Sunday, October 4, 2009
Finally, I'm employed though it's only a temp job at UOB doing admin job. Was told by consultant dat there might be a chance for me to convert to perm when UOB does their headcount next yr. Meanwhile, I'm still going to keep hunting for a job which I like. It aren't going to be easy as mktg seems to be where many ppl are gg in and it really has many requirement to those gd job. One has to be creative, knowledgeable, charismatic etc. Will have to work hard to meet those requirement.
Time files and onvocation was more den 1mth ago. It has been coming 5mths since sch ends. Many frenz have oredi found jobs while they're still searching for the path which they wanna take. Different people have different piorities to accomplish.
It also feels different now, being attached. Family including cousins, aunts and frenz all came to know about it. Have to admit though I'm still getting used to it. Having to consider 1 more person's feelings while doing everything, isn't an easy task. Todae marks our 17th wk together. Dunno whether issit mi who's too sensitive or demanding, things juz seems to be changing. Both of us agreed dat though it's only a few mths, it seems like we've been together for very long. Whether it's gd or not, I dunno.....
Juz recently I've read an email from a fren, juz another mass email to everyone but yet, it makes mi think alot. The subject of the email is 'Did I marry the right person?'. Well, it also applies to ppl who're attached and not yet married too. Dun everyone ever questioned themselves whether 'this is the right guy/girl for mi?' ? Just as stated in the email, there's a cycle in every r/s. The beginning aka honeymoon period is always the sweetest. Gradually, things most probably fall into a usual routine or something de..
Well, at dis stage I'll stick to my usual quote, dat is,' Nv take anything for granted coz u'll not knw when u're gg to lose it'.
Now, back to happy events, I shall juz post a few graduation photos taken wif frenz =)
Really glad to have these friends and we really enjoyed ourselves =) More photos coming up! Be right back! =)
Thursday, July 16, 2009
• Works hard, puts in long hours and keeps busy with work.
• Takes time over tasks, sees deadlines as flexible.
• Focused on tasks, persists until job is done.
• Objective, but may appear detached.
• Does not get involve in other's personal problems.
• Quiet and reserved, prefers own company.
• Avoids long-term or close interpersonal relationships.
• Less trusting, but has the skills to engage people to fulfill own objectives.
• Wants to lead people, has considerable influence over others.
While at Work
Diligence and discipline are characteristics of Ms Sim's work attitude. She is often pre-occupied with the tasks at hand. As she derives satisfaction from being immersed in work and thrives on being involved, expect Ms Sim to put in long and extended hours at work.
Time is not a major priority for Ms Sim. She is probably often late for appointments and may keep people waiting. She sees deadlines as flexible and takes her time to do things. She is not time-conscious when planning or organizing activities. Ms Sim may feel stressed and demotivated when she is rushed, and may not deliver results on time.
Ms Sim persists with a task until it is completed. Determination, commitment and perseverance are her strength; hence she can be depended upon to meet work obligations. Ms Sim is suitable for long-term projects because she is sufficiently focused to see them through completion.
Ms Sim is able to produce work that is moderately high in quality but she may at times be careless.
Ms Sim is an objective person who is impartial and rational. She speaks factually and often does not involve her own feelings and emotions. She may sometimes be perceived as distant or detached.
Ms Sim is selective in lending support to others. She often remains detached and unsympathetic. Ms Sim may not regard the welfare of another person as the most important aspect of their relationship. She is not likely to want to be involved in the problems of others unless necessary.
Being a shy, quiet and reserved person, Ms Sim prefers her own company and feels awkward when meeting people for the first time. In social gatherings, she tends to stay in the background.
Ms Sim is not one who prefers strong or deep bonds, and avoids close interpersonal relationships. She is reluctant to form attachments, preferring to keep people at a distance. She prefers relationships to remain casual and superficial.
Ms Sim is moderately serious about her responsibilities and selectively takes ownership of her work.
Ms Sim is moderately concerned with prestige, rank and reputation.
Ms Sim is skilful in managing people. She can be an excellent negotiator and is persuasive. She is also diplomatic and tactful in dealing with people. Ms Sim not only understands human behaviour and motives, she is also able to engage them to accomplish her objectives. Although curious and accurate about human nature, she neither trusts nor believes people easily.
