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October 21, 2020
Episode #23: Pedro Pimentel, Lead Consultant at ThoughtWorks -You always need to adapt!
In this episode, we speak to Pedro Pimentel, Lead Consultant at ThoughtWorks.
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October 7, 2020
Episode #22: Antoine Vatar- Be honest with your values!
In this episode, we speak to Antoine Vatar.
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September 23, 2020
Episode #21: Ines Gafsi - Female entrepreneurs changing the face of business.
In this episode, we speak to Ines Gafsi, co-founder of Female Entrepreneurs Worldwide.
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October 21, 2020
Episode #23: Pedro Pimentel, Lead Consultant at ThoughtWorks -You always need to adapt!
In this episode, we speak to Pedro Pimentel, Lead Consultant at ThoughtWorks.
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October 7, 2020
Episode #22: Antoine Vatar- Be honest with your values!
In this episode, we speak to Antoine Vatar.
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September 23, 2020
Episode #21: Ines Gafsi - Female entrepreneurs changing the face of business.
In this episode, we speak to Ines Gafsi, co-founder of Female Entrepreneurs Worldwide.
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September 11, 2020
Episode #20: Chris Brown, founder of ReThink.
In this episode, we speak to Chris Brown, Founder of ReThink, talks about the trend of sustainability.
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August 27, 2020
Episode #19: Katharina Darisse, Founder of The Skill Shop
In this episode, we speak to Katharina, Founder of The Skill Shop, a professional sales and consulting training company.
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July 20, 2020
Episode #18: Renee Conklin, Founder of RC HR Consulting.
In this episode, we talk to Renee Conklin, founder of RC HR Consulting
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July 14, 2020
Episode #17: Olevia Yuen, Talent Acquisition Specialist, PALO IT
In this episode, we talk to Olevia Yuen, Talent Acquisition Specialist at PALO IT!
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July 8, 2020
Episode #16: Fyiona Yong, Intergenerational Leadership Coach certified by ICF and ACC
In this episode we are joined by Fyiona Yong, an Intergenerational Leadership Coach who has held many prominent roles
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July 7, 2020
Episode #15: Cary Shek Vice President, People & Culture at Klook
In this episode, we are joined by Cary Shek, Vice President of People and Culture at Klook, one of world’s rapidly growing travel and tourism apps!
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June 30, 2020
Episode #14: Bernard Ng, Talent Acquisition, Social Media & Human Resources at Lane Crawford
Bernard Ng, isn’t your traditional HR officer; with tattooed sleeves and pierced ears, he reflects contrast to your expectations.
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June 26, 2020
Episode #13: Ricardo Mota, Chief Technology Officer at gini
Ricardo Mota provides us with the ultimate advice on how to succeed in your career
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June 17, 2020
Episode #12: Medhy Souidi, Head of Fintech & StartupXchange at DBS
I traveled around the world to find an internship
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June 17, 2020
Episode #11: Desmond Cheung, Technology Strategist at Microsoft
Start fast, fail fast, learn fast, succeed fast!
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June 17, 2020
Episode #8: Ken Shih, Head of Sales & Marketing at AQUMON
When you arrive in a FinTech you realise your purpose is actually to serve others, and I think that makes it a lot more meaningful.
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June 17, 2020
Episode #7 Yamilette Cano, Founder, LOUDER.
Be consistent, consistent, consistent! So your personal brand resonates similarly, every time!
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June 17, 2020
Episode #6: Eric Chan, Chief Public Missions Officer at Cyberport, Hong Kong
For Startups, they really look for culture fit! With a small team, they really need to move fast, so they need to share the same values and same beliefs!
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June 17, 2020
Episode #5: Emily Leong, Head Of HR, Convoy.
There isn't really a right job, you go in and take the ownership to make it right!
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June 14, 2020
Episode #4: Julian Schillinger, co-founder of Privé Technologies
Start as a generalist in a start-up - you’ll learn the ropes, gain experience, and be the go-to person for questions, which creates leadership!
