News & Opinions
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.
Project Refresh: Volunteers Spread Goodness for the Christmas Season
‘Tis the season to be jolly and organisers of Project Refresh made sure that hundreds of seniors and low-income families got a hearty dose of that festive cheer.
12 Ways to Celebrate in the True Spirit of Christmas
This year, we give you 12 ideas (one for each of the 12 days of Christmas) on how you can celebrate the season sharing the true spirit of the occasion.
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.
Live & Learn
Sustainable Citizens: The Future of Work is Green
As Singapore moves towards a sustainable future driven by technological innovation and strong policies, the green industry is expected to generate thousands of jobs over the next decade. Leverage these and be part of the green future.
Competing with a Global Pool of Talent: How to Set Yourself Apart
COVID-19 has brought about the new normal of working from home, blurring the geographical boundaries of work, resulting in greater access to a global pool of talents. How do you set yourself apart from seasoned candidates from other countries?
4 Ways to Become a Part of Singapore's Booming FinTech Sector
Want a dynamic and fast-paced career that combines both finance and tech? Look no further than the exciting world of fintech. As one of the fastest growing sectors in Singapore, fintech applies to many different areas, whether it is B2B, B2C, or C2C transactions. Find out how you can be a part of it
5 Helpful Tips To Work Your Way Out of Debt
One of the first steps to begin resolving your mounting debt is to realise and acknowledge that you are facing a rolling debt issue. Once you’ve accomplished that and evaluated the level of debt you’re in, consider half the job done. Here are five helpful tips to help you reduce debt
Leveraging on LinkedIn to Start and Build Your Career
Designed to be a professional networking platform, LinkedIn allows users to search for jobs and identify companies of interest. It also allows employers to seek out impressive candidates. Here are some ways on how you can use LinkedIn to proactively seek out a job of your choice.
Personal Branding and Your Career
Your personal brand, if well-presented, will help you stand out amongst fellow job-seekers competing for the same role. Here are some important factors to consider in creating and developing your brand.
Up Close & Personal
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.
Uncertainty as opportunity: staying relevant in tomorrow's job market
“Technology or AI will never be able to replace humans. Rather, they will augment us—and if you're prepared to learn, you can actually capture many, many opportunities”. Read to find out what Mr Seah Chin Siong shared at LIT DISCOvery 2020.
6 common roadblocks F&B businesses face in the digital era
Humans and businesses alike tend to resist change until they face with an indomitable force of nature such as COVID-19 and change suddenly, becomes a necessity for survival. Find out what are the six common roadblocks faced by F&B establishments today as they digitalise their operations.

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18.35 Activism
Young Union Leaders
Every (Young) Worker Matters Because...
As we mark 60 years of Labour Movement since NTUC’s founding on 6 September 1961, we look ahead to see how our young workers matter in shaping the future of our workforce through an honest introspection with our young union leaders.
A Young Voice with a Big Heart
‘Advocacy-driven’ is a good way to describe Goh Huishan. Her peers view her as an inspirational leader. She is committed to her work in the union because of her strong identity as an educator. Ensuring that teachers will always have a place on the table is what drives her to do right for workers.
Championing Change for Youths
Highly driven with a contagious gusto, Azri’s personal goal is to deliver real impact in helping with addressing youth-related issues and concerns at a national level. In addition to representing the Union of ITE Training Staff (UITS), he is also the Chairperson of Young NTUC Committee.
Young Activists
Unlocking the Opportunity for Change
Chia Chee Yong - The Vice President of Digital Ecosystem Partnership at a reputable bank, took up a new role in the FinTech sector and has since grown from strength to strength in his career. Find out how he did it to overcome the challenges.
Like A Boss
As a Career Guide of Young NTUC, Vikneshvaran provides mentorship for youths looking at developing a career in business consulting. When asked how one can excel in his or her career? Taking a leaf out of his own experience, Viknesh highlights the importance of “thinking like a boss"
Passion, Purpose, Pragmatism
From being involved with massive national projects to being a champion of sustainability by promoting green solutions as part of the building and infrastructure designs for clients, Gavin’s career has been nothing short of enriching. He shares his experiences for youths aspiring to be engineers.