Improve Your Interview Skills with BestTop Career Consulting (Singapore)

Are you currently looking for an internship or your first job?
Do you want to know about the recruitment procedures from experienced seniors?
Do you want to show the best of yourself and outperform other candidates in interviews?

If yes, then you find the right place!

About Us
We are a group of Singapore-based graduates who have been successfully enrolled into renowned companies in different industries. By going through stringent selection processes, we have accumulated first-hand information and valuable experiences. In recent years, we have helped a number of our own friends get positions from companies such as DBS, P&G, and Microsoft. Having seen so many successful stories, we are confident that our advices and suggestions are more relevant to our juniors. And thus, we want to extend our help to more juniors who are proactive to take the first move to manage career!

Our Services
BestTop Career Consulting provides tailored career counselling services to students who are looking for internship and permanent job positions, especially from various graduate trainee programs. 
We offer two types of services:

Individual Career Coaching
We will arrange a tutor, who is experienced in the industry you are interested in, to sit with you in a two-hour one-to-one session. Each session is highly interactive and you can ask about anything related. This provides a good opportunity to get to know key information from insiders and help solve your personal concerns (click to view testimonies). Typical career coaching topics include but not limited to,
  • Walk you through the whole application processes and make personalized plan for you;
  • Polish your resume and cover letter which best fit your application;
  • Provide you practical advices which will enhance your interview skills and performance;
  • Conduct short mock interviews with you using most relevant questions.

Group Sharing Session
We conduct sharing session in the form of a study group, consisting of 4-6 participants (click to view previous sessions). Four sessions will be provided on a weekly basis, each lasting for two hours. Group sharing session offers a unique platform for you to network with and learn from others (click to view testimonies). Exclusive preparation coaching materials, such as psychometric test question bank and most common interview questions, will be given to all participants. Group sharing session topics include,

Session 1- Resume and Cover Letter Writing
  • Write outstanding resumes and cover letters that best market yourself.
  • Receive customized feedback of your resume.
Session 2 - Effective Interview Skills
  • Learn essential skills to be prepared for tough interview questions.
  • Discover ways to stand out in group discussion interviews.
Session 3 - Mock Interview and Psychometric Tests
  • Practice real interview questions of face-to-face and group discussion interviews.
  • Learn techniques to crack online psychometric tests.
Session 4 - Career Development
  • Discovery your strengths, values and interests through personality test.
  • Acquire techniques for a successful transition to the workplace.

Events
BestTop has successfully held several social events where participants join us to learn, share, and grow with each other. Please look out for our announcements for upcoming events!










Testimony
Our participants have a lot to say about their joyful experiences with BestTop (click to view full version of testimonies).
  • "BestTop provides excellent career counselling services. Their consultants are highly professional and experienced, and have certainly helped to improve my resume and cover letter writing skills." R. Lee, University of Queensland
  • "BestTop career consulting workshop is really helpful. [...] If I haven‘t learned the interview knowledge previous I will waste my opportunities in interviews to learn it." S. Zhou, National University of Singapore
  • "It is quite useful to take the BestTop career consulting. Now I have a clear idea of my career and hope the skills learnt from BestTop can bring me the ideal job." T. Zhong, National University of Singapore
  • "[…] The BestTop has quite good, experienced and professional staff. […] The practice of the mock interview indeed enhances my confidence in doing well in real interview." T. Fan, National University of Singapore
  • "I have attended the sharing session in the last 2 months. BestTop consultants are really professional. […] I have made new friends and expanded my network." W. Zhou, National University of Singapore

Contact Us
Do not wait until last minute before your application. Take your action now and let us plan for you. The earlier you prepare, the more you will benefit. All are welcome to contact us at (+65) 8226 8045 or email contact(at)besttopcareer.com for more information.

Stay Connected
We offer a couple of ways for you to stay connected to the latest job openings and useful preparation tips.

Internship – Client Services – Landor (posted on 16 April 2015)


Company
Landor
Industry
Brand Consulting and Design
Location
Singapore
Position Type
Internship
Post Date
16 April 2015
Closing Date
n.a

Employer Description
As a global leader in brand consulting and design, Landor helps clients create agile brands that thrive in today’s dynamic, disruptive marketplace. Our work enables top brands—from Barclays to BMW and Tide to Taj—to stand for something while never standing still.

Landor’s branding services include strategy and positioning, identity and design, brand architecture, innovation, naming and verbal branding, research and analytics, environments and experience, engagement and activation, and digital and social media.

Founded by Walter Landor in 1941, Landor pioneered many of the research, design, and consulting methods that are now standard in the branding industry. Today, Landor has 26 offices in 20 countries, working with a broad spectrum of world-famous brands. Clients include Axiata, BMW, BP, Danone, Diageo, FedEx, Garuda Indonesia, GE, LG Group, Mahindra, Mondelēz, PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, Singapore Airlines, SingTel, and Taj Group.

