<I read the book so you don’t have to.> I’ve started to read Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean in” probably 8 years too late. Much has been talked about the book, a lot of criticism has been shared, a lot of support too. I’m not going to write yet another review of it, especially when it has been almost a decade passed and most statistics quoted in … Continue reading How "Lean In" helped me in Career Development
A guest’s post by D.A Có một chủ đề mà mình thấy ít được nhắc đến khi thảo luận về sự nghiệp và công việc, đó là trầm cảm trong công việc. Cảm giác hoặc thậm chí là chứng bệnh này thường có những tên gọi khác như stress, burn-out, chán nản, có khi là ‘buồn mà không biết tại sao lại buồn.’ Mọi người … Continue reading Trầm cảm trong công việc và hướng tháo gỡ
We are living in an age of celebrating women’s rights. Equal pays. Schools for young girls. Female executives. Everything is thrown out like a trendy propaganda. Asian parents especially focus on sending their daughters to obtain university degrees, master degrees or doctorate degrees to feel proud about their education. Once they start to get out to the work force, it seems that all those education … Continue reading A woman is never truly stable until she is married
Ở một doanh nghiệp dù lớn hay nhỏ, sẽ luôn có một vị trí cao hơn mà bạn mong muốn. Nhiều người nhận thấy mình đủ khả năng nhưng sao vẫn chưa được lên chức. Sự bực tức này khiến nhiều người đổ cho việc công ty không nhận ra nhân tài mà không nhìn lại chính mình đã thực sự biết cách chuẩn bị … Continue reading Làm thế nào để được lên chức?
3 months ago I was promoted to Assistant Director of Marketing of a leading 5 star hotel in the world. That came not only as a surprise to me but also to many. There is a glass ceiling in the hospitality industry that dictates one to at least grind your soul there for a long time before getting promoted. I got it within 10 months … Continue reading 5 secrets to succeed in your career
Recently, I have had a discussion with my colleague about being 30 years old. It’s difficult for a female reaching 30 but not having a family. Or a kid for that matter. She shared that she has a group of female friends being in the same situation. None of them have a serious relationship, not even a fling to casually hang out. And none has … Continue reading Women in society
I read on the news today that Anthony Bourdain has committed suicide. Just a few days ago, Kate Spade also took her life due to prolong depression. Avicii, the talented musician, did not see the silver lining of his life either. These are all tragedies related to depression and inability to find a positive thing about their lives. It could be the pressure of producing … Continue reading Work place depression
If you ask me, getting a new job is both exciting and terrifying. Putting the obvious reasons about performing, you will undoubtedly feel terrified about blending in with your new colleagues. Depending on the size of the company, the culture is massively different. Small companies tend to quickly take the newcomers in with their lunch or dinner together. Frequent rounds of bubble tea or afternoon … Continue reading How to get along with new colleagues