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Shop for a job that fits you at STJobs Career and Development Fair 2015

This weekend, jobseekers can rub shoulders with 100 exhibitors offering a wide variety of PMEB/T positions; plus attend free career coaching, resume writing workshops

Singapore, 3 July 2015 ---  Following the success of introducing a free psychometric tool* that was used by more than 500 jobseekers to match fitting jobs to their personalities at the STJobs Express Career Fair earlier this year, STJobs will now also offer this feature to attendees at the upcoming STJobs Career and Development Fair. Ninety per cent of those who gave their feedback on the test commented that the profiling was "very accurate", 
 
Other than this complimentary service, prospects can also pre-register for a slew of no-charge offerings such as makeovers, photo shoots, career consultation by professional coaches and CV clinics. STJobs believes these additional offerings serve to help jobseekers develop their careers, leverage on their expertise and stay competitive.

Mr Julian Tan, Head of Digital Division at Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), said, “The employment landscape is ever changing. Many reports and surveys in recent years have cited widespread restructuring and a tightening labour market as obstacles to recruiting good talent. While employers need to be creative in the ways they recruit the right talent, employees too need to continually equip themselves with the right skills, in order to achieve the career progression that they aspire for. This is precisely the reason STJobs continues to organise the career fair. We help to bridge the gap between hirers and jobseekers by serving as a platform for both parties to meet and mingle.”

Peripheral offerings aside, visitors can meet face-to-face with prospective civil service, MNC and established local hirers from myriad industries such as Finance, IT, F&B, Retail, Education etc. to check out immediate openings available while updating and submitting their resumes online. Some choice employers include Republic of Singapore Navy, DBS Bank Limited, SIM and Gardens by the Bay, just to name a few.

The STJobs Career & Development Fair 2015 will be held on 4 and 5 July (10am – 7pm) at Marina Bay Sands Expo Halls D & E. Admission to the fair is free. 

Singaporeans and PRs are invited for admission on 4 and 5 July 2014. Foreigners with valid work passes or student passes from local institutions are invited for admission on 5 July only. 


There will also be a lucky draw at 6pm on both days, where a total of $4,000 worth of attractive prizes will be given away. 

For more information, please visit 
www.stjobs.sg/fair.

*Further analysis by experts at the event is chargeable.

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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.

Media 

The English/Malay/Tamil Media group comprises the print and digital operations of The Straits Times, The Business Times, The New Paper, Berita Harian and My Paper (English section). It also consists of Tamil Murasu Ltd, which publishes Tamil Murasu and tabla!; book publishing arm Straits Times Press; SPH Data Services, which licenses the use of the Straits Times Index, in partnership with the Singapore Exchange and FTSE Ltd; financial data company ShareInvestor; and the two English stations of SPH Radio - Kiss92 and ONE FM 91.3. 

The Chinese Media group publishes three Chinese newspapers - Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao and Shin Min Daily News; the digital editions of Lianhe Zaobao and Lianhe Wanbao, four student weeklies - zbCOMMA, Thumbs Up, Thumbs Up Junior and Thumbs Up Little Junior, ZbBz Newsgazine and My Paper (Chinese section). It also operates SPH Radio's Chinese radio station, UFM 100.3, and Focus Publishing, which produces a range of books and magazines including U-Weekly. 

SPH's other new media initiatives include Asiaone, Stomp, omy.com and SPH Razor. 

SPH Magazines, SPH's wholly-owned subsidiary, publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles and has various online sites, like hardwarezone.comherworldplus.com and luxuryinsider.com in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. It has also invested in digital newsstand Magzter.

SPH also provides out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its digital out-of-home platform SPHMBO.

SPH Buzz is a modern retail convenience chain with a network of stores around the island.

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.

Properties
SPH REIT is a Singapore-based REIT established to invest in a portfolio of income-producing real estate primarily for retail purposes. SPH REIT comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road and The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall in the centre of Clementi town.

The Seletar Mall, located in Sengkang, is SPH's latest retail development. 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.


Other Businesses


Online Classified

SPH's online classified include ST701, the leading online marketplace for jobs (STJobs), property (STProperty), cars (STCars) and general classifieds (STClassifieds), sgCarmart and Streetsine.

SPH's regional joint venture online classified business, 701Search, has a number of leading online classified sites in the region.


Events and Exhibitions
Sphere Exhibits, Sphere Conferences, Exhibits Inc and Bizlink Exhibition Services organise innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions as well as large scale conferences in Singapore and the region. 
 
Education
SPH has a 22 per cent stake in preschool and enrichment provider MindChamps.


For more information, please visit www.sph.com.sg.