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Microlearning, externships and internships – the keys to effective upskilling in the post-pandemic world

The Singapore government has once again announced additional support measures to provide temporary financial support to workers who have been affected by the economic impact of COVID-19.  In tandem with this, the Government has also invested heavily into the SkillsFuture movement during the pandemic, which aims to create an integrated ecosystem of education and training …

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Let’s learn from Juden Hoo: why he delayed his graduation & what he did during the period.

For most of us, delaying our graduation by taking a year off from our studies has never crossed our minds. It has also been stemmed deeply into society that taking a gap year is something uncommon. “Why will someone take a gap year and not just finish their studies?” is a possible question that one …

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Let’s discover with Darren: how he found himself in university.

University is a place for us to discover our passion and ourselves apart from studying to achieve good grades. Of course, a journey of self-exploration takes time for one to seek who they want to be eventually. Even if it means using the entire 4 years of university. Is it too long? Are we going …

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Let’s get serious with Markairn: the life event that changed his playful self.

‘Should I intern or work full-time after graduating?’ This question may surface for some of us as we ponder over our next milestone in life. It is normal for many of us to choose the latter as we begin to actively search for full-time employment nearing our graduation, in hopes to secure a good and …

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Let’s learn from Wilnel: how she defeated her insecurities.

Some of us are from the top 3 universities – NTU, NUS, or SMU. However, some of us are also from other universities. And there’s the perception that graduates from the latter may face more difficulties when searching for internships/jobs. But is it true? Is the search for internships/jobs more difficult for them? Turns out …

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Let’s switch up with Ashlea Mok: how she was shy by nature but is now saying Hi to everyone.

To say ‘Hi!’ to a stranger and strike a conversation with people is not an easy feat for someone who is shy by nature. In fact, social interaction is not their cup of tea and they much rather prefer to avoid it. Some of us here are not only shy but also introverts in nature. …

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Let’s get real with Ningzhen Xu: a 2nd Lower graduate who made it into one of the top Japanese FMCG firms.

A good GPA will land you a good career when you graduate. That’s the common perception among students who focused a lot on their academics in hopes to achieve a good GPA upon their graduation. Achieving First Class Honors is almost every student’s dream, even for Ningzhen. However, while her peers achieved stellar results, Ningzhen …

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Let’s chat with Cheryl Tan: an introverted graduate who enjoys cheerleading and orientation camps.

Yes, you read that right No, we have definitely proofread the title too. As confused as you are, so were we when we talked to Cheryl Tan, who identified herself as an introvert. What was more surprising was that she admitted she was not good at public speaking and dreaded talking to strangers. Yet, she …

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