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Resources for career planning & job search www.lib.nus.edu.sg/lion/s/career.html. Lim-Yeo Pin Pin Reference Services NUS Central Library 6 April 2006. Search LINC Use Keyword Career planning Career development Vocational guidance Job hunting Career changes. Otazo, Karen L.

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resources for career planning job search www lib nus edu sg lion s career html

Resources for career planning & job searchwww.lib.nus.edu.sg/lion/s/career.html

Lim-Yeo Pin Pin

Reference Services

NUS Central Library

6 April 2006

books on career planning
Search LINC

Use Keyword

Career planning

Career development

Vocational guidance

Job hunting

Career changes

Otazo, Karen L.

The truth about managing your career : … and nothing but the truth. 2006.

HF5381 OtaHSSML Books

Books on career planning
career planning singapore websites
Career Planning Singapore Websites
  • AsiaOne Careers careers.asia1.com.sg
  • Career Guide Singapore (SetForm Ltd) www.yourcareerguide.com.sg
  • Careers in Asia (Hobsons) www.asia.hobsons.com
career planning websites
Career Planning Websites
  • Quintenssential Careers www.quintcareers.com
  • Career Zone www.nycareerzone.org
  • MSN Careers msn.careerbuilder.com
  • Next Steps.orgwww.nextsteps.org
  • Mapping your futurewww.mapping-your-future.org/planning/
  • ISeek Explore Careerwww.iseek.org/sv/10000.jsp
job information websites
Job Information Websites
  • Career Voyages www.careervoyages.gov
  • Occupational Outlook Handbookwww.bls.gov/oco/
  • Occupational Information Network (O*NET)online.onetcenter.org
  • Prospects Explore Types of Jobshttp://www.prospects.ac.uk/cms/ShowPage/Home_page/Explore_types_of_jobs/p!elmjX
testing websites
Testing Websites
  • Motivational Appraisal of Personal Potential www.assessment.com
  • Personality 100 www.personality100.com
  • Keirsey™ Temperament Sorter www.advisorteam.org
  • Jung Typology Test www.humanmetrics.com
  • Self Perception Profiler personal.ansir.com/test.htm
testing websites10
Testing Websites
  • PsychTests www.psychtests.com
  • Aptitude test www.3smartcubes.com
  • Skills test www.iseek.org/sv/12403.jsp
  • Career test www.livecareer.com
job advertisements singapore
Job Advertisements Singapore
  • Straits Times (especially Saturday ed.)
  • www.asiaonecareers.com
  • jobsearch.monster.com.sg
  • sg.jobstreet.com
  • www.jobs.com.sg
  • ele.ecitizen.gov.sg/Employment/JobSearch/
  • www.jobsdb.com.sg
  • www.jobseek.com.sg
  • www.moe.gov.sg
  • www.singaporeitjobs.com
job advertisements asia world
Job Advertisements Asia/World
  • www.monster.com
  • hotjobs.yahoo.com
  • www.careerbuilder.com
  • www.adecco-asia.com
  • www.icpa.com
  • www.jobweb.com
  • www.jobstreet.com
  • www.j-hunter.com
  • www.jobaa.com
  • www.recruit.net
  • www.recruitasia.com
job hunting tips
Job Hunting Tips
  • Finding a Job and Evaluating a Job Offer http://www.bls.gov/oco/oco2004.htm
  • Tips for resumes & interviews http://www.international-executive-search.com/index.htm
  • Land the Job You Want!http://hr.dop.wa.gov/jobtips/default.htm
books on resume writing
Books on Resume Writing
  • Search LINC
  • Use Keyword
    • Resumes (Employment)

Kenkel, Cindy S.

Extreme résumé makeover : the ultimate guide to renovating your résumé : plus sections on cover letters, thank-you notes, and electronic résumés

HF5383 Ken (HSSML Books)

websites for resume writing
Websites for Resume Writing
  • www.rockportinstitute.com/resumes.html
  • www.jobweb.com/Resumes_Interviews/
  • resume.monster.com
  • www.prospects.ac.uk/cms/ShowPage/Home_page/Applications_and_interviews/Applications/Putting_together_an_effective_CV/p!eXfdpk
  • sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_development/tools_resources/how_to_guides/how_to_craft_a_winning_resume
books on job interviews
Search LINC

Use Keyword

Employment interviewing

Wendleton, Kate.