Responsibilities
Interns will learn entry-level project management responsibilities, as well as handle various administrative tasks. Interns will learn about Landor's branding practices and how to apply this knowledge in preparing client presentations. Interns will assist a team of 5-6 people in efficiently planning and conducting primary and secondary research on consumers, clients, and prospects (industry and competitive dynamics, communications, relevant trends, core issues/needs); this could be anything from initiating web searches and organizing communications samples, to coordinating facilities and preparing materials for focus groups, work sessions, and meetings. Interns may also assist in the financial aspects of client projects such as invoicing, billing and preparation of internal contracts, as needed.

Qualifications
Candidates should have excellent organization and communication skills. Candidates should have a strong desire to learn about branding, marketing, and other related areas. Candidates should also be proactive, quick to learn and have the ability to excel in a small team format. Candidates should have intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Application link




BestTop Exclusive* - Internship – Funds – Ardian Investment (Beijing, China) (posted on 15 April 2015)


Company
Ardian Investment
Industry
Investment
Location
Beijing, China
Position Type
Internship
Post Date
15 April 2015
Closing Date
22 April 2015

Employer Description
Ardian, formerly AXA Private Equity, is an independent private equity investment company. It has assets of US $50 billion managed or advised in Europe, North America and Asia.

The company operates on four business segments: Funds of Funds, Direct Funds, Infrastructure and Private Debt. Ardian raises money from about 346 investors from various domains (institutional investors, Funds of Funds, government agencies, sovereign funds, family offices, pension funds and insurance companies).

Responsibilities
Fund of Funds and Direct investment activities in the region of North Asia (China, Korea and Japan)

Able to work for six months (at least 4 full days per week), starting from May/June 2015

Ad-hoc administrative work

Qualifications
Strong ability to conduct financial and credit analysis (experience in financial industry preferred)
High motivation and attention to detail
Ability to learn quickly and work independently as well as being a team player
Fluency in Chinese/English

Application link
If interested, please send email and resume (Chinese and English versions) to Contact@BestTopCareer.com

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*BestTop Exclusive* - Associate (基金管理) (Asset Management) – EII Capital Management (Posted on 14 April 2015)


HelloBestTop recommends you for an exclusive job opening at Ell Capital Management.

EII Capital Management, Inc. ("EII") has been advising clients on the ownership of commercial real estate, both private and public/securitized since the mid-1980s. We have been managing US REIT portfolios for over 25 years and International/Global real estate securities portfolios for over 10 years. EII is independently owned and consists of over 40 employees, including 11 Principals.

Key Responsibility:
  • Assisting CEO with marketing efforts, following up on queries from prospects in Asia
  • Help out with Compliance matters for MAS reporting
  • Administrative matters such as accounting issues/filing for the office
  • To work closely with various teams in New York on clients matters
Requirement
  • Ability to speak Mandarin
  • Independent and self-starter
  • Team player
  • Having had some prior work experience would be an advantage
Application
Subject: Ell Capital Management – Associate (Asset Management)


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Graduate Associate - Management Consulting (IT Assurance) – KPMG (posted on 13 April 2015)


Company
KPMG
Industry
Audit, Tax, and Advisory
Location
Singapore
Position Type
Graduate Program
Post Date
13 April 2015
Closing Date
n.a

Employer Description
KPMG is one of the largest professional services companies in the world and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Its global headquarters is located in Amstelveen, the Netherlands.

Software License Compliance professionals provide software license audit services to our clients. Activities include understanding software procurement and products lifecycle, auditing of software deployment and reporting of findings.

The Business Transformation ("BT") Unit within KPMG Management Consulting provides a range of solutions which include corporate strategy and planning, mergers and integration, strategic value improvement, productivity, organisation design and development, customer value, procurement, change management, human resource optimisation, finance function, shared services / business process outsourcing.

Responsibilities
IT Assurance team provides assurance services to organizations, helping clients to identify, analyse and manage their IT risks, and to improve internal controls to address the risks adequately.

Learn technical skills of auditing various applications, operating systems and databases such as SAP, JDE, Windows, Unix, MS SQL, Oracle etc. The audit involves reviewing of IT processes and controls over logical and physical access, password management, user account management, audit logging, program change management, system development lifecycle, computer operations etc, governing data integrity, confidentiality and availability.

Understand business and IT processes and systems used by clients who are being audited/ assessed.

Gain knowledge of industries to the extent that these are relevant to the audit.

Use computer aided tools such as IDEA, CSI etc for data analytics work.

