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Andre Foo: How I discovered my career interest

Andre Foo: How I discovered my career interest

There has been a rising trend of professionals in Singapore who leave their corporate jobs in pursuit of more meaningful work that interests them. While their stories often inspire others to think about pursuing their life goals, some of us might wonder, “What are some steps I should take to find my career interest?” Andre Foo, 30, was a corporate banker for two years before he decided to take a step back from his full-time job and make a career switch. Take cues from his story to help steer your towards your career interest. 1. Set aside time to self-reflect Andre worked as a corporate banker for two years, selling financial products to prospective clients. However, he realised that being good in the job is not necessarily an indicator of job satisfaction. “Every day I’d look at numbers and targets, and would ask myself if this is what I really want to do. Even if you move up to the m ...

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