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Inspiring! This mom returns to work after a 20-year hiatus

Inspiring! This mom returns to work after a 20-year hiatus

Nestled within an industrial area 10 minutes from Changi Airport lies a huge facility at Edwards Lifesciences, where employees work to churn out lifesaving artificial heart valves sewn by heart valve specialists. One of the employees share her story on how she overcame her anxiety of returning to work after a 20-years hiatus. Meet Norhayati Norhayati Binte A. Rahim, sacrificed her job in 1998 as a sales consultant in the beauty industry to take care of her family. Now that her children are older, she wanted to return to the workforce to occupy herself, reconnect with the working world and pick up new skills. She started to apply for jobs and was only shortlisted by two companies for an interview. Being a homemaker for years and considering her age, she felt that her only advantages were her positive mindset and willingness to learn. Norhayati Binte A. Rahim, Associate Machine O ...

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