News • Nov 29, 2019 08:28 +08
Job seekers are frequently told to stay relevant by updating their soft skills. But what about employers? Our shortlisted candidate of the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2019 in the Best Broadcast Awards this week appeared on CNA938 to talk about the top recruitment mistakes to avoid.
News • Nov 21, 2019 15:00 +08
Medtech startup Eko.ai beat almost 2,400 others from more than 120 countries to win the startup pitching competition SLINGSHOT at the Singapore Fintech Festival last week - and their pitching skills weren't just confined to the event.
News • Nov 11, 2019 11:00 +08
Business has moved on to B2B eCommerce and to mobile commerce, but when it comes to getting your message across, some things just never change.
Blog posts • Nov 11, 2019 07:35 +08
Seriously now, how many companies understand the new risks they face, much less how to communicate when crisis strikes? In the 2020s, all companies will be at risk, not just oil and gas, transport, food and pharmaceuticals. Companies which are not naturally exposed have a massive blind spot to these.
News • Nov 06, 2019 07:30 +08
A recent survey by PayPal shows fewer than 10% of respondents see cash as their preferred mode of payment when using government e-services. Our shortlisted candidate for Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2019 talked about going cashless - and in the process showed off his media interview skills.
News • Nov 06, 2019 07:20 +08
When you take part in a feature interview, it’s easy to be lulled into thinking it will be a breeze. After all, how difficult can the questions be in a personality profile? But as our Best Broadcast Interview nomination this week shows, they are sometimes the toughest.
Blog posts • Nov 04, 2019 07:35 +08
If the 2010s were the decade of cloud computing and big data, the 2020s will see a torrential downpour. But big data is worth little if you can’t derive business outcomes from it. Therefore, how that data is presented also has to evolve.
Blog posts • Oct 28, 2019 08:58 +08
Read the headline again. Isn’t it crazy that in the 2020s your corporate communications team is going to have to grapple with such strange media enquiries. The apps to create such videos are already available. Worse, you are going to field calls from pranksters extorting ransoms in exchange for not releasing such videos.
News • Oct 22, 2019 08:35 +08
Singapore's fast internet and cloud hub status has a dark side: it is increasingly the place from which malicious DDoS attacks are carried out. So says our nominee for Best Broadcast Interview in the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2019, Cheah Wai Kit.
News • Oct 22, 2019 08:15 +08
Weaving a good story in a live radio interview can be tough, but our nominee of the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2019 this week made it look easy.
Blog posts • Oct 21, 2019 08:56 +08
Climate change is forcing organisations to rethink how they do business. Instead of sending their executives on overseas trips, companies will be “flight shamed”. But business must go on, so many will turn to live webcasting. But are you ready to get in front of the camera?
Blog posts • Oct 16, 2019 08:36 +08
News • Oct 15, 2019 12:20 +08
You've heard of co-working spaces, now co-living appears to be the in thing of this generation. There is rising demand for community living spaces due to low housing affordability. Our shortlisted candidate for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2019 in the Best Broadcast Interview category this week appeared was all about co-living spaces in Singapore.
News • Oct 15, 2019 12:10 +08
Widespread downsizing and increasing use of technology is forcing workers over the age of 40 to look for a job. Our nominee this week, Adrian Choo, showcases his agility, both for his radio interview and the careers of his listeners.
Blog posts • Oct 15, 2019 08:15 +08
Please can we retire "Before I start" from keynote presenters' vocabularies. Fact is, when you say these words, by definition you've already started! Here are some of the most egregious abuses of the phrase. And some replacement options.
Blog posts • Oct 14, 2019 08:54 +08
So, apparently we're all going to be replaced by machines and Artificial Intelligence. Okay, maybe not so soon. But what can people do better than machines? And isn't it high time we learnt those skills.
Blog posts • Oct 14, 2019 08:54 +08
The 2020s will see more smart machines such as house cleaning robots, self-driving cars and autonomous drones. What are the implications for us mere mortals?
News • Oct 09, 2019 11:45 +08
Single-use plastic is a serious climate change hazard, but listeners to Money FM 89.3 were lucky to have Lena Tan explain to them in her radio interview why it is so difficult to reduce plastics.
News • Oct 09, 2019 11:30 +08
One in four young people refrain from showing kindness in public because they fear being embarrassed or mocked, according to the Singapore Kindness Movement (SKM) Graciousness Survey 2019. Our shortlisted candidate for Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2019 this week presented the findings on Money FM 89.3.