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June 14, 2020
Episode #3: Felix Wong, Entrepreneur and Community Builder for AngelHub & Whub
Culture fit, trust, and communication are key for WFH during Covid-19.
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June 14, 2020
Episode #2: Julio Orr, Founder & CEO, Happyer
How I won the lottery twice!
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The alarm rings and you’re already feeling it — the dreaded Monday Blues. Bad news? We’ve all felt it at some point. Good news? We can beat it!
September 23, 2020
What Monday Blues? 5 Ways To Kickstart Your Week
The alarm rings and you’re already feeling it — the dreaded Monday Blues. Bad news? We’ve all felt it at some point. Good news? We can beat it!
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You’ve nailed the interview process and the offer is on the table ready for you to sign on the dotted line…but how do you make sure you’re not signing a deal with the devil?
September 16, 2020
13 things you should know before signing an employment contract
You’ve nailed the interview process and the offer is on the table ready for you to sign on the dotted line…but how do you make sure you’re not signing a deal with the devil?
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Working in a start-up is very different from working in a corporate. Follow the 4 tips to prepare yourself for the journey.
September 11, 2020
4 Ways to Thrive Working at a Startup
Working in a start-up is very different from working in a corporate. Follow the 4 tips to prepare yourself for the journey.
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When founder, Steven Chan, was constantly frustrated at being unable to take efficient notes on his iPad, he decided to hatch his own solution with the creation of the GoodNotes app.
August 28, 2020
Working Smarter With GoodNotes
When founder, Steven Chan, was constantly frustrated at being unable to take efficient notes on his iPad, he decided to hatch his own solution with the creation of the GoodNotes app.
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In 2008, the founders of AlphaSights came up with a bold idea to connect the world’s thinking by boosting digital connectivity and acting as the world’s knowledge partner.
August 24, 2020
AlphaSights: Tapping into the world’s collective knowledge
In 2008, the founders of AlphaSights came up with a bold idea to connect the world’s thinking by boosting digital connectivity and acting as the world’s knowledge partner.
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The way we do business globally has been rapidly transformed in 2020, thanks to the global pandemic and its widespread consequences.
August 21, 2020
Here to stay: sales trends accelerated through Covid-19
The way we do business globally has been rapidly transformed in 2020, thanks to the global pandemic and its widespread consequences.
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Job applications don’t always end in a success, as the job market is quite rough. After a few rejections, you may start doubting yourself.
August 14, 2020
Landing Your Dream Job, and How to Deal with Rejection
Job applications don’t always end in a success, as the job market is quite rough. After a few rejections, you may start doubting yourself.
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Get ahead in tech and acquire the most in-demand tech skills for your career development.
August 13, 2020
Wanna be in tech? It’s time to Xccelerate your growth
Get ahead in tech and acquire the most in-demand tech skills for your career development.
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A list of sustainable businesses curated just for you!
August 4, 2020
Sustainable is the New Stylish!
A list of sustainable businesses curated just for you!
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Belinda Esterhammer, CEO of Springboard Group, shares her experience with succeeding in the corporate world!
July 28, 2020
Women, Diversity, and Work
Belinda Esterhammer, CEO of Springboard Group, shares her experience with succeeding in the corporate world!
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Happyer is a community that fosters the development of not only people’s careers, but also their minds.
July 27, 2020
Live Happyer: Mental Wellbeing at Happyer
Happyer is a community that fosters the development of not only people’s careers, but also their minds.
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What’s the deal with TikTok? As fast as it rose, it inevitably came to an abrupt end. However, a great deal can be learned from this technological sensation.
July 24, 2020
Tiktok: A Learning Lesson
What’s the deal with TikTok? As fast as it rose, it inevitably came to an abrupt end. However, a great deal can be learned from this technological sensation.
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Hear from Matt, an International Student from the UK, to gain insight as to his life in Hong Kong!
