New World, New Skills: ZOOM-ing In On A New Norm20211013162946

New World, New Skills: ZOOM-ing In On A New Norm

October 13, 2021
By Nicole Chin (BAC Apprentice)   The COVID-19 pandemic has posed an unprecedented challenge for us to rethink digital ...
YOU Are Your Own Competition20211006164823

YOU Are Your Own Competition

October 6, 2021
By Rachel Yeap (BAC Apprentice)    “Your phone is way more important than everything in this household, what else do you ...
The Rise Of The Gig Economy20211001112351

The Rise Of The Gig Economy

October 1, 2021
By Rishyan Raaj Gopal (BAC Apprentice)   We can no longer turn a blind eye on the gig economy. One may even pose the ...
You Went To College, Now What?20210928151426

You Went To College, Now What?

September 28, 2021
By Surein Wei (BAC Apprentice)   You went to college, you studied hard for your degree, you have graduated and now you...
Is Time Of No Importance?20210923185745

Is Time Of No Importance?

September 23, 2021
By Maple Han (BAC Apprentice)    You are 38. You have been waking up to the same ceiling for the past 8 months. Sta...
Making The Most Out Of LinkedIn20210920140148

Making The Most Out Of LinkedIn

September 20, 2021
By Kumuthamalar Sandaranaido & Ashlyn Kwong (BAC Apprentices)    “Are you on LinkedIn?” is probably a questi...
If You Have Not Heard…It’s Time to Dig DEEP20210910173134

If You Have Not Heard…It’s Time to Dig DEEP

September 10, 2021
By Bryan Bin (BAC Apprentice)    Malaysia is not moving towards a digital economy. We have one. As futuristic as it sounds,...
So, You Made a Mistake. Now What?20210825141040

So, You Made a Mistake. Now What?

August 25, 2021
Yes, we’ve all been there; sulkily wallowing in the utter shame and embarrassment that comes from making mistakes.   M...
Importance of Networking20210823183028

Importance of Networking

August 23, 2021
Have you ever looked at someone at a work-related event and thought “Wow! This person really does know everyone.” It’s ...
Why You Might Be Feeling Stuck At Your Job?20210813153821

Why You Might Be Feeling Stuck At Your Job?

August 13, 2021
By BAC Apprentices Writer: Pavaani Tanggaveloo  Editors: Rachel Chan Sook Zhui & Low Jia Yi    Imagine this. It i...
15 Laws of Individual Growth20210812123127

15 Laws of Individual Growth

August 12, 2021
Individual growth is a critical aspect in everyone’s lives. However, sometimes an individual may hit a growth gap trap, hin...
Enhancing Work From Home Productivity20210609160135

Enhancing Work From Home Productivity

June 9, 2021
It seems like we are back to a total lockdown all over again! What that means for most of us, is going back to working from h...
Embracing Diversity in the Workplace20210521130507

Embracing Diversity in the Workplace

May 21, 2021
We live in a world where globalisation is at its peak. Gone are the days where exclusive groups are formed and remain segrega...
Getting A Job You Are Unqualified For20210520133516

Getting A Job You Are Unqualified For

May 20, 2021
Have you come across job postings you were really interested in, but then held yourself back from applying because you felt ...
Coping With Imposter Syndrome20210518171147

Coping With Imposter Syndrome

May 18, 2021
Hey, you did great at that last presentation! You’ve been keeping on top of things at work, your output has been great and ...
Relevance of Information Communication Technology at Work20210517141721

Relevance of Information Communication Technology at Work

May 17, 2021
As time passes, we see the world evolve and advance like never before. Work continues to expand, corporations and businesses ...
Sugar Intake, Performance & Productivity20210514152132

Sugar Intake, Performance & Productivity

May 14, 2021
Written by: Kim Kunaawathy   Sugar is a form of carbohydrate that is present in a variety of foods. It has very little ...
Communicating At The Workplace20210512173527

Communicating At The Workplace

May 12, 2021
Written by: Kim Kunaawathy   Communication is often a battle at the workplace. Too much or too little will cause work...
Surviving Lockdown Blues20210512115358

Surviving Lockdown Blues

May 12, 2021
Written by: Kim Kunaawathy   Here we are, once again, facing another lockdown. We can’t help but feel demotivated,...
Going Digital: Steps to Establish Your Online Business20210511154648

Going Digital: Steps to Establish Your Online Business

May 11, 2021
Nobody is privy to the fact that going digital is indeed the way to go these days, especially when it comes to doing business...
Hygiene And Your Mental Wellbeing20210510170222

Hygiene And Your Mental Wellbeing

May 10, 2021
Written by: Kim Kunaawathy Sometimes we tend to get carried away, singing in the shower while making life decisions, alm...
Handphone Usage During A Lockdown20210508114119

Handphone Usage During A Lockdown

May 8, 2021
Written by: Kim Kunaawathy   It’s no secret that the usage of mobile phones increased during this pandemic. How...
How To Avoid Procrastination20210506172516

How To Avoid Procrastination

May 6, 2021
Written by: Kim Kunaawathy   We’ve all been there, thinking, “I still have time,” only to realize that...
Heroes of This War Against The Virus20210505153112

Heroes of This War Against The Virus

May 5, 2021
Picture this – oxygen shortages in a hospital filled with critical Covid-19 patients. Beds and medication are also running ...
How Handwriting Determines Personality20210503165153

