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By BAC Apprentices Writer: Liew Hong Wei Editors: Jennifer Chan & Chan Sook Zhui   So, you’ve graduated from law school, passed your CLP, did pupillage, and set to become a lawyer! Wait, I hear you wondering, how do you actually become a lawyer? Not just a lawyer, but a good one. I mean, you watched nine seasons of Suits, advised your uncle on Contract Law and probably have a bust of Lord Denning....
Round 3 of the Lockdown has begun, in an attempt to combat the rapid spread of Covid-19, as well as three strands of VOC; the Alpha variant (B.117), the Beta variant (B.1.351), and the Delta variant (B.1.617.1).   Several workplaces in the private sector, in light of initially less strict measures, ensured employee attendance-. When cases began rising rapidly, this led to a number of jokes among employees about the SOPs in place. A...
Degree? Successfully completed. Graduation? Over and done with. Job Interview? Aced. And now you’re about to step into a whole new world called the “workplace” and start adulting! In fact, starting your first job can be a nerve-wracking experience as it sets the pace of your career in the future. Here are some common first job problems and tips on how you can overcome them.   1. You don’t know anyone...
You may have heard about the importance of transferable skills, at career info sessions in school or college, and maybe during workshops held at the office. While we’ve heard of transferable skills, how many of us would be able to explain what they are; or why they’re important? Keep scrolling to learn more… What are Transferable Skills? Transferable skills refer to skills you possess and are useful across a range...
You may have heard the term, but don’t really know what it means. In simple terms, Project Management is the process of leading the work of a team, to meet deadlines. The goal? To complete all the work within the constraints and timeframe. The job of a Project Manager however, is not only to remind people about their deadlines. It’s much more than that and here are 5 skills that will put you on your future employer’s radar....
An efficient employee capable of juggling multiple tasks is valued by employers everywhere. However, not all of us are born multitaskers. Multitasking is all about working smarter instead of working harder.   Here are some effective tips to help you juggle different tasks at the workplace without burning out!   Plan your day/work Start the day by planning out what you need to do and then sort them by their due...