Qualifications
Candidates currently pursuing degrees in Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Information Systems or Accountancy/Finance degrees with interest or knowledge of Information Systems will be considered.

Application link




BestTop Exclusive* - Regional Operational Supervisor – DEA Service – Merck (Hangzhou, China) (posted on 09 April 2015)


Company
Merck & Co., Inc
Industry
Pharmaceutical
Location
Hangzhou, China
Position Type
Full Time
Post Date
09 April 2015
Closing Date
n.a

Employer Description
Merck & Co., Inc., d.b.a. Merck Sharp & Dohme outside the United States and Canada, is an American pharmaceutical company and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Merck headquarters is located in Kenilworth, New Jersey.

Responsibilities
Accountable to the Shared Business Services Information Management Center of Excellence, the Regional Operational Steward/Supervisor, DEA Service’s position is responsible for interfacing with outsourced Information Stewards and regional client business functions for a comprehensive understanding of strategies and end-to-end process requirements to ensure workstream related master data is maintained appropriately to optimize business transactions. The Regional Steward/Supervisor will provide oversight and review work of outsourced operational stewards responsible for qualification, data analysis, data accuracy, creation, modification and change control for Master Data. The Regional Steward/Supervisor will review and/or approve data created or modified by outsourced operational stewards in accordance with SOPs and standards developed by the Lead Information Steward and Associate Director and will recommend alternative solutions for improving information quality at Merck/MSD.

Key Activities include but not limited to:
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive understanding of all master data and process-related policies and procedures in order to effectively interface with internal and external clients and to proactively comply with audit requirements.
  • Oversee and monitor work of outsourced operational steward(s) in all aspects of function, which includes, but is not limited to, evaluations of work product to ensure compliance with data quality standards, providing leadership and mentoring to associates, ensuring master data changes are processed in a timely manner to meet the needs of the business, ongoing communication of information and feedback on business partners objectives and performance.
  • Monitors and analyzes master data for assigned business processes; ensures timely updates, eliminates duplicate/obsolete data.
  • Coordinate assignment in region of master data create/change forms, ensuring necessary reviews are performed and approvals obtained.
  • Reviews data against the global data standards and when necessary country-specific and plant data standards.
  • Ensure client inquiries are addressed in compliance with Service Level Agreements.
  • Reviews and analyzes system and passive data governance reports to ensure high quality data and timely and complete synchronization between systems. Acts to resolve all issues and discrepancies.
  • Develops Master Data specific documentation and reference materials to be used as SOPs.
  • Assigns and reviews execution of changes in accordance with SOP and SAP data quality standards.
  • Analyzes data feeds and reconciles reports which are critical to daily operations.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field (Supply Chain, Project Management, Logistics Planning, Procurement, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Business Planning or equivalent) required with 3-5 years work experience in business/data/operations function.
  • Experience in oversight and/or supervision of outsourced business partner staff. Project management and prioritization skills.
  • Broad understanding and knowledge of applicable business processes.
  • Solid oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Bi-lingual English/local country language required.
  • Teamwork and collaborative focus.
  • Ability to function in a high volume setting with tight deadlines.
  • Attention to details with strong focus on data quality. Ability to identify root causes of errors and appropriate corrective actions.
  • Knowledge of SAP required.
Application link
Send resume to: Contact@BestTopCareer.com
Subject Header: Merck – Regional Operational Supervisor (Hangzhou, China)


Internship – Investment – Somerset Capital Management (posted on 08 APRIL 2015)


Company
Somerset Capital Management
Industry
Investment Management
Location
Singapore
Position Type
Internship
Post Date
08 April 2015
Closing Date
30 April 2015

Employer Description
Somerset Capital was founded in 2007 by Edward Robertson, Dominic Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg as a specialist Global Emerging Markets investment management firm. Over time the firm has grown to $6.8 billion. Fund managers and analysts based in London and Singapore.

Responsibilities
  • In-depth research of companies and industries to support the Investment Team.
  • Quarterly update notes on current holdings and initiation notes on new investment ideas.
  • All-Sector coverage of equities listed in Global Emerging Markets.
  • Participate in conference calls with company management and industry stakeholders.
  • Due-diligence, channel checking and data collection/verification.
  • Financial modelling, valuation assessment, financial statement analysis.
  • Macroeconomic, fiscal and monetary policy analysis of countries and markets.
  • Any ad-hoc duties as per required.

