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5 Mental Mistakes That Kill Your Productivity

Alice BoyesNovember 04, 2019 If you’re sometimes frustrated about how little you accomplish during your work day, you’re not alone. Research indicates that only 26% of people often leave the office having accomplished the tasks they set out to do. It’s common to feel as if you’ve been busy but haven’t done anything important. Of course, life […]

The Art of Persuasion Hasn’t Changed in 2,000 Years

By Carmine Gallo JULY 15, 2019 Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. The ability to persuade, to change hearts and minds, is perhaps the single greatest skill that will give you a competitive edge in the knowledge economy — an age where ideas matter more than ever. Some economists believe that persuasion is […]

CONT: Employee Evaluation

An employee evaluation is the assessment and review of a worker’s job performance. Most companies have an employee evaluation system wherein employees are evaluated on a regular basis (often once a year). Typically these assessments are done at year end or on the employee’s service anniversary. That is, if you were hired in February, your […]

Food For Thoughts: Why Employee Performance Appraisal Doesn’t Work

The Traditional Performance Appraisal Process Is Demeaning and Hurtful Author: SUSAN M. HEATHFIELD   Second only to firing an employee, managers cite performance appraisal as the task they dislike the most. This is understandable given that the process of performance appraisal, as traditionally practiced, is fundamentally flawed. The process is hurtful and demeaning, and both managers and […]

Learning: The power of positivity

Stephen Meyer President & CEO on March 14, 2018 The power of a positive attitude: It’s been heralded as a key to success in many areas of life, from learning to athletics to just about any profession you can imagine. But is there any evidence that positivity affects results or is it mostly mumbo jumbo? […]

Malaysian companies in Forbes Asia’s list

Three Malaysian companies have made it to the 200 top-performing public companies of the 2019 Forbes Asia’s Best Under A Billion list. Elsoft Research Bhd, Pentamaster Corp Bhd and Vitrox Corp Bhd have been recognised as among the leading public companies in the Asia-Pacific with an annual revenue of between US$5mil and US$1bil. The three companies beat […]

Never too early for top scorers to give back

By Rayyan Rafidi – June 26, 2019 @ 12:24pm AFTER pursuing their studies, scholarship recipients are expected to return home to serve the community and build the nation. But for Nelson Ng Jia Jun, a Yayasan Khazanah scholar with a burning passion for education reform, it is never too early to start giving back. This 22-year-old is the […]

Strategies to prevent dropouts

By Zulita Mustafa – July 10, 2019 @ 12:15pm SOME of the wealthiest and most influential entrepreneurs in the world such as Apple founder Steve Jobs, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter co-founder Evan Williams and Whatsapp founder Jan Koum dropped out of college. They called it quits and decided higher education was not for them. Common reasons given […]

PROFESSION SESSION MALAYSIA – CPA Career Expo

PROFESSION SESSION MALAYSIA 10.00 AM – 2.00 PM, Sat, 27 April 2019 Join Us at CPA annual career expo, one of the largest event for accounting and finance graduate opportunities, to help land your dream job and gain your competitive advantage Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia For registration and more […]