SIAPAKAH PAKAR KERJAYA SG NO.1 DI M’SIA?
Pakar Kerjaya Singapura
Nama beliau ialah Najib Halim, anak Malaysia dan anda sedang membaca web rasmi beliau. Beliau aktif memberi tunjuk ajar dalam program – program coaching.
Jika anda sedang memikirkan dan ingin bekerja di Singapura, cuba fikirkan sebentar. Adakah mempelajari ilmu dari Pakar Kerjaya kami ini berbaloi?
Atau anda fikir tidak kisah ditipu dan ditindas?
KENAPA COACHING PERLU BAYAR?
Bidang “career coaching” masih baru di Malaysia namun tidak asing di negara – negara maju yang lain seperti UK dan US. Mungkin kerana tidak popular maka ramai orang kita tersentak dan “naik hantu” bila admin jelaskan bahawa Personal Coaching yang admin anjurkan ini perlu dibayar.
“Ape? Kena bayar? Kerja tak dapat pun kena bayar?!”
Jika di US atau UK, bayaran perkhidmatan career coaching biasanya dikira per-jam. Sebagai contoh, kadar yang paling murah (seperti dalam artikel di bawah) ialah sebanyak $200 (lebih kurang RM 860).
Objektif khidmat kami sebagai Pakar Kerjaya Singapura ialah mengajar masyarakat tentang teknik – teknik mencari kerja yang tepat di Singapura tanpa menjadi mangsa di sana. Bukannya kita tidak tahu kan, ada saja berita orang kita ditipu di sana.
Kami sangat komited dengan ilmu. Dengan adanya ilmu tentang emas, kita tidak akan ditipu oleh scammer emas, bukan? Jadi, begitu jugalah jika kita ada ilmu teknik – teknik mencari kerja di Singapura, maka kita tidak akan ditipu lagi oleh individu yang tidak bertanggung jawab. Bagi kami adalah lebih baik seseorang itu belajar bagaimana untuk menangkap ikan dengan cara yang betul dan selamat daripada diberikan hanya seekor ikan yang mungkin tidak cukup kenyang untuk anda makan dalam sehari. Dengan cara ini, anda akan mendapat nilai yang lebih baik.
Di bawah ini saya kongsikan satu artikel yang ditulis oleh Laura McMullen, seorang Career Editor di web US News. Jika mahu baca artikel ini di laman web asal, SILA KLIK DI SINI
Pakar Kerjaya / Career Coach
SHOULD YOU HIRE A CAREER COACH?
Sometimes, there are only so many self-help books to buy, career inquires to Google and U.S. News articles to read – as helpful as they are – before you need reinforcements.
“You know you need outside help from a career coach when you’re stuck in any phase of the pipeline of bettering your career or changing it,” says Kathy Caprino, career coach and author of “Breakdown, Breakthrough: The Professional Woman’s Guide to Claiming a Life of Passion, Power, and Purpose.” Career coaches can help you find a job or, more broadly, a career. They can support you while transitioning industries, starting a business, honing specific skills or performing better at work.
But here’s the thing: Some coaches are great at helping you, and others are totally winging it by Googling exactly what you’re Googling. That’s why you need to know how to find a quality coach, what to pay and what to expect from sessions – before you invest your time and money.
What should you look for when choosing a career coach?
“Literally just about anyone can start calling themselves a coach,” says Lisa Quast, career coach and author of “Secrets of a Hiring Manager Turned Career Coach: A Foolproof Guide To Getting The Job You Want. Every Time.” That’s why, she says, “the most important thing is really doing your research ahead of time to find the right coach.”
Start with recommendations from friends and colleagues, and do some Google searching, recommends “Reinventing You” author Dorie Clark in a Harvard Business Review article, ” Find the Career Coach Who’s Right for You.” From there, consider these factors:
- Online presence: Look for coaches who’ve built their online brand. “If you’re not on social media and LinkedIn, you’re not very relevant as a coach,” Caprino says. Coaches should also have a slick website that shows client testimonials, rates and credentials from professional organizations, such as the Association of Career Professionals International, Institute of Career Certification International or International Coach Federation. Another must on the career coach’s website: information about his or her experience and specialization. Speaking of which …
- Experience and specialization: Several years of experience as a coach are a major plus. As Caprino puts it: “Think of it as any professional service – a doctor, a lawyer, a financial consultant – do you want to start with someone who’s two months into it?” Also consider the coach’s experience in successfully helping people with your specific need. (To continue the comparison, would you rather get bypass surgery from a doctor who’s done the procedure hundreds of times or a resident who’s giving it his first try?) You should be able to tell a coach’s specialization from her website, whether it’s job searching, advancing to the C-suite, starting a business and so on.
- Complementary work: “Today, great coaches are also thought leaders,” Caprino says. “They write, they speak, they train, they do workshops, et cetera.” Again, this experience should be evident on the coach’s website.
