“What Career is RIGHT for Me?” For so many times, in my Career Coaching sessions, I get asked this question: “What career is right for me?” It’s probably because everyone asks this question at some point of time in one’s life. What exactly is this question about? To try to know something, we first have… Continue reading A Simple Guide to Finding “What career is right for me?”
A very important part of interview preparation is to be mentally ready. Confidence seems to be a big part of that. However, many of my coaching clients find it especially difficult to deal with a stranger – interviewer, given their introvert nature. Here I’m sharing a few tips for interview preparation that introverts should have.… Continue reading Guide for introvert job interviews: How to be more confident at interviews
I want to clear a very common misconception about job-hopping. It’s a bit of an unkindly term describing those who change their jobs a bit too often. And people who changed their jobs a few times often worry they had committed a sin and put a good career to an end. There’s often a belief… Continue reading How to Have an Amazing Profile After Jobhopping
Our case study today is about someone who made a very successful career transition into digital. This candidate does not have any digital experience and was working in a traditional industry as a contractor for the last twenty over years. Yet he recently landed a high profile, high visibility role in Singapore, as the brand… Continue reading How did Singapore’s Phua Chu Kang become colleagues with Christiano Ronaldo?
Fintech has become a highly popular domain for career choices in the last few years. Venture capital companies bet a lot of money on Fintech, and those deals occupy the business headlines. With its high growth, Fintech is also one of the few industries that are still hiring very actively even today. The Multi-Million Dollar… Continue reading The Unobvious Career Options in Fintech (1)
There is no mystery to writing a great resume, yet most people are not aware of this. Here is a perfectly executable, easy-to-follow formula for you to capture the hiring manager/recruiter’s attention in the first 2 seconds. 1) Know The top 3 reasons you should get the job: When I ask my clients, do you… Continue reading Formula for great resumes: how to impress in first 2 seconds
We all want to have our dream jobs. But Why are we scared of our dream jobs? There are a few reasons / excuses often given. 1. The myth of “not reflecting well on me” We all know that to have more job offers, we need more interviews, and to have more interviews, we need… Continue reading How to Have More Interviews with More Job Applications
Ever wonder how to differentiate your profile as a fresh graduate or someone with limited experience? I am going to focus on how to bring out more of to make you stand out with the resume and through the interview process. It will be OVER Someday I graduated 2003, in the time of SARS and… Continue reading How to stand out in job hunt for fresh graduates
After hitting the wall in the US and India, Bytedance is coming to Singapore, and looking to hire for global roles. On LinkedIn alone, there are 53 jobs. Okie, let’s talk about why you should or should not work join Bytedance. Let’s start with: Why you should work for Bytedance 1. Most Valuable Startup in… Continue reading Why you should (not) join Tiktok, or Bytedance, its creator
When Naomi Osaka, the tennis Superstar appeared at the US open, with 7 different masks at 7 matches, it attracted celebrations as well as criticisms. To me personally, we have many reasons to admire Naomi Osaka. But now we have one reason to love her. The facts about her are plenty: First Asian player to… Continue reading If your mask were your resume, what will you write on it?