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Article(s) under topic: "Job Search"

05
Oct
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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28
Sep
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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23
Jul
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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23
May
banner for the articleHiring Trends in Singapore 2018

Trending this year in employment is two overarching factors – flexibility and the digital culture.

Contracting in Singapore has been on the rise, showing that companies in Singapore notice the benefit of adopting a flexible workforce. Those seeking flexibility in their careers such as mothers and candidates who want to broaden their corporate exposure will benefit from this.

As technology continues to grow ever increasingly, ...

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01
Sep
banner for the articleTired 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...

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20
Aug
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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