10 episodes

Career development skills.

Interview with other career coaches, HR, and working professionals from different industries.

First-hand information about talent acquisition and human capital development.

A mindful career Daniel

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Career development skills.

Interview with other career coaches, HR, and working professionals from different industries.

First-hand information about talent acquisition and human capital development.

    EP 9 | Ask us anything with Daphne

    EP 9 | Ask us anything with Daphne

    It's our first [Ask Us Anything] episode! In this week's episode, Daphne and I answered some of the questions we received from our audiences! Thanks for the awesome questions and please continue submitting your questions to Daniel on LinkedIn.

    - What is the most popular job hunting website right now?

    - How should job seekers manage pay expectations?

    - What can I do if there is a mismatch of skill sets?

    Daphne is a career coach who works with postgraduates and rising professionals in the area of defining their career visions and designing a personalised plan to meet their goals. She is adept at helping individuals to connect to their true internal feelings and inclinations, and in turn, achieve a personal sense of fulfilment in the work that they do.

    More details: https://www.amindfulcareer.org/

    You can follow Daniel (https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielykang/) on LinkedIn to get updated on future events.

    • 35 min
    EP 8 | Social selling and personal branding

    EP 8 | Social selling and personal branding

    In this week's episode, Joe and I talk about the following:

    - What is social selling?

    - How do you decide the most effective social media marketing channel?

    - How is personal branding relevant in today’s job market?

    - How should you acquire skills beyond your daily job?

    - Why should you work backwards to understand your objective of using LinkedIn?

    - What topics should you create on LinkedIn?



    Joe Escobedo is the author of Asian Growth Stories. He has advised and trained over 12,000 executives from around the world, from countless Fortune 1000 brands, on building brands and growing revenue through digital. He has been a contributor for Forbes, Inc, HuffPost and other top-tier media. His articles have garnered over 1 million views. He is a digital marketing and social media marketing lecturer for the world’s top-ranked universities including ESSEC. He was awarded the “Most Influential Global Marketing Leader” at the World Marketing Congress in 2017 and rated as the #1 speaker at the 2018 ASEAN CMO conference.

    Follow Joe on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-escobedo/

    You can find the book Asian Growth Stories on Amazon:

    https://www.amazon.com/Asian-Growth-Stories-Business-Asia/dp/1798169622

    https://www.amazon.com/Asian-Growth-Stories-Business-Asia-ebook/dp/B07QNDJFBX

    You can find Joe's online courses: https://zillearn.com/learning/channel/02e2253635c0000000004000



    You can follow Daniel (https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielykang/) on LinkedIn to get updated on future events.

    • 29 min
    EP 7 | Launching an international career

    EP 7 | Launching an international career

    In this week's episode, Daniel and I talk about the following:

    - How does developing an international mindset help you in your work and personal life?

    - How should aspiring lawyers plan for their careers?

    - Career advice to do a career pivot



    Daniel is a private equity lawyer and is triple-qualified in Canada (Alberta and Ontario), England & Wales and the British Virgin Islands. He was born in Hong Kong, raised in Mississauga, Ontario, and proudly calls Canada his home.

    He is currently working as a legal counsel at UBS in Singapore and is focusing on investment funds and asset management. He was previously an associate at an international offshore law firm in Singapore, legal counsel at a private equity firm in Hong Kong and an associate in an international law firm in Canada. Daniel graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Arts (H.B.A.) degree in political science and criminology. He subsequently completed his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree at the University of Birmingham (UK), his Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at City, University of London (UK) and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

    You can follow Daniel on his LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/danlo/)

    You can follow me (https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielykang/) on LinkedIn to get updated on future events.

    • 34 min
    EP 6 | Career move from China to Southeast Asia

    EP 6 | Career move from China to Southeast Asia

    In this week's episode, Samuel and I talk about the following:

    - Personal journey from Taiwan to Beijing and Singapore

    - How did the experience as a Schwarzman Scholar help in Samuel's career development?

    - What was the biggest challenge when moving to Singapore to work?



    Samuel works in partnerships with fast-growing startups and corporations in Southeast Asia. Based in Singapore, he holds degrees in public policy and was a Schwarzman Scholar in the year 2016-2017.



    You can follow Daniel (https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielykang/) on LinkedIn to get updated on future events.

    • 36 min
    EP 5 | Stories of Asia

    EP 5 | Stories of Asia

    In this week's episode, Sam and I will talk about the following:

    - What is the storytelling platform Stories of Asia

    - Are the stories pertaining to business and workplace in Asia well told

    - How will the landscape of human capital in Asia evolve



    Signing up as a free member with Stories of Asia: https://forms.gle/3uDQgG6aTigkSbY26



    Sam Neo is currently a founder of 2 start-ups. The first being People Mentality Inc, one of APAC's top 10 HR and Employer Branding consultancy firm that helps organizations become an Employer of Choice while his recent venture, Stories of Asia, a story-tech platform that was set up to empower the Asian community with a voice through storytelling.


    Sam is an HR professional with accelerated experience in market-leading companies such as Keppel Corporation and Changi Airport Group. His burning passion for HR has seen him take on a diverse range of roles in areas of Employer Branding, Talent Management, Business Partnership, Corporate Social Responsibility, Talent Acquisition, and Employee Engagement among others.



    You can follow Daniel (https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielykang/) on LinkedIn to get updated on future events.

    • 29 min
    EP 4 | Why shouldn't you accept a job offer

    EP 4 | Why shouldn't you accept a job offer

    In this week's episode, Yolanda and I will talk about the following:

    - Why shouldn't you accept a particular job offer

    - Should you always look for opportunities outside the current organization

    - Should you start your own business



    Yolanda is a career coach who left her corporate career in fortune 500 firms. An award-winning fiction writer, she coaches people to tell their best stories in resume writing and interviews. You can find her at https://www.yoyochannel.com/ or at youtube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcRxN3-y--hZJp_TG0n39_g



    You can follow Daniel (https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielykang/) on LinkedIn to get updated on future events.

    • 30 min

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