3 reasons you should spend your money on education instead of an iPhone X

14-Sep-2017 16:11:26

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by Yolanda Graham

spend your money on education instead of an iphone xApple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Phil Schiller at the launch of iPhone X on 12th September 2017. (Apple photo)

 

Apple’s iPhone X has just been rolled out. Featuring a super sleek design with breath-taking innovations like facial recognition (which, by the way, didn’t work on the first attempt during the demo) sent Apple fans into an immediate state of longing for (yet another) new Apple smart phone.

The price of the new phone, however, raised some eyebrows. At RM4,200 after conversion, it would consume the entire salary of an entry level executive – at least twice over.

Before you fork that money over for a phone upgrade, consider spending your money on education instead. Here are three reasons we bet you can’t argue with.

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JobStreet.com HR Networking Event 2017

07-Sep-2017 09:50:38

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by Kiew D

JobStreet.com HR Networking Event 2017 was held recently with the theme "Building successful human capital." The event was held at One World Hotel, and saw prominent human resource personnel deliver impactful presentations on empowering talent in a challenging economy. Read more about the event here. 

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What exactly is a Certified Ethical Hacker?

04-Sep-2017 15:04:00

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by Yolanda Graham

how to be a hacker

 

Becoming a Certified Ethical Hacker, or a white hat hacker, is one of the most interesting and challenging jobs in the IT security industry - but what exactly is a Certified Ethical Hacker?

In this blog post, we try to answer some if the most common questions about the role and the qualification. 

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Celebrating Malaysia

29-Aug-2017 16:32:10

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by Yolanda Graham

iamfutureready celebrating malaysia

 

It’s the season for celebrating Malaysia! 60 years since Hari Merdeka for Malaya this 31st August and 54 years as Malaysia this 16th September.

We've come this far as a nation and still have far to go. We're learning about each other and learning from each other to become Sehati Sejiwa!

In conjunction with this patriotic season, we spoke to people about what they thought about their future and what they are doing to make it happen. Watch the video to see what they said. 

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How to turn your performance review goals into SMART goals

23-Aug-2017 17:40:30

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by Yolanda Graham

SMART goal setting for performance review

Once you’ve entered the world of work, performance reviews are likely to be a part of your working life. Done right, performance reviews give you reasons for continuous improvement, making valuable contributions in your job, and keeping your career on track.

A big part of performance reviews is goal setting. It's important to know is that goal setting is highly personal. You can't just copy goals from your peers and make them your own. The goals you specify should be a result of considering three factors: your current performance, your own career objectives, and your role within the company.

A well-known method for creating effective goals is to use the SMART criteria. SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-bound. Using the SMART method will make the mission of achieving your goals easier to visualise and therefore easier to plan for. 

If you want to know how to turn your performance review goals into SMART goals, read on. 

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