Category Jobseekers

Find the RIGHT people, not the Best people.

Singapore National Job Bank

Singapore—In a new ruling to weed out discriminatory hiring practices, the Ministry of Manpower has mandated that jobs paying less than S$12,000 a month must be listed on a National Job Bank for two weeks before being offered a foreigner. According to a survey of 100 local employers by JobStreet.com, 54% said it will hinder […]

Resume Mistakes

As a recruitment technology company, we are sometimes mistaken by job seekers for a recruitment consultant / recruiter. When this happens, job seekers write in to our enquiry pages to apply for jobs. However, very often we will see terribly written resumes—those that we know our clients won’t want and neither will we. So we […]

How to create your own Video Introduction

If you want to be noticed by recruiters, forget the standard résumé. Recruiters receive tons of these everyday. How do you stand out then? Simply send them a link that contains all the information about you; work history, education, skills and most importantly a video introduction of yourself. If a picture paints a thousands words, […]

Stand out with Sight, Sound & Motion

When speaking with Recruiters, a common sentiment is shared by all of them: They go through many job applications every day—paper after paper, page after page, applicant after applicant. So how can you stand out? It is a rather known fact that the combination of Sight, Sound & Motion convey strong messages that no other […]

Video Introduction Tips

It is always puzzling how people—in general—become “shy” when placed in front of a camera. So there have been questions about how to look good when making their own video introductions on next-5.com. So we decided to compile a list of tips to help you out. This comes from the thousands of videos that we […]

Job Insider—KSB Singapore

The Job Insider speaks with employers to find out more about their job openings; what potential candidates can expect in their role and how it is like working with the company. Tell us how you feel about Job Insider and share with us what you would like to know about. Here is a quick look […]

Job Insider—Weike Gaming Technology

The Job Insider speaks with employers to find out more about their job openings; what potential candidates can expect in their role and how it is like working with the company. Tell us how you feel about Job Insider and share with us what you would like to know about. Here is a quick look […]

What employers look for in an interview

There are many ways to leave a good impression with employers, but one great method is to ask good questions. This way, you look smart by asking the “right” questions and also get a better understanding of the role and company (this helps you to decide if you should take the offer when it comes). […]

The best of career planning

Conventional thinking always encourages us to forms plans for everything. It is no different with our careers. However, operating in the environment that we work it, we have found that the best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry. This phrase was of course coined by Robert Burns in his poetry. What then, […]