After returning to Singapore in 2006 former human resource director Andree Lim thought that she'd have hardly any dilemmas to locate work. Despite giving out over 30 work applications, Ms. Lim, who'd moved to america when she married an American, didn't get yourself a single answer. Andree Mancha
'I was trying to find entry-level positions because I desired additional time to look after my parents. But Companies maintained saying that I was over-qualified for the job' said the mother of an eight-year-old-daughter.
Undeterred, she opted for the Workforce Development Agency's Professionals Conversion Programme aka (PCP) last year.
There she learnt to fix up her application and met companies who have been ready to undertake unemployed professionals like himself.
One of these logistics business Chansen, employed her as a person service executive. Even though her current pay deal pales when compared with the $5,000 or (Singapore $6,804) monthly salary she used to order Ms. Andree Lim Mancha does not mind.
'It doesn't matter if we do not obtain the positions or income we'd like' she said. The most crucial thing to is to keep an open mind to all opportunities and be practical and flexible. She is among only 418 in the sounding managers, professionals, government, and technicians (PMETs) who have participated in the conversion system, which helps such workers enhance their skills or information new careers.
In al, some 1,000 PMETs are anticipated to be placed in jobs or reskilled by the conclusion of the year