Article(s) under topic: "Career Advice"
|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.
|Career Preparatory Talk at PSB Academy|
Employers are using recruitment agencies to meet their talent acquisition needs. At the PBS campus in Marina Square, we met up with the business students to give our perspective on the recruitment process, from a recruiter’s perspective. Covering key areas in resume writing, interview skills, social media, and power dressing, the students learned how recruiters work and learned tricks to ensure their profiles land at the top of the resume pile during...Read More
|Salary Negotiation Talk at the London School of Business and Finance|
For the uninitiated, negotiating the desired salary can be daunting. We demystified the process, so the students set themselves up for success, and nothing less.
Starting off with understanding internal, external and individual equity, we then moved on to the pre-negotiation analysis, understanding the negotiator and negotiation techniques. We also covered transitioning into a new job and discussed a special salary alternative scale unique to CTE...Read More
|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.
Topic(s): Job Search, 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
Topic(s): Career Advice, Resume & Cover Letters, Interview
|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
Topic(s): Resume & Cover Letters, Job Search, 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
Topic(s): Career Advice, Job Search
|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
|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
Andrew Hickey...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
Topic(s): Just For Fun, Learning & Development, Career Advice, Caretitude