If being out of a job and searching for a new one isn’t already emotionally draining, having to do so following retrenchment or dismissal can have devastating effects on a person’s confidence.
“When I first started servicing lifts as my first job, the residents were very friendly. They would appreciate our work and make us kopi. Now, the moment they see us, they shut their doors,” said Chevalier Senior Lift Technician Zulkifli Yusop, 52, who has been in the industry for ...
Find out how a little support goes a long way as our coaches from NTUC’s e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) helped a 52-year-old retrenched worker and a 39-year-old mother regain their confidence to step back into the workforce.
It’s not every day that you hear about a 60-year-old bouncing back from retrenchment to find gainful employment again. However, with the Labour Movement’s assistance, that is exactly what Kwoh Choo Chye did.
Ending her contract job with HSBC as a senior analyst last November, Mina Koskinen thought she could use a break before starting to apply for jobs through online portals in February this year. Days turned into weeks, and before she knew it, the 38-year-old was jobless for half a year.
An exclusive job fair organised by the Attractions, Resorts & Entertainment Union (AREU), NTUC’s Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) and Jurong Country Club (JCC) management has given JCC retrenched workers more confidence for the future.
What does it really mean to have a freelance working arrangement? Or carve out a career as a freelancer? Does it, as most parents often worry, mean instability wrought by insufficient work, irregular income and working out of home (therefore less professional)? Or does it mean having the autonomy ...
Yes, you read that right. And yes, our arms are sore, though we’re still gleefully adding onto our Pokédex and lustily chasing after Snorlaxes and Porygons, thanks to an online post that identified where they were hiding.
If you’ve been paying attention to the headlines of late, you would be well aware that there are many uncertainties given the current economic situation.