Qualifications
  • Minimum GPA of 3.3 (for SMU), 4.0 (for NUS and others).
  • Year 2 undergraduates and above.
  • Any Degree discipline is welcome to apply.
  • Basic understanding of financial statements, financial ratios and accounting.
  • Basic understanding of financial markets, equities and fixed Income.
  • Basic MS Excel Modelling abilities.
  • Prior experience or coursework in financial accounting, financial statements analysis, equity analysis, fixed income analysis, asset valuation, business analysis, economic analysis, statistics, corporate finance, banking and other related fields.
  • Driven, self-motivated individuals who are serious about a career in the financial industry.
  • Good writing, communication and sales abilities.
  • Resourceful and independent worker but able to assimilate well as a team member.
  • Keen attention to detail, accurate, organized and hardworking.

Application link



*BestTop Exclusive* -管理培训生 – 花旗金融信息服务 (上海) (发布于 07 April 2015)


你好,今天BestTop为你独家发布花旗金融信息服务的亚太区技术与运营管理培训项目。

花旗金融信息服务(中国)有限公司世界500强花旗集团在华建立的全资子公司,成立于20028月,迄今在中国的发展已经超过了十个年头,是中国首批从事金融离岸外包业务的软件技术服务企业之一,致力于为花旗全球业务部门提供软件开发和技术支持。

工作内容:
1. 风险管理_营运、技术和财务控制等领域担任领导职务
2.
深入了解银行业实务。
3.
轮岗至技术团队及运营的其他日常运维工作。

岗位要求:
该项目招募2年工作经验以下的2015应届硕士毕业生。一旦加入将参加2-3年的国内外培训轮岗,最后在亚太区合适的地方进行定岗。单位要求海外硕士,英语口语流利,至少近3年内会呆在上海

工作地点:上海

申请详情:
请电邮个人履历至contact@BestTopCareer.com
标题: 花旗金融信息服务(中国)管培项目



Associate Program – Logistics – Roche (posted on 07 APRIL 2015)

Company
Roche
Industry
Biopharmaceutical
Location
Singapore
Position Type
Graduate Program
Post Date
07 April 2015
Closing Date
n.a

Employer Description
Roche is the world's number 1 in biotech with 14 biopharmaceuticals on the market. Over half of the compounds in our product pipeline are biopharmaceuticals, enabling us to deliver better-targeted therapies.

Roche was one of the first companies to bring targeted treatments to patients. With its combined strength in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, Roche is better equipped than any other company to further drive personalized healthcare. Two-thirds of the Research and Development projects are being developed with companion diagnostics.

Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with APAC affiliates to ensure high state of GMP compliance throughout the transportation, warehousing and distribution operations and processes in respective countries, such that all audits, both internal and external are met with ease and all company standards and local regulations are met.
  • Provide expertise and leadership in supply chain management principles for transportation, warehousing and distribution through development and training of Logistics community in APAC.
  • Ensure proper monitoring and oversight of all APAC shipments to achieve transport quality performance and issues/complaints management to support resolutions as well as related claims and insurance matters.
Qualifications
  • BA or BS in Business in Logistics Management or Supply Chain Management required
  • Experience in different areas in Supply Chain preferred
  • Experience working in a cGMP environment
Application link


Graduate Program – Healthcare – Alexandra Health (posted on 06 APRIL 2015)


Company
Alexandra Health
Industry
Healthcare
Location
Singapore
Position Type
Graduate Program
Post Date
06 April 2015
Closing Date
n.a

Employer Description
Alexandra Health is one of the newest public healthcare clusters in the Singapore, taking care of the healthcare needs of some 700,000 residents in the region. Managing Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Alexandra Health is expanding and changing the healthcare landscape with Yishun Community Hospital, Medical Centre at Admiralty Integrated Development and the Woodlands Integrated Healthcare Campus, ready in 2015 to 2022 progressively. With innovation in our corporate DNA and an international award winning Global Workplace Healthcare programme for staff, there are many valued opportunities for staff to grow.

Responsibilities

  • The duration of the fellowship can vary from a minimum of 6 months to a maximum of 12 months
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive airway assessment through history, physical examination (including endoscopic evaluation) and radiological investigation (inclusive of ultrasound and CT neck/thorax)
  • Appreciate multiple approaches and techniques in airway management, understand the limitations of each and be able to move smoothly from one to another
  • Show technical proficiency in the handling of various airway devices and adjuncts
  • Engage in on-going learning to keep up to date with latest guidelines, algorithms and quipment
  • Facilitate the learning of others through teaching residents, nurses and allied health professionals
  • Communicate effectively with surgeons (for shared airways) and patients (for awake intubations)

Qualifications
Fellows are required to have completed BOTH their basic medical degree AND postgraduate training in Anaesthesia in their home country before applying for the fellowship. This is to ensure basic skills and knowledge before embarking on the subspeciality of airway management.
Fellows are required to submit their current curriculum vitae and 2 testimonials with a cover letter stating their reasons to apply for the fellowship.

Application link
Applications can be made to the Program Director by email to: