YAAA Career Connections

Career Terminology

April 2020 - Branding Statement - - A punchy “ad-like” statement placed at the top of a job-seeker’s resume that tells immediately what he/she can bring to an employer. Your branding statement should sum up your value proposition, encapsulate your reputation, showcase what sets you apart from other job-seekers, and describe the added value you bring to a situation. Think of it as a one-sentence sales pitch that entices the hiring manager to of your resume.

Career Quote

April 2020 - It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career. - Carlton Fisk

January 2020Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team. - Melchor Lim

May 2018 - Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. - Confucius

Useful Career Development App

April 2020 - The App to Beat Procrastination: Focus Keeper - a great tool for implementing the Pomodoro Method, a working strategy that involves 25-minute spurts of focused work with a five-minute break. It has a simple interface and charts that track your progress. Stick with it and you’ll be surprised how much it’ll enhance your productivity.