Not Just a Supermarket (Excerpt from BrightMinds 2012)
Most Singaporeans identify NTUC with the supermarkets and pharmacies, and its insurance arm. But what many do not realise is NTUC is also an organisation that has touched the lives of workers of all collars, ages and nationalities, who work, live and play in Singapore.
Meet the change facilitator
With 23 years of experience with the Labour Movement involved in training and development, OTC Institute Assistant Director KT Mathew surely can be labelled as one
of the Institute’s pioneers.
Mentoring brings out the best in IROs
Six years ago, NTUC’s Industrial relations Mentoring (IRM) department started as a small unit but has progressed to a department with a sharp focus. The objectives of the IRM are to help the new IROs quickly settle into the Labour Movement. It also helps to build up a strong network for bonding.
Finding fulfilment in an NTUC career
Talk to any IRO at NTUC ARU on the drills of their daily work, and they can tell you it is not always a bed of roses. Ms Jessie Yeo and Ms Irene Low can resonate with that as they have literally been there and done that. Both shared their career journeys at the first session of U-Share Talk.
Making life meaningful
And the longest serving staff award goes to Youth Development Unit (YDU) Executive Ang Jia Da!” But before you think that Mr Ang is a man with greying hair, he is actually pretty much the opposite. So as one may wonder, “Why is he one of the longest serving staff then?” Read on to find out more.
A simple act goes a long way
When a NTUC staff tries to persuade you to keep your membership, it is definitely not for the nine dollars monthly subscription fee but to keep you as members so that they can help, as shared by Membership Department Senior Member Services Officer (Members' Insight and Service Quality) Desmond Lem.