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Anxious Procrastination: The What & the How of the Issue

Ever had those moments where you KNOW you had something to do, but… you just can’t bring yourself to do it? You have all the tools, all the resources necessary- but you just can’t bring yourself to get started- telling…

Where Skill Sets Overlap: Law & Communications

In one career, words play a role in deciding one’s fate in the eyes of the law. In another, words are used to convey ideas and invoke feelings in their target audience. And yet, an overlap between Law and Communications…

How to Overcome a Mental Block

You have an essay/ assignment/ article/ report/ (insert suitable task here) to write/ prep. You crack open your laptop, pull up the necessary references/ material for your work, give yourself a good stretch and, feeling motivated and inspired, you settle…

A Clearer Understanding- Why Legal Interpreting is Important

Imagine entering court, knowing that whatever decision that follows hinges on the impression you make…but you have no idea what is going on because you can’t speak the language. Imagine the stress and fear you would experience. Imagine the absolute…

Valuable Vocals: The Field of Voiceover Work!

Ever considered the elements that go into creating a video production? A video production, regardless of its scope, is created from multiple components which includes features such as the artwork, the script, the soundtrack… and the voiceover talent.View the story…

Off The Beaten Track:

Non-Legal Careers for LLB Holders!View the story Off The Beaten Track: Non-Legal Careers for LLB Holders! We’ve heard the jokes and the quips- the good ones, the bad ones, and the downright cringe-worthy ones that all pop up the minute…

Hot & Cold:

Dealing with Passive Aggressive Behaviour at Work & CollegeView the story Hot & Cold: Dealing with Passive Aggressive Behaviour at Work & Uni Working in groups is no easy task- be it working with your classmates on those ever-dreaded group…

Because I’m Happy:

5 Things You Can Do to Give Your Week a Positive Start!View the story Because I’m Happy: 5 Things You Can Do to Give Your Week a Positive Start! It’s a rare person who ISN’T suffering from the Monday Blues…

Cracking the Chronotype Code

We don’t all wake up the same way. Some of us rise with the sun, and greet the new day with a cheerful grin as a rooster crows in the distance. Others would prefer to avoid the sunlight peeking into…

The Crypto Breakdown

Practically the whole world (besides technophobes, and possibly the Amish) was an astonished and horrified audience to the event known as the Great Crypto Crash of 2022 over the last two weeks of May. Even key players in the cryptocurrency…

Studying Fit: Staying Healthy Amidst Finals Fever

Ah, finals season. A season of burning the midnight oil, as your power through last minute studying and/or assignment work, fuelled by caffeine, snacks and the determination to see things through! “Sleep is for the weak!” you cry, as you…

Why is Early Learning So Important?

A Kindergarten Teacher, or Early Childhood Educator, is responsible for supervising children and guiding their development so they have the foundation to succeed in elementary school. Their duties include developing age-appropriate lesson plans for students with different abilities, teaching social…

What To Know Before Starting A Restaurant

There are a few popular phrases we hear when it turns out that we have a passion (and talent!) for cooking. As nice as opening your own restaurant and being your own boss sounds, there’s a lot more to running…

Much To-Do: The Importance of To-Do Lists

We’ve all had those days. You know- those days. Days where we’re running around in “headless chicken” mode, desperately trying to catch up with our tasks and chores, like an overworked K-Drama heroine- only to discover that we’ve left a…

Blockchain Tech is Here To Stay- Here’s What You Need To Know!

Blockchain Tech is now forming an integral part of our lives as we progress on to a digital society. Here’s a quick breakdown on some of the areas where blockchain tech plays a key role! View the story Blockchain Tech…

Presentation, Persistence and Personality – The 3Ps for Career Success

Careers are meant to be more permanent in the long run, whereas a job is often considered a cumbersome necessity. After acquiring the proper skills and schooling, those seeking long-term career success need to consider the 3Ps in this article.View…

Deciding Your Area Of Practice

This article aims to help you find the area of law which you are passionate about, and which suits your personality. Consider 4 questions to decide what type of law is a perfect fit for you.View the story Deciding Your…

Legal Tech: 3 Things Every Law Student/Graduate Should Know

Legal Tech or Legal technology is growing in its application and in time will become an indispensable part of the legal landscape. We share three things about Legal Tech every budding law student and law graduate should know. View the…

5 Ways To Safeguard Your Mental Health At Work

Mental health has become a hot topic of discussion, more so in today’s competitive job market. Here are some basic ways to protect and boost your mental health, well-being and work performance.View the story 5 Ways To Safeguard Your Mental…

