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Useful Job Search References

If you're an expat and looking for a job, you may need access a range of resources to further help you with your job search. Below is information and resources you may find useful.

(Please note: This is not a complete list and is not an endorsement by the American Association of Singapore.) 

Career Resource Center for Excellence works with many external partners and vendors to help provide the community with information to guide them on employment and professional development opportunities. Here are some documents which will help you in the process.

Starting A New Business in Singapore
Volunteer Organizations in Singapore
Continuing Education While in Singapore
Mind, Body & Soul Courses in Singapore
New EntrePass Framework FAQs
Professional Organizations in Singapore

Singapore Industry Outlook:

https://www.edb.gov.sg/content/edb/en/industries.html

Ministry of Manpower Salary Benchmarking Tools:  

http://stats.mom.gov.sg/bt/Pages/Home.aspx

Transitioning from a Military Career to a Civilian One? This article will be useful: Military to Civilian Resume

Online Free Personality Assessments (Find out more about your career interests & values):

https://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip

http://similarminds.com/personality_tests.html 

http://www.careercolleges.com/career-assessment-test.jsp 

http://www.quizrocket.com/career-personality-test

http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/jtypes2.asp

http://www.seriousjobseeker.com/2009/02/51-self-assessment-what-is-your-career_07.htm

https://www.123test.com/work-values-test/

Ultimate Guide to Building a CV:
 
 
How to Write a Resume:
 

Singapore Employment References for Expats

Ministry of Manpower (Singapore): 

http://www.mom.gov.sg/passes-and-permits

Other Resources:

Career In Your SuitcaseCareer in your Suitcase If you've always yearned to live in a new country, or your partner has been offered a post overseas and you're keen to maintain your professional identity. The fully revised and updated third edition of A Career in Your Suitcase by Jo Parfitt could be just what you're looking for.

 

Expat LivingExpat Living is your referral guide for Singapore. Publishing a comprehensive monthly magazine and website, Expat Living is something not to miss whether you have been in Singapore a month or 10 years.

 

Expat WomenExpat Women is a website site designed to help all women living overseas. Our mission is to inspire your success abroad. Whether this is your first experience living abroad, you are a long-term expat woman, a repatriate, a researcher, a HR or Relocation Professional looking for expat resources or someone just dreaming of expat living, we have something for you!

 

Passport CareerPassportCareer.com is a comprehensive global job search tool designed for organizations to support expat spouses in transition. Although the internal pages cannot be accessed without a company subscription, there is helpful information on the home page and blog, which include daily tweet feeds and links to global career articles.