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 […]

How to Write a Great Article for the Internet

As part of my membership  with http://www.SelfGrowth.com , they provide me with good, interesting ideas and content to help me to promote my business or website. Today, our topic is “How to Write a Great Article for the Internet.” Article writing is one of the best ways to get your knowledge out and provide you […]

Embracing the Social Media Lifestyle – by Andrew Chow (featured on Slideshare / Education page) – 8 Mar 2011

“Embracing the Social Media Lifestyle” was featured in the front page of Education section of Slideshare on 8 March 2011. It was first presented to Vemma Team Alpha in Singapore just hours before on 7 March. It was also on first page of Google for “Social Media Lifestyle” SlideShare is the world’s largest community for […]

Teach Your Older Employees a New Approach

Teach Your Older Employees a New Approach With ever-advancing technology and the increased competitiveness of a more globalized economy, more mature employees are finding that their jobs just aren’t what they use to be. That’s where additional training can become instrumental to their success. While studies show that workers over the age of 50 are […]

Top 6+3 Social Media News and Knowledge Sites in the World

Best Among the Bests 1. http://www.mashable.com Founded in 2005, Mashable is the top source for news in social and digital media, technology and web culture. With more than 40 million monthly pageviews, Mashable is the most prolific news site reporting breaking web news, providing analysis of trends, reviewing new websites and services, and offering social […]

Personal Branding and Grooming Workshop for Banking Professionals (Vietnam)

Personal Branding & Grooming Workshop for Banking Professionals Date : 19 Jan 2011 Venue : Daewoo Hotel Hanoi – 360 Kim Ma Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi Fee : USD400 Organizer : Talent Pool JSC Partner : John Robert Powers Daewoo Hotel has received many foreign leaders like Bill Clinton, Sultan of Brunei and China […]

Hasty Hanoi Experience (4-7 Jan)

Business Culture I only visited the financial sector in Hanoi, both banks are state-owned. The culture of civil service is almost identical with other countries. One of the banks I visited is owned by the military! There are always opportunities for training and consultancy in customer service, soft skills, grooming, workplace communication, social media, etc. […]

My Top 10 Most Memorable Moments in 2010

What’s your top 10 moments in 2010? Before you set new resolutions for 2011, it is always wonderful to reflect on the year and celebrate every wonderful moments so that we can grow from strength to strength. My very best Top 10 Most Memorable Moments in 2010 are: 10. “The backup Plan” movie launch On […]

Leveraging on Social Media Workshop

More information : http://hrmskills.com/socialmedia/ Leveraging on Social Media Workshop 28 January 2011, – Hotel Grand Pacific Introduction Social Media is fundamentally transformative and is rapidly evolving the architecture of business, communications, and the dissemination of information and influence. Today, there are businesses that engage in social media and those that do not. Those at least […]

1st Social Media Training for members of Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF)

A total of 20 participants attended the 1st social media training course – “Developing a Winning Social Media Strategy for Employers”. i was honored to be selected to train the pioneer batch. All participants are middle management in their respective companies. They are all presented with a certificate of attendance after the 1-day course SNEF […]