banner for the articleIntroducing a New Class of Labour with Industry 4.0

There is a new shark circling in the waters of Dubai Marina. It is not the shark you were expecting, its name is WasteShark and it hunts pollution in the waters. WasteShark is a waterborne drone that eats up trash instead of living beings. It not only swallows floating waste and filters water but also collects water quality data. Measuring the temperate, air pressure and quality of the water is useful in collecting real-time data, allowing for a dynamic understanding of water quality. Th...

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banner for the articleDelivering Effective Presentations at LSBF

Is there a set way to deliver presentations effectively? Presentations are carried out in many areas – schools, workplace, events, and many more. We were glad to better equip the students at the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) for future presentations related to their coursework. Some of LSBF's employees attended the talk too!

There are various factors involved in delivering your presentation to ensure maximum eff...

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banner for the articleExploring Industrial Transformation 4.0 Asia Pacific 2018

Yesterday, we headed to the Singapore Expo to explore Industry 4.0 at the Industrial Transformation Asia Pacific event. With ever-advancing technology, it is vital for us to be ‘ready for tomorrow, today.’ We were there to find out what Industry 4.0 is to better serve our clients and understand how these advances will affect the future workforce.

Technology has come so far today, and it is quickly advancing to perform smarter tasks. Take our smartphones for exa...

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banner for the articleNetworking 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...

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banner for the articleCareer 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 –...

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banner for the articleCareer 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...

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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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banner for the articleCTES' 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 ...

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banner for the articleLittle Things that Go a Long Way

With an average work time of 45 hours a week, squeezing in workout routines is not easy. Still, exercising should be a priority as it is beneficial for health and it improves the quality of life. To adopt a healthier lifestyle, there are habits to take up which can be squeezed into your working hours. 
One way is to take walks for at least 30 minutes each day. It may seem like a long time, but it will add up...

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banner for the articleSalary 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...

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Topic(s): Career Advice