How Handwriting Determines Personality

May 3, 2021
Written by: Kim Kunaawathy   Writing is something we do almost every day, from jotting down ideas and notes, to construc...
How New Media & Pop Culture Shape Social Change Today20210420123118

How New Media & Pop Culture Shape Social Change Today

April 20, 2021
If you look at how far global society has come, you can say that indeed much has changed. The impact left by various movement...
Tips to Sustain Work Motivation & Momentum Post-MCO20210414183209

Tips to Sustain Work Motivation & Momentum Post-MCO

April 14, 2021
Those in the local workforce would be familiar with the changes brought about by the various phases of the Movement Control O...
Productivity Throughout Ramadan20210412143401

Productivity Throughout Ramadan

April 12, 2021
Every year, Muslims around the world will observe the holy month of Ramadan. Fasting, is a period of intense spirituality...
Relevance At The Workplace20210408150743

Relevance At The Workplace

April 8, 2021
When one mentions the word ‘relevance’, we think and associate it to today. Your worth, your contribution to the peo...
Back To Work & Studies: Mental Alertness20210325110452

Back To Work & Studies: Mental Alertness

March 25, 2021
With work spaces welcoming back employees, and schools gradually reopening its doors, one must now question one’s sta...
Transitioning Back To Work20210324120224

Transitioning Back To Work

March 24, 2021
With loosening restrictions and the lifting of the MCO, employers all over have asked their staff to begin working from their...
Getting Down To Teaching Online20210323173431

Getting Down To Teaching Online

March 23, 2021
If you are one who feels strongly about the education system, and wish to do your part in nurturing students and shaping you...
How To Know If You’ve Nailed That Job Interview20210216122114

How To Know If You’ve Nailed That Job Interview

February 16, 2021
“Did I not explain myself well enough?” “I think that didn’t go so well!” “I should have answered that question b...
Are You A Gen X, Gen Y or Gen Z Jobseeker?20210209164054

Are You A Gen X, Gen Y or Gen Z Jobseeker?

February 9, 2021
Today, social networking groups and the workforce are dominated by these three generations – Gen X, Gen Y and Gen Z. Diff...
Develop Your ‘Futures Literacy’20210205093944

Develop Your ‘Futures Literacy’

February 5, 2021
According to UNESCO, ‘Futures Literacy’ (FL) is a capability. It is the skill that allows people to better understand the...
Vital Skills To Hone – Lockdown Edition20210202164024

Vital Skills To Hone – Lockdown Edition

February 2, 2021
Whether you are a fresh graduate, a student in your final year or you’re just leafing through the job market, there is one ...
Post Pandemic Job Interview Questions20210122132823

Post Pandemic Job Interview Questions

January 22, 2021
You may still be trying to figure things out on your end, especially how to navigate this new reality of many unprecede...
7 Tips For Starting A Career Remotely20210121212932

7 Tips For Starting A Career Remotely

January 21, 2021
The recent pandemic is proving to be less of a stumbling block, and more of a major pothole on the road, when it comes to wor...
Acing A Virtual Interview20210119100225

Acing A Virtual Interview

January 19, 2021
The HR interviewing landscape has changed dramatically in the last few months. When just last year, you would be impeccabl...
Digesting Another Lockdown?20210115090502

Digesting Another Lockdown?

January 15, 2021
Homebound again? Just when you were getting used to hanging out with friends and colleagues after months of working or...
How Not To Be An Anxious Job-Seeker20210114111601

How Not To Be An Anxious Job-Seeker

January 14, 2021
We rang in 2021 with the hope for new beginnings and opportunities. But we’re two weeks in and have just begun the second l...
Does Age Affect Employability?20210112112529

Does Age Affect Employability?

January 12, 2021
When one first graduates (most probably in your early twenties), a plethora of employment possibilities and opportunities lie...
Brace Yourself For The Next Normal20210106154122

Brace Yourself For The Next Normal

January 6, 2021
2020 just passed in a blink of an eye. With companies and businesses forced to shift daily operations into a different gear, ...
Effective Tips to Multitask At Work20201118122325

Effective Tips to Multitask At Work

November 18, 2020
An efficient employee capable of juggling multiple tasks is valued by employers everywhere. However, not all of us are born m...
3 Ways You Can Learn How To Code20201114113412

3 Ways You Can Learn How To Code

November 14, 2020
Coding which is essential to the infrastructure of the World Wide Web has long been perceived as something only used by hacke...
Want to Learn Graphic Design? 5 Tips for Beginners20201112135330

Want to Learn Graphic Design? 5 Tips for Beginners

November 12, 2020
Seen some fancy design work on the Internet and you want to get in on it? Well, you can. If you have been drawing or doodling...
5 Ways To Be A Better Leader20201103105609

5 Ways To Be A Better Leader

November 3, 2020
Ever wondered whether you are a leader or follower? Before you answer this question, let’s look at five things you can do t...
How To Create An Impressive Digital Portfolio20201008160914

How To Create An Impressive Digital Portfolio

October 8, 2020
A digital portfolio is a great way to showcase your skills and collection of works to prospective employers. Most creative pr...
Tips To Start A Career In Digital Marketing20201008160416

Tips To Start A Career In Digital Marketing

October 8, 2020
The rise of smartphones has resulted in society having the world (or a close approximation of it anyway) at its fingertips. O...
Essential Social Media Skills Employers Value20201008155713

Essential Social Media Skills Employers Value

October 8, 2020
Looking back in time, social media skills would have been something foreign and completely unheard of to many of us. Fast for...