• Career

    5 Digital Marketing Jobs You Can Do To Earn A Side Income

    Over Chinese New Year, I returned to KL to meet up with friends and old colleagues for the festivities. One question that kept popping up was, “So, what do you do now?” That prompts me to go into a long spiel about how I’m working in digital marketing in Singapore. The next question would always be something like, “What is digital marketing exactly? Like what do you do in digital marketing?” What is Digital Marketing? Digital marketing encompasses a whole host of different products and services that cater to helping businesses get the most out of their online presence. It pairs traditional marketing techniques with technology and data. I won’t…

  • Career,  Long Read,  Personal

    Reflecting on My Gap Year

    Today marks the one year anniversary of the day I left my corporate job and entered into self-employment. Recently, I’ve started calling this period a gap year instead. Sure, I did some independent work during my time off but I wasn’t exactly self-employed by the textbook definition. While I spent half the year working myself¬†to the bone only to realize¬†I’ve put myself in a worse position than when I had a full-time job and the other half, well, I didn’t work much. At exactly the one year mark, I’m back at a crossroads again. One Year Ago I vividly remember the months leading up to my resignation. I told my…