Article(s) under topic: "Career Advice"
|May The Dreams Of Your Past Be The Reality Of Your Future|
Jimi Hendrix, legendary electric guitarist once said, “May the dreams of your past be the reality of your future”.
As children, we were all asked what we wanted to be when we grew up. Familiar answers include teacher, doctor, or even an astronaut. Though these careers differ drastically, they all have one thing in common – meaning. A doctor saves lives. A teacher educates the next generation. An astronaut studies how...Read More
|PART II of X – “Everything the light touches is our kingdom.”|
If you have watched the Lion King movie and enjoyed it just as I do, then you would have probably heard of this quote which Mufasa lovingly shared with his beloved son, Simba, “Everything the light touches is our Kingdom”. This is the first thought that came to my mind when I transitioned from my role as a Researcher to take on a 360 Executive Recruiter role.
|PART I of X – “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”|
This is a common saying that originated from a Chinese proverb and the quotation is from Chapter 64 of the Dao De Jing ascribed to Laozi. The proverb teaches that even the longest and most difficult ventures have a starting point, and it all begins with one first step. This resonates deeply with me and draws parallel to my 8-year journey with CTES Consulting, a Consulting, Training, and Executive Search firm. That one step I took has led me so far along the way ...Read More
|Successful Online Webinar “Can You Tell Me More About Yourself?"|
CTES recently completed a successful run of our online webinar “Can you tell me more about yourself?” where participants gained invaluable knowledge on how best to prepare for their upcoming interviews.
During the...Read More
|Career Transformation, Education, and Support Programme|
Do you know?
CTES offers our very own Career Preparation Programme! Our Career Transformation, Education, and Support Programme is an innovative career preparation series with a triple focus on Career Support (Reflections and Development), Career Education (Structured Training), and Care...Read More
|MBTI® Assessment and its Benefits|
While CTES is an Executive Search and Recruitment firm, our services cover more than just placements for our candidates and clients. We also take care of the end-to-end spectrum of the whole career preparation and career search services. To assist our candidates better, we kick-start the journey with them by having a thorough Character Discovery and Career Exploration session. Within the company, we have certified MBTI® Practitioners who can help candidates understand themselves bett...Read More
|Power of LinkedIn for Your Career|
Do you have a LinkedIn account? What do you use it for? It is an easy way to reconnect with an ex-co-worker or schoolmates. However, many members of LinkedIn are not making the full use of this social media platform to their advantage. Discovering it’s features and functions will unlock its potential for greater things you least expected!
LinkedIn as a marketing tool
|LSBF Salary Negotiation Talk|
How do we negotiate salary after receiving a job offer? What is the best way to negotiate salary? These are daunting thoughts for the uninitiated. Getting a job offer is not easy, and to further discuss such a sensitive topic like salary can be a real challenge! Negotiation is simply facilitating a conversation and backing it up with evidence. Just last week, we gave a talk on the topic of Salary Negotiation to the postgraduate students at the London School o...Read More
Topic(s): Career Advice
|Networking at Career Fairs|
Last week we were at the LSBF Career Fair and just yesterday, we were invited to PSB’s Career Fair amongst other reputable firms and sponsors.
Career fairs are a great way for students to connect with their future employers and be a step ahead. Students can have a face-to-face conversation with representatives from companies. Instead of sending out an email to the company and having to wait for a reply, you can ask many questions an...Read More
|Career Fair Preparatory Workshop @ PSB|
Have you ever felt so overwhelmed at a career fair that you just don’t know what to do next? Preparing well before attending a career fair is useful and we were glad to prepare the students at PSB Academy yesterday!
Establishing a connection with the employer (hiring manager or recruiter) is necessary for making yourself memorable to the employer. This is by showcasing your personality and making your skills and qualifications known –...Read More