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Reach Out and Advance: NUS-SBF Business Advisors Program The Business Advisors Program (BAP) is a joint initiative by the NUS Business School Alumni Association and the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) to help SMEs engage Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs) as Business Advisors and capitalize on their expertise to grow the SMEs. The scheme matches and deploys PMET NUS alumni to SMEs, which are also run by NUS Alumni, for short-term consulting assignments averaging six months. The PMETs exercise their expertise, experience and market knowledge to help the SMEs in their business strategies and operations...
Career advancement is as important to us as it is to our Alumni. Last month GANO hosted a series of events geared to equip our alumni to take their careers to the next level. Click an event to find out more.
Just two years after setting up his company specializing in search engine marketing and online media, Leonard Tan (BBA 2002) was nominated Asia's Top 25 Best Young Entrepreneur 2008 by Business Week. Leonard Tan relates his journey and the difficulties he encountered on his way to the top.
Celestine Chua (BBA 2006), Personal Excellence Coach
While still in her second year at university, she was offered a job at Procter & Gamble, a Fortune 100 company. Graduating on the Dean's list, she joined the company to do brand management. Celestine eventually left to start her own business in personal development coaching. She explains why.
Employers always gripe about losing talents to competitors. Many complain that this perceived lack of loyalty reflects today's "Me" generation and poses an HR challenge. However, when the economy turns for the worse, these very same organizations have no compunction about letting staff go.
Should employers expect employee loyalty when it is them who lack loyalty to staff when times are bad?
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Managing Editor: Aw Beng Teck | Editor: Jeanine Chen