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Career Catalyst – Connect with Trailblazers in the Consumer Services Industry
April 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pmFree
Want to stay ahead of the competition? Interested to know how you can successfully pivot into a new career?
In today’s competitive age, most of us are obsessed with self-improvement, personal productivity, and professional growth. Did you know that we spend approximately 20 – 25 years of our life preparing ourselves for the initial exciting stage of our career journey, but still end up uncertain when it comes to managing our career?
Come join us for an insightful evening of sharing and learn how you can fast track your career in the Consumer Services Industry. Plus, gain access to exclusive opportunities and network your way to success with prospective employers from high-growth companies.
Searching for a job that you’re passionate about or deciding on a career path can be a major challenge: Deep dive into an engaging Career Discovery workshop by SkillsFuture where you can boost your career journey and gain more first-hand insights on where your interest truly lies.
Mark your calendars for our exciting Career Catalyst 2019 event this April 12th. Be there or be square!
*This e2i initiative is for Singaporeans only.
What to expect:
Empowering you with knowledge: A Career Discovery workshop with SkillsFuture
At the heart of professional development is the idea of building a core of self-awareness and knowledge that becomes an essential part of your career. Discover how you can reach new heights and better achieve your goals for your Career Journey with SkillsFuture.
Hear from our industry trailblazers: Exclusive panel session with thought leaders in the Consumer Services sector
During this panel session, we will be journeying through various topics not limited to:
- Debunking consumer services myths 101
- The essential skills you’ll need to score an interview at your dream company
- The highs and lows of entrepreneurs who have gone through the entrepreneurial grind
Network your way to success: Make an impression that lasts with potential employers
Networking is one of the best ways to advance your career and making connections early will give you a headstart in your job search. An opportunity not to be missed, join us for an intimate networking session with prospective employers from high-growth companies. Be proactive and consistent, and take the time to build a valuable two-way connection.
Feeling parched after a fruitful discussion of ideas? Don’t worry, buffet’s on us! Connect with brilliant minds and revel in a night of inspirational stories with us! See you then 🙂
Founder and CEO, REFASH
REFASH is a re-commerce platform for women to buy and sell gently used fast fashion clothing. It runs an omni-channel model, with 10 retail outlets in Singapore and Malaysia. Today, REFASH serves more than 15,000 of the country’s coolest customers, has secured backing from venture capitalists and a host of prominent angel investors.
Head of Customer Experience, Style Theory
StyleTheory is a fashion technology which aims to build every woman’s dream of having an infinite wardrobe. They believe that every woman will be able to experiment with any style she adores from any designers around the world.
Co-founder and Project Director, FoodZaps
FoodZaps is an Android Point Of Sale Platform. They want anyone around the World to benefit from their solution, so they have made it available to everyone as an app and simple to set up so you can Do It Yourself.
Founder and CEO, Naiise
Naiise is a curated destination for original, well-designed products and daily design inspiration. Headquartered in Singapore, Naiise is one of the largest and fastest growing design retailers in the region, stocking over 25,000 products from more than 1,000 emerging and established designers from around the world.
Loo Pei Wen
Co-founder and Director, Share Food
Share Food was founded with the vision of creating an evoke content platform for all Asian food and the leading food media house in Asia. It is currently a leading Asian online recipe platform which showcases home cooks’ recipes from around the world.
Zilingo is an online marketplace established in 2015 with a focus in fashion and lifestyle. Founded by former Sequoia India analyst Ankiti Bose, and ex-Yahoo engineer Dhruv Kapoor, Zilingo hosts over 3,000 sellers across Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand with a reach of more than one million customers per month.
Sian Yi Lee
Business Development at Wantedly
Sian Yi is part of the core Business Development team of Wantedly Singapore, which matches companies and talents based on mission and values rather than salary and benefits. He is one of the main drivers behind Wantedly’s expansion efforts in Singapore.
His extensive experience focuses on developing sales processes within the business development team, from lead generation to account servicing, that led to new revenue streams for the company.
In his free time, Sian Yi is also a sprint kayak instructor, having coached over 200 secondary and pre-tertiary students. Unbeknownst to many, he is also an avid videographer and vlogger, recording all his exciting travel experiences and exotic trips around the world through the lenses of his trusty camera.
Date: Fri, 12 April 2019
Time: 18:30 – 21:30
Venue: WeWork Suntec City
5 Temasek Blvd, Singapore 038985
Singapore, Singapore 038985
18:30-19:00 Registration & Dinner
19:10-19:55 Career Discovery Workshop by SkillsFuture
19:55-20:40 Panel session with Q&A
e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) is the empowering network for individuals and companies seeking skills and solutions for growth. Since 2008, e2i has assisted more than 600,000 individuals through our career guidance, professional development, and job matching services. With an extensive network of partners, e2i offers hiring, training and productivity solutions to businesses. We are an initiative of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) to support nation-wide manpower and skills upgrading initiatives.
Founded in 2010 (originally from Tokyo), Wantedly is a social hiring platform that allows talents and companies to meet based on shared mission and values, rather than salary and benefits. Striving to Create a World Where Work Drives Passion, the platform provides opportunities for talents to discover their dream companies, while allowing companies to showcase their brand story and passion projects to build their dream team.
WeWork is a platform for creators, providing more than 320,000 members around the world with space, community, and services through both physical and virtual offerings. Its mission is to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living. WeWork currently has more than 335 physical locations in 83 cities and 24 countries around the world.