Limousine driver turned swabber wants to integrate nursing with driving

Limo driver sg

During the Circuit Breaker period last year (2020), Scark Wu was still in the limousine business even though it was struggling. The 40-year-old driver took the opportunity to join Foodpanda and deliver food with his limousine following the sharp drop in passengers. However, many others also jumped on the food delivery bandwagon, resulting in fewer […]

Higher PWM basic wage for cleaners; 3% year-on-year increase till 2022

Every Worker Matters

Cleaners used to be one of the lowest-paid jobs in Singapore with no prospects to earn more. All that changed with the Progressive Wage Model. Introduced in 2012, Singapore’s Progressive Wage Model is a skill and productivity-based approach to redesigning jobs and restructuring wages in a sustainable way. It is mandatory in the cleaning industry […]

Workers’ Party Chief Pritam Singh Echoes PAP’s Call for Upskilling

Pritam Singh Google Upskilling & Retraining

In a Facebook post on 3rd December, Workers’ Party (WP) chief Pritam Singh, shared that he met with Google representatives last month. Over lunch, they discuss how the tech giant supports job opportunities for locals in Singapore. The Google team told Mr Singh and fellow Aljunied GRC MP, Leon Perera, that it has some initiatives […]

This is “No time to die”, Highlander Asia’s Managing Director, Ms Kina Huang

Highlander Asia e2i

“No time to die” – the 25th instalment of the James Bond film series, is also the theme of Highlander Asia’s anniversary this year. In the past, they have always thrown elaborate parties in celebration of their anniversaries. The celebration is a more subdued one this year. Over the past 14 years, Highlander Asia has […]

An SQ Girl’s job search experience after leaving SIA

Yan Yee SIA

When Covid hit earlier this year, Yan Yee was not worried as she still had long haul flights in March. Then, the former SIA staff’s income was not significantly affected yet. “I knew the situation was getting serious when SIA offered the early release scheme. There was much fear that there would be no more […]

Invisible Heroes: Security Officers are Frontline Workers too!

security officers

In case you haven’t realised, security officers (like the doctors and nurses y’all clapped for during the Circuit Breaker period) are frontline workers too. Like many of these healthcare workers, cleaners, transport workers, they stood guard to keep us safe even during the Circuit Breaker period! And in the past months, the workload of these […]

Beautiful e2i career coach who packs a punch of wisdom

e2i Jacklyn

I didn’t expect to learn this much from a chat with an e2i career coach when Jacklyn first greeted me with a beaming smile. She has a knack at putting people at ease and felt more like an old friend. Jacklyn Lim, an e2i career coach since 2016, boasts an incredible track record of helping […]