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Article(s) under topic: "Career Advice"

09
Sep
banner for the articlePART 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 ...

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01
Nov
banner for the articlePART 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.

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23
Jul
banner for the articleLet’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.

At the London School of Business and Finance, we discussed statistics on employment rate for private universities in Singapore and showed a positive indication of employment. Statistics show that fresh graduates can acquire a job within 6 months from graduation. We shared tactics to rise above the strong competition...

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29
Sep
banner for the articleUse 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.

Although the students in the London School of B...

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Topic(s): Career Advice
19
Jun
banner for the articleMBTI® 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...

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