July 13, 2020
Life of an International Student in Hong Kong
Hear from Matt, an International Student from the UK, to gain insight as to his life in Hong Kong!
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OnTheList has taken an innovative approach to fashion working directly with over 300 brands or their official distributors such as Kenzo, Jimmy Choo, Shiseido, Armani and Moleskin to name a few.
July 3, 2020
OnTheList Hong Kong: Where luxury meets sustainability
OnTheList has taken an innovative approach to fashion working directly with over 300 brands or their official distributors such as Kenzo, Jimmy Choo, Shiseido, Armani and Moleskin to name a few.
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 For most people, the prospect of entering a new field is a daunting one. However, Amelie is evidence it could be your best decision yet!
July 2, 2020
Entering a New Industry: An Interview with Amélie Li Yim at gini
For most people, the prospect of entering a new field is a daunting one. However, Amelie is evidence it could be your best decision yet!
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The team at Happyer has grown significantly with the addition of the 8 new interns who are adding unique skills and contributing to every aspect across the board.
July 2, 2020
The life of a Happyer Summer Intern
The team at Happyer has grown significantly with the addition of the 8 new interns who are adding unique skills and contributing to every aspect across the board.
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Here’s How to Prepare for a job interview in tech
June 25, 2020
Have a Big Job Interview in Big Tech?
Here’s How to Prepare for a job interview in tech
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Session 2: Brain training — How can I reprogramme the way I think about stress so I can limit my stress triggers?
June 25, 2020
#ResilientAsiaChallenge Session 2: Training your brain
Session 2: Brain training — How can I reprogramme the way I think about stress so I can limit my stress triggers?
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Acknowledging your employees and giving praise where praise is due is arguably one of the most important ways to maintain employee happiness in the workplace.
June 25, 2020
Keeping up Employee Recognition while working from home
Acknowledging your employees and giving praise where praise is due is arguably one of the most important ways to maintain employee happiness in the workplace.
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Session 3: How can I recognise stress in myself early, so I can prevent it from taking over my life?
June 25, 2020
#ResilientAsiaChallenge Session 3 — Stress and Emotional Culture
Session 3: How can I recognise stress in myself early, so I can prevent it from taking over my life?
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Session 1: Why do I feel this way? What is stress & what can I do about it?
June 25, 2020
#ResilientAsiaChallenge Session 1: Why do I feel this way? What is stress & what can I do about it?
Session 1: Why do I feel this way? What is stress & what can I do about it?
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Leaders create a tremendous impact on the company culture as they are the ones who set the agenda, delegate, and lead. And if most staff stay (and go) mostly due to their managers, can you identify your organization’s leadership culture?
June 25, 2020
Which Type of Leader Are You?
Leaders create a tremendous impact on the company culture as they are the ones who set the agenda, delegate, and lead. And if most staff stay (and go) mostly due to their managers, can you identify your organization’s leadership culture?
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Without a doubt, not everyone is suited to working remotely and I myself can attest to the fact it can be challenging at times.
June 25, 2020
Remote Working: Opportunities and Obstacles
Without a doubt, not everyone is suited to working remotely and I myself can attest to the fact it can be challenging at times.
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It might have been a “hip” trend for many employers, but more firms are embracing work-from-home arrangements as we fight to curb Covid-19
June 25, 2020
How To Train Your Remote Workforce
It might have been a “hip” trend for many employers, but more firms are embracing work-from-home arrangements as we fight to curb Covid-19
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Session #4 of the Resilient Asia Challenge gives those of us floundering under the weight of our stress some much needed pointers.
June 25, 2020
#ResilientAsiaChallenge Session 4 — What is happening in my environment that is getting in my way of changing my habits and shifting my mindset towards stress?
Session #4 of the Resilient Asia Challenge gives those of us floundering under the weight of our stress some much needed pointers.
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What exactly is Prive like? Will it really be right for me? We know you have some burning questions but don’t fret! We’ve got the answers for you.
