Coworking is simply putting your pants on, grabbing your laptop, leaving the procrastination‐hole you call your home‐office behind and proceeding onward to a proactive environment. It's where you are encompassed by individuals, Wi‐Fi, and coffee. It's where you get propelled by the mere presence of efficiency and your social network is real! It’s teaching, learning, and sharing. In brief, it's where ideas go to grow and dreams go to become reality.
Coworking is a modern working style that first begun in Malaysia around 2010 - but only from 2016 onwards is the concept getting popular among local people and of course foreigners in Malaysia. It has been relentlessly developing in recent years with the amount of coworking spaces in Kuala Lumpur multiplying every single year. The shared workplace turned out to be alluring to work-at-home experts, self-employed entities, freelancers, and even conglomerates - Petronas has signed up for office spaces with Common Ground.
We lead hectic lives and there always seems to be insufficient hours in a day for us to strike the balance between work and personal life, particularly when you mull over the commute time that most of us face. In Singapore however, things are improving.
WeWork, Equitorial Plaza
Thanks to technology, the world we live and work in today has changed dramatically, and the shape of the workforce is changing with it. Technology is enabling an increasingly mobile workforce. It’s not just employees who are mobile, the makeup of workers is also changing - dubbed the "gig economy."
Golden Triangle of Jakarta or Segitiga Emas Jakarta is an area extending from Central Jakarta to South Jakarta. This imaginary area is enclosed within 3 main roads of Jakarta that form each side the triangle; Jalan Jenderal Sudirman/Thamrin, Jalan Gatot Subroto, and Jalan H.R. Rasuna Said/Kuningan. The Golden Triangle makes up the center of Jakarta and coincidentally also the main Central Business District (CBD) in the city. Aside from the skyscrapers and offices, the most prestigious shopping malls in Indonesia are also located within this area, making it the busiest region in the city and consequently also the most congested area in regards to the traffic. Discover everything you need to know as a professional working in Jakarta's Golden Triangle including the best dining options, fitness corners, bars, and other neat tips for and ideal work-life balance!
Co-Labs, Utropolis Shah Alam
Without a doubt, there are a few people who need to make tracks in an opposite direction from work while they're out of town. Yet, an increasing number of individuals, whether digital nomads or business travellers, need to discover approaches where they can find a balance with working and being on holiday.
Singapore is brimming with events and interesting spaces, which is why it might be challenging for your business to stand out with your corporate event or product launch. We discovered these unique event spaces that are each wildly distinct in personality and vibe. Make friends, meet partners, and may you have an unforgettable evening!
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It wasn't until the 90's that the startup world began to take shape. Back in the days, working for a startup was not a popular choice at all, most people would opt to work for a big corporation because of the impressive reputation that precedes the brand, job stability, better mentorship, and higher salary among others, which are not typically found in a startup. Arguably, that is still the pattern to this day, however, it's much less prevalent.
It’s no secret anymore that this is an Asian century. Singapore is one of the emerging economic countries, attracting companies from all over the world to take advantage of its high productivity, skilled manpower, and booming infrastructure.
As we wrap up the Chinese New Year celebrations and return to the daily grind feeling inspired, people often use this moment to reassess their career and personal goals as they plan for a successful year ahead. Perhaps, January wasn't as productive as planned as some people are still recovering from the Christmas and New Year hangover. Don't worry, according to the Chinese solar calendar, that was last year. So let the bygones be bygones! It's time to step on the gas and get to where you want to be. We shortlisted 5 ways you should be doing to give your career a head start.