Article(s) under topic: "Just For Fun"
|Tired of a 9-to-5 job?|
Freelancing and self-employment are on the rise and 9-to-5 jobs may soon be a relic of the past. Office jobs always command a love/hate relationship. Some prefer a 9-to-5 job for its fixed hours and paycheck, while some condemn it as slavery and how it drains the spirit, confines the brain and dulls the personality.
Are you in a 9-to-5 office job currently and always feel like the grass is greener on the other side? If you have bee...Read More
Topic(s): Job Search, Just For Fun
|Welcome to our new blog - interaCTES!|
2017 marks CTES' 12th anniversary since we started our business in Consulting, Training, Executive Search and Recruitment. It has been an accomplished and frui...Read More
|Kickstarting 2021 with our Chinese “Niu” Year Celebrations |
What’s the best way to welcome the Chinese “Niu” (Chinese for Ox) Year for 2021?
2020 has been an eventful and busy year for CTES and the team certainly look forward to an even better year ahead with bountiful opportunities to forge stronger bonds with our stakeholders.
CTES’s yearly tradition for the 1st day of work after Chinese New Year was to have a simple yet joyous reunion lunch after ...Read More
Topic(s): Season Greetings, Just For Fun
2019 is coming to a close. The year has passed us by faster than we thought and it felt like just yesterday that we were celebrating Lunar New Year at the beginning of the year! 2019 has been a great year for us and we could not have achieved it without the support of our candidates and clients, all of whom played a pivotal role in our work in 2019.
A big shoutout to our dearest colleagues, who weathered the downs with us this ye...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
|Singapore’s Work Holiday Pass and Training Employment Pass|
Are you interested to work in Singapore but not entirely sure if you want to make the big move just yet?
Consider applying for a Work Holiday Pass (under Work Holiday Programme). It allows eligible students and young graduates to holiday and work in Singapore for 6 months. This non-renewable pass has a capacity of 2,000 places at any one time.
Who is eligible for the Work Holiday Pass?
|CTES' 13th Anniversary - Off to Kaohsiung!|
Can you believe it? We are 13 years old!
That's 156 months, 676 weeks, 4732 days, 113,568 hours, 6,814,080 minutes and 408,844,800 seconds of serving our clients and candidates!
CTES was founded in 2005 and we have always aimed to provide superb service and to exceed in fulfilling our clients' and candidates' objectives. Since we have started, we have continuously improved our business model to provide a holistic suite ...Read More
Topic(s): Just For Fun, Work Life Balance
|A Guide to Understanding Your Strengths - Personality Tests|
Are you unsure of what you are good at? The 16 Personalities Test is a great guide to the roles you may excel in. We certainly do not wish to be trapped with a mundane job we do not enjoy.
Identifying our personality traits gives us an understanding of our skills. This not only narrows our options to make selection easier, it also allows us to work in our own strengths, making them even stronger! This leads to a crafted persona that showcases our...Read More
Topic(s): Learning & Development, Just For Fun
|Singapore's Ageing Population|
We have been featured on today's front page of The New Paper!
A Mercer report recently mentioned that Singapore's productivity loss due to sickness absenteeism will reach $3.3 billion by 2030 due to an aging workforce. It also recommended that organizations in Singapore should start mitigating the higher costs of ill health by implementing holistic health programmes. As a recent awardee of the Excellent! category in the biennial ...Read More