Day 1 – 19 August 2017 (Saturday)

10.30am – 11.30am

Identify your special talent and abilities

N. Shankar

Uncovering your inner strengths is one of the most important things in your life. It has a lot to do with the quality of life you want to live. You must discover the hidden talents to achieve the highest satisfaction and accomplishment.

The topic, ‘Identify Your Special Talents & Abilities’ focuses on - What are the Inner strengths and hidden talents? What is the importance to unlocking our talents? What impact do they have on our lives? How to maximize your return n energy to reach your true Potential?

The Key points to be addressed:

  • Personal Strategic Planning
  • Define Values
  • Define Goals
  • Take Control
  • Define Your Strengths
  • Find Clarity
  • Be a leader
12.00pm – 1.00pm

Leverage on Social Media Marketing

William Koh

3 Reasons: Why you should use social media for personal branding as a jobseeker

3 Reasons: Why you should use Social media to grow your business.

For Job Seekers

  • How to use social media for personal branding and stand out from the crowd?
  • How to Optimize your LinkedIn Profiles
  • Optimize your Facebook Profile
  • Free online profile page - About.me
  • How to stand out from all job applications

Business Owners

  • How to use social media to get more customers.
  • How to generate leads and sales from Facebook.

    Method 1) Location based marketing
    Method 2) Upload customer base
    Method 3) Video Marketing
    Method 4) Re-Targeting Website visitors

A Free Online Video Training for all attendees at Suntec to help boost and optimize their Facebook and LinkedIn Profiles.

1.30pm – 2.30pm

Productivity at work

Daniel Theyagu

Whatever career path you choose there are three qualities that all employers seek within their potential employees. That is: how proactive, productive and resourceful you are. At some point in your career pathway you will come to realize that nobody will tell you what to do and you have to grab the bull by the horn and do what you think is necessary.

Octavia Spencer said: “The way to bring about change is to be proactive and active.” If you intend to find that dream job and stay relevant by being a beneficial part of your organization you will have to have within you the above skillsets. These time immemorial skillsets will determine your presence and relevance in your career.

Nobody will tell you how you can achieve this and if you are not mindful and develop these qualities you may simply have slipped your one chance to get the career that you want.

In this short seminar, you will learn to:

  • Understand what is to be proactive and not being reactive
  • Understand why nobody will tell you what to do
  • Understand well what you want from your boss and what your boss wants from you
  • Connecting and communicating emotionally with everyone in your organization
  • Apply the P.R.O.A.C.T.I.V.E © strategies to become proactive, productive and resourceful
3.00pm – 4.00pm

UX 101 (What is User Experience, and how it may impact your future of work?)

Raven Chai

In this sharing session, there will a sharing on the basic concepts of User Experience Research and Design, the reasons for the strong emergence and demand for such talents within various industries.

The session will be conducted through short series of presentation on a few key topics, and two-way discussion through questions & answers from the audience.

The format of the session is specially designed to help people who are interested in the profession of UX and digital transformation to answer some of your biggest queries, with the intended outcome to help guide directions of your future career choice.

4.30pm – 5.30pm

Personal Branding

Eugene Seah

In the current disruptive and competitive landscape, paper qualification and a few years of job experience are no longer good enough to progress in your career.

You will need strategies to differentiate yourself as a premium brand, and position yourself as the go-to expert in your field.

Learn from personal branding coach Eugene Seah 3 powerful ways to brand yourself and succeed in your career. Packed with humour and insights, this is one talk that you must not miss.

Day 2 – 20 August 2017 (Sunday)

10.30am – 11.30am

Strategic Goal Setting

N. Shankar

The most successful people and organizations in the world are intensely Goal Oriented. They have a clear picture of what they want and are focused single- mindedly on achieving it.

Your job is to become an expert in time management. The starting point of becoming an expert is for you to set clear goals and objectives for every part of your life. You can increase your productivity and performance by as much as 50% overnight by developing absolute clarity about what you want to do and how you can best do it.

Setting clear goals and objectives can have a more pro-found effect on your productivity than anything else you do.

The Key points to be addressed:
  • Clarifying Your Starting Point
  • Determine Your True Goals
  • Eliminate The Road Blocks
  • Become An Expert In Your Field
  • Get Around The Right People
  • Make A Plan Of Action & Manage Your Time
12.00pm – 1.00pm

The Psychology of Influencing – The First Impression Counts

Jacky Lim

The ability to impact and influence others is a key competency frequently identified in top performers. It is your ability to impact and influence others which will propel you towards success in your career, regardless of your role and position in. the organization

In this talk, you will not only be learning how to tap into the psychology of influence, but acquire practical techniques to build more rapport, trust and connection with your peers, superiors, prospects and/or clients. Master several cutting edge tools to improve your communication and people skills, creating more fulfilling and rewarding relationships with the people around you.

What you will take away from the talk:

  • Build rapid rapport with others and establish trust to enhance credibility
  • Master the 3 fundamental of influence that all leaders possess
  • Gain flexibility as a communicator and cater to the different needs of others
  • Learn 2 powerful language patterns to gain buy-in to meet objectives
1.30pm – 2.30pm

Career Self-Leadership

Philip Merry

Technology and Globalization have combined to create a new career climate where there are no jobs for life, no guaranteed benefits, vacation days, sick days and pensions.

It is a world where individuals must assume full responsibility for the leadership of their own careers. They must become skilled in Career Self-Leadership, hallmarks of which are freedom and growth, professional commitment, and the attainment of psychological success, through the pursuit of meaningful work and the discovery of your “calling”.

Learn to:

  1. Develop the skills and attitude to lead their own career
  2. Develop a clear understanding of their long term future career aspirations
  3. Assess and Understand their strengths/development needs against the 4 key self leadership competencies
  4. Clarify how to begin the process of bridging the gap between current strengths/development needs and their career aspirations
3.00pm – 4.00pm

How to make more money in your career

Jace Tan

You work hard, devote yourself to your job, but it does not seem to get you the promotion that you want. Almost 100% of the people surveyed have no idea how to advance your career financially.

And no, it has nothing to do with flattering your superiors or job-hopping to the next level. Most often than not, you blame your environment and the people for your problems when you fail to understand the criteria for promotion and rewards.

With a career spanning more than a decade working alongside with CEOs, Jace has taught, coached and trained more than 10,000 people. Businesses and individuals who have consulted with Jace have benefited with 20 – 90% improvement in their corporate and personal performance.

Through this short workshop, Personality Expert, Mr. Jace Tan, will share tips and tricks reserved for Executive Coaching and Leaders.

4.30pm – 5.30pm

How People Skills and Leadership can boost your value as a Jobseeker

Dayal Krishnan

There are a lot of misconceptions about the concept of Leaders and Leadership in the Corporate context.

In this talk, gain valuable insights and clear those misconceptions with Principal Career Coach, Dayal Krishnan, from Centre for Career Excellence.

Dayal will be sharing with you on how leadership and people management skills are crucial to boost your value as a potential talent with future organizations in the new World of Work.