It takes considerable courage to leave a job you don’t identify with, especially amidst rising unemployment. SMU Bachelor in Science (IT) alumnus Chan Huang Suan took the plunge, and is today a step closer to his life goal, thanks to his new job.
SMU Year 3 Business undergraduate Lee Chaehyun met with repeated rejections in her Summer 2020 internship search, no thanks to the pandemic. Undeterred, she took up a pro bono internship and found herself on a journey of growth and introspection.
If getting an internship offer in the midst of a global economic slowdown was hard, try having to turn down not one, but two offers. Yet, SMU Business student Farid Mohammad did just that so as to embark on his journey to self-discovery and ... Read More
As Covid-19 continues to wreak havoc on economies, jobs are turning out to be the precious commodity of the day. Find out why SMU School of Economics alumnus Benjamin Wong took a giant leap of faith leaving his job to start career ... Read More
With most employees having to work from home this year, interns are no exception. In the absence of face time with your supervisors and co-workers, how do you get the most out of your remote internship?
For SMU alumnus Lionel Gao, pursuing a career in his industry of interest upon graduation was more important than taking on a role he was familiar with, even if it meant having to turn down a ready job offer.
How can a fresh graduate deal with tough times? With grit and the right mentality, says SMU alumnus Woo Jian Sheng.
SMU alumna Julia Hee, VP at IAM Advisory Group, who chose a career path she never considered back in university shares why one should ‘Never Say Never’, especially in the face of a tough job market.
Getting the role you really want isn’t always that easy as a fresh graduate, especially when faced with a global financial crisis. SMU alumna Chng Li Ming shares more about her job search experience back in 2008, and the importance of being ... Read More
Business analyst, mentor, value advocate—these are just some of the roles that keeps Aldric Chen busy these days. We chat with Aldric about his approach to the job hunt during the 2008 Global Financial Crisis and how far he's come since then.