Companies should treat their employees as their family members because in that way their employee will strive to work better for the company to be productive and successful.Over 20 employers, who attended the closed-door appreciation event organised by TAFEP on 6th September, were presented the findings on TAFEP’s recent Work-Life study. The findings revealed that pro work-life companies also tend to have strong leadership support for work-life, enabling HR policies, as well as a workplace culture based on trust and performance orientation. All of these have enabled employees to manage their work and family responsibilities more effectively.
It is very important for a company to send their employees to a different training because by attending to trainings and seminars,their employee will improved not only for the company but also for their self. ... See MoreSee Less
Computer gaming can be at your advantage if you know how to use it properly. You just have to maximize its potential and you can be productive and successful in your career.“My interest in computing started when I was 8. I was playing video games like Red Alert, and wanted to learn how it worked, so I taught myself! The IT industry wasn’t as developed back then, so playing computer games and using the computer was seen as a distraction that didn’t add value to my education and skills.
But I saw its potential and more importantly, I had a passion for it. That’s what kept me going. My turning point came in ITE – I learnt how to program, I took part in hackathons, won prizes at competitions and even initiated my first company. As my perseverance slowly paid off, the people around started to understand why I love what I do.
Growing up, I’ve always wanted to make a difference with my capabilities. Today, I’ve built a company that uses data analytics to help non-profit organisations manage their volunteers and logistics effectively. Of course, operating in the social service sector has its challenges, but for us, it goes beyond the profits, it’s also about contributing to the community by sharing our knowledge.
Once in their shoes, I would like to tell my fellow Normal Technical students not to give up on their dreams. Learning happens everywhere, not just in the classroom. Experiment, find your passion, and I believe one day you will be able to inspire others as well.”
Nicholas Ooi (3rd from left) is the CEO and co-founder of bantu, a tech company and social enterprise which aims to help non-profit organisations to effectively manage their volunteers. After taking a longer journey through Singapore’s education system as a Normal Technical student, he eventually graduated with an honours degree in computing from NUS.
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