A May 2020 interview with MyCareersFuture.sg (MCF). This is a free job search portal for Singaporeans. I was asked about my experience returning to the workforce after quitting my job to look after my three children. "The road towards a career relaunch may seem intimidating. But the simple truth is that you are needed in… Continue reading Interview with CareersfutureSG
This book sells year after year! I co-authored Loving Mum Forever with Ean Yeo in 2013. It has been six years since we launched this book on Mother’s Day in our Women Empowered for Work and Mothering (WEWAM) Forum. Let’s hear from Ean where that book has gone. PL: How many copies of Loving Mum… Continue reading Where Did That Book Go? Loving Mum Forever
Eight years of contributing to Women’s Personal Work-life Effectiveness in Singapore! WEWAM celebrated its eighth anniversary last week. When WEWAM President, Ean Yeo, fell very ill in 2015, we thought WEWAM could not continue. However, with her determination and our volunteers’ support, we have since launched 3 new programmes and hosted a forum with President… Continue reading WEWAM is 8!
Empowerment for Work-Life Success workshop held today with powerful results. Although it was our first time meeting each other, there was heartfelt sharing of failures as well as successes. We were near tears at one point as one participant shared about her recent family crisis. It was a timely reminder to put first things first.… Continue reading WEWAM Empowers Women for Work-Life Success
WEWAM conducted its inaugural FlexIgnition workshop on Saturday, 29 September 2012. This workshop is a follow-on of our quarterly WEWAM Forum. It is designed to equip mothers on meeting work-life challenges through flexibility at work. Out of our 17 participants, 10 were first-time from the public who had heard about WEWAM from various sources. One… Continue reading WEWAM Inaugural FlexIgnition Workshop
The WEWAM Forum and Launch on 25 Feb was a great success. More than 60 women attended. Of these, there were representatives from the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO), Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) and National Trades Union Congress (NTUC). A member of the press was also present and we hope… Continue reading WEWAM Forum – Update
You are not making full use of your company work life policies! Yesterday, I pointed the finger at employees instead of everyone’s nemesis – the boss. I accuse them of not taking control of their own lives. You now jump to the defence of the underdog. You say “I have no life cos my work… Continue reading Work Life – Employees
You know how some jobs are for money, and others are a mission? I do projects for this organisation called Employer Alliance. When I learned more about what this organisation does, I began to appreciate its importance and necessity to Singapore. And it all started by accident when I bumped into the manager while we… Continue reading Work Life Balance