The proliferation of government assistance schemes for SMEs today has resulted in increasing demand for consultancy services. According to The Straits Times, 17 Nov 2014, there are an estimated 5,000 to 6,000 practising management consultants (PMCs) but only about 600 are certified by the Singapore Business Advisors & Consultants Council, an independent national not-for-profit organisation that is supported and recognised by government agencies. The Council governs the activities and certification of practising management consultants and the registration of business advisors.
What does it take to be a PMC then? Is an accumulation of the number of years of work experience enough or certification is required too? To find out, read the story of Wing Feh and how he journeyed into the consulting industry.
With more than 20 global logistics players based in Singapore, the industry is an exciting and dynamic one, which provides local professionals with endless career opportunities ranging from service provider to customer-facing. We bring you a snapshot of 5 success factors to enhance your chance of making the right career transition move from Mr Thomas Chee, General Manager of Batamindo Shipping & Warehousing Pte Ltd. Mr Chee was the keynote speaker at the Career & Life In Logistics and Supply Chain Sector which was jointly organised by CaliberLink and Singapore Logistics Association on 29 Jan 2015 at the Lifelong Learning Institute.
Besides honing your skills to stay ahead in a competitive job market, how else do you enhance your employability, stay relevant and make Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely (SMART) moves for a successful career journey?
Here are some top tips to help steer you to the path of career success.
In a session peppered with laughs and guffaws, popular Mediacorp celebrity Gurmit Singh, shared his life journey on opportunities and challenges he faced during our movie screening of “Taxi! Taxi!”.
Gurmit opened his sharing by first inviting the participants to shake the hands of five strangers and introduce themselves. This was used as an opportunity to illustrate his point on the need to know people in order to create opportunities for oneself.