June 25, 2020
Intern to Perm at a Fintech: How did they do it?
What exactly is Prive like? Will it really be right for me? We know you have some burning questions but don’t fret! We’ve got the answers for you.
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Today, in our host Sally’s words, we will be focusing on the ‘holy trinity’ of good health which is ‘sleep, exercise and nutrition’ to conclude our journey to resilience.
June 25, 2020
#ResilientAsiaChallenge Session 5 — What simple, low-cost practical changes can I make in the way I eat, sleep, and move so I can live a more resilient life?
Today, in our host Sally’s words, we will be focusing on the ‘holy trinity’ of good health which is ‘sleep, exercise and nutrition’ to conclude our journey to resilience.
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An Interview with Thomas Huang, Partnerships and Projects Lead at Happyer
June 25, 2020
Master of All Trades, Jack of None: How do I do It
An Interview with Thomas Huang, Partnerships and Projects Lead at Happyer
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With the world facing global economic uncertainty, it calls for innovation that’s bigger than a simple strategic option — it calls for social innovation.
June 25, 2020
Why The World Calls For Social Innovation
With the world facing global economic uncertainty, it calls for innovation that’s bigger than a simple strategic option — it calls for social innovation.
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Many candidates struggle to determine whether or not they should send the email, and if so, when is the appropriate time to follow up on a job interview in Hong Kong?
June 25, 2020
A Complete Guideline for Follow-up Emails
Many candidates struggle to determine whether or not they should send the email, and if so, when is the appropriate time to follow up on a job interview in Hong Kong?
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Navigating your career during uncertain times
June 25, 2020
Careers After Corona: What does the world look like after a pandemic?
Navigating your career during uncertain times
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How was it like joining Happyer
June 24, 2020
Internship Diaries: The Happyer One!
How was it like joining Happyer
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Based in Hong Kong, Ivy Chan fills the role of Research & Agile Consultant.
June 24, 2020
Ticking off career goals: How Ivy Chan has made her career transition at PALO IT
Based in Hong Kong, Ivy Chan fills the role of Research & Agile Consultant.
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From websites to smartphone apps to software development, UX design is an important aspect to just about any consumer-facing product on the market. As such, Hong Kong UX designers are in high demand across the city.
June 24, 2020
Tips for securing a high paying UX position in Hong Kong
From websites to smartphone apps to software development, UX design is an important aspect to just about any consumer-facing product on the market. As such, Hong Kong UX designers are in high demand across the city.
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The key to staying relevant during this current pandemic is to adapt to the situation and understand that change might be a good thing in the long run.
June 24, 2020
4 Things You Need to Know About Tech Positions in Finance
The key to staying relevant during this current pandemic is to adapt to the situation and understand that change might be a good thing in the long run.
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It’s about fun in the process as we speak to Tim Leung, Creative Lead at Morning Media in this exclusive interview.
June 24, 2020
Creativity: Nature or Nurture? Hear It From The Digital Native
It’s about fun in the process as we speak to Tim Leung, Creative Lead at Morning Media in this exclusive interview.
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Embodying the ‘spirit of growth’ is the mindset behind Wild’s success as a global leading enterprise in the digital field.
June 24, 2020
WILD: A team driven by the spirit of growth
Embodying the ‘spirit of growth’ is the mindset behind Wild’s success as a global leading enterprise in the digital field.
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With a bunch of candidates sending in their applications daily — are cover letters dead? There’s one way to find out — let’s ask the experts.
June 24, 2020
Hear what 5 HR mangers have to say about cover letters
With a bunch of candidates sending in their applications daily — are cover letters dead? There’s one way to find out — let’s ask the experts.
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We can all up our game by adapting our home spaces into an effective working environment and applying practical strategies to our routines.
June 24, 2020
The Global Shift to Remote Work: How to do it?
We can all up our game by adapting our home spaces into an effective working environment and applying practical strategies to our routines.
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