27 Jan '11, 2pm

Mendaki launches Career Coaching Framework for workers

Mendaki launches Career Coaching Framework for workers

SINGAPORE : The Malay Muslim self-help group, Mendaki has launched a new initiative to help workers in the community better plan and nurture their careers. The Career Coaching Framework starts off with a personality test to determine a worker's suitability for a job. This is followed through with help such as training recommendations based on the worker's aptitude, interest and the demand from hiring sectors. The programme also seeks to help plug clients into national schemes, after which their career progression will be tracked. MP for Jurong GRC Halimah Yaacob, who launched the scheme, said the initiative helps both job-seekers and those already with jobs, improve on their careers. Madam Halimah is also the co-chairman of the Community Leaders Forum's Employability Network. Since its launch in 2004, the Employability Network has helped 21,000 job-seekers. Last year, it b...

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