With its consistent ranking by the World Bank Group as the #1 city for Ease of Doing Business (for 11 years now, since the inaugural list in 2005), Singapore remains a top global destination for major business development and large-scale investment. The nation continues to be a progressive economy with plenty of vibrant opportunities. Its efficient governance, streamlined systems, and clean modernism, coupled with a well-educated and highly skilled labor force make Singapore an excellent business destination. Here are some things to consider when deciding to set up business in Singapore.
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Situated in the Central Visayas and designated as the Philippines’ Queen City of the South, Cebu offers an alternative to Metro Manila’s restless urban hustle and bustle. In this Visayan capital city, expect a laid-back atmosphere that reflects its lush island surroundings. Cebu offers a concentration of tourism destinations, heritage sites, pristine shores, sweeping city views, as well as a booming economic industry. Aside from its idyllic scenery, Cebu City is second only to Manila in terms of business and investment potential, ranked 7th in Tholons’ 2016 Top Outsourcing Destinations, identified in 2014 as one of 5 Future Eco-Cities in Asia by the United National Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and previously declared as a Top 10 Asian City of the Future by Finance Direct Investment Magazine.Read more
The idea of what constitutes workspace has changed over the years. From traditional office cubicles, there are now coworking and shared office spaces where you can rent a desk or private room to operate your business. There are also meeting and conference rooms, retail spaces, and venues for events that you can rent short-term, promoting flexibility and mobility for your company. As the concept of workspace continues to evolve, we look for new and unique spaces to offer our clients with better and more efficient working environments. And so, FlySpaces is introducing a new workspace category that will elevate your experience to scrumptious heights: corporate dining.Read more
Planning to forge a career in Singapore? What the country may lack in size, it makes up for with countless opportunities for you to seek your dream job and to be able to find a balance between your career and your personal life in the city-state. Singapore is one of the most progressive economies not only in Asia, but around the world. The ease of doing business here has provided startups with greater chances to launch their companies and find success in the region. The labor force in Singapore has been touted as one of the best anywhere in the world, with their specialized skills and strong work ethic.
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The balancing act can be tricky when working with a startup that aims for rapid growth. In order to satisfy the time demand, the first things to go could be sleep, exercise, or time with friends and family. Don't let the prioritization of one of them eliminate all consideration of the other! There are ways to get the best of both worlds with a bit of organization and discipline. Here's how:
In the last decade, Bonifacio Global City in Taguig has become a new mecca for entrepreneurs to grow their businesses. It is one of Metro Manila’s fastest growing financial hubs with a 240 hectare world-class business development area that’s home to upscale shopping centers, hotels, condominiums, offices, and schools.
Companies have been flocking to Bonifacio Global City (BGC) or “The Fort” to establish a presence in the hottest commercial community in the metro. Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has disclosed in its 2015 property market update that renting a Grade A office space is more affordable in BGC (P850 per sqm) compared to Makati (P1,000 per sqm). With its abundant supply of modern office spaces at fairly affordable rates, BGC is poised to emerge as the country’s next premier business hub.Read more
As one of the most globalized economies in the world, Singapore is the perfect place to build a career or start your own business. It’s ranked first for ease of doing businesses because of its fast and efficient registration process and progressive tax system. It’s also rated as having the best labor force in the world, with local and foreign professionals that are known for their effectiveness and strong work ethic.
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A few years ago, a stable job at a big corporation was the dream for many fresh graduates and young professionals. Many set their sights on the P&Gs, Nestles, and other industry giants dominating the market. Trends have changed however. This doesn't mean that these giants have become less attractive per se; it means that the rise of the startup has provided fresh graduates with a new alternative to the structured career path. They embrace flexible work schedules and casual work attire, along with the abolition of rigid hierarchies of tenure - have proven attractive to the milennials entering the market. Here are some of the awesome benefits that come with working at a startup!
Ever wonder what habits are crucial for successful entrepreneurs? Everybody gets 24 hours in one day, but some are able to make much more efficient use of this time than others. It's not that successful entrepreneurs are not sleeping. Believe us, there are! They simply maximize the daylight hours by working smart. One cannot forget about mind and body fitness when on the quest for success. In fact, this consideration is crucial in maintaining any kind of healthy lifestyle integral to success. Try applying the following to your daily routine and see how far it gets you!