August is a Month for Happy Announcement

Hi MMers, First of all, my sincere apologies for missing action for the past three months.  Some of you may have noticed that I wasn’t that active in commenting and reading your blogs. I’ve been holding out delicious happy news from everyone. I’ve been ordered on bed rest for the past few months due to…

Why do Women Undersell Themselves at Work?

Gender equality has been gaining momentum for the past couple of years, especially after the #MeToo movement. Women are slowly getting their voices heard and their influence is now improving. While there is a significant change over women’s rights and opportunities, it is different when it comes to working. There are still a small number…

Whisper: I’m Pregnant for the 5th time

*As told to Kally by someone who wishes to remain anonymous Pregnancies are supposed to be joyful and a blessing. As I stared down at the pregnancy test, I don’t feel happy at all. This will be my 5th pregnancy. Six years ago, I graduated with a summa cum laude at one of the prestigious…

Maternity Leave in Asia

As I was carrying my child, I was pondering about the entitled maternity leave that was offered in Malaysia. I know for a fact that Singapore provides 4 months of paid maternity leave for mothers and 2 weeks for the new dad. As for Malaysia, it is 60 consecutive days for the new mums. Some…

Inappropriate Interview Questions

Do you know that there are questions that you shouldn’t ask or be asked during a job interview? Guess what? Some countries even made these questions illegal! Yes, you can get yourself in hot waters if you are caught unaware. If you are a hiring manager or a recruiter, heads up on the following inappropriate…

Whisper: I exchanged my family for my career

*As told to Kally from someone who wishes to be anonymous From the title above, you probably thought that I am a man. Wrong. I am a woman, more than that, I was a mother of two beautiful kids and a doting wife to the most wonderful husband. I lost it all due to my…