Retrenchment E-Book

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Retrenched? A guide to getting back on your feet and finding the right job.

While searching the term retrenchment, you will find plenty of advice for employers. Unfortunately, there is not much reliable info for those who are affected on how to process the job loss, stop wallowing in self-pity and open a new chapter.

But the quickest way to get out of the mire is to start by taking that first (baby) step. How? By breaking the entire job search into mini-actionable steps.

That’s what this e-book will help you with. Not to provide comfort and solace in the knowledge that you are not the only person to have been let go, but to get you uncomfortable with the hard truths that you must face up to in order to breakthrough.

If you were recently let go or just looking for a new job opportunity after a break, download our e-book and learn about:

  1. Your legal privileges in Singapore, India and Malaysia.
  2. Navigating the job application process (especially for tech professionals.
  3. How to best present yourself during each stage of the interview process – the phone, technical and soft skills interviews.
  4. How to ace common interview questions asked by talent acquisition experts.
  5. How you should go about the process of upskilling such as where to find Free portals enabling upskilling.

Retrenchment:
A Guide to overcoming it and restarting your career

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#applicationclinic - Refining Your Resume

During the latest session, our recruitment expert Dayna, met Mr Jayendra Kartheek G. He has been proactively updating his resume so he wouldn’t miss out on potential opportunities. After looking at his resume, she highlighted the following mistakes and how to address them:

1. Readability improvement – Each section of the resume consisted of complex sentences with multiple adjectives and nominal sentences. Dayna suggested shortening the paragraphs and focusing on one idea at a time. It makes the text easier to understand and helps the employer in understanding the essential skills.

2. Relevancy of content – It is necessary to ensure the resume is relevant to the role that Jay is applying for. Dayna has recommended Jay to tailor his resume based on the job’s description. This helps to demonstrates his alignment with the job and pass the applicant tracking systems (ATS) screening process.

3. Key inputs on personal qualities – Jay was convinced that sharing about his personal traits such as conflict management, leadership and grit in his professional summary is just as important as the skills and qualifications. As this will encourage his potential employer to determine that he is a good fit for the company’s culture.

Online Video Technical Interview Preparation Tips
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A lovely story about Nadia who was fired from a top company to discover alternative ways to earn income. She is now super happy. Let’s read about her story

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#applicationclinic - Did you know those simple tricks to improve your resume?

In a recent session, Hafiz met our consultant, YC. After looking at his resume, she highlighted the following mistakes:

  1. Mistake 1
  2. Mistake 2
  3. Mistake 3

If you would like to discuss your way of finding a job, schedule a meeting with us today.

Success stories

Online Video Technical Interview Preparation Tips
How Nadia transformed her career from Junior Developer to Freelance System Architect?

A lovely story about Nadia who was fired from a top company to discover alternative ways to earn income. She is now super happy. Let’s read about her story

Online Video Technical Interview Preparation Tips
#applicationclinic - Did you know those simple tricks to improve your resume?

In a recent session, Hafiz met our consultant, YC. After looking at his resume, she highlighted the following mistakes:

  1. Mistake 1
  2. Mistake 2
  3. Mistake 3

If you would like to discuss your way of finding a job, schedule a meeting with us today.

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