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Seek a job or pick a course at the CATS Recruit Career Discovery 2011

Singapore, 5 May 2011 – Singapore Press Holdings' CATS Recruit will be organising the Career Discovery 2011 this weekend at Suntec Singapore. Started in 2006, this is the fifth time the job-advertising newspaper has organised a career and education fair for fresh university and polytechnic graduates as well as professionals looking for a career switch or an upgrade of their qualifications and skills.

Career Discovery 2011 will feature more than 80 booths, comprising over 30 recruiting organisations from a diverse list of sectors including banking and finance, biomedical sciences, engineering, manufacturing, government, IT, retail, F&B and health care, as well as 14 education institutions.

Established organisations like Emerson Process Management Asia Pacific, ExxonMobil, Careers@Enterprise, SIA Engineering, Infosys Technologies and Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be amongst the premium employers at Career Discovery 2011. They will be joined by education providers such as the National University of Singapore - The School of Positive Psychology, Auston Institute of Management, and TMC Academy .

At the event, employers will conduct on-site interviews for candidates to fill a wide array of available jobs. Keen job seekers can also find out more about the company and drop off their resumes for follow-ups. Some education providers will be fielding their lecturers to share insights on course syllabus with visitors, as well as to address their queries.

In addition, visitors can also look forward to free career talks to prepare themselves for the job market and gain insights on career planning and development. As there are limited seats per session, visitors are advised to come early to avoid disappointment. There will also be a visitors' draw where two MacBook Pros worth $1,700 each will be given away.

Details of the event can be found on www.st701.com/careerdiscovery2011 and in Career Discovery's 24-page supplement that will be published in the CATS Recruit Executive Appointments section of The Straits Times on Saturday, May 7.

Media Invitation

CATS Recruit would like to cordially invite you and your photographer/videographer to the event.

Please RSVP latest by 6 May, Friday, 5pm to Gary at garyyeo@sph.com.sg or 6319 1225.

Event details

CATS Recruit Career Discovery 2011

Date : 7 & 8 May 2011(Saturday & Sunday)
Time : 10am - 7pm
Seminars : Saturday, 11.30am, 2.30pm & 4.30pm
Sunday, 2.30pm
Venue : Suntec Singapore, Hall 401
Admission : Free



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For more information, please contact:

James Ong (Mr)
Assistant Communications Manager
Advertising & Promotions
CATS Classified
Singapore Press Holdings
DID: 6319 5909

HP: 9389 8929
Email:
jamesosk@sph.com.sg

Diana Lee (Ms)
Assistant Vice President
Advertising & Promotions
CATS Classified
Singapore Press Holdings
Tel: 6319 5978

HP: 9366 6875
Email:
leemld@sph.com.sg

Gary Yeo (Mr)
Assistant Manager
Corporate Communications
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1225
HP: 9684 0498
Email: garyyeo@sph.com.sg

About CATS Classified

CATS Classified is part of the Marketing Division of Singapore Press Holdings Limited. It offers the most comprehensive marketplace for products, services and employment through CATS Classified in The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao, Shin Min Daily News, CATS Klassified in Berita Harian & CATS Fastads in The New Paper.

 

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.

Newspapers, Magazines and Book Publishing
In Singapore, SPH publishes 18 newspaper titles in four languages. Every day, 3 million individuals or 77 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications. SPH also publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. SPH's subsidiaries, Straits Times Press and Focus Publishing, produce quality books and periodicals in English and Chinese.

Internet and Mobile
Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 263 million page views with 18 million unique visitors every month. Apart from SPH AsiaOne portal, SPH's online and new media initiatives include an online marketplace for products, services and employment, ST701; Stomp, omy.sg, and The Straits Times RazorTV.

Broadcasting
SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. In the radio business, SPH has an 80 per cent stake in SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations Radio 100.3 in Chinese and 91.3FM in English.

Events and Outdoor Advertising
SPH’s events subsidiary Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore’s leading Digital Out-of-Home advertising company.

Properties
SPH owns and manages Paragon, the prime retail and office complex in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore's main shopping belt. Its latest retail development, The Clementi Mall, started business operations in 2011. SPH's wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, has also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.