Courage, vigour and initiative are some of the hallmarks of Ms Sim's character. She wants to lead direct and guide people in a certain direction. Because Ms Sim is confident, forward thinking and visionary, she commands respect and has considerable influence over others. She is able to harness the support of people.
Ms Sim is as keen to explore abstract concepts when the topic appeals to her and she is as interested to discuss theoretical issues as the average person.
Ms Sim puts in effort to plan ahead some of the times. She may at times not be as detailed in her planning.
Ms Sim is generally able to express herself although not to a high degree of eloquence.
gonna get busier dis coming wk as dad is gg for knee-cap surgery due to arthritis.. Fan ar.... things aren't getting better at work coz aunt is having mood swing etc.. sometimes will juz put on a 'i'm ur boss' attitude which is really annoying..
on the other hand, maybe things aren't dat bad with lawrence has been understanding and giving mi support.. but yea.. guess still need some time since have been used to do thing alone etc.. the mental stress and pressure juz seems to get bigger and heavier..
kk.. gonna wrap things up and call it a day soon. tml is another long day where there's another tuition session after work at uncle's shop..
hope to brb wif another more happier post soon..
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
We still have lots to catch u guys ! =p
Shaun, with his super long yet cool hairstyle (abit like mushroom leh.. :p)
The sad Eeyore which was brought back by Desmond for mi, all the way from Disney =)
Thanks, Desmond !
Friday, May 15, 2009
Been busy meeting up frenz, going cycling, shopping etc. Life juz feel so gd though good things will ve to cum to an end the moment working life starts.
Tues: going shopping wif Clara, who've flew to Germany to join her bf by nw, enjoying her pre-"honeymoon".. Xing fu de nu ren!
Wed: went cycling wif lawrence followed by a yummy dinner at fish & co
Thurs: sort of babysitting nephew and niece while their parents went to ve haircut, in paragon
nephew getting along wif gals well, even holding hands to play together thogh barely knw each other for a few mins.. the joy of being a kid..
hyperactive niece couldn't wait to get of mum's lap to explore around =)
And of course todae (Fri): met up wif jiahe and stef before my interview, for lunch followed by a drink at a unique cafe located at a coner of bras brasah (lvl3).
the relaxing ambience...
Sunday, April 26, 2009
As mentioned before, humans are juz like onions where each and everyone of us have many layers or rather "faces". Recently, someone has caused mi to start questioning abt myself, juz hw many "faces" I've and hw well do i understand myself. Wat do I like and want exactly?
Trust is an intangible asset which many of us possess. Only to people whom we trust that we're willing to expose ourselves, and ti the extent of placing ourselves in their hands. Maybe by nature, I'm pretty risk adverse in nature especially when it comes to relationships. The fear of pain and disappointment which tends to hold mi back and even retreat.
Currently, I'm still standing still though there's still the urgue of retreating. However, if i dun gif myself as well as the other a chance, how would i knw whether my happiness is right here? As usual, it's easier said than done. Though answer is clear, but am I willing and ready to face it? If I dun grab hold of it now, will i regret when it slips thru my fingers? So many "if" and "wat if".
In the past, solution like "let nature takes its course" and "let fate decide" will surfaced like a life line. Sometimes, juz simply envious of frenz who are brave enough to express themselves and take steps forward in pursuing their dreams and happiness. Only then, you'll know what you want and fight for it. That brought another quote to my mind, "cherish wat you've coz you nv knw when you'll lose it".
Guess I'll juz stop here and get back to my revision le.. Not very confident in this exam as the semester has passed in a blink of eye and nothing much is really registered in mind. Haha.. Jiayou!!!!
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
This is 1 of my favorite songs sang by her.
Thursday, April 9, 2009
Mr Darence Leng, our dearest conductor were there as well, bring one of his many bands, Bartley Secondary band. All of us, not only the current band members but also the alumni were very sad that he has to leave Chong Boon due to a mistake in letting 1 alumni to play in the SYF 2007. What's really horrible is dat the then assistant conductor was suspected in reporting this to the SYF committee after some self-investigation. We juz can't accept that hw one can turn and bite the hand that feed him? It was Mr Leng who helped and brought him into this job.
