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The top confidence tips for international students to help your employability

For many students, the jump from studying to employment can be a struggle due to the different skills that are needed at university compared to the working world. When searching for a graduate role ,being organised, expanding your skills and resilience are all important. However, building your confidence can be key to learning how to successfully promote yourself and to gain new skills that can help you find the perfect job.

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By Jen Garmston Published: April 08, 2019

IFAs must widen their recruitment net to grow business

This week, the International Adviser released a report highlighting issues surrounding independent financial adviser (IFA) recruitment. According to industry experts, diversity is “key to tapping into new markets and growing business,” but finding new recruits of any kind is proving problematic.

The UK has long been the primary feeder of the international financial advice market, in part due to the high number of Western expats seeking British IFAs overseas. The retail distribution review in 2013 reported that 13,500 UK-based advisers have left the industry, resulting in an estimated 16 million consumers forfeiting access to financial advice.

 

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By David Gee
Published: August 12, 2016

Singapore millennials expect employers to do more to attract and retain talent

A new study has found that millennials want employers to do more to attract, promote and retain them in Singapore.

The research, conducted by Aon Hewitt  – a global talent, retirement, and health solutions business – found that millennials – those born between 1979 and 2000 believe employers “can do more to attract, promote and retain talent in an organisation”. It seems that current recruitment and development plans are falling short of expectations.

 

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By David Gee
Published: August 05, 2016

Malaysia records billions of investments, nearly 40,000 jobs

Good news for Malaysian graduates this week as it has been reported that RM37.3bil has been approved to be invested in the services, manufacturing and primary sectors in the first quarter. The investment, if implemented fully, should see the creation of 39,990 jobs, The Star reports.

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By David Gee
Published: July 27, 2016

How international graduates can get the edge back home

Studying overseas is a fantastic opportunity but it does come with its own unique set of challenges – one of the trickiest being how to reconnect with the jobs market and present yourself to potential employers back home.

Students who have studied internationally have a plethora of skills that make them stand out from the crowd but how can you turn these talents to your advantage?

 

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By David Gee
Published: July 19, 2016

Base salaries for Singapore executives the highest in region

SINGAPORE - Senior executives in Singapore receive the highest base pay compared to their counterparts throughout the Asia-Pacific region, a recent study has revealed.

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By Asiaone
Published: July 16, 2016

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