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Career Advancement Scheme for Taught Postgraduates (CAST)

Programme Coordinator: Ms. Mavis Mak, Career Development Officer
Tel No.:+852 3411 2321 
Email: mavis_mak@hkbu.edu.hk

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Career Advancement Scheme for Taught Postgraduates (CAST)

CAST

What is CAST?

CAST targets to assist full-time taught postgraduates on career planning and preparations through a series of professional services and job search skills training.

Eligibility:

Full-time taught postgraduates

Coming Workshops:

 
CAST - Individual Interview

Advanced Interview Skills Workshop – Individual Interview
Date: 11/10/2019 (Fri)
Time: 2:30 – 4:30pm
Venue: WLB 301
Language: English
Trainer: Ms. Virginia Choi, JP (over 30 years of HR experience) 
Description:
- Mock interviews with individual feedback
- Types of interviews/ questions
- Transferable techniques to help navigate through tough interview situation

Enroll

 

CAST-Vfair

Hong Kong Baptist University Virtual Career Fair (BU Vfair)
Date: 15/10/2019 (Tue)
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Description:
The BU Vfair is an online recruitment event which provides you a unique job search experience at your comfort from your own desk. Through this event, you can

- Explore employer information and opportunities to find your best career fit.
- Upload your resume and/or Video CV
- Gain a competitive advantage by learning more about the participating organizations from recruiters who may review your materials.
- If selected by a recruiter, they may engage with you through one-on-one text and audio/video based conversations during the recruiter session.

This event is complimentary and open to all HKBU students.  The Virtual Career Fair will be live starting at 10am to 4pm (HKT) on 15 Oct 2019. Register now and start exploring. 

Enroll

 

CAST - CV2

Creating a High Impact Resume and Cover Letter
Date: 31/10/2019 (Thur)
Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Venue: AAB402K&L
Language: English
Trainer: Ms. Virginia Choi, JP (over 30 years of HR experience. Her experience included serving as senior regional executive of training and staff development departments at banking,  government and garment industries) 
Description:
- How to write a focused and high impact resume and cover letter
- Shaping your own resume and cover letter
- Matching your resume and cover letter to job descriptions

Enroll

 

CAST-Group interveiw

Advanced Interview Skills Workshop – Group Interview
Date: 5/11/2019 (Tue)
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Venue: AAB402K&L
Language: English
Trainer: Ms. Virginia Choi, JP (over 30 years of HR experience) 
Description:
The workshop will focus on preparing for interview, learning how to respond to different types of interview questions and group tasks and the appropriate follow-up process after an interview. 

Enroll

 

 CAST - RETURNEE

Prepare For The China Returnee Job Market (Liepin)
Date: 14/11/2019 (Thu)
Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Venue: AAB 402 K&L
Language: Mandarin
Trainer: Representative from Liepin

Enroll

 

CAST - RETURNEE

Prepare For The China Returnee Job Market (Mclaren Consultancy)
Date: 6/12/2019 (Fri)
Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Venue: AAB 402 K&L
Language: Mandarin and Cantonese
Trainer: Representative from Mclaren Consultancy
Description:
- Introduce the China Job Market trend with statistics
- Key industries in 2020
- Hiring Trends of employers
- Top 5 positions
- How to prepare yourself (expectation and salary level)
- Provide useful tips for Job search (key dates, emerging strategy)​

Enroll

 

Enquiries:
* T: 3411 2321/ 3411 7440
* E: mavis_mak@hkbu.edu.hk
* Career Centre Services Station (WLB 301): (Mon – Fri) 10:30am – 5:30pm, except 1pm – 2pm