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5 tips for returning to the office if you’re feeling anxious

“If you can go to a restaurant in New York city, you can come into the office” – This headline-grabbing statement was made by the CEO of Morgan Stanley, and encapsulates the sentiment of many companies. As vaccinations are successfully rolled out and life gradually returns to normal, there’s an expectation that employees will likewise …

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6 ways to improve your intern program

For many companies, the arrival of summer means fresh university graduates and students entering the workforce as interns. But why do companies invest in temporary interns or students who have yet to graduate? The focus lies in the future of the company and what the talent needs will be in the next few years. With …

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The complete guide to flexible benefits

Student loan benefits for baby boomers? Retirement planning for gen Z’ers? Parental leave for the millennial that’s decided never to have kids? These are the dilemmas that many employers are now facing. Given the rise of a multi-generational workforce and increasing diversity in the workplace, it seems almost impossible to please everybody with standard, one-size-fits-all …

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How to develop and train soft skills in the workplace

Hiring an employee? You’ll probably be scanning their CVs and comparing them with your job description, which may include a combination of technical skills and soft skills. Let’s say you’re hiring a web developer. Technical skills would be skills like HTML, CSS, Java, Python, and other coding languages or computer software. On the other hand, …

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Carl Jung’s archetypes and how they show up in the workplace

How much time do you spend at work? On average, most workers spend 2,080 hours at work per year, and 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime. Consider the number of interactions you’ll have with your employers, coworkers, clients, and partners over the timespan. When work makes up for one-third of your life, it’s easy …

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Employers’ considerations for the COVID-19 vaccine

With the COVID-19 vaccination rollouts underway across the globe, the promise of returning to normalcy seems possible for the first time since the pandemic started. While the details of vaccine rollouts are specific to the country you are in, the first people to get the vaccine tend to be those who are most at risk. …

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All you need to know about group health insurance for your business

Small businesses tend to shy away from offering employee benefits such as group health insurance, as they may not understand what it entails or lack the resources to do so. Truth be told, the world of insurance can be complicated – but worry not, Pacific Prime is here to help. In this article, we’ll explain …

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5 tips for returning to the office if you’re feeling anxious

“If you can go to a restaurant in New York city, you can come into the office” – This headline-grabbing statement was made by the CEO of Morgan Stanley, and encapsulates the sentiment of many companies. As vaccinations are successfully rolled out and life gradually returns to normal, there’s an expectation that employees will likewise …

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Carl Jung’s archetypes and how they show up in the workplace

How much time do you spend at work? On average, most workers spend 2,080 hours at work per year, and 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime. Consider the number of interactions you’ll have with your employers, coworkers, clients, and partners over the timespan. When work makes up for one-third of your life, it’s easy …

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The world’s top 25 most expensive cities for wealthy expats in 2021

If you’re an expat with a penchant for luxury then the Asia Pacific is calling you. As the most expensive place to be affluent, Asia’s resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic has maintained high prices. According to Julius Baer’s Global Wealth and Lifestyle Report 2021, the most populated continent is still the most expensive for high-net-worth …

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The world’s top 25 most expensive cities for wealthy expats in 2021

If you’re an expat with a penchant for luxury then the Asia Pacific is calling you. As the most expensive place to be affluent, Asia’s resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic has maintained high prices. According to Julius Baer’s Global Wealth and Lifestyle Report 2021, the most populated continent is still the most expensive for high-net-worth …

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6 ways to celebrate World Health Day in 2021

This year’s theme for World Health Day is building a fairer, healthier world. On April 7th of every year, we explore a thematic global health issue on World Health Day. For many in developed nations, never before has our health been under a sharper spotlight. According to the WHO, not only is health central to …

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4 key steps to becoming a digital nomad in 2021

Wondering how to become a digital nomad in 2021, but not sure where to begin? For many like you around the world, getting started is always the hardest, so whatever it is that you want to do as a digital nomad, it is important to research extensively beforehand and make the right preparations. To help …

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How to make Easter COVID-19 friendly and unforgettable

We are now going into our second Easter that is affected by the pandemic, and are more familiar with the obstacles that come with it. Planning major holidays around COVID-19 restrictions can be stressful and overwhelming, especially when adjustments have to be made over and over again to comply with local regulations. But the ongoing …

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6 ways to celebrate World Health Day in 2021

This year’s theme for World Health Day is building a fairer, healthier world. On April 7th of every year, we explore a thematic global health issue on World Health Day. For many in developed nations, never before has our health been under a sharper spotlight. According to the WHO, not only is health central to …

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The complete guide to universal healthcare

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how people view healthcare, and prompted expats to evaluate the healthcare system in their country of residence. Does the country offer universal healthcare? And more importantly, is the healthcare system robust and efficient? These are just some of the questions that expats are considering when deciding which county to move …

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Tips for a romantic and healthy Valentine’s Day

While Valentine’s Day is meant to be a romantic and love-filled time, these days the occasion has become known for indulging in not just your partner, but a whole lot of sweets as well. Weeks before the holiday, stores stock heart-shaped chocolates and special candies, bakeries prepare intricate cakes, cookies, and cupcakes, and restaurants advertise …

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Announcing the latest Cost of International Health Insurance Report 2020-2021

We’re excited to announce that Pacific Prime’s 2020-2021 Cost of International Health Insurance report is now available for download! In the latest edition of our annual report, we once again take a close look at the average cost of international health insurance across the globe in 2020. The findings and analysis cover 100 locations globally …

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Pacific Prime acquires CXA Group’s brokerage arms in Singapore and Hong Kong

We are beyond excited to announce the acquisition of CXA Group’s brokerage arms in Singapore and Hong Kong, which is a major milestone for Pacific Prime in 2021. Find out more about the acquisition in this article, or check out Business Wire for further details. A major milestone achieved It was revealed on February 4th, …

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How countries around the world are getting children back to school

Education has changed across the globe due to the COVID-19 pandemic and how easily the coronavirus can spread. In the US, a number of schools will stay partially closed for the remainder of the academic school year. Plans for reopening fully later in the year are also uncertain, with recommendations such as social distancing, reduced …

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