SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP (SIG): JOB SEARCH & CAREER CHANGE
Are you a job seeker, or pondering a career change? Are you satisfied in your role, actively looking for new challenges, or yearning to return to work after a career break?
The goal of the Job Search and Career Change SIG (also known as the Careers group) is to create effective events that will interest and support professional women who are currently working, looking for work, thinking of getting back in the game, or simply want to be prepared when the right opportunity comes along. Come join our inspiring and supportive community to:
- Learn from career experts and participate actively in workshops
- Discover effective resources, tools and approaches
- Network with a purpose and meet your goals
- Get past your career dilemmas to develop an achievable career plan
- Optimize your career strategy
- Acquire skills to survive the workplace and get ahead!
Events will take place four to six times a year. Plus, if you would like a topic to be organized or would like to contribute to this group, please contact one of the co-Chairs! We welcome ideas, thoughts, and contributions anytime. Talk to us!
Sign up now for our next event on Tuesday 3 October: Changing Career or Just Finding Your Next Opportunity? at CBRE, Level 32, 9 Battery Road, Singapore 049909.
NEW! ARE YOU AN EXECTUIVE OR CAREER COACH?
- How would you like to make an extraordinary difference in someone’s professional life?
- Could you leverage your expertise to support fellow PrimeTime members in their careers?
- Can you empower our women members to follow through with their dreams, and achieve their ambitions?
To support our PrimeTime members in their job search and career development, we would like to invite coaches from our own PrimeTime community AND beyond, who are trained and certified and have at least 150 hours of coaching experience, to have a chat with us. This initiative is a collaboration between the HR Group and the Job Search and Career Change Group. For details, please contact Arun Raghavan.
Job Search & Career Change Co-Chairs
Berlinda is an experienced education and nonprofit professional, with expertise in strategic engagement, relationship management and development. She recently worked for Asia Philanthropy Circle, a nonprofit membership-based organisation connecting philanthropists from Southeast Asia to create impactful social interventions in the region. During her stint, she managed the Malaysia portfolio and worked on two education projects.
Prior to this, Berlinda has been in the university space - opening the alumni office for INSEAD, and then subsequently helming alumni relations and engagement in Asia-Pacific for Chicago Booth. She then joined SMU to oversee alumni engagement strategy and annual giving - producing marquee events for the alumni community and creating lifecyle programming for students. She loves thinking about big ideas and working on outreach campaigns.
Outside Singapore, Berlinda has worn many hats working for organizations providing healthcare services, and immigrant and refugee assistance. She has a BA from Mount Holyoke College in International Relations and an MBA from Zicklin, Baruch College in New York City. She is passionate about connecting people with each other and helping them leverage their education and professional networks.