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Old is Gold - Traditional Networking vs LinkedIn

By Desiree Yang

Employees are the cogs and wheels in a company’s growth engine, and the right employees in the right position will keep this engine chugging along merrily. It is no wonder that it is a top priority at many companies to actively source for and recruit talent, especially for leadership positions in the organisation. (Read More Here!)

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Making the Most of a Networking Event

By Deanna Bonaparte

Many of us are not born networkers. Conversation might flow between close friends, but that’s probably because you’ve grown familiar and comfortable with each other and your interactions have become something of a habit. But meeting with strangers at a networking event is a different ball game entirely – it requires considerable finesse and people are going to analyse how you portray yourself with close scrutiny. (Read More Here!)

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4 Techniques that Can Help You Progress in Your Career

As the job market becomes increasingly competitive, it is important to stand out from the crowd if you want to get hired and stay relevant in the industry. With that in mind, how can you get closer to your dream job?

Whether you run a business or are looking for a career change, the power of networking (especially at the JobsCentral Career and Education Fair 2014) can unlock unique opportunities and introduce you to new professional or business options. (Read More Here!)

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4 Techniques that Can Help You Progress in Your Career

As the job market becomes increasingly competitive, it is important to stand out from the crowd if you want to get hired and stay relevant in the industry. So how can you get closer to your dream job? (Read More Here!)

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Q&A: Should I Join My Colleagues for After-Work Drinks?

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I’ve been working in this company for nearly half a year, and recently a group of colleagues from another department invited me to join them for dinner and drinks after work. Since I don’t interact much with them at work, this would be a good chance for me to get to know them better but I’m worried if they have any ulterior motives. Should I accept?

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Got a job? Don’t abandon your job search

Congratulations on your new job. You worked hard to get it — you added your résumé to online databases, you networked both online and off, and you got your portfolio in tip-top shape. Now that you’re working, you don’t have to think about anything job-search related until the next time you’re looking. Right? Wrong.

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From Boardroom to Ballroom

By Shi Tianyun

Just doing a good job from nine to five won’t help you stand out in the office. By being able to mingle and make an impression at networking sessions and corporate dinners, not only will your boss see you as a valuable plus one to attend events with, you will also rub shoulders with important contacts that may help propel you further up the corporate ladder.

So take down these notes to make a splash from the boardroom to the ballroom:

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