Alumni like mi, have been going back less often since Mr leng left, also partially due to our own workload. What really make my day (08 April 09) is when Mr leng said "I'll be back so u alumni muz be united". When i told hui shan that nite, her response is juz like many of us - "i'm most willing and ready to get back when he's back". And yes, we're all ready and on stand-by juz waiting for u, Mr Leng. Quoting hui shan, " other den my parents, he's the person i respected most". It was him indeed,who help us found the passion in playing and creating music.
Other den dis, dis sem has also made mi think and reflect alot. Firstly, i'm not as independent as i've tot myself to be. It was until last nite that I've admitted dat i'm quite reliant on hui shan. that's partially y the feeling of a little lost and hurt as well as pissed when she placed greater importance on her bf.
This brings on another issue in trusting on others. Everyone has dis defensive wall in them which is used to protect themselves. Only certain ppl are allowed in this "no entry aka dangerous" area. This will thus reduce the risk of getting hurt by someone who means alot to u. but this will also means that whoever cares will ve to spend extra effort and patience so as to gain the entry to this zone as well..
Human has many faces and sides and most of the time, it is used to protect himself. But only to whom are u able to show ur true self to ? that i really wonder... especially when it concern ur heart..
I've always tot that human psychology is intriguing and have been wanting to study it in more depth. However, dis recent yrs have juz shown mi hw complicated it is.. Maybe it's not only complicated in nature but also complicated by mi.. Frenz like Huiling and huishan have been telling mi dat i tend to think too much.. sometimes, really ve to follow ur heart. only then u'll be really happy and even if u get hurt, u'll not regret ur decision.
juz as wat i've told some of u, huiling and i've decided to do peer evaluation for dis assignment. grp mates weren't willing to do it at first, all but the person whom we're displeased wif the most. however, wat's surprising is dat e member who tried to persuade us to drop it turned out to be the one who failed her own grp mate. this really makes mi wonder wat's exactly is human nature. for one, it's really the selfishness. thinking back, her reason for not doing it was that it'll affect everyone's grade. (guess she's juz afraid that her grades will be affected)
juz checked out another assignment's result. felt really relieved that so far, all results were ok. hope to clear dis last sem smoothly and if can, scored well to help raise my gpa. sad to say so but this world is juz so realistic. without sensible grades, it seems like one's not dat capable afterall.
Anyway, many ppl have started finding jobs and heard that things aren't looking gd. On the other hand, some coursemates are happily planning for graduating trip. haha.. guess it's really up to one to decide wat u want and hw r u going to achieve it.
Saturday, February 7, 2009
Well, it has been almost a month since Shaun and Desmond flew to US. Sort of miss them being around. On top of that, Hui shan is still in the honeymoon period with her bf. Well, other den trying to be considerate, guess there's nothing I can do. Anyway, who am I sia? Just like what Shuan has said, who am I to her? Haha.. who knws maybe the guy might be the one for her. I guess different ppl have different priorities ba.. I've read it somewhere dat " a true friend is not only there for u when u're down, but also sincerely happy for u when u succeed". Meanwhile, I'm really thankful to have Huiling around, for school work and as a friend.
Here's another quote which I think is very meaningful : " to love is to risk not being loved in return; to hope is to risk feeling the pain; to try is to risk failure; however the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing"。
Everyone's tolerance level is different after all.
Let's work hard together for the last sem! When there's a will, there's a way! Jiayou Jiayou Jiayou! =)
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Thursday, January 8, 2009
Anyway, I was notified today that my application for overload is approved. That means I'll have to take 5 modules this semester, which equates to at least 6 projects to complete! Haha.. (And there's still no reply for my appeal)
But well, life still has to go on. Desmond and Shaun are flying off for overseas exchange to finish their last semester. Desmond's flying off in less than 5hours, first to Seattle for holiday before landing in Boston on 14th for school. Zhong Hao and Rikki, as well as many girls from NTU will be joinng him as well. Haha! As for Shaun, he'll be going to North Carolina with Yan Hao and Anastasia on the 9th. Bet you guys will enjoy yourself thoroughly! Well, guys, hope you'll have an enjoyable and safe trip! Remember to keep in touch =)
Frenz staying here with me, we'll be having a great time ahead too (I hope) ! The first upcoming task will be the stimulated employment interview on Monday. Let's jiayou ba!