Workplace

Workplace

How missing out on a promotion became a good thing

How could this be? Have I not proven myself enough since I joined this company? Eyes glued to my laptop screen, I dragged my mouse from the start of the video to the end over and over. I was sure I...

Work

I wanted to stop being a workaholic

“Are you surviving?” my colleague would ask.  “No,” I replied, and we laughed it off, thinking it was just something everyone goes through during busy season at work. But the truth was,...

Work

Quiet Quitting: Why TikTok’s latest trend is more dangerous than it sounds

I recently learned about this new trend of “quiet quitting”. It doesn’t mean leaving your job, but doing the bare minimum at work. After TikToker Zaid Khan posted about the trend, the term...

Workplace

The struggles of being underemployed

“So, what do you do?” “Umm… I graduated recently and… umm… I work part-time at a restaurant and do some photography on the side.” “Oh, that’s great! Do you get free food at the...

Work

Struggling under my toxic boss, prayer turned things around

Maybe I did something wrong. I’ll try again next time. Such were the thoughts I had when the relationship between me and my boss first turned sour a few months into my job. At that time, I had...

Work

Behind The Paycheque: 2 lawyers’ hot takes on the limits of justice and other controversial questions

A sword, a balance scales and a blindfold. These items, unanimous with the Lady Justice, symbolise power, impartiality and objectivity in the judicial system. Yet, in reality, the execution of...

Mental Health

Feeling like a failure through my twenties, I found breakthroughs in becoming a teacher

In my early twenties, I experienced what I hope to be the worst ever episode in my life. I could not hold down a job, I faced immense social anxiety and I struggled with my mental health. Making...

Work

#BehindThePaycheque: High flyers in the aviation industry

If you have ever wondered what it must be like to be a pilot, then you’re in for a treat today. Taking the hot seat in our new series #BehindThePaycheque where Christian professionals answer...

Finding Purpose

This 23-year-old enjoys her work in palliative care nursing. What keeps her going?

The dream of being a nurse started with Emily’s grandma, who was a nurse herself too. “Growing up, my grandma always looked after my brother and me. To me, she was the kindest and most loving...