Lifelong Learning Is A State of Mind

Lifelong learning is the pursuit of knowledge for personal of professional reasons which is best defined as ‘ongoing, voluntary and self-motivated’. So, who can we learn from? Literally, from anyone and anything!View the story Lifelong Learning Is A State of Mind…

Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Lessons In Leadership

Entrepreneurship isn’t just about business savvy, it’s also about effective leadership! Let’s take a look at how these inspiring entrepreneurs created their own brand of leadership.View the story Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Lessons In Leadership Becoming a successful entrepreneur is just like…

Going Digital: Steps to Establish Your Online Business

Technological advancements have allowed for enhanced and more frequent interactions between businesses, as well as interactions with customers. Thinking of establishing an online business of your own? Here’s how:View the story Going Digital:Steps to Establish Your Online Business Nobody is…

The Importance of Networking

Networking does not only boost your social skills and confidence, but it can also open doors to a plethora of opportunities for both personal growth and career advancements if you connect with the right people. View the story The Importance…

Adaptability Skills For Career Success

Adaptability is an integral soft skill sought after by employers in the 21st century.View the story Adaptability Skills For Career Success Adaptability is an integral soft skill sought after by employers in the 21st century. As technology evolves, employers established…

Using Social Media Wisely For Your Dream Job

Learn how to use social media wisely to land your dream job.View the story Using Social Media Wisely For Your Dream Job Frank Parsons, considered the father of career development, suggested career practitioners have: An accurate understanding of our traits;Knowledge…

Shaping Social Change: The Role Of New Media And Pop Culture

Media & Pop Culture play a key role in today’s society- let’s take a look at how.View the story Shaping Social Change:The Role Of New Media And Pop Culture If you look at how far global society has come, it…

Careers For Creative People

View the story Careers For Creative People The passionate, the dreamers, the big thinkers, and the innovators – these are just some of the many descriptions of a creative person. The creative field is one which centres on imagination and…

Debunking 5 Myths about Mass Communication

View the story Debunking 5 Myths about Mass Communication Photo by Pinho . on Unsplash Photo by Pinho . on Unsplash Many people tend to think of mass communication as a fun and exciting field – you get to write…

5 Instagram Accounts to Follow for Design Inspiration

As aspiring design students, be it graphic design or other forms of visual arts, it never hurts to seek inspiration around you. View the story 5 Instagram Accounts to Follow for Design Inspiration Many of us spend hours scrolling through…

Unique Careers for Millennials

Studies have shown that most millennials are changing the workforce and how it operates. Read about some unique career options of interest to millenials. View the story Unique Careers for Millennials You’ve probably heard the term “millenials” thrown around dozens…

8 Digital Jobs Every Company Should Be Hiring

The Covid-19 pandemic has created a paradigm shift in the job market and the workplace with an emphasis on digital jobs. Here’s a look at some of the digital jobs every company should consider hiring. View the story 8 Digital…

How The Pandemic Has Changed the Travel/ Tourism Industry

(add one-liner description)View the story How The Pandemic Has Changed the Travel/ Tourism Industry We know, we know, this had been said before- the widespread effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have severely impacted multiple industries. Among the industries that have…

3 Ways To Pick Up Coding

As more interest in digital tech develops, coding has become a popular skill to pick up- check out 3 methods you can use to learn coding! View the story 3 Ways To Pick Up Coding Coding, an essential to the…

How To Create An Impressive Digital Portfolio

A digital portfolio is a great way to showcase your skills and collection of works to prospective employers. Check out how you can take your digital portfolio to the next level!View the story How To Create An Impressive Digital Portfolio…

New Age, New Career

You must be wondering what you can do to fortify your own career. In this article, we will attempt to highlight a few easy tips to future-proof your career.  View the story New Age, New Career With all these news…

Putting Together a Creative Portfolio

View the story Putting Together a Creative Portfolio Do you have many folders called “untitled” on your desktop and endless working files called final.doc, finalfinal.doc and reallyreallyfinal.doc? Well, why not take all your sleepless nights’ worth of work and turn…

4 Ways to Land Your First Job After Graduation

Figuring out what employers are looking in graduates may be tough. Here are some essential skills employers look for in graduates.View the story 4 Ways to Land Your First Job After Graduation Okay, so you’re done with University and now…

A Career In Hospitality And Tourism Management

The hospitality and tourism management industry has a great deal to offer graduates both in Malaysia and abroad.View the story A Career In Hospitality And Tourism Management The hospitality and tourism management industry has a great deal to offer graduates…

Do’s & Don’ts For a Good Legal Resume

A legal resume is unique simply because legal applicants are expected to highlight their broad range of skills compared to a resume for job applications in other industries. View the story DO’S & DON’TS For A Good Legal Resume Writing a good resume may be a daunting task for law graduates…