Article(s) under topic: "Career Advice"

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CTES offers our very own Career Preparation Programme! Our Career Transformation, Education, and Support Programme is an innovative career preparation series with a triple focus on Career Support (Reflections and Development), Career Education (Structured Training), and Care...

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banner for the articleSuccessful Online Webinar “Can You Tell Me More About Yourself?"

CTES recently completed a successful run of our online webinar “Can you tell me more about yourself?” where participants gained invaluable knowledge on how best to prepare for their upcoming interviews.
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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 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 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 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 articleWhat is MBTI

In CTES, we often kick-start our career preparation and search services with expert-led Character Discovery sessions. Why is this important as a first step? Self exploration is crucial as it gives us better insight to our interests, aptitudes, and work-related values. This knowledge can help us make suitable choices in terms of what career to embark on, what work environments we are likely to t...

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Topic(s): Career Advice