Career Advancement Webinar Series

Tackle an uncertain job market and establish your career.

Career Advancement

Join us for the Career Advancement Webinar Series to gear up for the current job landscape and give your career a solid start. While finding a job may take longer during the downturn, you have the opportunity to hone your resilience and emerge stronger!

Each webinar is designed from the ground-up for graduating and penultimate year students.
Choose from a carefully curated list of workshops across three comprehensive pillars of support.

Navigating a Challenging Job Market

Career Advancement Webinar Series 1 - Job Search Strategy

Job Search Strategy: Finding Where to Fish for Opportunities


Finding opportunities is never easy, and it's even more difficult when you don't have a plan. Join one of our upcoming webinars to develop a structured job search strategy and to start finding opportunities!

12 May, 1pm – 3pm
26 May, 11am – 1pm
9 June, 11am – 1pm
23 June, 11am – 1pm
7 July, 11am – 1pm
21 July, 11am – 1pm

Career Advancement Webinar Series 1 - Resume Impacts

Resume Impacts: How to Appeal to the Recruiter’s Lens


Recruiters may only spend seconds looking at a resume. Does your resume have a strong narrative to grasp their attention? Learn how to build a resume from a recruiter's vantage, and how to do so in 4 simple steps.

13 May, 11am - 1pm
27 May, 11am - 1pm
10 June, 2pm - 4pm
24 June, 2pm - 4pm
8 July, 11am - 1pm
22 Jul, 11am - 1pm

Career Advancement Webinar Series 1 - Job Interview

Job Interview: Be the Match that Sparks

Thursdays, 11am – 1pm

When you only have a few minutes to make a positive impression, make that time count. Join us to learn how to stand out in your interviews, and ultimately get hired.

14 May
28 May
11 June
25 June
9 July
23 July

Career Advancement Webinar Series 1 - Virtual Networking

Virtual Networking: Unlock hidden Doors to Career Opportunities

11am – 1pm

Networking is the key that opens doors to hidden career opportunities. And the best part is, networking skills can be learnt by anyone, whether you're an introvert or extrovert. Join our webinar to build a networking plan that works for you.

Monday, 18 May
Friday, 29 May
Friday, 12 June
Friday, 26 June
Friday, 10 July
Friday, 24 July

Workplace Traits and Growth Mindset

Career Advancement Webinar Series 2 - Your First 90 Days

Your First 90 days: How to Set Yourself up for Success in Your New Company

12pm – 2pm

How do you want your new colleagues to think of you? Your first 90 days is the time to make a great impression, build critical relationships and lay the foundations of your long-term success in the company. Join this webinar to learn how to hit the ground running and give your career the head start it needs.

Thursday, 21 May
Monday, 15 June
Tuesday, 28 July

Career Advancement Webinar Series 2 - Navigating Workplace Politics

Navigating Workplace Politics

12pm – 1.30pm

Workplace politics, it's a real conundrum. Getting stuck into it can get you embroiled into troubles you never envisaged, while avoiding it completely might cause you to miss out on important relationships that might be crucial for your success at work. Attend this session to learn how to manage workplace politics while maintaining a clear conscience.

Tuesday, 16 June
Wednesday 5 August

Career Advancement Webinar Series 2 - Workplace Etiquette

Workplace Etiquette

12pm – 1.30pm

Workplace etiquette isn't always straightforward, but knowing best practices can help. Join our upcoming workshop to learn common workplace etiquette and how learning these codes of behaviour may improve relationships, image and performance under various settings.

Wednesday, 17 June
Monday, 27 July

Well-being at Work

Well-being at Work

Thursday, 18 June, 12pm – 1:30pm

Most of us will spend the majority of our adult lives working. It's essential for paying bills and taking the occasional vacation. Another thing that's essential is your well-being. With so much time spent at work, it's vital to remain engaged and happy in your working environment.

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Managing Difficult Conversations at Work

Managing Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

Friday, 19 June, 12pm – 1:30pm

The workplace can present a range of difficult conversations, from negotiating better conditions, persuading a manager of the worth of a project, or managing interpersonal communication in a team. Join our upcoming webinar to acquire skills to approach challenging conversations.

