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Fire Up your Career Engine (FUCE)

is a series of career seminars and workshops delivered by experienced trainers or industry professionals to get you prepared for your career.

Have you started to plan for your career or search for a graduate job?
What kinds of CV and profile do employers look for?
How can you succeed in job interviews and excel at work?

Join FUCE to learn the essential skills and get all the important tips!

Through the FUCE programme, you will:

  • Gain understanding on graduate recruitment trends and employers’ expectations

  • Discover your career goals for effective job searching

  • Increase confidence and competitiveness in job applications

  • Learn essential skills for job interviews and assessments

  • Develop appropriate mindset and attitude to survive and succeed in the workplace

FUCE Seminar/Workshop Schedule

January Sessions

18 January 2022 (Tuesday)
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm


Building a Positive Mindset for Career Planning in Uncertain Times

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Gain insights into finding your aspirations and creating opportunities in times of uncertainty

  • Learn how to maintain a positive mindset to plan for your career and overcome new challenges

26 January 2022 (Wednesday)
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm


DISCover Yourself and Others

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Become aware of your own behavioural style and motivation factors through the DISC model

  • Learn to recognise the core behavioural traits of others and identify ways to flex your working style in a team environment

* Quota: 30

** Students will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.

20 January 2022 (Thursday)
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


​Effective CV & Cover Letter Writing (Re-run)

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Understand the structure and format of a CV and cover letter

  • Develop the skills to construct a compelling CV and cover letter

29 January 2022 (Saturday)
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

CV Go Pro – Individual CV Consultation
(Collaboration with HKU Convocation)


Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Have your CV reviewed by experienced HKU alumni from various professions

  • Receive feedback on your CV through individual consultation

* Each participating student will be offered a 20-min individual consultation session.

** Quota is limited, only selected students will be invited to join.

February Sessions

9 February 2022 (Wednesday)
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Look Behind Common Interview Questions (Re-run)

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Understand interviewers' expectation on common interview questions

  • Comprehend the ways to structure answers for competency-based questions

14 February 2022 (Monday)
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm


Hacking the Group Assessment Dynamics (Re-run)

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Learn about the different types of latest group assessments used by employers

  • Acquire essential skills to deal with each type of the group assessment formats

23 February 2022 (Wednesday)
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm


Presenting with Confidence & Networking with Ease

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Pick up essential skills for preparing and delivering a presentation or a speech with confidence

  • Gain insights into the golden rules and techniques for effective networking


11 February 2022 (Friday)
11:00 am – 12:30 pm

What to Expect at an Assessment Centre (Re-run)


Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Understand employers' objectives and expectations from running an assessment centre

  • Learn how to prepare and perform various tasks and exercises in assessment centre

16 February 2022 (Wednesday)
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Time Management Skills to Boost Work Efficiency


Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Understand how to exercise conscious control of time among various responsibilities and works need to be done

  • Learn the techniques to regulate and manage your energy to complete a task in time and avoid procrastination

25 February 2022 (Friday)
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Preparation Strategies for Virtual Career Fairs

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Know what and how to prepare before attending virtual career fairs

  • Become confident to network with employers and engage actively on the day of Fair

March & April Sessions

2 March 2022 (Wednesday)
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Making the Best Decision on Job Offers (Re-run)


Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Learn about the strategies in choosing between multiple job offers

  • Demonstrate the ability to take guesswork out of the decision making process

12 March 2022 (Saturday)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm


Planning for a Slash Career

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Learn about the definition of slash career and the reason to embrace it

  • Gain ideas on how to start and what to look for in a slash career

28 March 2022 (Monday)
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Workplace Etiquette for Early Careers


Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Become aware of the pre-employment workplace etiquette that is important for building trust and rapport

  • Develop basic skills for successful workplace communication and partnership

9 March 2022 (Wednesday)
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Job Offer Negotiation & Contract Signing


Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Understand how to negotiate, accept or reject a job offer

  • Get to know the components of an employment contract and important points to note in the signing process

22 March 2022 (Tuesday)
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm


How to Work Effectively with Teams

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Use a new approach to design a personal strategy for more efficient and effective teamwork, and build healthy relationships with teams

  • Gain practical tips on how to be heard and be seen

6 April 2022 (Wednesday)
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Essence of Productive Communication


Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Learn about the common communication gap and its impact on emotional state and productivity

  • Become aware of your own communication style and develop strategies for productive communication

Registration Method

Notes for Registration:

  • All the sessions will be conducted in English.

  • Some of the sessions will be conducted by Zoom, whereas some of them will be conducted on-campus.

  • Priority will be given to students graduating in 2022, but other students or fresh graduates are welcome to join too.

  • You can register for any one or all of the sessions.

  • Some sessions welcome or require you to upload your CV and/or cover letter during registration, you are reminded to follow the instructions on the online registration form.

  • Students being selected for CV Go Pro – Individual CV Consultation will receive a separate message on the consultation time slot.

  • Quota is limited, please register as soon as possible.

  • Once you receive our confirmation email, please make sure you attend the session(s) you have signed up for; otherwise you will be put in a lower priority for future programmes.