Engineering and IT Jobs

Thursday, April 26, 2012

JobsDB Singapore & Social Media

Singapore jobs hunting has never been this easy. Now that job openings --from accountinng jobs and engineer jobs to design jobs and marketing jobs, you name it -- are being posted online, jobseekers are benefitting tremedously from comfort and convenience. Gone are the days of corporate trecking for them, of job hunting from one building to the next. Job applications can now be sent in the comfort of one's home.

Indeed, the most popular medium for job hunting these days is the internet. And is a testament to how befitting the internet medium is within the job search context. Jobseekers and employers alike benefit from its many excellent qualities as a middleground for the two to meet.

The social mediascape is just one aspect of the internet phenomenon that has seen a dramatic increase in utilisation from job market elements these past few years. Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin have all been influential for in terms of helping to extend its reach to target markets and keeping its name and reputation afloat against competition. More than personal, sees the appeal of keeping spaces on each of these websites.

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Monday, April 16, 2012

Believe in yourself even when others don't

Whether you are having problems in your Singapore jobs search or in your employee advancement pursuit a.k.a. salary increase/promotion, only you can help yourself. It all boils down to self-confidence or how much you believe in yourself in terms of problem solving and opportunities 'capitalising'.

You may have the skills or the wits, but if you don't have the self-confidence to parade these qualities properly and make the most important people notice them, then they'd be of no use. There's a reason why self-confidence is one of the most written/talked about career topics-- it's a pretty big factor to almost everyone who has an active career pursuit at hand. You have to have skills, but more importantly, you have to have the confidence to sell those skills to employers/bosses.

And so, whether you have an upcoming job interview for your accounting jobs search (or it jobs or banking jobs search...whichever) or your employee evaluation date is fast approaching, be sure to summon enough confidence for the D-Day. Don't shy away from the spotlight; if it's warranted (which is usually the case for career professionals in Singapore), then there isn't going to be a problem with that.

Here are some worth-reading career advice: