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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
        Books on career planning
   Search LINC             Otazo, Karen L.
   Use Keyword             The truth about
                              managing your career :
     Career planning
                              … and nothing but
     Career development      the truth. 2006.
     Vocational guidance   HF5381 Ota
     Job hunting             HSSML Books
     Career changes
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
AsiaOne Careers
       Career Planning Websites
   Quintenssential Careers www.quintcareers.com
   Career Zone www.nycareerzone.org
   MSN Careers msn.careerbuilder.com
   Next Steps.org www.nextsteps.org
   Mapping your future www.mapping-your-
    future.org/planning/
   ISeek Explore Career
    www.iseek.org/sv/10000.jsp
Iseek Explore Careers
       Job Information Websites
   Career Voyages www.careervoyages.gov
   Occupational Outlook Handbook
    www.bls.gov/oco/
   Occupational Information Network
    (O*NET) online.onetcenter.org
   Prospects Explore Types of Jobs
    http://www.prospects.ac.uk/cms/ShowPage/H
    ome_page/Explore_types_of_jobs/p!elmjX
Career Voyages
             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 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
   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
   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
   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
  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
   www.rockportinstitute.com/resumes.html
   www.jobweb.com/Resumes_Interviews/
   resume.monster.com
   www.prospects.ac.uk/cms/ShowPage/Home_p
    age/Applications_and_interviews/Applications/
    Putting_together_an_effective_CV/p!eXfdpk
   sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_developm
    ent/tools_resources/how_to_guides/how_to_c
    raft_a_winning_resume
How to write a masterpiece of a resume
       Books on Job Interviews
 Search LINC       Wendleton, Kate.
 Use Keyword       Mastering the job
                     interview and winning
     Employment
                     the money game.
     interviewing
                     2006.
                    HF5549.5 Int.We
                     (HSSML Books)
        Job Interviews Websites
   www.collegegrad.com/intv/
   interview.monster.com/
   www.acetheinterview.com/
   career.ucsd.edu/sa/CDPEffectiveInterviewing.s
    html
   www.nextsteps.org/interview/
   www.advantageresumes.com/interviewing.htm
    Researching the Organization
   History
   Strategies & goals
   Response to difficulty
   Management staff
   Products / services
   Financial data
   Location
   Company size
   Employee morale
          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 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
   Search for industry specific
    organizations/associations
   Background information
   Industry outlook
   Industry news
   Industry trends & statistics
   Jobs available
          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
Banking: www.aseanbankers.org
Engineering: www.ies.org.sg
Insurance www.gia.org.sg
       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
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
    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

   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

								
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