Workipedia by WSG

Workipedia by Workforce Singapore is a podcast that supports our workforce at different stages of their employment journey. The topics address questions a jobseeker may have, and revolve around Career GRIT, WSG’s structured job search guide. Expect resources, advice and tips to help you build the GRIT you need so that you can take action and your career can take off. Check out Workipedia by WSG now!

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Episodes

Tuesday Jan 17, 2023

Thomas Tang, a senior career coach with Workforce Singapore (WSG), shares some growth insights on improving your vibe with potential interviewers.
Key highlights to listen to: 
(2:10) The power of a handshake
(2:20) Body language matters
(4:30) What to ask, what to say
(4:40) What to do at the end of the interview
Find out more about WSG's programmes and services to help you in your career:https://www.wsg.gov.sg

Tuesday Jan 17, 2023

Lin Peili, a senior career coach with Workforce Singapore (WSG), delves into what matters when prepping for crucial interviews, virtual or real-world.
Key highlights to listen to: 
(1:10) What you wear to an interview matters- here's why
(4:55) What research on the company do you need to do?
Find out more about WSG's programmes and services to help you in your career:https://www.wsg.gov.sg

Tuesday Jan 17, 2023

Zarina Bakar, senior career coach with Workforce Singapore (WSG), shares more about how to prepare your resume when applying for jobs.
Key highlights to listen to: 
(1:30) Why fancy email names are a turn-off, not a turn-on
(1:55) Sharing your work experience: what to include and omit
Find out more about WSG's programmes and services to help you in your career:https://www.wsg.gov.sg

Monday Dec 19, 2022

Dr Christopher Fong, Managing Partner and Lead Consultant at Psych.line Consultants, shares some better ways to better mental health hygiene.
Key highlights to listen to: 
(0:36) How's the current state of your mental health?
(0:45) What are the benefits of building resilience? 
To listen to the full podcast, head here.
Find out more about WSG's programmes and services to help you in your career:https://www.wsg.gov.sg

Monday Dec 19, 2022

Shub Faujdar, the head of training and development at Alcott Global, shares how to be ready for virtual interviews.
Key highlights to listen to: 
(1:07) The types of virtual interviews
(1:18) Common mistakes job seekers make at virtual interviews
Listen to the full podcast here. 
Find out more about WSG's programmes and services to help you in your career:https://www.wsg.gov.sg

Monday Dec 19, 2022

What you say in interviews matters- here's some tips and tricks on doing a quick pitch in five minutes.
Key highlights to listen to: 
(0:30) What to do if the interviewer doesn't give you much time 
(1:05) Sell your value in five minutes... or less 
Listen to the full podcast here. 
Find out more about WSG's programmes and services to help you in your career:https://www.wsg.gov.sg

Tuesday Nov 08, 2022

Ms Eileen Seah, Organizational Psychologist, Executive Coach & the founder of The Art of Career, shares how to keep calm and carry on when the career waters are rocky.
Key highlights to listen to: 
(0:30) So your dream job interview turns out to be a nightmare...
(1:30 ) A Singaporean's true job story about how she turned her bad career moments around
To listen to the full podcast, head here.
Find out more about WSG's programmes and services to help you in your career:https://www.wsg.gov.sg

Tuesday Nov 08, 2022

Ms Eileen Seah, Organizational Psychologist, Executive Coach & the founder of The Art of Career, reveals the tips and tricks to leave a lasting first impression.
Key highlights to listen to: 
(0:53) Why networking sessions matter
(1:11) Three methods to leave a lasting first impression
To listen to the full podcast, head here.
Find out more about WSG's programmes and services to help you in your career:https://www.wsg.gov.sg

Tuesday Nov 08, 2022

Dr Christopher Fong, Managing Partner and Lead Consultant at Psych.line Consultants, shares some further tips on the strategies that matter when it comes to asking for more money.
Key highlights to listen to: 
(0:38) How to negotiate for more salary?
(0:54) What are the main things to factor before starting negotiations?
To listen to the full podcast, head here.
Find out more about WSG's programmes and services to help you in your career:https://www.wsg.gov.sg

Thursday Oct 06, 2022

Julien Quek, a senior manager at Workforce Singapore, shares some quick tips on how to read a job posting, and figure out what are the most important bits to focus on!
Key highlights to listen to: 
(1:00) How do you decide which jobs to apply for?
(1:22) What do hiring managers and HR focus on in job postings?
(5:35) How to tell how much competition there is for a role?
Find out more about WSG's programmes and services to help you in your career: https://www.wsg.gov.sg
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Workipedia by Workforce Singapore

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Our topics will address questions you might have when it comes to your career or job search, and provide resources, advice and tips together with Career GRIT, WSG's structured job search guide, so you can take action now!

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