Tag Archives: Talent

How Does JP Morgan Selects Its Foreign Talent For Top Posts?

So how can he be any better than a fresh Singaporean graduate from NUS, or even NTU, two universities placed way higher than Hull University. In fact, how can he be even better than the many other Singaporeans who actually have experience in the financial sector in Singapore, knows the local scene, and have the right paper qualification for the job?

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WHY CANNOT TRAIN CHARACTER & LEADERSHIP IN OUR OWN BACKYARD?

Will any principal in our schools take up the challenge to not out source character building and instead challenge the norm and be innovative in our own backyard and really educate Singapore’s youths? Can we forge bravery, open-mindedness and fairness by studying and challenging what is happening in our society instead of being brave on a high mountain?

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PAP MINISTERS NEED TO LEARN FROM AMOS YEE & CHALLENGE OLD POLICIES

CCS and the new guard need to take a page from this young man. If they are half as eloquent as Amos, and dare to take LHL and his policies head on, Singapore might still have a chance. Singapore is indeed lucky to have produced an Amos, thanks to the Internet. If most other Singaporeans care to question LHL and the PAP, perhaps there would be more voices like Amos, and this might cause the PAP to back down from their disastrous policies.

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LEE HSIEN LOONG’S METEORIC RISE IN THE ARMY & GOVERNMENT

Lee's connection with the army began in 1971, when he was awarded the SAF scholarship to study mathematics at Cambridge University. However, his military career did not begin until 1974 when he was assigned to an artillery division on his return to Singapore. After that he was promoted with astonishing speed to assistant chief of the General Staff (Operations) in 1981; to chief of staff of the General Staff in 1982; and to director, Joint Operations Planning Directorate with the rank of brigadier general in 1983. He was publicly commended for his role in coordinating the Sentosa cable car rescue operations in 1982.

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CHAN CHUN SING: S’POREANS MUST BE OPEN TO FRESH IDEAS & FOREIGN TALENTS

Speaking at the annual Economic Society of Singapore (ESS) dinner on Thursday evening (7 Aug), Social and Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing said that Singapore needs to look at strategies that will enable it to “future-proof” its society for the possible challenges ahead. He then talked about the need for Singapore to be open to ideas and talent. He said, “Darwin said that only the fittest will survive. But fitness is not just about strength but more about the speed of adaptation. To adapt fast, we must be open to ideas and talent. Ideas and talent are attracted to systems that protect and reward them.”

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