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How do I fast-track my way up the corporate ladder?

Are there any information that I post on social media which can be detrimental to my job search?


Whatever your careers-related question  may be, jobsDB’s “Ask The Expert” series will have our experts offering you the best advice.


This week, HR expert, Mr CP Tham, will be answering 5 questions from you.


Check out the answers and questions by:

Mr Sriram Iyer - Round 1

Ms Rebecca Port - Round 2 

Ms Ruth Lim - Round 3

CP Tham

Regional Head of Learning & Development, Asia, Group Talent Management & Organisation Development

Questions Asked

“How will you ask your employer for an increment in a way that your boss will not take it negatively on you or will not affect their perception on you?”

Perry, Visual Merchandiser

“When asked about my expected salary, would it be alright if I, in return, post the question back to the employer to understand their expectation and value they see of the position?”

Tim, Marketing

“How should I input my salary in the resume? Either basic salary or a package as a whole?”

Raymond, Senior accountant

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HRM Asia