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Psychological Resilience in Adverse Times

Psychological Resilience in Adverse Times

2pm – 4pm

COVID-19 has posed tremendous challenges to people around the world. Graduating students are facing unprecedented uncertainties in the job market and their personal development. Drawing from the essential soft skills covered in the Roots & Wings 2.0 programme, this webinar aims to strengthen the resilience of students to deal with the present adversity.

Tuesday, 23 June
Tuesday, 14 July

Remote Work Like a Pro

Work Remotely like a Pro


For many of us, working from home was always the dream! Now that the dream has come true, it's not as easy we thought. The emotional disconnect and the loss of work-life balance are some challenges faced. Join us to learn how to create a better working environment at home.

Wednesday, 24 June, 4pm - 6pm
Wednesday, 15 July, 2pm - 4pm

Rejection to Resilience

Rejection to Resilience: An Alumnus' Journey through Adversity to Find Meaning, Joy and Success

Thursday, 25 June 6pm - 8pm

Resilience, resourcefulness and grit are three traits that will help us navigate these challenging times. Join NUS Alumnus, Gerald Tan, as he shares lessons and stories of resilience, rejection and success throughout his 11-year professional journey since graduating during the Global Financial Crisis of 2009.

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Gig Economy and Freelancing

Career Advancement Webinar Series 3 - The Gig Economy

The Gig Economy: What You Need to Know About Freelancing

Friday, 5 June 2020, 12pm – 1.30pm
Friday, 3 July 2020, 12pm – 1.30pm

We have all heard about the rise of the “gig economy". More people are choosing to freelance every year, and this year with COVID-19 making for a challenging job market, some of you might be thinking about freelancing as an option. Join us for this session to find out how to get properly set up, build your business, and understand contracts and manage your legal risks.

5 June
3 July

Postgraduate Career Advancement Webinar Series

Enhanced webinars for establishing your career.

Postgraduate Career Advancement Webinar Series
Sharpening Your Resume for Optimal Storytelling

Sharpening Your Resume for Optimal Storytelling

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 2pm – 4pm
Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 12pm – 2pm
Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 10am – 12pm

A resume isn't merely a list of your experiences and competencies - it's your professional story. Join our upcoming webinar to learn how to craft an impactful resume that communicates your relevance to a role.

14 May
3 June
1 July

Position Your Research for Industry Careers

Position Your Research for Industry Careers

Friday, 22 May 2020, 10am – 12pm
Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 2pm – 4pm

Learn how to convert your high-level postgraduate competencies and extensive research into language that's compelling to recruiters.

22 May
24 June

Interviewing Skills: Leaving a Lasting impression

Interviewing Skills: Leaving a Lasting impression

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 2pm – 4pm
Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 12pm – 2pm
Thursday, 9 July 2020, 2pm – 4pm

A well-prepared interviewee has the power to leave a positive impression on the interviewer. However, with expectations being higher for Master's and Doctorate degree holders, what can you do to make that impression? Join our webinar to learn effective interview frameworks to help you in your interviews.

27 May
10 June
9 July

Your First Hundred Days: Adapting and Thriving in Your New Workplace

Your First 90 Days: Adapting and Thriving in Your New Workplace

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 12pm – 2pm

The first 90 days at a company are a crucial time to create a positive impression and lay the foundation for your success. So what can Postgraduates do to integrate successfully? Join our upcoming webinar to learn more.

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Customising a Winning Cover Letter

Customising a Winning Cover Letter

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 2pm – 4pm

A winning cover letter, along with your resume, can increase your chances of landing an interview. When customised to showcase your personality and skills, it can help you stand out from others. Join our webinar to learn to customise a winning cover letter.

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LinkedIn Networking: Stand out in a Digital World

LinkedIn Networking: Stand out in a Digital World

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 12pm – 2pm

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional networking platform. Millions log on regularly to network with peers and to find their next opportunity. But with so many professionals on the platform, how do you stand out? Join our webinar to learn effective strategies for building your personal brand on LinkedIn.

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