked….
Adapted from Harvard Business Review Distinguish between real and pseudo cues. An example of a pseudo cue is the halo effect that may surround candidates due to physical attractiveness. People subconsciously feel attraction to a good looking interviewees, and this pseudo cue positively biases their evaluation of the candidate’s unrelated skills. Unsee the pseudo cues…
The best way to deal with political environments is to engage them, to turn towards them, not to avoid them.
Book summary on Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg. A woman’s perspective on how to chart your career and navigate your way in a usually male dominated corporate world.