Streamyx troubleshoot

Got a reply from Streamyx support via email after I reported my situation in TMNET Contact Us. Turned out I had mistaken about 1Mbps. I double checked the documentation from all the HW & SW box beside PC and found out that I had used to pay RM88 for 512K but Streamyx lowered the price… Continue reading Streamyx troubleshoot

Negative · Positive · Technology

Streamyx buck up!

My package is supposed to be 1Mbps but I get ETH/ACT blinking erratically or no light at all sometimes, after the Klang Valley “problem” last week (or the previous week?). Checked in TMNet Speedometer and got about 150-250kbps for download. In another test, SpeedTest: Then Jase gave another link, MySpeed – Speed Test Conclusion: Slow… Continue reading Streamyx buck up!

Community · Finance · Friends · Positive

How credit card companies earn your money

What do banks mean when they say gleefully, “Oh, your payment record is very good!” ? It means that you do not pay fully on time for each month but settle the payment sooner or later (fully). Interests are charged into your account and you pay them within reasonable duration. Some credit card companies also… Continue reading How credit card companies earn your money

Books · Business · Career · Finance · Technology

Where’s the interviewer?

Position: Property Exec Company: Local Field: Real estate, sales, admin Industry: Real estate Location: In a hotelroom! Going up I had an interview at a property management company and the office was inside a shopping mall attached with business suites, apartment and hotel rooms! In fact, when I pressed on the office’s floor, the small… Continue reading Where’s the interviewer?

Community · Human rights · Negative · Positive · Technology

Becareful what you write

When I tried to login to WP yesterday, I was greeted with Account Suspended. Support was off duty. There was a comment to email support but that method was discouraged because the backend guys @ WP are off work during weekends – hey, they need a break too. So I decided to wait till Mon… Continue reading Becareful what you write

Career · Etiquette

Who give up?

When you know of a vacancy, do you ask for the JD (job desc) to check if you want to apply or send your resume first? Mmm.. what’s the difference actually? If the employer sees your resume but finds that you are not suitable, you are out. If the employee sees the JD but finds… Continue reading Who give up?

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Interview for Management Trainee

Position: Management Trainee Company: Local Field: sales, retail, management Industry: Marketing & Customer Service Location: KL town where the buildings are rented RM6-8/square feet. (Lack of) Preparation before interview  It’s my practice to try to reach the destination 1/2hr before the scheduled interview so that I still have time in case the train is late/doesn’t… Continue reading Interview for Management Trainee