By Sng Ler Jun
For young millennials and Gen Zs, the office is a playground, where exploration is the name of the game and experience gleaned is the currency exchanged. Still, for all the opportunities to grow, learn and network, entering the workplace is no walk in the park.
22-year-old Audrina Tan can attest to that.
Having recently completed her internship at NTUC Health’s Corporate Communications and Branding department, the psychology major undergraduate recalls her initial jitters working in the eldercare sector, a field she was largely unfamiliar with. “I was nervous,” Audrina confesses. But alas, a classic case of imposter syndrome—the feelings of self-doubt and personal incompetence, as if comparing yourself to a fraud—crept into the psyche of the young undergraduate. “On my first day, I wasn’t sure whether I would be able to be of much help to the team,” she laughs...
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