Mastering the job interview and winning the money game. 2006.

HF5549.5 Int.We (HSSML Books)

Books on Job Interviews
job interviews websites
Job Interviews Websites
  • www.collegegrad.com/intv/
  • interview.monster.com/
  • www.acetheinterview.com/
  • career.ucsd.edu/sa/CDPEffectiveInterviewing.shtml
  • www.nextsteps.org/interview/
  • www.advantageresumes.com/interviewing.htm
researching the organization
Researching the Organization
  • History
  • Strategies & goals
  • Response to difficulty
  • Management staff
  • Products / services
  • Financial data
  • Location
  • Company size
  • Employee morale
nus libraries resources
NUS Libraries Resources
  • Access from NUS Libraries website www.lib.nus.edu.sg
  • Need NUSNET userid & password
    • Global Market Information Database (GMID)
    • ISI Emerging Markets (company/market info)
    • ABI/Inform (journal articles, trade magazines)
    • Business Source Premier (journal articles, trade magazines)
    • Factiva (for news articles, company info)
    • LexisNexis Academic (news articles, company info)
    • Help with subscribed databases for statistics & articles www.lib.nus.edu.sg/lion/hlb/companydata.html
  • Company reports (at Hon Sui Sen Memorial Library)
researching the organization21
Researching the Organization
  • Website of company
  • Public-listed companies information
    • Singapore Exchange SGX www.sgx.com.sg
  • Talk to people working in the company or industry
researching the industry
Researching the Industry
  • Search for industry specific organizations/associations
  • Background information
  • Industry outlook
  • Industry news
  • Industry trends & statistics
  • Jobs available
nus libraries resources23
NUS Libraries Resources
  • Access from NUS Libraries website www.lib.nus.edu.sg
  • Need NUSNET userid & password
    • Global Market Information Database (GMID)
    • ISI Emerging Markets (market info)
    • ABI/Inform (journal articles, trade magazines)
    • Business Source Premier (journal articles, trade magazines)
    • Factiva (for news articles)
    • LexisNexis Academic (news articles)
    • Help with subscribed databases for statistics & articles www.lib.nus.edu.sg/lion/hlb/companydata.html
  • LINC for books on the industry
skills valued by employers
Skills valued by Employers
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • Initiative
  • Desire to learn new skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Independent worker
  • Oral communication
  • Flexibility in knowledge application

Koh, W. (2000) Executive summary of the employers\' survey

scans skills personal qualities
SCANS Skills & Personal Qualities

Thinking Skills

  • Creative thinking - generates new ideas
  • Decision making - specifies goals and constraints, generates alternatives, considers risks, and evaluates and chooses best alternatives
  • Problem solving - recognizes problems and devises and implements plan of action
  • Visualizing - organizes and processes symbols
  • Knowing how to learn - uses efficient learning techniques to acquire and apply new knowledge and skills
  • Reasoning - discovers a rule or principle underlying the relationship between two or more objects and applies it when solving a problem
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SCANS Skills & Personal Qualities

Personal Qualities

  • Responsibility - exerts a high level of effort and perseveres towards goal attainment
  • Self-esteem - believes in own self-worth and maintains a positive view of self
  • Sociability - demonstrates understanding, friendliness, adaptability, empathy, and politeness in group settings
  • Self-management - assesses self accurately, sets personal goals, monitors progress, and exhibits self-control
  • Integrity/honesty - chooses ethical courses of action

What Work Requires of Schools: A SCANS Report for America 2000, U.S. Depat of Labor, June 1991, pp. xvii-xviii.

scans five competencies
SCANS Five Competencies
  • Resources: Identifies, organizes, plans, and allocates resources
  • Interpersonal: Works with others, Participates as member of a team, Teaches others new skills, Services clients/customers, Exercises leadership, Negotiates, Works with diversity
  • Information: Acquires and evaluates information, Organizes and maintains information, Interprets and communicates information
  • Systems: Understands complex interrelationships, Monitors and corrects performance, Improves or designs systems
  • Technology: Works with a variety of technologies, Selects &applies technology to task, Maintains & troubleshoots equipment

http://wdr.doleta.gov/opr/fulltext/document.cfm?docn=6140

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