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“How I regained my courage and confidence in finding a job”

“How I regained my courage and confidence in finding a job”

Meilan, Assistant Librarian at National Library Board (NLB) “Since I got married, I took on the role of a full-time housewife to care for my family and so had not been employed for the past 12 years. My last job before marriage was as a staff administrator and at that time my salary was just enough for me to sustain myself. Although I did delight in my duties as a housewife and in taking care of the household, I started feeling anxious and upset when expenses and costs of taking care of the children started increasing. It was then that I decided to look for a job – but despite trying I did not manage to get hired. After several years of looking for a job I soon lost confidence in ever getting hired. It was then that I approached e2i and met my employability coach, Susan Loo. She helped me through my doubts, and encouraged me to go for continuous learning. With Susan’s help, ...

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