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  • Her job is your-job

    3-Jul-15 : Sasiporn “May” Mewongukote, is a former fashion marketer who lived a glamorous life surrounded by luxury products. She gave it all up when she realised the world would benefit more from a person wh...

  • Rajabhat network to boycott SCB

    1-Jul-15 : The Rajabhat university network yesterday decided in principle to end all financial dealings with Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) as a protest against the bank restricting applications for a recent job ...

  • B300 wage here to stay, says ministry

    8-Jun-15 : The Labour Ministry has clarified any change to the 300-baht national minimum wage will only be in one direction — higher. Deputy permanent secretary Arak Prommanee, in his capacity as mini...

  • B300 wage to be scrapped next year

    6-Jun-15 : The 300-baht national daily minimum wage will be scrapped next year, to be replaced by the old system where wages vary by each province based on the cost of living. The rate will take effec...

  • How analytical thinking complements creative thinking

    14-May-15 : 'Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it," said the American entrepreneur Henry Ford. Thomas Watson of IBM agreed: "All the problems of the world...

  • Tips on how to fight overload and stay creative

    30-Apr-15 : In my previous column, I talked about how overloaded we all feel these days. Caused by technological progress, headcount cuts and the bleeding of work hours into leisure time, this overload is a di...

  • Bonjour Talents!

    29-Apr-15 : After the success of Bonjour French Fair, a well-known French consumers' fair at year-end, the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce will launch its first Brand & Career fair entitled "Bonjour Talents...

  • Termination with cause ... as well as without costs

    28-Apr-15 : Recently there was a prominent news story about an employee being dismissed due to addiction to computer chat, based on a Supreme Court judgement. In that particular case, the employer did not need...

  • Man on the move

    17-Apr-15 : Santit “Pear” Jirawongkraisorn is the co-founder and managing director of lalamove (available for download on the App Store; visit www.lalamove.com or fb.com/lalamovethailand), a Hong Kong-based de...

  • Using employee assessment to build a better organisation

    6-Apr-15 : When the going gets tough, the tough get going. The saying rings especially true in the world of business. Business leaders who reflect on the economic meltdowns of 1997 and 2008, for example, will...