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Professional help in job search at STJobs Career & Development Fair 2016

Singapore, 30 June 2016 – Job seekers can gain professional career advice and meet potential employers at the STJobs Career & Development Fair 2016 on 2 – 3 July10am – 6pm, at Marina Bay Sands Hall D & E.

The fair, held for the fifth consecutive year, hosts more than 100 booths spanning various industries offering recruitment or training opportunities and programmes to visitors, including AIA, Great Eastern, Grab, Marina Bay Sands and SBS Transit.

It will also feature five zones with a suite of free activities specially designed to prepare job seekers in meeting potential employers and building up their careers.

Job seekers can visit a resume and visume (video resume) clinic for one-on-one professional consultations to improve their CVs, or draft a one-minute pitch which they can use to record a visume.

Attendees can also sign up for a professional career consultation session with career coaches from e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) to help with career-forward planning, making for a wholesome job hunting experience.

The July edition of the U Future Leaders Summit 2016, jointly organised by NTUC and SPH, will also be held in conjunction with the fair with the theme “Future-Ready Careers amid Global Transformation”.

Attendees of STJobs career fair can look forward to hearing from key industry thought leaders as they share about future market trends that will help job seekers and working professionals prepare for what lies ahead.

The summit is open to Singaporeans and permanent residents only. Members of the public can register for the two-day summit for $100 while NTUC members can register for $60.

Singaporeans and PRs may attend the fair on both days while foreigners with valid work passes or student passes from local institutions are invited for admission on 3 July only.

Admission to the fair is free. For more information, visit http://careerfair.stjobs.sg/fair2016/.

Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Co. Registration. No. 198402868E


For more information, please contact:

Pauline Leong
Manager, Marketing & Communications, Digital Division
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: +65 6319 2178

E-mail: pleong@sph.com.sg 

Athena Kang
Assistant Manager, Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: +65 6319 1225

E-mail: 
athenak@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 (EMTM) comprises the print and digital operations of The Straits Times, The Business Times, The New Paper, Berita Harian, My Paper (English section) and their respective student publications. It also includes subsidiaries 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-Russell Ltd; financial data company ShareInvestor; and the two English stations of SPH Radio - Kiss92 and ONE FM 91.3.

The Chinese Media group (CMG) publishes three Chinese newspapers in print and digital format - Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao and Shin Min Daily News; 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, UFM100.3, and Focus Publishing, which produces a range of books and magazines including U-Weekly. 

SPH's other new media initiatives include AsiaOne, Stomp, zaobao.sgomy.sg and SPH Razor. 

On an average day, 2.8 million* individuals or 68 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications in print copies or one of our digital platforms. (* Nielsen Media Index 2015, Monday-Sunday, read any SPH newspapers in print or digital format)

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 options where it manages large format screens and static billboards at key locations in the Central Business District, Orchard Road, City Fringe as well as major heartland hubs.

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 classifieds include the leading online marketplace for jobs (STJobs, FastJobs), property (STProperty), cars (STCars) and general classifieds (STClassifieds,Trezo), sgCarMart and StreetSine.
SPH's regional joint venture online classified business 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.