THE LIT SERIES | COVID-19 EDITION
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!
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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!
Do you know a SGUnited Traineeship trainee who has performed exceptionally well in his/her job? Show that you appreciate their efforts and resilience by participating in the Let’s T.R.E.A.T (Thank, Recognise, Encourage and Appreciate our Trainees) Campaign organised by Young NTUC.
The campaign aims to show appreciation to trainees by gathering inspiring stories of trainees who have taken ownership of their career development during a weak economic climate and made their SGUnited Traineeship opportunity count.
To participate in this campaign, simply follow three easy steps:
Step 1: Visit
Step 2: Tell us about your trainee (Can include videos/photos)
Step 3: Submit your entry by 5 May 2021
Three trainees will be chosen from the submissions to win prizes worth up to $80.
Let’s do our part to appreciate the trainees and submit your stories now!
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!
Looking to get ahead of the tech curve? As you begin the next chapter of your lives, check out the YouthTech Programme!
This programme, launched by the National Youth Council, is specially for graduates who are keen to sharpen their digital skills. You'll also get the opportunity to spur digital transformations with organisations in diverse sectors.
Kickstart your digital journey with YouthTech now!
Closing date for applications: 30 June 2021
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 first webisode (a two-part series) featuring a freelance fitness trainer, Jerry Fong, who gives us a sneak peek into his profession and the ups and downs of pursuing his career.
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.
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.
There’s always the misconception among many youths that that you can only start growing your wealth after you earned your first pot of gold. However, contrary to what you might think, the best time to start planning for your financial goals is while you’re still young and have plenty of time to grow your savings. Here are eight easy-to-pick-up budgeting tips that you can easily adopt.
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