Handling Tough Questions with Great Answers – The Commonality between Dating and Job Interview

  “What are your weaknesses?” No “correct” answer Don’t share weaknesses related to the job at hand Take a weakness and put a positive spin on it Tell the employer how you’re improving upon it Don’t give a strength disguised as a weakness (for example, “I am a perfectionist.”) “Why did you leave your last […]

The “naked” truth of Andrew’s bicycle

My friend Yann did this video after I told him I appreciated his creative editing talents. It was fun, more professional than most home-made videos and creative. There are so many thoughts running through my mind after receiving this video… 1. We need to think and feel like a child at times when we get […]

What do dating and job interviews have in common?

CareerClicks! Seminar Series 3 presents… What Do Dating & Job Interviews Have In Common? Speaker : Andrew Chow Date : 28 July 2011 (Thu),  Time : 11.30am -1.00pm Venue : Centre for Management Development, ST Electronics (e-services) Pte Ltd Address : 11 Tampines Concourse #01-01 S528729 (Gerbera Room) Call 6876 5645 to register for the […]

How to establish rapport with 9 different personality types

The Enneagram is a system of personality development with ancient roots, based on what we can observe about how people think, feel, and behave. The word Enneagram comes from the Greek. ‘Ennea’ means nine and ‘gram’ means something written or drawn. The Enneagram is a nine-pointed figure drawn to represent the nine types of people […]

Personal Branding : YOU 2.0 on Social Media

Mindef Shared Service has invited Karen Leong and myself to speak on “Work the headhunter Scene” and “Personal Branding : YOU 2.0 on Social Media” respectively to a group of transitional SAF senior officers at Marina Mandarin Hotel on 28 Jul, 2-5pm My outline is : Embracing the Social Media wave Expand your social network […]

www.andrewchow.sg is listed on Sgblog.com as “Ideasandrew”

Today is a great day as I was just told that sgblog.com has accepted my requested for listing as “Ideasandrew” http://www.sgblog.com/home/detail/4588/ideasandrew.htmlAbout SgBblog About Sgblog.com Started by Singaporeans. For Singapore. They took roots in early 2004, started off as a community site and forum for Singapore bloggers to meet and get to know each other. July […]

Leveraging on Social Media for Strategic Marketing

14 July is an event day for me, shortly after finishing a talk in North East CDC, I rushed down to Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay hotel for Strategic Marketing Forum organised by the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM). I am placed as the final speaker to wrap up the day. Introduction Enterprises today are tasked […]

World Shaker & History Maker in our own small ways

I was very honoured to be invited to share “How to stay relevant by being social media-savvy” to a group mature PMET job-seekers in CareerClicks organised by North-East Community Development Centre (CDC) on Thursday 14 July.  I am truly humbled by some of the positive feedback received from Facebook and written copy. They are so […]

IDEAMART : A Portal built for Exchange of Ideas about the Marketplace

Finally after more than a year, I have created the portal I envisioned. A place where a community of social media savvy people can come together for exchange, testing and brainstorming of ideas for the marketplace. IDEAMART, which is the portal named after my company for Brand Communication purpose, has the following features: Core: a. […]