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    • 01 Oct 2023
    • 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    • Webinar
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    Recorded Webinar

    Recorded on February 22, 2022

    Universities in South East Asia face various challenges in building career services to support their student populations. Challenges range from the lack career guidance knowledge amongst faculty, shortage of resources and technology platforms to reach out and serve a large student population or the new methods needed to engage the millennial population.

    In order to help universities understand the different challenges and possible solutions faced in meeting the career needs the young minds of today, Mr. Benjamin Wong, CEO and CO Founder of Kinobi Asia will share his understanding of various career needs and challenges and possible solutions from his collated experiences working with universities groups representing more than 60 universities across Indonesia, Singapore and Philippines.

    Mr. Benjamin Wong’s experiences and expertise includes real estate private equity, management consulting, legal, startups, entrepreneurship and multi-family office across various industries in Asia.  As a big advocate for mentoring, public speaking and collaboration, Benjamin founded public speaking initiatives, mentoring circles, collectives that brought polymaths together to share ideas during his school days. Today, Mr. Wong is pursuing his dream of helping 200 million young people in Asia to take charge of their careers.

    This webinar will cover examples of key challenges and possible solutions in the context of South East Asian universities working with student population. Participants will gain the understanding of common and unique challenges faced by universities in building career services and pick up examples of solutions and ideas adopted to overcome the challenges.

    • 01 Oct 2023
    • 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM
    • Webinar
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    Recorded WebinarRecorded on March 22, 2022

    Today's youth will control the future.  PilotCity creates a space where young people can  gain usable technical workplace knowledge to further their professional careers. Solid skills can bridge the gap between high-end technology companies and motivated students. At PilotCity, we furnish students with real-world experiences and the capabilities to enter  the workplace fully informed and emotionally equipped to contribute to any company. PilotCity youth gain experiences in various industries, including telecommunications, energy, transportation, healthcare, and education innovation.

    This webinar and panel discussion with youth includes a live podcast of alumni, high-tech employers, US teachers & schools, and Silicon Valley  parents. We answer some of the following questions:

    • Why don’t employers see high school students as talented? How can we prove that we are talented?
    • How can high school students get industry internships?
    • How does project-based learning (PBL) serve as work-based learning (WBL) to give students an edge in their future jobs and careers?
    • What are the benefits of digital internships, asynchronous interviews, and no formal applications?
    • How does PilotCity build engines of innovation for local community residents and companies?

    Fees: Cost for residents of high-income countries: $20 for members, $30 for non-members, $15 students; Cost for residents of other countries: $10 for members, $15 for non-members, $7.50 students

    • 01 Oct 2023
    • 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM
    • Webinar
    Register

    Recorded Webinar

    Kinobi Digital Career Platform for Asian Youth

    By Benjamin Wong and the Kinobi Board
    Recorded July 11, 2022

    Kinobi is a digital career platform helping 200 million young people in Asia job explore, job prep and job switch. We have a growing presence in Asian and Pacific countries. Kinobi includes a Resume Builder, Cover Letter Builder, and Job Portal. Resume Builder creates outstanding resumes using our best practices curated from our 10 years of experience. Kinobi also offers interview practice, e-learning courses, and connects the users to coaches and mentors. At present, Kinobi is used in Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, India & Australia.  Could Kinobi be useful to you?

    To learn more about Kinobi, please view the recorded webinar from February called Building Up Career Services to Engage Youth: Experiences from Southeast Asia Password: EngageYouth22. This webinar will focus on how our members can use Kinobi in their work and the steps needed to get started.

    Cost: Free to Members, Non-members: High-income country professional $10, Student $5; Not high-income professional $5, Student $2.50.

    Mr. Benjamin Wong is the founder of Kinobi.  His experiences and expertise includes real estate private equity, management consulting, legal, startups, entrepreneurship and multi-family office across various industries in Asia.  As a big advocate for mentoring, public speaking and collaboration, Benjamin founded public speaking initiatives, mentoring circles, collectives that brought polymaths together to share ideas during his school days. Today, Mr. Wong is pursuing his dream of helping 200 million young people in Asia to take charge of their careers.

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