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#Career / Turning coffee habit into a hot career: Train to become a barista

Skilled baristas are in high demand, making a barista training programme a gateway to a successful career. And this is where Awake Coffee Roasters comes in.

Don't fall behind! 5 things everyone must do in their 20s

The twenties can be a confusing time for most people. Adulting is a fairly new concept for them and you end up having to make decisions that you did not think you would have to, ever! Here are 5 things that everyone in their 20s must do to make their lives slightly easier.

How to welcome Gen Z in the workplace

From values, work ethics, and communication styles, to even their appearance, Gen Z see things from a different perspective. Given how workplaces are beginning to be more immersed in the Gen Z experience and how they are the future, it is a good idea to be acquainted with their distinct characteristics so that we can develop a better understanding, collaborate better, and make the most of their immense potential.

#Perspective / The corporate clash between millennials and Gen Zers

Gen Zers have sort of re-shaped the workplace or at least are attempting to. Working alongside them are millennials who, safe to say, have been in the workforce for quite several years. This generational mix is proving to be a hotbed for innovation albeit with its numerous challenges.

Brand yourself boldly: The digital blueprint for personal success

Self-branding has been a part of the marketing ecosphere for a long time now, but with the advent of the digital era, priorities have shifted and a digital presence is of utmost necessity nowadays. With more recruiters and employers turning to online platforms to vet candidates, digital branding has been more than just a buzzword in a conversation.

5 strategies for work-life balance in the gig economy

Every other person seems to be doing something productive, utilising their spare time to pursue something more than their daily job or learning a new skill, anything to keep the mind busy. But accumulating so many activities in your day-to-day life can cause a burnout quite fast and it might have significant impact on yourself and others around you as well.

Embrace your professional jealousy: Turning envy into motivation

Jealousy is an emotion that none of us are immune to. Professional jealousy is something that everyone will feel, probably at multiple times during their careers. When you get to know that your friends are advancing in their careers and achieving milestones that you wanted to achieve for a while now, it’s only human to feel a tad bit of jealousy in that situation.

#Women Empowerment / Breaking barriers: Dr Eaysmin Ara Lekha's journey to leadership and gender equality

The notion that women are not suited for leadership positions is gradually dispelled as society advances. Dr Eaysmin Ara Lekha, an academician, writer, researcher and social worker, has dedicated her time and efforts to addressing and actively working to improve academic standards and promote inclusivity throughout her professional life.

#Women Empowerment / Nishat Khan's unconventional path to boxing success

Nishat Khan, a professional boxer and fashion designer, has been breaking stereotypes with her jab and hook, proving that boxing prowess has nothing to do with gender, but entirely on skill and dedication.

July 14, 2024
July 14, 2024

Turning coffee habit into a hot career: Train to become a barista

Skilled baristas are in high demand, making a barista training programme a gateway to a successful career. And this is where Awake Coffee Roasters comes in.

May 25, 2024
May 25, 2024

Don't fall behind! 5 things everyone must do in their 20s

The twenties can be a confusing time for most people. Adulting is a fairly new concept for them and you end up having to make decisions that you did not think you would have to, ever! Here are 5 things that everyone in their 20s must do to make their lives slightly easier.

May 9, 2024
May 9, 2024

How to welcome Gen Z in the workplace

From values, work ethics, and communication styles, to even their appearance, Gen Z see things from a different perspective. Given how workplaces are beginning to be more immersed in the Gen Z experience and how they are the future, it is a good idea to be acquainted with their distinct characteristics so that we can develop a better understanding, collaborate better, and make the most of their immense potential.

April 29, 2024
April 29, 2024

The corporate clash between millennials and Gen Zers

Gen Zers have sort of re-shaped the workplace or at least are attempting to. Working alongside them are millennials who, safe to say, have been in the workforce for quite several years. This generational mix is proving to be a hotbed for innovation albeit with its numerous challenges.

March 16, 2024
March 16, 2024

Brand yourself boldly: The digital blueprint for personal success

Self-branding has been a part of the marketing ecosphere for a long time now, but with the advent of the digital era, priorities have shifted and a digital presence is of utmost necessity nowadays. With more recruiters and employers turning to online platforms to vet candidates, digital branding has been more than just a buzzword in a conversation.

March 13, 2024
March 13, 2024

5 strategies for work-life balance in the gig economy

Every other person seems to be doing something productive, utilising their spare time to pursue something more than their daily job or learning a new skill, anything to keep the mind busy. But accumulating so many activities in your day-to-day life can cause a burnout quite fast and it might have significant impact on yourself and others around you as well.

March 9, 2024
March 9, 2024

Embrace your professional jealousy: Turning envy into motivation

Jealousy is an emotion that none of us are immune to. Professional jealousy is something that everyone will feel, probably at multiple times during their careers. When you get to know that your friends are advancing in their careers and achieving milestones that you wanted to achieve for a while now, it’s only human to feel a tad bit of jealousy in that situation.

March 7, 2024
March 7, 2024

Breaking barriers: Dr Eaysmin Ara Lekha's journey to leadership and gender equality

The notion that women are not suited for leadership positions is gradually dispelled as society advances. Dr Eaysmin Ara Lekha, an academician, writer, researcher and social worker, has dedicated her time and efforts to addressing and actively working to improve academic standards and promote inclusivity throughout her professional life.

March 4, 2024
March 4, 2024

Nishat Khan's unconventional path to boxing success

Nishat Khan, a professional boxer and fashion designer, has been breaking stereotypes with her jab and hook, proving that boxing prowess has nothing to do with gender, but entirely on skill and dedication.

February 25, 2024
February 25, 2024

Creaky backs and shattered hearts: What they don’t tell you about your 30s

Life doesn't always unfold according to societal expectations or personal plans, especially as you enter your thirties. While there's often pressure to achieve certain milestones by a certain age, the reality is far more complex. Here's a glimpse into what you might encounter as you navigate your 30s and beyond.

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