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STJobs Career & Development Fair - everything is about YOU.

STJobs Career & Development Fair 2014 features five insightful zones designed to help visitors excel in their career

Singapore, 10 July 2014 – STJobs Career & Development Fair 2014, organised by STJobs, is now into its third consecutive year. The career fair is one of Singapore's biggest and most exciting congregations of job seekers, employers and training providers in a single venue. A slew of industry leading companies are brought together to headline the fair, occupying a sizeable portion of 250 exhibitors offering thousands of recruitment or training opportunities and programmes. Visitors to the fair can look forward to meeting with representatives from some of Singapore’s biggest companies, including DBS Bank Limited, Western Digital, Jay Gee Melwani Group and Sephora (Singapore) Pte Ltd

The STJobs Career & Development Fair 2014 will be held on 12 and 13 July* at Marina Bay Sands Expo Halls D & E.
*Admission to the fair is free. Singaporeans and PRs are invited for admission on 12 & 13 July 2014. Foreigners with valid work passes or student passes from local institutions are invited for admission on 13 July only.

STJobs will also be introducing its portal 
www.stjobs.sg, which has had a facelift and added several new functions such as personalisation of information on the jobs, how many people have applied for the same job, and skill sets that benchmark against other applicants.

Ms Ang Ying Hui, STJobs' senior product manager, said: "Our event aims to provide a holistic job hunting experience, with more than 1,000 job openings and five zonal activities targeted to help jobseekers enrich and present themselves better to their potential employers. At the event, STJobs will be unveiling their new site which will provide better job search experience with exciting and career-related features."

STJobs is providing job seekers with five specially designed zones this year. The zones are planned in such a way that they flow from one to another and visitors are encouraged to move from the first zone and follow through to the rest.  

The purple zone (Know Yourself) is the place for job seekers to start their job hunt. Job seekers can go for a tarot card reading or fengshui reading to receive new perspective on career-related questions. This is a place for job seekers to get to know themselves better in their career path.

The red zone (Introduce Yourself) is the second zone, where job seekers can take part in a one-on-one resume consultation. Pre-registration is required for this activity. Experts will teach them how to craft a resume that will truly reflect their skills, ability and potential to make them stand out from the crowd.

The yellow zone (Present Yourself) is the third zone where job seekers can get insights on three key areas of their dressing to enhance their appearance at an image consultation. Visitors to the fair will get the rare opportunity to get made over by makeup and hairstyling experts and have their resume photos taken. Pre-registration is required for the makeover activity.

STJobs is located at the blue zone (Do-It-Yourself). Visitors can create a new STJobs account, log on to their STJobs account at the computer terminals provided, and browse through thousands of job listings or upload their resumes from their thumb drives to apply for jobs. 

The green zone (Improve & Upgrade Yourself) is the fifth and last zone for visitors who are interested to find out how to plan their career path or be part of a certain organisation as they can attend free seminars. STJobs has lined up speakers from various organisations speaking on a range of interesting topics on both days of the career fair. Interested job seekers would need to pre-register early for this activity. 

In addition, there will be daily lucky draws with amazing prizes to be given away. Visitors will receive an admission cum lucky draw card at the registration counter that they can use to collect all zonal stamps to be eligible for the lucky draws. 

To avoid waiting in long queues to register on-site for the fair, visitors are highly encouraged to pre-register for the STJobs Career & Development Fair 2014 at 
www.stjobs.sg/fair

Registering online earlier also allows job seekers to preview job listings before everyone else gets to see it. Limited places for the seminars, resume clinics and image makeovers are also open to all job seekers. Visitors who are interested are strongly encouraged to sign up earlier online.

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For more information, please contact:

Angelia Tay
Manager
Marketing & Communications
SPH Digital
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID : 6319 1516
HP: 9682 8950
Email : 
angeliat@sph.com.sg

Michelle Wan
Senior Marketing & Comms Executive
SPH Digital
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID: 63198968
HP: 96671204
Email: 
michwan@sph.com.sg

Adrian Cheong
Manager
Corporate Communications and CSR Division
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID : 6319 2261 
HP : 9798 6097
Email : 
cheongcy@sph.com.sg

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd


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


Newspapers, Magazines and Book Publishing 

SPH has 19 titles licensed under the Newspaper Printing and Presses Act, of which nine are daily newspapers across four languages. On an average day, 3.05 million individuals or 76 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, SPH's suite of digital products includes online editions of newspapers and magazines, as well as mobile applications. Our online products enjoy 360 million page views with 23 million unique browsers every month. Apart from AsiaOne, SPH’s online and new media initiatives include ST701, the leading online marketplace for jobs (STJobs), property (STProperty), cars (STCars) and general classifieds (STClassifieds); Stomp, 
omy.sg and SPH Razor. SPH also launched The Straits Times’ iPad and enhanced iPhone applications, an Android smartphone application and The Business Times’ iPhone application. SPH’s Chinese flagship newspaper Lianhe Zaobao has also launched its digital editions which include a web application, as well as online and PDF versions. The Malay language-daily Berita Harian has apps for both iPhones and Android smartphones and iPads, offering both native and PDF formats, and an online version.

Broadcasting

In the radio business, SPH Radio Pte Ltd operates entertainment stations UFM 100.3 in Mandarin, as well as Kiss92 and HOT FM91.3 in English. 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. 


Events and Out-of-Home Advertising

SPH’s events arm Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions as well as large scale conferences in Singapore and the region. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its digital out-of-home platform SPHMBO. 


Properties

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The initial portfolio of SPH REIT comprises the following two high quality and well located commercial properties in Singapore:

· Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property, well known for its upscale mall housing many luxury brands, located in the heart of Orchard Road; and
· The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall located in the centre of Clementi town, an established residential estate in the west of Singapore. 

The Seletar Mall is SPH's latest retail development and is expected to open at the end of 2014. This property is a potential asset to be injected into SPH REIT. SPH’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road. 

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