Article(s) under topic: "Career Path"

banner for the articleCTES Career Preparation Programme

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CTES was founded in 2005 and initially focused on providing training and consulting for businesses, specifically in the areas of financial planning, organisation development, business strategy as well as talent acquisition and management. We have since then branched out to offer...

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banner for the articleCTES' Talent Community

Greetings, everyone!

As an intermediary between our clients and our candidates, we often find ourselves in a difficult position. While clients wage 'a war of talents' due to the shortage for suitable candidates, candidates are giving us feedback that they face difficulty in searching for a new job. There is always a mismatch in the labour market, and we want to be a part in closing this age-long gap.

To kick-start this...

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banner for the articleGig 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.


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banner for the articleMay 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...

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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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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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banner for the articleWhat Does a Career in Law Look Like?

Know What Lawyers Do from the Big Screen? Here’s What They Actually Do.

We have been exposed to the ‘world of law’ through entertainment where attorneys are portrayed to get their clients out of jail, portraying them to be evil or good. We form our own picture of what law looks like through movies and drama series, but what do lawyers actually do and what is the law en...

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banner for the articleManagement Consulting Explained

If you are interested in how businesses work, a career in management consulting might be just for you!

Management consulting focuses on the growth of the whole organization, including how to increase and expand the overall productivity, efficiency, and profit. Management consulting comes into play to answer the questions raised by people who manage a part of or the whole business. Each question...

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banner for the articleWhat is the Difference Between Advertising, Marketing and PR?

For the vast majority, the terms marketing, advertising and public relations (PR) are commonly associated and more often, people get confused with the terms. Although there are similarities (significant engagement) between the three, there are also key differences.

The key difference is their primary focus. Marketing is the promotion of products and services for the purpose of revenue. It is a large umbrella for boosting public awareness that inc...

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banner for the articleWhat is The Future for Singapore's Art Scene?

Singapore, a well-established financial hub that is also known for its rigorous education, is more often associated with efficiency rather than creativity in the literal sense. Credit goes to Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first prime minister’s vision to develop Singapore’s only natural resource, that is its people, Singapore became one of the world’s top trading and financial centers. The basic foundations of education to mold its peopl...

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