Planning Your Job Search

No idea where to start? Here are some useful tips on how to find the graduate job that's right for you.

Whether you’re creative or practical, a social butterfly or an introvert, there is a job type that’s almost perfect for you.

So you’re graduating soon and haven’t received any calls for a job interview, much less landed an offer. Despite going online to job portals every day and applying to any and all relevant job postings, you haven’t received any indication that anyone is thinking of hiring you. You’re becoming anxious and worried that you may be the only one in your cohort who will be unemployed. What should you do now?

It might have been an idea you’ve been toying for years now, or even a blurry, half-baked solution you’ve come up with as a response to t

Jenny shares her tips on helping students find the right career path.

Michael Haberzettl, Head of Human Resources ASEAN reveals what he looks for in fresh graduate hires at Siemens.

Chances are, if you’ve attended a career workshop or asked someone for career advice, you would have heard the terms soft skills, core sk

You’re nearing graduation and you either have many potential career paths in mind or none at all.

Ashikin Ahmad shares what she looks for when hiring fresh graduates.

Don’t know which career path is for you because you don’t know what you’re good at? Ask yourself these three questions.

From including a generic cover letter to lying in your job application, here are some rookie mistakes you absolutely need to avoid.

Taking a gap year after graduation may be just what you need to prepare yourself for the working world.

Change is the only constant, but do you have what it takes to keep up with the ever-changing working world? 

The right first job can kickstart a successful career journey ahead.

Too nervous to network? Here are some tips for you.

It all comes down to what your motivation and goals are when deciding on whether to do a postgraduate study. Three former postgraduate students share what made them decide to do it.

Facebook isn’t just for personal use– it can be a powerful professional networking tool.

Understanding your employment rights will help you make a more informed decision when applying for your first job and reviewing your job offer.

Discover the trends that are making waves in the recruitment game across industries.

Make yourself unforgettable by developing and presenting a strong personal brand.

Explore the attributes of these three types of companies to find the right cultural fit when job searching.

Time to step up your LinkedIn game and attract more recruiters to your page.

Not a networking specialist? Here are some of the most common blunders beginners make.

When it comes to planning your career, there are few people better-placed to dish out help than the experts you’ll find at your careers service.

The secret to a positive job search experience is... to not spend all your time searching for jobs! Here are some suggestions to help you refuel and recharge as you trundle towards your dream job!

Whether you want to take a break, go traveling, pursue further studies, or start a business, you have options aside from just jumping into your first job.

Can you really get parents involved in your search for your first job without letting them dictate your career choices? Here are some ideas you can try.

Networking can be pretty confusing: where to start, what to do, where to go? Here are some ideas for you to explore!

Discover how you can use social media to your advantage in your job hunt!

Nobody likes being turned down from a promising job offer. Flip this negative into a positive and make it worth your while.

You've received two job offers that you really wanted. What do you do when it all goes horribly right? 

A guideline for you to ease your transition into the working world.

Impress your recruiters with these five transferable skills!

Discover how you can plan ahead to make the most of your time whenever attending career fairs!

No one’s really sure about how to pronounce MOOC, but here's how Massive Open Online Courses can contribute to jobseekers’ employability.

These are the concerns on workplace or employment discrimination in Singapore, and the measures taken to ensure a fair and safe working environment.

Don’t just restrict yourself to applying for advertised jobs! There are other ways to find available posts so you can maximise your job hunt.

Besides impressive paper qualifications, there are three other P’s – preparation, planning, and positive action – that are just as important to help you to optimise your job search process.

Making a good career match means thinking about the people, the place, the position and, most importantly, YOU.

News of an oncoming recession got you down about your job prospects? Take it as a chance to get your head in the game and get ahead once you graduate.