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“I Was Jobless but Not Hopeless”

“I Was Jobless but Not Hopeless”

Jobless but not hopeless: Louisa found help in a time of need and now opens to share how she overcame her barriers and finally clinched a job with a pay increment, in hope of encouraging others seeking career guidance or a job…   Louisa Koh | 39| Marketing & Communications Opportunity Costs “Being unemployed can be very difficult, and anyone who’s been jobless is usually not spared from feelings of despair, helplessness and sometimes hopelessness, whether you’ve been out of work for two months or a year. I completed a contract job stint at the end of January without the option of a renewal, and realised this was a pivotal point in my career—I was considering either moving up the ranks or making a mid-career switch to a more financially rewarding role. Staying at the same rank had its opportunity costs, as there was stiff competition from entry-level applicants will ...

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