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Our guest in this episode, Kylie Hung, turned her interest into a career.With her hard work and encouragement from family, Kylie Hung turned her dream and interest into a career. She has become the author of comic book Lobintan. She encourages young people to work hard and try their best to overcome all difficulties once they found their dream jobs.And her works are also widely recognised, how did she achieve her dream? Example of related training and courses for Illustrators Certificate- Open University of Hong Kong - Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours in Animation and Visual Effects- St. James' Settlement - Diploma for Illustration and Original Designers- Vocational Training Council - Higher Diploma in Illustration- Hong Kong Design Institute - Professional Certificate in Illustration Studies For more information about Illustrator or other careers information, please visit EDB Life Planning Information website.
As the saying goes, “It takes ten years to grow a tree but a hundred years to nurture people”. To grow a tree requires many conditions.The guest of this episode Mr Hincent NG learned about the profession of an arborist through an internship programme and acquired the Certified Arborist in 2013. He is currently responsible for the greening of a university campus. He reminded young people to pursue continuing education in their fields. He is always exposed to all kinds of weather and takes care of trees outdoors. Behind this tough job is his dedication to nature and the environment. Let us listen to his story. Example of related training and courses for Arborist Certificate- Integrated Vocational Development Centre (IVDC)-Certificate in Arboriculture ManagementHigher Diploma / Associate Degree- Vocational Training Council (VTC) - Higher Diploma in Conservation and Tree ManagementBachelor Degree- Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (Thei) – Bachelor of Arts (Hon) Horticulture and Landscape Management For more information about Arborist or other careers information, please visit EDB Life Planning Information website.
You may browse selected articles from below e-databases via E-Account; or Library card; or Smart Identity Card allowed for Library Purposes; AND Password.If you have never applied for a library card or E-Account of Hong Kong Public Libraries, please visit the Hong Kong Public Libraries website to know more aboout the application details. 《Designing Your Life》 Introduction: In this book, Bill Burnett and Dave Evans show you how to build—design—a life you can thrive in, at any age or stage. The same design thinking responsible for amazing technology, products, and spaces can be used to design and build your career and your life, a life of fulfillment and joy, constantly creative and productive, one that always holds the possibility of surprise. Author: Burnett, BillPublisher: Quercus, 2016Source: Overdrive eBooks (Back to top) 《Graduate to a Great Career》 Graduate to a Great Career will give you the tools you need to survive and show you how to thrive by creating Brand You.In today's job market, competition is fierce. After college many graduates fall back to earth with a bump and struggle to launch a career in their chosen field. But what if you changed the way you thought about applications? What if, instead of getting bogged down in the search process, you approached your resume like a marketer launching an exciting new brand? Author: Kaputa, CatherinePublisher: Quercus, 2016Source: Overdrive eBooks (Back to top) 《Great Jobs for Everyone 50+》 Introduction: Hannon offers expert tips on revamping a résumé, networking, interviewing like a pro, building a social media platform to stand out in the crowd, and much more. Whether you took early retirement, were laid off, are seeking a job that you will love, need supplemental income, or want to stay engaged and make a difference by giving back with your talents, Hannon’s book is an essential tool Author: Hannon, Kerry E.Publisher: Wiley, 2017Source: Overdrive eBooks (Back to top) 《見工.返工.大攻略:事業必勝之乾坤大挪移》 Introduction:(Please refer to the Chinese version) Author: 譚立恒(Rock Tam), 梁慕貞(Michelle Leung)著Publisher: 聯合電子，2019Source: SUEP電子書 (Back to top) 《我只想好好上班!:新鮮人求職、就職、升職、離職的應對解答之書》 Introduction:(Please refer to the Chinese version) Author: 雅莉珊卓.賴維特(Alexandra Levit)著；陳琇玲譯Publisher: 天下雜誌，2020Source: HyRead電子書 (Back to top) 《但願你因工作而閃亮:「獵頭的日常」給你的求職真心提醒, 盤點自身技能, 放大個人優勢, 擁抱那些令你不安的變化!》 Introduction:(Please refer to the Chinese version) Author: 林沂萱著Publisher: 遠流，2018Source: HyRead電子書 (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries) (Back to top)
Cooking is the hobby of a lot of people. But when it comes to career planning, have you ever thought of becoming a chef?Determined to be a chef since childhood, Mr Jayson TANG enrolled in a professional training programme, worked hard and successfully turned his interest into career. Now he is the Executive Chef of a hotel in Hong Kong. He has succeeded in turning his interest into a career. He said frankly that when a person is passionate about his work, he will not find it difficult. Vice-Chairperson of Hong Kong Association of Careers Masters and Guidance Masters, Mr HO Chun Yan advised young people that when they plan for their future career path, they should set short-term and medium-term goals. After joining the workforce, both continuing studies and work experience are important.Let us take a look at his story. Example of related training and courses for Chef Higher Diploma / Associate Degree- Hong Kong Culinary Academy - Advanced Diploma in Hotel Culinary Management- Hong Kong College of Technology - Higher Diploma in Tourism Management (Culinary) Bachelor Degree- Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong - Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Culinary Arts and Management For more information about Chef or other careers information, please visit EDB Life Planning Information website.
The beginning of work life marks the beginning of another life stage. While there are a vast variety of occupations and industry prospects, it is natural to ponder the way to make informed and suitable decisions for our career plan in the future. A video titled “The Five Stories of Life Planning” which features five life stories about self-discovery and career exploration is produced by “La Violet Charity Foundation” (Chinese version only), a funded organisation of the “Funding Scheme for Youth Life Planning Activities”. The interviewees come from different walks of life. They are Shala, a Singer and a Composer; Zowie, a Media Editor; Ranger, a Business Development Officer of a social enterprise; Wing, a Community Tour Guide; and Hannah, a Marketing Manager of a social enterprise. Let’s listen to their life stories and advice on life planning. “The Five Stories of Life Planning” (Source: The Youth Development Commission Facebook Page) About “Funding Scheme for Youth Life Planning Activities” The Youth Development Commission provides subsidies for non-governmental organisations to work in collaboration with secondary schools in organising a wide variety of life planning projects for the youth under the “Funding Scheme for Youth Life Planning Activities” (the Scheme). By offering in-depth, appropriate and continuous individual counselling services, the Scheme aims at helping the youth to search for their life goals and to be well prepared for the next life stage. For more information, please visit the ydc.gov.hk website.