The Evolving Role of Nurses with Afa Asmin

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of healthcare workers, especially nurses, who are needed not only in the hospitals but also in the community. In Singapore, a rise in interest in the profession has led to a nearly 50 percent increase in applications for Workforce Singapore’s nursing-related professional conversion programmes this year[1].

However, prior to the pandemic, 29-year-old nurse Afa Asmin often felt that people viewed nursing as a lower tier occupation, and nurses were not as respected as other healthcare professionals.

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The Search for the Best User Experience with Anwar Abdulhaqq

When we think about user experience or UX, we instantly associate the term with apps and websites. UX was first coined in 1993 by cognitive scientist, Donald Norman, who needed a term that would encompass all aspects of a person’s experience with a system, including industrial design, graphics, interface and physical interaction. Today, UX has become a rapidly growing industry with jobs on the rise. A career in the industry encompasses many different roles from product manager, UX designer, UI designer, content designer to UX researcher.

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Private Banking in Europe with Sharifah Ferdaus Ali Albar

Switzerland is one of the world’s leading financial centres and is highly diversified with a high concentration of international and local financial service providers. Its financial sector is one of the most important sectors of the country’s economy, contributing 9.7 percent1 to its gross domestic product (GDP) in 2020.

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Behind the Technology with Nadia Ahmad

It is well known that the global technology industry is dominated by men, but it is slowly taking steps to improve this gender imbalance.

A recent study[1] by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Infocomm Media Development Authority shows that there is an increasing number of women in Southeast Asia studying tech-related degrees, and working in the technology sector as compared to their global counterparts.

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