Should I change jobs this year?
Is this the best time for me to quit my job?
Should I look out for a new opportunity out there?
As a career coach and a former corporate leader who has worked on multi-million dollar projects with people from across 43 countries, I'm pretty familiar...
Does your education and qualifications guarantee career success in the corporate world?
This is my perspective as a kid who grew up in Asia and has lived in Asia for all my life.
The reality is paper quality is very important in Asian society. Many children are brought...
Do you know when you're burnout at work? Or getting close to it?
Is burnout something that you wake up one day and suddenly feel it?
Or, can you spot the early signs and catch yourself before falling into the black hole?
Here's 5 early signs of burnout and...
One of the most life-changing lessons I've learned is the concept of "minimalism".
I personally define minimalism as clarity and simplicity.
In the earlier part of my career, I often felt overwhelmed and lacked the ability to focus on my work. It didn't help that...
What do you consider a "big" salary increment?
Many people think 30-50% is a huge pay rise when negotiating a new job offer.
Recently, one of my community members asked me: Can I ask for more than 30% salary increment that is higher than the norm?
This is my story of how I was headhunted by Google, went through the interview process and eventually rejected the job offer.
During my career break in 2016, I attracted multiple career opportunities via LinkedIn even though I did not make a single job application. Here's how...
Should I take a career break?
Is it okay to take a career break?
Will I regret taking a career break?
One of the most common questions I get asked is: "Hey Mei Phing, how did you end up as a career coach?"
Long story short - I took a career break once, in 2016, and the...
If you're an overthinker, you are self-sabotaging your career success with your overthinking habits.
Here are the top 3 reasons why it's impacting your career in a negative way:
Your ability to make a career decision.
Your motivation to take action and move forward.
Quitting social media might have been the best decision I ever made in my career.
For a long time, social media distracted me from focusing on my day-to-day responsibilities at the workplace.
Over time, I've learned how to better manage my social media to ensure it does not...
Do you need to graduate from a top university or have a master's degree in order to grow your career or climb up the career ladder?
Many people think that education is the number 1 indicator of career success.
But here's what many are mistaken about:
Starting your first job...