Category: Career IQ

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Is One Job For Life Concept DEAD?

Is ONE-JOB-FOR-LIFE Concept dead? Several successful executives bet big on ONE career, ONE Opportunities, battled to huge success. From Mark Zuckerberg (successful computer programmer and internet entrepreneur for Facebook) to Bill Gates (creator of world’s largest software business, Microsoft) to Warren Buffett (the most successful investor) and so on and so forth. However, do you […]

Sell in May, Go Away

May of 2015 has been a real test for Strongerhead. Everything that can go wrong, went wrong. Let’s see: 1) My glasses broke into two 2) Had stubborn cough and stuffy nose for 6 weeks 3) Experienced my first road accident 4) Car battery died on the road right after the accident 5) Career went […]

Normal to feel stupid as a novice

No one enjoy feeling LOST. But when you first join any company, you can’t help feeling LOST. Because you know nothing in almost everything. The culture, the system, the dos and don’ts. When you don’t know anything, you feel stupid coz you don’t know. And it doesn’t help if you do not have helpful colleagues […]

Curtin Advertising Class outfield trip with Jason Tan Strongerhead Sept 2013

In Sept 2013, we had two career outfield trips with our Ad391 (Campaign Development) class to gather insights into their career development. On 5 Sept, it was a trip to Mindshare Singapore (part of the largest media global network). It was like a mini reunion as I got to meet up with a few of […]

Assholes hinder your success

I’ve heard plenty of complaints about how their friends have betrayed / back stabbed / badmouthed / bad + etc them in numerous ways. Their cases have left me feeling blessed. But, does that mean my life is without such people whom we terms as ‘assholes’? Honestly, they are everywhere. I remember meeting a new […]

Jason Strongerhead Career Tips for Fresh Grads at Curtin Singapore

I did a pre-graduation sharing session at Curtin Singapore on 16 Sept on the key ingredient to success. Pardon the sound system and the setting. Cheers Strongerhead ways to get your career ahead

Strongerhead Career Outfield trip with Curtin Singapore

On 18 August, 2013, Sunday, our Curtin students from Ad391 (Advertising Campaign Development) had the pleasure to meet our miss Sunshine girl from Taiwan, Retainna Lim. Probably, due to Retainna’s chirpy and friendly nature, she was bombarded with several questions, and the meet & greet session lasted for over 2 hours. Instead of me doing […]

How to look for a job without working experience

That’s what I am going to talk about next Monday at Curtin University for their Post Graduation ceremony. One of the biggest concerns among all fresh graduates is the lack of relevant working experience. Open up the newspaper classified page, most of the job openings require you to have relevant working experience. Minimum 2-3 years […]

Career Advices for fresh grads from Dentsu Business Group Head & Director of Business Operations, Fred Eng, during Strongerhead Career outfield Trip with Curtin Ad391 students

22 May 2013, I had another opportunity to bring our Curtin Advertising final year students to Dentsu for an outfield trip to meet Fred Eng (Business Group Head & Director of Business Operations). Fred, my ex-colleague and senior back in my Saatchi days. Anyone who had worked with Fred before would definitely miss working with […]

Career Advise from aspiring young entrepreneur, Chris from Tag Digital during Strongerhead Career outfield Trip with Curtin Ad391 students

We’ve the honour to visit Chris, the founder of Tag Digital (a marketing communications solutions agency) at his office on 15 May 2013, near Sommerset 313. Chris’s decision to walk the path less taken has made him an over achiever in everything that he ventured into, and he is only 24 this year (disgustingly young […]

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I’m Jason Tan aka Strongerhead.

Strongerhead is a way of thinking (whatever others think, you think opposite).

This blog entails my Strongerhead views to careers development and trading plans for dramatic results. Read on and hope you enjoy my Strongerhead rides.

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