Developing your Career Awareness | Get Professional

Developing your Career Awareness | Get Professional

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Learn to understand your own capabilities, and how to identify the ideal job for yourself.

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This programme/event is open to members of the National Library Board, Singapore. Please ensure you have your myLibrary username on hand before proceeding with the registration. If you do not have a myLibrary username, you can create one here:

About the Programme/Event

Are you getting positive responses from the jobs you have applied to? Do you know what type of jobs will be suitable for you? How much do you know about yourself? What are your strengths and weaknesses? Are you able to identify your skills and transferrable skills?

It is important to know what is your target/ideal job(s), the roles and responsibilities, and the required skills to do those tasks. Recognise the skills you have acquired, in your years of working, which will be a combination of hard and soft skills, inclusive your transferrable skills.

Learn how to identify your capabilities, and develop a strategy to build relevant skills towards that target job that best meet your strengths. If necessary, explore various learning options available to bridge your skills gap. This is crucial especially for experienced workers thinking of making a mid-career switch. The road to success is in finding a job that you enjoy doing, and open opportunities for you to perform well.

About the Speaker

Frederick Khoo is a Career Advisor with Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP). Prior to joining NYP, Mr Khoo had over 23 years of working experience in private and public companies, across various industries like Publication, Retail, Internet Technology, and Education. Throughout his career journey, he had the opportunity to interact with different people and stakeholders, and had a good understanding of the various jobs and their requirement across various industries.

With his wide exposure, he is able to provide appropriate career guidance and advisory to NYP fresh graduates and mid-career adult learners, in order for them to make relevant career choices, and work towards the roles/jobs they want to go into.

About the Series

Get Professional is back in full swing, with fresh pickings to tickle your learning buds. Season 4 spotlights important skills to enhance employability (interview and resume writing) and cope in the new normal (managing change and building resiliency), with exciting new facets on writing and presentation skills. From general business writing to corporate storytelling, the series focuses on vital skills to improve workplace productivity and efficiency.

Online Programme/Event Administrative Information

  • This programme is conducted entirely online. You may access Zoom via the app or using a web browser
  • Please ensure that you enter a valid email address as you will receive an email with the link to the online programme/event near the day of the programme/event
  • The link of the programme should not be shared with others
  • Do ensure you have a strong internet connection. Using your mobile data is not recommended
  • The National Library Board, Singapore (NLB) reserves the right in its absolute discretion to disqualify or refuse admission to any registrant without any reason and notice

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