BEYOND THE JD: INSIDERS LEAK TRUTHS ABOUT THEIR “DREAM JOBS”
So you’ve heard glamorous stories about working in Google. Or maybe you want to be a high-roller at Goldman. Perhaps you wish your greatest dilemma was choosing between Bain and McKinsey. Consulting, finance and tech have been one of the most sought-after careers, known for its prestige, work culture, and of course, generous remuneration – but do you know what it really entails? And with thousands of applications flooding in every day, how do you prime yourself for entry?
MAYBE IT’S TIME TO TAKE A BREAK FROM SENDING OUT THOSE CVS. ENJOY A CHILL-OUT NIGHT WITH FRIENDS OVER DRINKS AND JOIN IN THE CONVO:
- Getting in: Why it’s not all about your GPA: how to survive the infamously rigorous hiring process
- Getting the most out of it: how to chart and strategise your developmental track
- Getting ahead: leveraging networks, referrals and transferable skill sets for exit opportunities
EXCLUSIVE: First 20 sign-ups will get 1 a special promo code and 1 week of free drinks on Woofr App (worth $49.90)
NOTE: FOOD & COMPLIMENTARY DRINK PROVIDED
GHIM HWEE TAN, Ex-Consultant, KPMG, Enterprise Consultant, CashShield
Ghim Hwee is an Enterprise Consultant at CashShield, working alongside CXOs, executives to maximise their business potential. He is currently overseeing the company’s expansion into the USA. Having worn many hats so far during his career – management consulting, public relations, human resources, he understands how to get the best out of a business and what makes it tick.
MRINAL DARYANI, Product Consultant, Tableau
Mrinal Daryani is an Analytics Consultant at Tableau. He enjoys his role, as he gets to empower clients across APAC in developing a data-driven culture and making more meaningful business decisions. Prior to joining Tableau, he completed strategy consulting projects for nonprofits in education and healthcare. He holds a degree in Psychology (Magna Cum Laude) from Singapore Management University.
SAM LEE, Co-Founder, Excide, Ex-KPMG M&A, Maersk Group
Sam has corporate finance and strategic planning experience, starting with short training stint in McKinsey. He decided to join the KPMG M&A team to cover Myanmar market, and was awarded a double promotion in 2013 and service excellence award in 2014. After that, he joined Maersk Group and focused on transport infrastructure private investment. In April 2017, he founded Excide, an outsourced CFO for small businesses and start-ups in Singapore.. Over the years, he has facilitated M&A transactions with a combined deal value more than SGD1 billion.
CALVIN TAN, Strategy Consultant, Deloitte
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Fresh graduates with a keen interest in consulting, tech or finance
Junior professionals hoping to switch industries or careers