LIT ME UP SERIES

Brand new short-video series featuring brave souls who dared to pursue their passion and beat the odds. 

Find out how they overcome stigmas, labels and obstacles to be where

they are at today. 

Second Webisode Feature: Peggy Chua,  Third-Gen Hawkerpreneur

Young, vivacious and full of spunk – introducing 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.

What gave her the guts to take the plunge for a job that does not seem to provide any career progression? Hear her spill it all in our second webisode of #LITMeUp Series. 

 

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Teaser: 

 

To know more about Peggy's story, head over to Young NTUC IG  now! 
 
 
Part 1: Click HERE

“We can still be glamourous while working in a harsh environment.”

Just see how this third-generation hawkerpreneur rock the stall of Fengshan Food Centre’s Cheng Xiang Bak Chor Mee with hard work and passion. Oh yes, that vocals! Can someone sign her up as a recording artiste please? 

 
 
Part 2: Click HERE

She was scalded a few times by hot water. Allergies developed because of handling oily utensils. But Peggy trudges on, just like how the previous 2 generations of her family members tirelessly served up bowls after bowls of oh-so-delicious Bak Chor Mee.
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So why did this young hawkerpreneur leave her comfortable banking job for something that many would think is a less attractive career option? Discover the appeal of running a hawker stall for
 in this final webisode of her story!

 

Third Webisode Feature:  HR PRACTITIONERS 

Specially for YOU, we got HR practitioners to spill the beans on their thoughts when they hear different responses from candidates. Catch their tips and stand a higher chance at acing the next interview. You're welcome. 😉


Featured HR Practitioners: 

Eugene Loh 
Young NTUC Career Guide
Global Head, Human Resources, Swire Pacific Offshore


Jason Tan 
Young NTUC Career Guide 
Regional People & Organisation Business Partner Head, 
APMA (Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa), 
Norvatis

Rachel Ngo 
Young NTUC Career Guide
Enterprise Client Partner, Franklin Covey

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Teaser: 

 

To know more about Peggy's story, head over to Young NTUC IG  now! 

Main Video: Click HERE to watch 


Here is the video that spills it ALL FOR YOU jobseekers out there! Presenting the no-holds-barred answers to all the questions that you have always wanted to ask the HR person to nail a job. You won't want to skip a second of this! 😎

4th Webisode Feature:  For the love of music 

"I'm definitely much happier doing music. It's something that I will devote myself into. "

Featured Artistes: Jelene and Qiaohan, Simply Live @ TinBox 

It has been a series of challenges for Jelene and Qiaohan pursuing their passion for music. From having to juggle with an unstable income to needing to deal with safe measures restrictions due to COVID-19, performing isn't as easy as just going on stage and belting a song. But through all these, Jelene and Qiaohan are not about to give up. Hear them perform their hearts out and share with us their reasons for doing what they do. 

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Music is therapy. Music moves people. And for Jelene and Qiaohan, music is life - a passion they fought for with sweat and tears. 

While we've heard how the pandemic has affected many frontliners, live performance artistes' plight was not often discussed. Get the scoop from these 2 musicians, head over to Young NTUC IG now!

Main Video: Click
HERE to watch