In this economic climate, should I accept a lower pay?
While fresh graduates should always base their career decisions on their particular circumstances, it’s possible to take advantage of interim work while waiting for the job you want at the same time. Bottom line? Know what your options are to make informed career decisions.
Debunking Myths of Mental Health at Work
Given the right conditions, work can be good for our mental health. But if the environment is negative, it can result to several mental health problems. There are different work situations that can contribute to mental health problems. Here are some of the common ones you should be aware of.
Is an internship that important?
You might think that internship is not a good thing considering that most available opportunities are unpaid. But before you finalize your thoughts about internships, we want you to know its importance.
Young NTUC Career Guides Share How Singapore Workers Can Succeed Abroad
Living and working abroad has become increasingly popular. According to the United Nations, there were some 258 million international migrants worldwide in 2017. 2 career guides shared their perspectives on working in the region and how youths can better prepare themselves for the experience.
Common Credit Traps & How to Avoid It
As we progress into different phases of life, our needs and wants will constantly change and so does our spending habits. To avoid running into serious debt problems in future, here’s what you should know:
Excuse Me, Are You A Millenial? Time to Get Financially Sound.
It is easy to feel overwhelmed when you first enter the workforce. There's so much to learn at this point! Find out the top thre financial issues that could affect your retirement plans or your ability to afford a home, and what you can do to correct them.
Embodying the Singapore Spirit
What does the Singapore Spirit means to our SGUnited Traineeship Trainees? Resilience, adaptability and helping one another through tough times are some of the mentions, by our young workers. Their tenacity, will-power hard work and talent have earned them permanent job offers. Read more
What it means to be a worker for workers?
The slogan of #everyworkermatters is the main driving force behind the work that NTUC does for the workers. So what does it mean be a worker for workers? Here’s the take from the “youngest” (in terms of tenure) colleagues in Young NTUC.
Why Should Fresh Graduates Take Up Traineeships?
Since Johanna started her traineeship three months ago, she has picked up many relevant skills and gained valuable industry experience. Read more about her story and find out how every fresh graduate can be like Johanna and why you should consider taking a traineeship!
A Cashless Society: How Far Has Singapore Come?
The pandemic has made consumers and businesses to adopt e-payments more than usual. Find out from Mr Ricky Lim, Group CEO & MD at NETS, explains how COVID-19 has impacted consumer behaviours and where does Singapore stand today in becoming a cashless society.
Why your employees' mental wellness matters more than ever
There has been much conversation about remote working and how it impacts employees’ work-life balance and mental health. Find out what companies like Temasek International has put in place to take care of their employees’ mental well-being.
Growing through Serving
Being a Young Union Leader with Singapore Union of Broadcasting Employees, Akidah has experienced personal growth through Union activities that she participated in. From being able to contribute to national dialogues to having great learning opportunities, this is a meaningful journey that Akidah.
Flying the NTUC Flag High
Reza was nominated by Young NTUC to be a part of the NTUC contingent for National Day Parade 2019 and 2021. He recounted that both experiences were unique and truly humbling. Beyond NDP, he is also committed to be a pillar of support for SATSWU workers and members. Find out more.
What would you do for the love of Singapore?
Even as we celebrated Singapore's 56th birthday in a scaled down parade, we stand strong as one people. Find out what it means to our Young Union Leaders to do their part for the love of Singapore.
Tackling Change, Challenges and Tough Choices
Growth begins when you step out of your comfort zone – and our Career Guide Samir Murgude bears testimony to this. The HR professional has moved across the globe in pursuit of career opportunities that arose, some unexpectedly. There were rough patches but he embraces them like a boss.
There is No "Love at First Sight"
Daniel Tan, a Career Guide with Young NTUC offers a sensible reality check for first-jobbers or fresh graduates who are starting to find their footing at work."Many people didn’t just find a job that they love right from start. Focus on landing the job first but keep and open mind."
Seeing the World with the Singapore's Can-Do Spirit
As a Career Guide and a youth himself, Nicholas Lim believes that one should never be defined by what they studied, "We can bring a fresh pair of of lens to the organisation and help them to reinvent new methods to age-old problems." Read more about Nicholas' story on how he managed to successfully