Article(s) under topic: "Career Advice"
|Career Preparatory Talk with PSB Academy - 2|
We are back once again at PSB Academy to give a Career Preparatory Talk!
We coached the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students in PSB’s newly opened STEM campus. The students were presented with insights of the recruitment process and it is an eye-opener for them to understand how recruiters work and how they can work on to make their profiles eye-catching.
Nevertheless, it is not only about the...Read More
|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
|Gig Economy Part II: If You Are a Gig Worker|
In our previous article, we shared more about what the gig economy is and the perks and challenges of being a gig worker. We also talked about the broad talent spectrum model and how companies are beginning to embrace the gig economy talent. If you are currently a gig worker who is feeling lost or unsure of how to grow your business, we hope that these four tips will be able to guide and encourage you.
|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.
|Let’s Talk about Employment Opportunities|
Anxiety creeps up to fresh graduates as they enter the phase of searching for a job. Waiting for a response and competing against others only turns up the pressure.
|Use of Social Media for Career Progression|
We were invited by the London School of Business and Finance this evening for a talk on the use of social media for career progression. With the rise of social media and its various platforms, more employers are making their hiring decisions based on the candidates' social media. The shift to social media for career development may seem optional, but it is a necessary move and can be beneficial for paving future opportunities.
Topic(s): Career Advice
|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