Own your career with expert tips

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Own your career with expert tips

3 industry experts chime in on how to ace your career. From designing your resume to acing interviews,  find out what industry pros look out for in potential hires, to separate the wheat from the chaff. This is a must-watch for young aspiring job-searchers.

The Resume

resume secrets

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3 mins

Sophia:

"To me that CV is not just a piece of paper, it’s a representation of a real human being with real aspirations and real ambitions."

"The only purpose of a resume is to get a chance to interview."

Theng Kiat:

"Make sure that the essential highlights of your experience and your career are brought out in a very easy-to-understand, easy-to-follow format."

"Things that you’ve achieved in your own personal space in your student life, outside of school, at work. These are things that are good to highlight."

Timothy:

"A little dose of creativity would help, we get interesting resumes in the form of storytelling."

Acing the interview

Interview secrets

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3 mins

Sophia:

"If it’s really your passion, you do it on weekends as well."

"You don’t just stop doing it, it’s not like you to have this life Monday to Friday and then you become a different person on Saturday and Sunday."

Theng Kiat:

"I think candidates need to show that they are serious, that they are very interested in the job. That interest is always reflected in how prepared they are and knowing what the role entails. How well do they know the market?"

Timothy:

"Looking back I think some degree of planning ahead would have been good."

"I think preparedness means that you’ve done a fair bit of research about the agency you’re joining and potentially the accounts you’ll be working on so you don’t get caught off-guard by a question."