THE LIT SERIES
To our fellow young Singaporeans, Covid-19 has affected many. You may find it difficult to land your most ideal job now, you have bills to worry about and a family to take care of. Everything may seem gloomy.
But remember, you are not in this alone. Young NTUC is here to help! With interim jobs, support and resources all in one stop. Let's stand united as one Singapore, and we can overcome this!
LIT DISCOVery is back!
Following the success of the LIT DISCOvery in 2019 and 2020, LIT DISCOvery 2021 will see an extension in programme duration from a one-day event to a 4-day virtual symposium and marketplace, with content specially curated to help youths pursue their passion, achieve their aspiration, progress upwards, transit into emerging and growing sectors, and stay relevant and equipped for the future economy. Check out the exciting line-ups and we can't wait to meet you on the virtual space!
SAVE THE DATES
We're excited to bring you a whole suite of career programmes, hot from the oven!
Stay tune and check out this space regularly for updates!
NEW SOCIALS WE ARE ON
With the turn of a new year, comes new resolutions and possibilities. What do you hope to accomplish this year? If you are a recent graduate of 2019/ 2020 or a trainee under the SGUnited Traineeship Programme, why not join our LIT XChange Community to get started on accomplishing your career goals this year?
Connect with fellow graduates and trainees, and keep a lookout out for exclusive invites to career programmes, networking sessions, mentorship opportunities, jobs and much more! Be a part of the community today!
Want to know what funny antics the Young NTUC team is up to? Catch us on TikTok! From random hijinks to useful bite-sized career information and latest promo deals, leave it to us to bring you the good scoops. See you there!
A brand new IGTV Series featuring youths from interesting profession and personality who dared to pursue their passion and beat the odds.
Find out how they overcome stigmas, labels and obstacles to be where they are today.
Get ready to be inspired!
Watch our second webisode (a two-part series) featuring Peggy Chua, the belle of Fengshan Food Centre (Bedok 85) who turns up the heat by a few notches in the hawker scene! The third generation hawkerpreneur of her family’s Bak Chor Mee business left the comfortable desktop in a bank for the stifling kitchen top of the hawker stall, and has not looked back since.
Find out what drove her to pursue the hawker trade and the challenges that she has to overcome daily.
If you're looking to be inspired, this is a story not to be missed!
Every (Young) Worker Matters Because...
It is no secret that Singapore’s biggest natural resource is its people. 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 Impact
Her peers view her as an inspirational leader. Ensuring that teachers should always ‘have a place on the table’ is what drives her in wanting to do right for the workers. Goh Huishan, Young NTUC's Co-Chairperson (Public Sector) was recognised at the recent May Day Awards 2021 with the Partner of Labour Movement award for her dedication and commitment to making sure youth voices are heard. Find out the impact she’s making for teachers.
Championing Change for Youths
A journey spanning over a decade to help the less fortunate and serve the community - this is the story of Azri Zulfarhan, the Chairperson of Young NTUC Committee. Find out how this union leader is voicing out to champion youth workers’ rights and issues, and what he does to make a real difference to the community in need
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. Since our founding year in 1961, our Labour Movement has remained committed in its mission to help workers earn a better living and live a better life. This year’s May Day was made even more special as NTUC celebrates its 60th anniversary with the theme, “Members First, Workers Always”
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.
Journeying Through the Rough Ride of the Aviation Industry
When Huifang nailed her dream job with Scoot about 5 years ago, she did not foresee how her work would take a huge change following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic last year. As a union leader with the Scoot Staff Union (STSU), she even had to manage one of the toughest situations in her labour movement work - retrenchment. It was emotionally challenging but Huifang pressed on, knowing she had an important role to help affected employees get the best retrenchment package possible. Read more about her journey.
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 experience and learning with youths who will be future engineers as a career guide with Young NTUC – a role he volunteered for after encounters as an induction trainer at work ignited his passion to mentor others.
When you finally land that full-time placement, salary negotiation comes next. Salary is an essential aspect of your career and you would want to be paid a fair amount - but what exactly is a "fair amount" and how do you go about asking for it? this article will help you unlock the art of salary negotiation.
3 Tried & Tested Tips from Gung-Ho Trainees
Once upon a time, everyone assumes that a hard-earned diploma or degree will get us that full-time job easily and smoothly. Unfortunately, COVID-19 threw recent graduates a major curveball. Many have taken on traineeships. Pick up these tried-and-tested tips from our intrepid trainees.
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