- Red flags: Beware of coaches who promise you a dream job, make you pay a substantial fee upfront or have you sign long contracts, warns this AARP article about career coaching.
How much do career coaches cost?
Caprino tells it like it is: “Good coaches aren’t cheap.” She says rates – which are by hour, session or comprehensive program – vary dramatically and depend on the coach. Caprino’s “Jumpstart Your Career Success” program, for example, costs $1,995 for four 45-minute coaching sessions via phone. (That’s about $500 per session.) Quast’s rates are closer to $175 (via phone) and $200 (in person) per hourlong session.
“I like to think of [career coaching] as an investment in yourself and your career,” Quast says. If the price tag for said investment concerns you, consider it all the more reason to research various coaches and choose the one who is right for you.
What can you expect from sessions?
Early in the process, you’ll figure out if the coach’s skills and experience align with your needs and goals. (You don’t want a dermatologist to perform that bypass surgery.) As far as expectations, Caprino says that while there are no guarantees, “the coach should provide you with specific details about what the coachee will get out of the program and exactly how they’ll help you achieve your goals.”
Each coach has her own strategy for reaching those goals, but whatever it is, Caprino says good ones will have a “tried-and-true process [they] bring everyone through.” (It’s not some “loosey-goosey” method of asking questions and just trying stuff as you go along, she adds.)
Whatever route your career coach leads you on, it’ll likely involve homework – reading a book or networking, for example – and require effort and enthusiasm.
“Coaching is going to guide you to become different and do different things, so it’s best you don’t resist that,” Caprino says. “Come with an open mind and willingness to change.”
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Dalam entry ini saya kongsikan artikel yang telah ditulis oleh Dian Sira dalam sebuah website.
1. Why do you want to work in this company? (Kenapa anda ingin bekerja di syarikat ini?)
JAWAPAN SALAH: “Because I like to work here. I like this job. I love this industry”
APA YANG ANDA PERLU JAWAB: I’ve always loved administration (contoh bidang kerja yang dipohon) because I am an organized person. I like things to be organized and systematic. I work well under stress so I can handle any kind of task with minimal supervision.
2. Tell us about yourself/ Introduce yourself (Perkenalkan diri anda)
JAWAPAN YANG SALAH: “My name is Sara. I was born in 22 September 1990 in Johor Bahru. My mother is a teacher and my father is a policeman. I graduated from UITM in 2014. I studied Business Administration. I have never worked before.”
APA YANG ANDA PERLU JAWAB: “My name is Sara and I’m 25 years old. I have a degree in Business Administration. Although I haven’t had any working experience, I’ve spent my free time reading business articles and researching about latest business news just to keep me updated. I’m hoping to be given a chance to experience the real world of business”
3. What did you quit your last job? (Kenapa anda berhenti kerja anda sebelum ini?)
JAWAPAN SALAH: “I quit because my last job was terrible. The workload was so heavy and the boss was so pushy. My previous boss was nightmare”
PERINGATAN: Majikan yang bakal mengambil anda bekerja ini mungkin bakal menjadi bekas majikan anda juga. Jadi, jangan tunjukkan yang anda suka memburukkan majikan.
APA YANG ANDA PERLU JAWAB: “I loved my last job. It taught me so many things and my previous boss has always been helpful. But I quit because I want to experience new environment and broaden my horizon by working in a different company.”
4. Where do you see yourself in five years? (Apa yang anda lihat di dalam diri anda 5 tahun lagi?)
JAWAPAN SALAH: “Relaxing in Maldives” atau “Being a boss in this company”
APA YANG ANDA PERLU JAWAB: “I hope to become very well-experienced in what I do and have a better understanding of my field
5. What’s your greatest weakness? (Apa kelemahan terbesar anda?)
JAWAPAN YANG SALAH: “I tend to put things to the very last minute.”
PERINGATAN: Jangan hanya beritahu kelemahan anda. Tidak salah berlaku jujur tapi haruslah disokong dengan kelebihan anda.
APA YANG ANDA PERLU JAWAB: “I tend to put things to the very last minute. But I work well under pressure and I personally think that pressure motivates me to work twice as hard and finish my work on time”
6. What salary are you looking for?
JAWAPAN YANG SALAH: “I hope to get a suitable salary that would be able to support me, living in this economy and in this big city”
APA YANG ANDA PERLU JAWAB: “I hope to get a salary that is suitable with my qualification and job duties. I also want to be considered based on my working experience”
7. Why should I hire you?
JAWAPAN YANG SALAH: “Because I’m the best candidate” atau “Because you’re hiring”
APA YANG ANDA PERLU JAWAB: “I’m a team player, I work well under pressure, and I’m a people person. I can work with all kinds of people and am always willing to learn new things and tackle new challenges.”
Semoga sahabat – sahabat semua berjaya dalam temuduga.
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