As the old adage goes, time is gold. Time is often taken for granted by the young. Because they believe that they still have a lot of time, they tend to procrastinate. They have plenty of other, more fun things to do such as browse their social media feeds, play video games, chat with their
The coronavirus crisis that has been raging for more than a year now highlighted not only the need for families to stay healthy and united, but also for members to possess life skills to help them overcome the burdens of such a troubling situation. These life skills are not learned overnight; instead, they are taught
Going to grad school is a major decision that requires a lot of thought, more so if you are already a parent. While the thought of juggling grad school and raising a family may seem daunting, it’s certainly not impossible; take it from the grad students who are rearing children and still managed to earn
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on everyone. Because of imposed lockdowns and business closures, many adults have gone through a series of crises relating to their jobs or careers. There was a fear of massive layoff. There was grief all around. But the toll of the pandemic was not exclusively felt by adults.
We can hardly forget the impact that the pandemic made on businesses and institutions. Curbing the spread of the virus became the top priority. So many jobs became obsolete in order to practice social distancing. Many businesses also became obsolete. Thus, many people lost their jobs and main sources of income to support their families.
In today’s very uncertain world, it can be difficult to find worthwhile investments of time and money. Between the pandemic, the political shifts, and all other craziness, a lot can happen and at any time those investments can easily go bust. But there’s one investment that will always pay off. It’s the one that you
Is Singapore preparing its students for the workforce? The Southeast Asian nation has consistently proven that it is raising young people that can compete with their counterparts from anywhere in the world. Singaporeans have been acing exams after exams, receiving top marks in every subject, including STEM. However, it is also important that young people
Even before the pandemic happened, online learning has already been popularly used in companies for professional development and certification training. And as technology evolves and becomes more accessible to the mass, the demand for it to be used for education also skyrocketed. Especially with the shutting down of schools for traditional learning due to the
More employers are now looking for employees who have transferable soft skills. They evaluate how well the candidates handle the interview process and put high regard towards that as opposed to relying entirely on the resume to make a hiring decision. Schools and educators are also putting more emphasis on teaching soft skills to children. Students
Since 2007, CNN annually airs a television special entitled CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute. This special honors extraordinary individuals who stand head and shoulders above everyone else and contribute a lot to society and make a difference in their communities. A lot of these esteemed individuals are ordinary people who rose to the occasion despite