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How to game the economic slowdown for a better career
Global uncertainty surrounding the United States trade policies, slowing Asian economy, cyclical downturn in our local economy: these are just some of the bleak news facing any job seeker today. Even though the Business Times reported a slight boost in business confidence in Q4 of last year, it has not done much to raise morale. Truthfully, without sounding too optimistic, the situation is not all bad. There are st...
10 Feb 2017
Want to work in the gig economy? Take these 5 online courses first
There is a change in the employment landscape. In the midst of hiring freezes, more employers are looking to short-term contract workers, or freelancers, to fulfill their HR needs. Welcome to the gig economy. This does not have to be a negative. Disciplined freelancers get to decide how much free time they have over how much money they want to earn. However, there has to be more conversations about the freelance wor...
01 Feb 2017
Online courses a hit with young Singaporeans: SkillsFuture SG
According to a year-end report card released by SkillsFuture Sg (SSG), more than 126,000 Singaporeans have used their SkillsFuture Credit to up-skill or re-skill themselves at the close of December 2016. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) are popular with younger Singaporeans aged between 25 and 39. Preferred online courses include web development and design, coding, and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), which ranked ...
10 Jan 2017
How Working Part-Time Can Benefit Graduates
Most graduates focus their job search on gaining full-time employment, however many do not realise the benefits of working part-time or doing contract work while they are looking for a full-time job. Skills gained from part-time employment are an invaluable addition to a graduate’s resume – employers are always on the lookout for graduates who know how to market themselves, are able to learn on the job, interac...
19 Sep 2016
How Recruiters Can Meet Jobseekers' Needs
SCIENTEC ARTICLE IN STRAITS TIMES RECRUIT SECTION.  Singapore’s leading newspaper published ScienTec’s comprehensive article on why jobseekers should enlist the help of recruiters to further their careers. Candidates rarely choose to seek help from staffing firms but there are certain skills and insights that recruiters possess that can ensure a job search process is smooth and fruitful.  An expe...
01 Jul 2016
 

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