The early bird catches the worm. Be an early bird to start your career planning gives you enough time to get equipped with necessary competencies at work and get prepared for your future career.
A Career Guidance Handbook will guide you through the career planning process stage by stage. Download HERE
Step 1 – Discover: Who am I?
Self-reflection is a direct way to have a better understanding of your career interests, work values and factors influencing career decision making. You may fill out the simple assessments below for a quick self-evaluation.
- Career Interest Assessment and Results
- Work Values / Factors Influencing Career Decision Making Assessment
Step 2 – Research: What are the career options?
Collect as much job market information as you can to explore the profession that best matches your competence, character and interests. Alumni, industry professionals, career advisors and internet are resources which provide you the latest information in the industries.
- How to Get the Most out of Your College Years
- Industry Information – Vault Career Insider
- Industry Information – Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute
- DREAM Magazine 
Step 3 – Experience: how to relate my experience to the job search?
Check whether you have acquired the following transferable skills through your internship and extra-curricular activities. Consider your current career objective and future plan in the next 5 or 10 years, industry you are interested in, and analyze your SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats).
Step 4 – ACt: What action should I take?
Develop a concrete career plan to figure out what action you need to take, what resources to implement, and what status you are at during your studies. Well preparation facilitates the smoothness of job hunting process and increase the chance of employability.
- Resumes Do’s and Don'ts
- Sample Resume 1 – Marketing Executive
- Sample Resume 2 – Secondary English Teacher
- Sample Resume 3 – Video Production Specialist
- Sample Resume 4 – Solicitor
- Sample Resume 5 – Secretary to General Manager
- Sample Resume 6 – Community Relations Specialist
- Sample Resume 7 – IT Support Technician
- Sample Resume 8 – Clinical Laboratory Technician
- Action Verbs
- Cover Letter Do’s and Don’ts
- Anatomy and Sample of Cover Letter
- Useful Phrases List
- Sending Cover Letter through Email