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Fire Up your Career Engine

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 searching and interviews?

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 the essential skills for job interviews and assessments

  • Get to know the appropriate mindset and attitude to survive and succeed in the workplace

FUCE – Summer Series

June

8 June 2021 (Tue)

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

RE-RUN

Effective CV & Cover Letter Writing

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

12 June 2021 (Sat)

Afternoon [Face-to-face at CEDARS Office]*

CV Go Pro – Individual CV Consultation

(Collabooration 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

23 June 2021 (Wed)

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Managing Stress in Job Search

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Understand the impact of stress on body and mind

  • Be able to analyse your own emotions and build resilience to cope with the stress during job search

29 June 2021 (Tue)

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

RE-RUN

​Look Behind Common Interview Questions

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Understand interviewers' expectation on common interview questions

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

July to August

8 July 2021 (Thu)

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

RE-RUN

Standing Out in Group Interview

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Learn about the common assessment criteria for group interivew

  • Acquire the group discussion techniques to stand out from others

13 July 2021 (Tue)

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

How to Approach Case Study in Group Assessment

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Discover what case study exercises involve and how to prepare and approach them in a group assessment setting

  • Develop basic skills in case analysis, case cracking framework, solution formulation and presentation of ideas and solutions

21 July 2021 (Wed)

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Personal Branding & Etiquette in Business Writing and Meetings

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Learn how to establish personal brand and build trust with people in the workplace

  • Gain knowledge on professional etiquette in buisiness writing and communication tactics at work meetings

27 July 2021 (Tue)

10:30 am – 12:30 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

3 August 2021 (Tue)

11:00 am – 12:30 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 by Zoom (except    CV Go Pro – Individual CV Consultation).

  • Priority will be given to 2021 fresh graduates and students graduating in 2022, but other students are welcome to join too.

  • You can register for any one or all of the sessions. The Zoom meeting link(s) will be provided to successful registrants via a confirmation email.

  • Some sessions welcome or require you to upload your CV during registration, you are reminded to follow the instructions in the online registration form.

  • Students being selected for CV Go Pro – Individual CV Consultation will receive a separate message for choosing 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.