Article(s) under topic: "Career Path"
|CTES Career Preparation Programme
|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.
|May 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...Read More
|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.
|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
|What 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...Read More
|Management 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...Read More
|What 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...Read More
|What 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...Read More
|Career Fair at the London School of Business and Finance
Are career fairs a thing of the past? We are here to tell you that's not true!
Recently, we participated in a career fair organized by the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF). During the career fair, we had a great time connecting with the students in the school and to share the various job opportunities that we have on hand. Within the three hours, we spoke to many students, all of whom were excited about their future stepping out...Read More