Work And Play Blog Posts

A Day With The Singapore Zoo, River Safari And Night Safari!

Last Sunday, I spend my birthday at the Singapore Zoo and River Safari for the second consecutive year ever since I found out that Singaporeans enter WRS (Wildlife Reserves Singapore) parks for free on their birthdays two years ago.I arrived at the Z...
by The Dead Cockroach on Mar 20, 2015

Cupid's Arrow

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and VisitorsFriday already! Where has this week gone?Today I have a card I made using the Work and Play Collection 9 by Nikky HallThe CD is packed full of gorgeous papers, images and SVG cutting files too.For my...

News: Martian Notifier – Elegant Smart Watch For Work and Play

The Martian Notifier, designed for the tech savvy consumers who wants notification-enabled smartwatch that brings about an industry-first feature “Smart Notification” filter and customized vibration capabilities, while sporting a customizable a...
by XinYun @ SG on Jun 20, 2014

6 Tips to Help You in Freelance Blogging/Writing

Hey, everyone. I know I haven’t been as consistent as I would enjoy, but I’ve been extremely busy writing for others. However, I will make a valiant effort to at least post once a week! This is going to be a short and sweet yet informativ...
by Making Money 2 Blog on Mar 15, 2014

Preparing To Exit ...

Today is the last working day for me in my current workplace. I am really going to miss this place, especially the people here. So far of all the places I have worked at, this is the place with the best working environment and one of the nicest bosse...
by As Time Goes By on Jun 21, 2013

My Farewell Lunch

I cannot believe this is my last week, or rather, last few days in this company! Culture wise, this is the best I have been in. The people are friendly, there are hardly any politics, and the co-workers are fun to be around. The thing I will miss the...
by As Time Goes By on Jun 19, 2013

A "Lost" Opportunity?

Just when I am moving, another headhunter called me, this time with a very exciting opportunity on a sole legal role in a listed company. That company is in the property development business and it develops beach resorts around. The role is a direct...
by As Time Goes By on May 30, 2013

Final Clearance!

Finally... after the week of sorting out, categorising and scanning, all the major documentation is done! All that is left is the minor ones which I can actually take a break from and continue again when I am back from my vacation.I feel so accomplis...
by As Time Goes By on May 29, 2013

Turning "Invisible"

I think I should start being invisible. Due to the clearance of stuff, I am always at the photocopier lately scanning all the documents, or whatever documents that are still missing. I think people keep seeing me there so some started joking that I s...
by As Time Goes By on May 27, 2013

Pre-Employment Checkup

I just returned from a pre-employment checkup for my new company. Come to think of it, for the past few jobs I had, I never had to go for any pre-employment checkup, except for this current one. I thought a medical checkup is a prerequisite of any jo...
by As Time Goes By on May 22, 2013

Start Of Clearance ...

Now that I am officially serving notice, I have to see what I can do to ensure a proper handover. One thing about this place is that because my immediate boss is so busy, I am left alone most of the time. Actually he has been very nice to me, because...
by As Time Goes By on May 21, 2013

Transition ...

Yesterday, I took a deep breath, went into my boss' room, and told him the news - that I have had a better offer, and that I did not mean to leave and I was not looking, but the opportunity just came along and the offer is just too attractive to turn...
by As Time Goes By on May 16, 2013

Another Regional Opportunity

When I first started this job last July, I intended to just stay on and not move, since I have moved quite a bit in previous years. In fact, before this job, I thought my career would be carved out in my previous job, but alas, due to some unforeseen...
by As Time Goes By on May 10, 2013

Receptionist For An Hour

I had to help out at the reception counter today. The receptionist is sick and the other two Personal Assistants who had to rotate and cover the receptionist had to attend a meeting. It would be a disaster if no one was manning the reception counter,...
by As Time Goes By on May 10, 2013

Back To Ribbon Interface ...

Last week my office system was in the midst of upgrading. So we migrated from Lotus Notes to a web-based email system, which was making everyone's lives difficult, because the web-based email somehow does not work as well as a normal email program.To...
by As Time Goes By on May 3, 2013

The Day I Forgot My Pass

I changed bag today, to a more corporate looking Kate Spade which I also bought recently.I like this because it is suitable for office use, and there are compartments to put in documents, keys, mobile, purse, a few books and even an iPad for those wh...
by As Time Goes By on Feb 24, 2013

Feeling Gleeful ...

I am feeling gleeful. And why not? My boss just praised me! He asked me to draft a document from scratch, which was what I did, and guess what? He said my work is perfect! And the other pieces I gave him, he said I do not need to consult him, as long...
by As Time Goes By on Jan 18, 2013

Transcribing ...

Recently I have been taking on some freelance work as a transcriber. What I need to do is that I was given an audio recording of a focus group discussion, then I had to transcribe verbatim, word for word, what was being said and discussed. It so...
by As Time Goes By on Jan 14, 2013

The Funny Antics People Do ...

I just received an email on some work query from my colleague. It is a very simple question that can be answered in two words. It is no big deal, except she is seated directly opposite me and facing me! In that case, why can she not just raise her he...
by As Time Goes By on Dec 13, 2012

Confirm Confirmed!

I have received my letter of confirmation today, and with it, a notice of my increment, including a final paragraph, wishing me success and fulfilment and a rewarding career with the company. So I am confirmed confirmed at last!
by As Time Goes By on Nov 2, 2012
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