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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 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 Seminar/Workshop Schedule

September Sessions

16 September 2021 (Thursday)
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

​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

24 September 2021 (Friday)
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm

Powerful Self-Introduction at Job Interview

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Learn about the elements of self-introduction for job interview

  • Demonstrate the ability to make a unique and impressive self-introduction

30 September 2021 (Thursday)
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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

20 September 2021 (Monday)
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Knowing Your Competitiveness in Graduate or Management Trainee Programmes

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Receive an update on the major job offerings of Graduate or Management Trainee Programmes

  • Gain insights into the winning factors through analysing CV data of past successful applicants

27 September 2021 (Monday)
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Make Yourself More Employable with LinkedIn

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Identify the ways to create a LinkedIn profile that communicates your personal brand

  • Know how to develop professional network and connect to career opportunities through LinkedIn

October & November Sessions

4 October 2021 (Monday)
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

What to Expect at an Assessment Centre

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 October 2021 (Saturday)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Decoding Hypothetical Interview

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Get to know the typical types of hypothetical interview questions and the evaluation criteria

  • Master the concept of logical thinking and effective communication in tackling hypothetical interview

29 October 2021 (Friday)
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Navigating Aptitude Tests & Assessment Practices

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Get an overview of the aptitude tests and online assessments commonly used by employers

  • Understand the typical online assessment process and free test practices available

16 November 2021 (Tuesday)
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Making the Best Decision on Job Offers

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

7 October 2021 (Thursday)
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Hacking the Group Assessment Dynamics

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

28 October 2021 (Thursday)
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Managing Stress in Job Search and Interview

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 and interview

2 November 2021 (Tuesday)
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

How to Maintain a Positive Mindset 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 overcome new challenges

22 November 2021 (Monday)
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Increasing Attention Span for your Work

Expected Learning Outcome:

  • Learn the techniques to deal with distraction and minimize random mind wandering

  • Know how to focus on your goal and retain attention for longer periods of time

Registration Method

Notes for Registration:

  • All the sessions will be conducted in English by Zoom.

  • 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. 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 and/or cover letter during registration, you are reminded to follow the instructions on the online registration form.

  • Some sessions involve practice and you are reminded to indicate your interest on the registration form if you want to participate in the practice.

  • 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.